April 15, 2014

Health Notes: April 15, 2014


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FitzPatrick Cancer Center to hold Purple Prom

PLATTSBURGH — The Purple Prom fundraiser for the FitzPatrick Cancer Center will take place Saturday, April 19, at the Rainbow Banquet Hall in Altona.

Photos and social hour (cash bar) begin at 6 p.m. with dinner at 7.

The evening includes the celebration of the Cancer Survivor Prom Court and music by DJ EJ.

Tickets are $50 per couple and are available at Kneucraft Fine Jewelry, or

All are welcome to attend.

Fidelis Care to conduct Health Insurance Open House

PLATTSBURGH — Fidelis Care will hold a free Health Insurance Open House in the main lobby of CVPH Medical Center from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 16 and Thursday, April 17.

A Fidelis Care representative will be available to answer questions about free and low-cost health insurance and help eligible residents apply for enrollment.

In Clinton and Essex counties, Fidelis Care offers coverage through New York state-sponsored Child Health Plus, available to almost all children under the age of 19, as well as Medicaid Managed Care. Fidelis Care at Home, a Managed Long Term Care product, is available in Essex County for qualifying residents who are eligible for nursing home level of care.

Current Fidelis Care members may also receive assistance completing their annual recertification at this event.

Those unable to attend should contact Fidelis Care at 1-888-FIDELIS (1-888-343-3547) to make an appointment to meet with a Fidelis Care representative.

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