May 14, 2013

Health Notes: May 14, 2013

Mobile Dental Clinic to hold appointments

SARANAC LAKE — The Adirondack Health Mobile Dental Clinic is on the road this month and June.

The “clinic on wheels” aims to serve residents of outlying communities, where limited resources and travel are obstacles for receiving timely dental care. The vehicle is fully registered, licensed and insured in New York state and is certified to provide dental care by the State Department of Health. Most insurances are accepted, including Medicaid. Self-pay patients are also welcome. Care will be provided on a shared basis by the hospital’s dentists through October.

Here are the clinics: AuSable Forks, Black Brook town parking lot, 18 North Main St., 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 16, 30 and 31, and June 10, 11, 21, 24 and 27; Long Lake, Geiger Arena, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 20 and June 17; Tupper Lake Municipal Park, 17 Demars Blvd., 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. May 23 and 24, and June 3, 4, 13 and 20; and Vermontville, 7 Cold Brook Road (parking behind Town Hall), 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 10 and 28, and June 6 and 28.

To make an appointment, call 523-1122 or (888) 523-2632.

The schedule through October is also posted online at and at


Blood drives hosted around region in May

PLATTSBURGH — The North Country Regional Blood Center is partnering with many businesses and organizations to hold numerous blood drives this month.

Here is the schedule: noon to 3 p.m. today, Seton Catholic High School; 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Ray Brook; 4 to 7 p.m. today, Morrisonville Ambulance Service; noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, Adirondack Medical Center; 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 16, Black Brook Town Hall; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, May 17, Northern Adirondack Central High School; 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, May 20, Keeseville Fire Department; 8 to 11 a.m. Monday, May 20, Twin State Morrisonville; 3 to 7 p.m.Tuesday, May 21, Westport Central School; 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, Bangor Fire Department; 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, Beekmantown High School; 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 23, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Plattsburgh; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, May 24, CVPH Lab Conference Room; 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, Malone Fire Department; 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, Chateaugay High School; and 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, May 30, Chazy Central Rural School.

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