Anonymous donor contributes $1M to support staff at Peconic Bay Medical Center

Hospital officials say the donation will directly recognize those providing life-saving care on the East End and be given to staff as direct deposit or a check.

News 12 Staff

Apr 15, 2020, 2:45 PM

Updated 1,555 days ago

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An anonymous donor has contributed $1 million to support staff members at Peconic Bay Medical Center.
Hospital officials say the donation will directly recognize those providing life-saving care on the East End and be given to staff as direct deposit or a check. The money will be given out evenly to the center's 1,300 employees.
"This is an incredibly inspiring and deeply appreciated gift," said Andrew Mitchell, president and CEO of PBMC. "It expresses the gratitude so many of us feel toward these real-life heroes. It exemplifies the tremendous outpouring of support our frontline caregivers have been receiving from the entire community."
As the eastern hub of Northwell Health and the East End's largest health care facility, Peconic Bay Medical Center has been leading the community response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The hospital has created more capacity to treat the surge in patients and suspended all elected surgeries, expanded its intensive care unit and established a dedicated COVID-19 isolation unit.
"The history of the hospital is deeply rooted in the philanthropic efforts of our community," said Emilie Roy Corey, chair, Peconic Bay Medical Center Foundation. "The generosity of our donors has enabled us to deliver world-class care and provide critical services. This gift recognizes the incredible effort made by our staff during this time, and shines a light on the way we all care for each other."
The anonymous donation will directly recognize those providing life-saving care on the East End of Long Island and be given to staff as direct deposit or a check.


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