Category: Community

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The Floating Hospital’s mammogram clinic provides exams and more

By Lana Bortolot This month’s event focused on self-care The Floating Hospital is among many health organizations that leverage October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, as a way to raise awareness about the disease and encourage women to get a mammogram. But our mammogram event included something more: transportation for those who needed it via […]
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The Floating Hospital’s artwork

When patients visit our clinic, joyful artwork has a key role. The Floating Hospital has always strived to transport families to a place of safety, calm and happiness. We offer a momentary relief from the pressure of whatever hardships brought them to us for assistance. We put a lot of thought into designing our new […]
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From quilting to masks: The Floating Hospital’s in-house sewing specialist

In line with Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order for New Yorkers to wear masks when social distancing isn’t possible, one of The Floating Hospital’s own is a real leader. Elena Moneti is a consultant at The Floating Hospital, working  on reporting and analytics. But, away from the office, she’s a quilter. Elena has been applying her […]
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Home Again: Dr. Otto Returns to a Beginning

Dr. Dave Otto helped lead the way for The Floating Hospital on land And now this driven Westchester native is back – to serve the community during one of the most challenging healthcare crises the clinic has ever faced. You joined The Floating Hospital (TFH) at a pivotal time in its history: permanently moving operations […]
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Thank you for your kind donations this week – April 10 2020

Healthcare providers: New York City’s got your back! As one of the few charitable healthcare organizations in the city, these donations are greatly welcomed. LIC Relief show how lucky we are to be based in a kind and caring community. They’ve made sure that our staff have had lunches every day this week. Apart from […]
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COVID-19: opening the Queens community in a lockdown

One good thing among mostly grim headlines is the growing sense of community. We wanted to highlight the great work of our community in Long Island City, as well as nearby Sunnyside and Astoria. While we’re here to support our community’s medical needs, it’s important to recognize those who support people’s other needs. LIC Relief […]
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New York’s original floating hospital

Updated October 20, 2020* 1866 was not only the year of our founding, but also the year the U.S. Congress passed the Civil Rights Act. So, you might say The Floating Hospital and our country grew up together with a shared desire to ensure social justice for all Americans, in all aspects of their lives. […]
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