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4/25/2020 3:04:57 PMHospitals Still Safest Place to Receive Health Care

David Hughes, MD, chief medical officer, Kaleida Health, said fear is causing people to not seek care for urgent conditions, which could lead to an even greater threat to the health of our community. 

Updated: 4/25/2020

4/25/2020 9:03:07 AM"Light Up the Night" Parade Brings Smiles to Medical Campus and Beyond

On Friday evening, April 24, a “Light up the Night” parade of more than 150 trucks, including police and fire, traveled through the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus.

Updated: 4/25/2020

4/24/2020 3:10:51 PMA Note of Thanks

"I am so grateful to the care team at John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital for your courage and dedication to our mission of ensuring the best possible care to the women and children of our community during this COVID-19 pandemic," said Allegra Jaros.

Updated: 4/30/2020

4/24/2020 3:07:37 PMA Note of Thanks

"I wanted to take a few moments to thank you for your continued commitment to our community in these unprecedented times," said Chris Lane.

Updated: 4/30/2020

4/24/2020 2:55:54 PMA Note of Thanks

"As we all try to navigate these uncertain times, it is important to take time to thank everyone for their efforts," said Keith Hoerth.

Updated: 4/30/2020

4/24/2020 2:54:00 PMA Note of Thanks

"As we face these historic and challenging times, it is vitally important that we come together and stick together as a community," said Jody Lomeo.

Updated: 4/30/2020

4/24/2020 2:48:34 PMA Note of Thanks

"Now, more than ever, I am so thankful to work alongside the amazing staff of the Visiting Nursing Association of WNY," said Judy Baumgartner.

Updated: 4/30/2020

4/24/2020 2:47:23 PMA Note of Thanks

"The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic fundamentally has changed our lives in immeasurable ways. Instead of being greeted with a friendly smile and hello from co-workers, we get muffled words behind yellow masks," said Eugene Gonsiorek.

Updated: 4/30/2020

4/24/2020 2:44:43 PMA Note of Thanks

"I am sincerely grateful and proud of the way our workforce has stepped up to serve our patients and assist with whatever is needed during this time of crisis," said Darcy Craven.

Updated: 4/30/2020

4/23/2020 11:25:24 AMKaleida Health Labs Expand Testing Again

Kaleida Health today announced that it has once again expanded its laboratory testing capability for COVID-19, adding a third clinic, this time on the East Side of Buffalo, which has seen significant growth in the number of positive coronavirus cases.

Updated: 4/23/2020

4/22/2020 3:21:35 PMKaleida Health Offering Temporary Voluntary Furloughs

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and related financial challenges that it is facing, Kaleida Health is offering a temporary voluntary furlough program for its staff. 

Updated: 4/22/2020

4/21/2020 1:55:37 PMStatement Regarding Governor Cuomo’s Plan on Elective Surgeries

Kaleida Health today released the following statement regarding Governor Cuomo’s announcement about resuming elective surgeries in some parts of New York State.

4/18/2020 8:59:44 AMBuffalo News: Coronavirus testing expands in the region – but not yet for everyone

Kaleida Health has expanded its testing capabilities, so it is adding essential workers to the list of those who can be tested. Health care workers, first responders and those sickened with Covid-19 had already been eligible for testing.

Updated: 4/18/2020

4/18/2020 8:55:13 AMWIVB-TV: Kaleida Health test plasma treatment with antibodies from recovered COVID patient

Kaleida Health announced that starting today at least a dozen patients are being given plasma treatment where the antibodies from someone who has recovered from COVID are transfused into someone who is still fighting COVID.

Updated: 4/18/2020

4/17/2020 8:28:10 AMKaleida Health Laboratories Expanding Testing, Adding Essential Workers

Kaleida Health today announced that it has expanded its laboratory testing capability for COVID-19, adding essential workers. Those that are in need of a COVID-19 test (symptomatic with fever >100, cough, shortness of breath), can visit the Kaleida Health website ( and answer a series of screening questions. 

Updated: 4/17/2020

4/16/2020Buffalo News: Jody Lomeo to stay on as Kaleida CEO through crisis

In an interview with The Buffalo News on Wednesday, Jody Lomeo, president and CEO of Kaleida Health, said he plans to remain in the position through the end of the coronavirus pandemic, despite previous plans to retire from the organization at the end of this year.

Updated: 4/17/2020

4/12/2020 10:43:43 AMKaleida Health Celebrates Easter with Newborns

This Easter, Kaleida Health is celebrating with new parents at Oishei Children’s Hospital who are enjoying their newborns just in time for the holiday. Despite the current COVID-19 pandemic, Kaleida Health shares why the hospital is still the safest place to deliver a baby. 

4/3/2020 3:52:53 PMKaleida Health COVID-19 Updates: Lomeo Statement on Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order

Kaleida Health today released a statement today regarding Governor Cuomo’s executive order involving personal protective equipment and medical supplies like ventilators.

Updated: 4/3/2020

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