Gouverneur Opens New Facility

It was a big day at Gouverneur Healthcare Services yesterday.  Community leaders, elected officials and residents took part in a grand opening celebration for the new ambulatory care center at 227 Madison Street.

Service Changes at Gouverneur Hospital

Beginning this weekend, Gouverneur Hospital will be discontinuing its walk-in service and appointments won’t be available on Sundays. Instead, they are offering longer hours on weekday evenings and on Saturdays. To make an appointment, call 212.238.7897. You can also visit Gouverneur’s web site to find out more about  services available.

Gouverneur Hospital’s New Facility: A Progress Report

A new rooftop garden will go here.

All you have to do is look up in the air towards the East River, and it’s fairly obvious that Gouverneur Hospital’s new building on Madison Street is already making its mark on the Lower East Side skyline.  But yesterday, I got the chance to check out the progress of the enormous $180 million undertaking from the inside.   There was a press conference in the afternoon to kick off Gouverneur’s 125th anniversary celebration. But beforehand, Mendel Hagler, the hospital’s energetic executive director, led a few us us on a fascinating “hard hat” tour of the work site.

Gouverneur Holds “Asian American Health” Event Next Week

An informative event is coming up at Gouverneur Healthcare Services — it’s a discussion with the editors of “Asian American Health: Taking Notice and Taking Action.” It will be held Thursday, May 20th from 4-6pm at Gouverneur Hospital, 227 Madison Street, 12th Floor, Conference Room A.  You can RSVP to lydia.porcelain@nychhc.org or you can call 212-238-7685.

Silver, Squadron, Chin Attend Seward Park Info Fair

Shelly greets woman

On a cold and rainy evening, the Lower East Side's key political leaders and representatives from many of the neighborhood's non-profit organizations descended on a meeting room at the Seward Park Co-op last night for a neighborhood information fair. 

State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, State Senator Daniel Squadron and Margaret Chin, the Democratic nominee for City Council, all made appearances at the event, sponsored by the Seward Park Co-op, but open to the public.