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Essex County Public Health pushes for vaccinations

Flu season is here and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendation for everyone 6 months of age and older to be vaccinated still stands.

Medicare D enrollment now open

Open enrollment for Medicare D starts on Oct. 15 and ends on Dec. 7.

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Emergency Squad launches fundraising, awareness drives

When local residents call 911, the Elizabethtown-Lewis Emergency Squad are the folks who show up.

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Adirondack Distance Festival Schedule

The 18th edition of the festival will take place Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 27-28, in the towns of Schroon Lake and Chestertown.

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Elizabethtown Community Hospital to offer hunter safety screening

The annual Hunters’ Health Screening will take place at Elizabethtown Community Hospital on Tuesday, Sept. 23 from 4– 6:00 p.m.

Owens: $150,000 to Trudeau Institute

Congressman Bill Owens announced last week that an agricultural research project at the Trudeau Institute has been awarded a $150,000 grant by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Hospice looks for volunteers

The Essex County office of High Peaks Hospice and Palliative Care is looking for volunteers to help out in the office.

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Tupper gets new doc from Alaska

Adirondack Health is proud to announce the addition of a new family doctor to the Tupper Lake Health Center.

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Immunization requirements revised by state DOH

The New York State Department of Health recently announced revised immunization requirements for school attendance.

Support needed for PTSD retreat

Snowslip Farm, the Lake Placid farm that provides retreats for first responders, is looking for sponsors for their PEER U.S./Canada Retreat on Sept. 14-17.

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AMC named great community hospital

Adirondack Medical Center has been named among the “100 Great Community Hospitals” in the nation by Becker’s Hospital Review for 2014.

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National Quality Award presented to wound center

The Wound and Hyperbaric Treatment Center at Adirondack Health has received a national award for superior customer service and exceptional patient care.

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Team Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union helps stomp out hunger

Team TFCU, consisting of nine members including seven Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union (TFCU) staff members and two spouses, participated in The Biggest Loser Event Challenge in Plattsburgh on Sunday, June 1.

Saranac Lake’s Trudeau Institute makes breakthrough

Scientists from the laboratory of Trudeau Institute faculty member Marcia Blackman have exploited a mouse viral infection model to increase understanding of the important interaction between types of immune T cells to control infection and the onset of malignancy.

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TFCU to participate in Biggest Loser challenge

Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union (TFCU) announced May 15 the formation of ‘Team TFCU’ who will participate in The Biggest Loser Event Challenge in Plattsburgh, NY on Sunday, June 1.

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