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Saranac Lake Voluntary Health Association scholarship deadline fast approaching

The June 1 deadline to apply to the Saranac Lake Voluntary Health Association (SLVHA) annual scholarships is fast approaching.

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Inter Lakes Health holds hearing on future of ‘medical campus’

Over 100 residents from Ticonderoga and the surrounding towns packed into a dining room at Moses Ludington Hospital April 29 to hear about the proposed changes at the medical facility.

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Elizabethtown Community Hospital expands MRI service

University of Vermont Health Network – Elizabethtown Community Hospital has increased the availability, capability and quality of its mobile magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) service.

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Saranac Lake skatepark project in the final stages

Design and concrete companies beginning work in May

After 11 years of fundraising and planning, the Saranac Lake SkatePark Committee has reached the final stage of a long push for a park in the heart of the village.

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Essex County sets benchmarks for weight loss, disease reduction

Owing to troubling obesity rates, Essex County is focusing on weight loss and chronic disease prevention as two priority public health projects for this year.

Holistic health conference announced

Dr. Karen Kan and members of the Adirondack Wellness Network are hosting a Holistic Health Conference and Retreat, Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17.

Certified ombudsmen needed

Certified Ombudsmen are needed in Clinton, Franklin and Essex County.

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Adirondack Health CEO named to list of 50 rural hospitals

For two years running, Chandler M. Ralph, President & CEO of Adirondack Health has been named one of the “50 Rural Hospital CEOs to Know” by Becker’s Hospital Review, which features some of the most impressive leaders dedicated to advancing healthcare in small towns and rural regions.

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Inter-lakes looks to future with help of ECH

The ILH board voted Feb. 25 to move forward with University of Vermont Health Network - Elizabethtown Community Hospital in a partnership which begun almost one year ago.

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Elizabethtown Community Hospital to host Healthy Heart Day

University of Vermont Health Network - Elizabethtown Community Hospital will be hosting its annual Healthy Heart Day on Tuesday, Feb. 17 from 4 to 6 p.m.

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Funiciello testifies in state Assembly on health care reform

Matt Funiciello, the Green Party candidate for New York's 21st Congressional District of — who shook up politics in the Capital Region and lower Adirondacks by winning a historically large portion of the vote — testified before the NY Assembly days after he was helping boost membership in his state's party and setting the course for the organization in Warren County.

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35th Annual Doc Lopez Run now accepting registrations

University of Vermont Health Network - Elizabethtown Community Hospital’s auxiliary is accepting registrations for its upcoming race event.

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Public Health advises flu and pertussis vaccines

Essex County Public Health recommends flu and pertussis vaccines in response to community need Essex County Public Health Communicable Disease conducts daily surveillance to allow for early identification of illness that can spread to others.

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Elizabethtown Community Hospital receives prestigious award, again

University of Vermont Health Network - Elizabethtown Community Hospital is proud to announce it has, once again, received the 2014 Guardian of Excellence Award by Press Ganey Associates, Inc.

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Moriah family focused on helping others after lawsuit win

“We wanted to seek justice for our son (Joshua) and we wanted to hold a large company like that accountable,” Lori Drake said. “But we really wanted to raise awareness for families where they may be considering something like this as a treatment for their children or themselves. We are hoping we can get away from the monetary part.”

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