The New York State Department of Health has recognized Long Island Community Hospital in Patchogue as a Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner, or SAFE, designated hospital. The hospital is one of four in Suffolk County with the designation. The hospital partners with Victims Bureau of Suffolk County, providing specially trained SAFE examiners to victims at the hospital. “Receiving designation as a SAFE hospital allows Long Island Community Hospital to meet a growing healthcare concern in our community,” President and Chief Executive Officer Richard Margulis said in a statement.
The new designation comes