General News


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.

January 29, 2016

Jonas brought more than just 22 inches of snow to Port Jefferson last Saturday, January 23, as two babies were born at St. Charles Hospital that day.

January 19, 2016

St. Charles Hospital will offer free dental screenings, cleanings and fluoride treatments during the hospital’s Give Kids a Smile celebration, Friday, February 5, 8:00a.m. to 12:00p.m. St.

December 7, 2015

Kristin and Keith Uhl were in the car on their way to Pennsylvania when they received the phone call that would put them on the road to a whole new kind of journey. On the other end of the line was their doctor, who was calling to let the Rocky Point couple know that they were pregnant --with triplets.

November 2, 2015

The St. Charles Hospital Auxiliary was presented with the “2015 Auxiliary of the Year Award ( Large Hospital)” from The Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS) during an awards dinner on Monday, October 26, 2015 in Albany, NY.  This award recognizes St. Charles Hospital’s Auxiliary for demonstrating outstanding achievements in community outreach during 2015.

October 29, 2015

St. Charles has received its fourth consecutive ‘A’ on a national score that rates hospitals on safety. The letter-based rating system is devised by The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization that ranks hospitals nationwide.  St.