Announcement of Renovations to St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Emergency Department

Senator James Sanders Jr. (D-Rochdale Village, Far Rockaway) will join other elected officials, hospital staff, and community leaders for a press confernce on July 6, 2017 to announce and celebrate that St. John’s Episcopal Hospital has received the funding necessary to begin renovations to its Emergency Department.

Senator Sanders has long been a proponent for the funding and worked hard along with other elected officials – Assembly Members Michele Titus, Stacey Pheffer Amato, then-Assembly Member Phil Goldfeder, Senator Joe Addabbo, Council Member Donovan Richards and members of 1199 SEIU United Health Care Workers, forming a coalition, to ensure that the money finally arrived.

St. John’s serves more than 130,000 people on the peninsula annually. It has 240 beds, more than 400 physicians and 1,500 employees.

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