Rockland County Transfers Prenatal Clinic to Nyack Hospital Transfer will take place on New Year’s Day

PRESS RELEASE

Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef and David Freed, president and CEO of Nyack Hospital on Friday announced that the Rockland County Department of Health will transfer responsibility for the Prenatal Clinic to Nyack Hospital, effective January 1, 2013.

“The New York State Department of Health has approved the transfer of services, and we have been working very closely with Nyack Hospital to ensure there will be no interruption in services for patients,” said

Vanderhoef. “The site of services, as well as the doctors and midwives will remain the same.”

“Clients can be very confident that the Prenatal Clinic’s long history of delivering comprehensive services and excellent outcomes will continue in a seamless manner,” said David Freed.

The clinic is located at 258 High Avenue in Nyack, NY 10960. Pregnant women who have Medicaid or Medicaid managed care, or who are uninsured, can call 845-348-2550 to make an appointment to receive comprehensive prenatal and postpartum care.

“We are working very closely with Nyack Hospital to coordinate a smooth transition, and we are pleased that they will continue to provide the same level of care to our residents,” said Dr. Joan Facelle, Rockland County Commissioner of Health.

Patients can access their medical records from the Rockland County Health Department by calling 845-364-2519.