Engel Bill to Modernize Hospitals Clears Key Hurdle

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THE BRONX and WESTCHESTER COUNTIES — July 14, 2020 —Congressman Eliot L. Engel commended the House Appropriations Committee yesterday for passing a key funding bill for federal health agencies, which included provisions authored by Congressman Engel that direct the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to assess the level of investment needed to modernize U.S. hospitals. “My constituents depend …

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Engel Statement on the Need to Keep Mount Vernon Hospital Open

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MOUNT VERNON, NY — July 10, 2020 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel issued the following statement on keeping the Mount Vernon Hospital open: “This pandemic is far from over. The lack of leadership and strategic planning from the White House, coupled with reckless actions taken by governors and state leaders outside the tri-state area, have led to severe increases in …

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Coronavirus Update – April 3rd, 2020 – Letter to Pence: Don’t Allow PPE’s To Be Sent Overseas
By Congressman ELIOT L. ENGEL

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WASHINGTON, DC — April. 3, 2020 — Today I called on the Trump Administration to restrict the export of personal protective equipment (PPE) in the face of a growing shortage in the United States. In a letter to Vice President Mike Pence, who leads the White House’s Coronavirus Task Force, I underscored that through the Export Control Reform Act and …

TribuneCoronavirus Update – April 3rd, 2020 – Letter to Pence: Don’t Allow PPE’s To Be Sent Overseas
By Congressman ELIOT L. ENGEL

Engel Statement on Need to Keep Mount Vernon Hospital Running During Coronavirus Outbreak

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WASHINGTON, DC — March 17, 2020 — Congressman Eliot L. Engel yesterday issued the following statement with respect to Mount Vernon Hospital: “It is critically important for every medical facility to be utilized to its fullest capacity right now. That includes the Mount Vernon Hospital, which needs to be equipped to handle the growing coronavirus outbreak. We need every bed, …

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Elected Officials, Community Leaders, Registered Nurses and Healthcare Workers Demand Montefiore Health System NOT Close Mount Vernon Hospital

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MOUNT VERNON, NY — October 26, 2019 -– Elected officials, community leaders, registered nurses and healthcare workers hosted a Town Hall Meeting Thursday night at Grace Baptist Church protesting the closure of Mount Vernon Hospital. Montefiore Health System wants to close the only hospital in Mount Vernon, limiting critical access to care for the entire city. Mount Vernon Hospital is an …

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Senator Biaggi Issues Statement On the Closure of Mount Vernon Hospital

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MOUNT VERNON, WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY – October 25, 2019 — Last week it was announced that Montefiore Health Systems would be closing down its Mount Vernon Hospital. State Senator Alessandra Biaggi (D-Bronx/Westchester) issued the following statement: “I was born at Mount Vernon hospital, and like many district residents, hold the institution and its staff close to my heart. It is …

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Mount Vernon Mayor Young Creates Coalition of Forces to Save Mount Vernon Hospital

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Mayor Young Calls for Independent Audit of Hospital Finances   Mount Vernon, NY —  Mount Vernon Mayor Clinton I. Young, Jr. was joined by members of the Mount Vernon City Council, 1199 SEIU United Health Care Workers, the New York State Nurses Association and local community leaders for a press conference at Noontime today, Thursday, August 20th in front of …

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