Even though the weather has taken a turn for the cool, public health officials are still warning about a disease more known for being contracted in the summer months.
The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce recognized Meg Parker of Essex County Public Health during their Volunteer Appreciation Dinner and Awards Ceremony held Oct. 16.
Elizabethtown Community Hospital’s auxiliary is taking orders for its selection of homemade pies for Thanksgiving.
On Nov. 15, Historic Saranac Lake and the Trudeau Institute will hold a reception kicking off a subscription campaign to support publication of a new biography of Dr. E.L. Trudeau, to be released in 2015 on the centennial of his death.
Adirondack Health welcomes class
A year of academics and clinical rotations under the guidance of Adirondack Health professionals has begun for 12 regional high school seniors participating in the New Vision program.
The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets and the Department of Environmental Conservation today announced emergency regulations to prohibit the importation of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) susceptible deer into the State.
Whooping cough – or pertussis – is a serious and very contagious respiratory disease that can cause long, violent coughing fits and the characteristic “whooping” sound that follows when a persongasps for air.
Hundreds of thousands of children living in the United States have elevated blood lead levels that may cause significant damage to their health.
Candy Pollard, a cosmetologist at Zeina’s Salon in Plattsburgh has been cutting and styling wigs for cancer patients for over 20 years. For most of that time she was a volunteer with the American Cancer Society’s Look Good, Feel Better program, but has recently stepped aside to allow some “new blood” into the program.
Leslie Fleury, RN, of the Chemotherapy and Infusion Unit at ECH, has helped to create a new website and support group to help those dealing with a life-changing diagnosis.
Elizabethtown Community Hospital’s 2013 annual fundraising campaign is underway.
Sometimes, how you look makes all the difference in the world. The American Cancer Society has a program called Look Good, Feel Better, which provides free makeup and help learning how to properly apply it, to women going through cancer treatments. It also provided wigs, hats and scarves, free of charge, to women who have lost their hair through chemotherapy.
An AuSable Valley night that started as a chance to give back turned into a win for the ages on the Patriots volleyball court Oct. 3.
Usually Westport wears blue and Schroon Lake white and red when they meet on the soccer pitch. On Sept. 25, both broke from their traditional uniform colors for something a little more pink.
The Elizabethtown Community Hospital Auxiliary is offering a “Donate Life” information session on October 2 from 4-6 pm in the hospital boardroom.