The Lake Placid Volunteer Ambulance Service is holding its 2014 Ice Out Benefit during the month of March. All proceeds will be put toward demolition of the deteriorating 1976 garage as part of the Building Renovation project.
Essex County has been without a full-time medical director and staff psychiatrist since the mental health department’s medical director, Dr. Kausar Chaudhry, resigned last December.
KEENE — For one man, his attempt to scale all 46 High Peaks in 12 days starting Tuesday, Feb. 18, is a way to honor the memory of his son while raising money for a good cause.
ECH encourages residents to make ER last-chance stop
Elizabethtown Community Hospital (ECH) wants the public to know that while they’re always delighted to see you, residents with non-life threatening medical situations should first visit their primary care physicians before taking potentially costly trips to the emergency room.
However, if that exploring does not include a trip up a high peak, Champlain Area Trails, along with other town and community trail systems, offer the chance to get into nature and hike without the extreme conditions that come with higher elevation excursions.
County: Staffers to be placed on “preferred list” for new jobs
As New York City-based health provider Centers for Specialty Care prepares to take ownership of the Horace Nye Nursing Home from Essex County Jan. 31, county officials discussed what the endgame would be for the facility’s 130-plus staffers.
Members of the Essex County Board of Supervisors approved the use of $128,000 from fund balance to operate the currently county-owned facility in Elizabethtown for another month during its Jan. 6 Organizational Meeting.
Mental Health Association in Essex County (MHA) Executive Director Valerie Ainsworth announced it has been awarded a grant in the amount of $1,500 from the Evergreen Fund at the Adirondack Community Trust.
Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School, in its support of wellness, will be available for those who want to use the school’s hallways for walking especially during inclement weather.
High Peaks Hospice & Palliative Care and musician Martha Gallagher are joining together in 2014 in a unique partnership.
The Trudeau Institute is hosting a Swedish Ph.D. candidate from the prestigious Stockholm-based Karolinska Institute, who will be trained in specialized confocal imaging techniques in order to bring the new knowledge back to Karolinska.
Elizabethtown Community Hospital is proud to announce it has been named a 2013 Guardian of Excellence Award winner by Press Ganey Associates, Inc.
Hospital CEO Rod Boula said they would be hosting an open house on the program Wednesday, Dec. 11, from 4 to 6 p.m. for youth between the ages of 14-21 in the surrounding school districts of Elizabethtown-Lewis, Keene, Westport, Moriah and Willsboro.
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.