Beth Israel UPDATE

Apr 09, 2024

Beth Israel

DOH has rejected Mount Sinai Beth Israel’s Closure plan, citing inconsistencies and an incomplete submission. This does not mean our fight is over, but it is a major setback for Mount Sinai. Meanwhile, the temporary restraining order (TRO) remains in place, which means that Beth Israel is compelled to make its best effort to restore restaff and reopen the essential services our

In a Joint Statement, Manhattan Elected Officials Respond to the DOH letter

"The State Department of Health has returned Mount Sinai Beth Israel's closure plan, calling it incomplete and citing inconsistencies in their submission. This is a major win for our community, which has for months been raising the alarm about the negative effects this planned closure would have on access to healthcare in Lower Manhattan. While this is not an outright rejection of the plan, it brings more accountability to one of the biggest health systems in New York. We will continue working to protect healthcare access for over 400,000 New Yorkers in Lower Manhattan."

Beth Israel update from Arthur Schwartz, Village View article, May 2024