General News


September 16, 2016

As Suffolk County gears up to again partner with Catholic Health Services (CHS) – the Medal of Honor Title Sponsor - on the Second Annual Marathon and Freedom Fest 2016, volunteers including physicians, nurses, advanced practice professionals, physical and respiratory therapists and more are preparing to again assist as race medicine providers for the 26.2 mile race, the half marathon and 5K c

August 26, 2016

St. Charles Hospital announced that it has been awarded The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Advanced Certification for Palliative Care, a quality program that focuses on achieving optimum care for patients with serious illnesses. This is the second consecutive 2-year certification for St.

August 1, 2016

St. Charles Hospital is offering children up to age 17 free dental screenings and cleanings during the hospital’s Fidelis Care “Miles of Smiles” enrollment event on Wednesday, August 31, 8:00a.m. to 12:00p.m.

July 20, 2016

St. Charles Hospital has been selected to receive dental care product donations under a grant from the Global Product Donation Program, an initiative of Henry Schein Cares, the global corporate social responsibility program of Melville-based Henry Schein, Inc. St. Charles will utilize the materials in its Stephen B.

July 8, 2016

Stepping On, a falls prevention class taught by St. Charles physical therapists, Thomas Focarile and Jon Rossi, helped 21 Brookhaven Town senior citizens reduce their risk of falling by more than 31 percent. The therapists taught the 7-session program free of charge at the Town of Brookhaven’s Rose Caracappa Senior Center beginning in March 2016.

May 19, 2016

Award demonstrates St. Charles Hospital’s commitment to quality care for stroke patients

St. Charles Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll. This is the sixth consecutive year that St.

April 1, 2016

A team of St. Charles Hospital chefs won first place in The Healthcare Culinary Challenge hosted by the Association for Healthcare Foodservice (AHF) New York Chapter on Wednesday, March 23, 2016. This is the second consecutive victory for the St. Charles team, who also placed first in the most recent competition in March 2014. St.

March 21, 2016

St. Charles Hospital’s Weight Loss Surgery Center is one of the first on Long Island where patients can choose the gastric balloon, a new, nonsurgical weight loss option for adults who must lose 50-75 pounds but do not medically qualify for bariatric surgery.

March 16, 2016

St. Charles Hospital has introduced Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring (CACS), a new screening to detect coronary artery disease (CAD) in those who have not experienced chest pain or other symptoms of the condition. CAD is the most common type of heart disease and increases the risk of heart attack. A high calcium score may indicate CAD.

March 3, 2016

St. Charles Rehabilitation will offer a free falls prevention workshop for seniors at the Rose Caracappa Senior Citizens Cultural and Wellness Center, 739 Route 25A, Mt. Sinai, beginning Tuesday, March 22. Classes will be held Tuesdays through May 3, 10:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.