Smoking banned for Nursing Home staff
Franklin County awaits clarification of a new restrictive state law, but in the meantime says employees can't light up on the grounds or in their vehicles as of Oct. 29.
ECH kicks off annual campaign
A letter inviting donations also highlights the inpatient rehabilitation program at the hospital in Elizabethtown.
Heart issues sideline hospital employee
Chris Gumlaw assumed chest discomfort was heartburn, but a stress test at Elizabethtown Community Hospital said otherwise.
Essex County short of nurses
Essex County's Certified Home Health Agency has to hire another nurse to keep up with its increased workload.
Health-care providers take steps to fight flu
The New York State Department of Health has issued a mandate that all health-care providers be vaccinated against the flu or wear protective masks whenever working around patients.
- Health Notes: Oct. 15, 2013 Take a look at brief health- and fitness-related news of note around the North Country.
Professionals needed to help visually impaired
The North Country Association for the Visually Impaired offers services for the blind or legally blind, but officials are concerned about a severe shortage of professionally trained personnel and suggest people look into the field as a career choice.
Health Notes: Oct. 8, 2013
Take a look at brief health- and fitness-related news of note around the North Country.
- Westport Health Center renovation nears completion Patient care was not disrupted during the work at clinic, which is run by Elizabethtown Community Hospital.
New CVPH hire has expanded duties
Michele Powers, formerly of the Plattsburgh/North Country Chamber of Commerce, is now the hospital's director of communications and marketing.
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