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by The Joint Commission

Jacobi Medical Center is a member of the National Health Service Corps.

Jacobi receives the National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems (NAPH) 2011 Safety Net Patient Safety Award for its Reducing Adverse Outcomes on Labor and Delivery initiative.
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Did You Know?
  • More than 1,500 children and families have been treated for weight management at Jacobi.

Children’s Health Services

The Children’s Health Center provides preventive services, including routine exams, immunizations, hearing and vision screening, and child development guidance. A full spectrum of specialty pediatric services is also available, such as Pediatric Cardiology, Neurology, and Asthma and Allergy Services.

  • Pediatric Emergency Department
       13 Exam Rooms
       2 Pediatric Trauma Bays
       13 Patient Asthma Rooms

  • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
    An 8-bed critical care unit for severely ill or injured children, staffed round the clock with highly-trained pediatric intensivists.

  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
    Jacobi’s Level III nationally-acclaimed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit combines cutting edge technology and highly-trained physicians to care for babies who once had no chance. Jacobi is a New York State (NYS) designated Regional Perinatal Center.

  • Asthma & Allergy
    Approximately 20 million Americans suffer with asthma, and nearly half those numbers are children. We offer a multidisciplinary approach to controlling asthma and allergies. It combines medications with careful, ongoing monitoring, education, and counseling for patient and family.  Our goal? To reduce or eliminate acute asthma episodes, and help our patients achieve and maintain a healthy, active lifestyle.

  • Pediatric Weight Management
    The Family Weight Management Program evaluates and provides care for overweight children and their families. Our bilingual staff includes pediatricians, nurse practitioners, nutritionists, physical therapists, social workers, and psychologists. We work with each family in a positive, supportive, and enjoyable atmosphere. Our program promotes general health and long term weight management through medical management, family nutritional education, and fun physical activity programs.
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