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Health Information Management (HIM)

Medical Records Request

Your medical records and your health information are managed by the Health Information Management Department located on the 1st floor of the hospital.

Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm (excluding major holidays)

How to Access or Obtain Copies of your Health Information:

Accessing your health information or medical records can be made in the following ways:

In some cases, EHS may charge a nominal fee for costs associated with producing medical records. Please click on the 'Access to Health Information and Fee Notice,' which provides information on the methods for obtaining your health information and any associated fees.

Episcopal Health Services maintains two different Patient Portals. Information on the different Patient Portals, and how to access or establish accounts is available below:

  • St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Patient Portal
  • St. John's Medical Group Online Patient Portal (Private Offices & Clinic Locations)

Both portals can be accessed here. There is no cost for accessing your available health information via patient portal.


Electronic Communications Consent

Federal and State guidance urges EHS to obtain consent for electronic communications such as email, texting, telehealth or other programs. Patients who wish to consent to being contact via these methods, or using telehealth, can do so electronically by clicking on the Consent for Electronic Communications. You can also choose to download the form and submit in person by clicking here.

Once completed, the form will be sent to our HIM Department for upload into your medical record.

Additional Important Information:

  • It is important that you clearly state and complete the information requested on any form. You can then email, mail, fax or present in person, any completed forms.
  • Federal and State regulations, with some exception, do permit other qualified individuals or personal representatives to access your medical records and your health information.
  • While these forms above are provided for you in English, other languages are available by contacting HIM.
  • All requests will be handled in the order in which they are received and within a reasonable time frame. Records needed for direct patient care and physician appointments are prioritized and can be sent directly to health care providers.
  • A valid government-issued photo identification is required when picking up records.
  • EHS does not issue birth or death certificates. Please contact the New York State Department of Vital Records if you are in need of such documents.

If you have questions or would like to submit requests, please contact us:

St. John's Episcopal Hospital

Health Information Management Department

327 Beach 19th Street

Far Rockaway, NY 11691

Telephone: 718-869-7797

Fax: 718-869-8554

Email: ehsmedicalrecords@ehs.org

327 Beach 19th Street Far Rockaway, NY 11691 | TO REACH US: (718) 869-7000

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