New York Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx CEO Christopher Mastromano announced on Nov. 23 that the facility had been awarded a contract of more than $254,000 for 2023 to expand access to abortion services.
The monies were included in Gov. Kathy Hochul’s second round of awardees from the Abortion Provider Support Fund, building on the commitment to ensure safe abortion access and family planning services for all New Yorkers.
“In light of current events, it’s important that Bronxites, New Yorkers, and Americans know that NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx is a highly accredited healthcare practice that provides top-quality and full spectrum reproductive health services, including the right to abortion care,” said Mastromano. “We thank Governor Hochul and our partners in State government for providing these needed funds so we can amplify our patient care efforts.”
“The funding the Governor has provided will allow our facility to expand the world-class abortion and reproductive healthcare we provide,” said Dr. Daryl Wieland, chairperson of Obstetrics and Gynecology for North Central Bronx. “In light of recent events, it’s important that New Yorkers and Americans from other states know we are here to provide needed healthcare services to everyone who needs it.”
Wieland explained that the facility would use the funding to expand access to abortion care by hiring and training personnel responsible for facilitating patient navigation, education, equipment and supportive care during treatment.
In addition to the world-class care North Central Bronx provides, Jacobi Hospital offers the full-spectrum of women’s and reproductive health care services including contraceptive, family planning, and abortion care to all New Yorkers in need of these services.
If you require an abortion or family planning services, please call North Central Bronx at (718) 519-5000.
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