The City’s public health system’s first baby of 2022 was welcomed at NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island this morning at exactly 12:00 A.M. Named Leyla Gessel Tzunun Garcia, the girl weighs 7 lbs. 6.3oz., and measures 19.5in. Leyla was born to parents Irma Garcia and German Tzunun of Gravesend, Brooklyn. The baby girl is their first child.
The City’s public health care system delivers approximately 16,000 babies annually, with 1,120 at NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island. The City’s public health care system’s 11 hospitals provide prenatal care, labor and delivery services, family planning, comprehensive gynecology, women’s health and primary care outpatient medical support for patients at every stage of life.
NYC Health + Hospitals is the largest public health care system in the nation serving more than a million New Yorkers annually in more than 70 patient care locations across the city’s five boroughs. A robust network of outpatient, neighborhood-based primary and specialty care centers anchors care coordination with the system’s trauma centers, nursing homes, post-acute care centers, home care agency, and MetroPlus health plan—all supported by 11 essential hospitals. Its diverse workforce of more than 42,000 employees is uniquely focused on empowering New Yorkers, without exception, to live the healthiest life possible. For more information, visit www.nychealthandhospitals.org and stay connected on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/NYCHealthSystem or Twitter at @NYCHealthSystem.