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RefuahHealth Welcomes U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer and Congressman Mondaire Jones to celebrate $2,000,000 Federal Funding Award to Expand Infertility Services

NEW SQUARE, New York— Today Refuah Health Center (RefuahHealth) welcomed U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer and Congressman Mondaire Jones to celebrate RefuahHealth’s $2,000,000 federal funding award under the omnibus spending bill. The $2,000,000 in federal funding will serve as the first step in a comprehensive plan to enhance women’s care in the local area. Refuah will […]

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RefuahHealth Deploys Mobile Testing Units

New Square, NY – Since the beginning of the pandemic, RefuahHealth has mobilized all available resources to identify those who are infected, contain the spread of the virus, and help keep our community safe. In response to recent concerns regarding an increase in local cases of COVID-19, RefuahHealth rapidly deployed its mobile units and staff, ultimately testing  over 1,000 patients within a 24-hour period.  By working hand in hand with […]

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RefuahHealth Participates in Coronavirus Treatment Trial  to identify patients with COVID-19 immunity

RefuahHealth is privileged to be part of a coronavirus treatment trial spearheaded by Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. Known as convalescent plasma, the trial involves a century-old technique that takes antibodies from the blood of persons who have survived an illness and transfers those antibodies to an infected person. In this case, doctors are […]

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Refuah’s Mobile Program is a hallmark of Upstate Summers

RefuahHealth mobiles signal summer in Sullivan County. Traveling between colonies and camps, Refuah’s Mobile Care Program aims to increase accessibility to the Center’s renowned services without interrupting vacations. Since 2011, the mobile program has strengthened healthcare infrastructure in rural upstate New York where the picturesque scenery is awe inspiring and, in the same breath, hard […]

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RefuahHealth Welcomes NYS Health Commissioner Howard Zucker, MD

SOUTH FALLSBURG, New York– RefuahHealth is pleased to kick-off the summer season with a visit from New York State Health Commissioner Howard Zucker, MD. The Commissioner spoke at a measles prevention forum in South Fallsburg on July 1st, and then answered questions from the community’s rabbinical leaders. The positive exchange of questions and answers highlighted […]

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RefuahHealth Responds to State of Emergency Declaration in Rockland County Measles Outbreak

[Spring Valley, New York, March 26, 2019–] At 2:00 PM today, County Executive Ed Day declared a State of Emergency in Rockland County. Under this declaration children under the age of 18 who have not received an MMR vaccine are prohibited from visiting public places. Since the Rockland County measles outbreak began in early October 2018, […]

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Measles Case Confirmed in Rockland County

[Spring Valley, New York, October 3, 2018–] Between September 29, 2018 and October 1, 2018, Refuah Health Center (Refuah) treated a patient with a confirmed case of the measles. The patient originated from out of the country and traveled to Rockland County, NY. Refuah is working closely with the Rockland County Department of Health to […]