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.
Volunteer spreads new lifesaving techniques
Charlotte Hackett, a SUNY Plattsburgh senior, spends plenty of her time volunteering with the American Red Cross to teach people how to prepare for disasters.
- Health Notes: Oct. 1, 2013 Take a look at brief health- and fitness-related news of note around the North Country.
Local man providing mental-health support at shooting site
Bob Fitzgerald worked with other health-care professionals to provide solace to those affected by Navy Yard shooting.
CVPH on Niagara Health watch list
The Plattsburgh hospital received some low grades in the 2013 report card; officials say they have addressed issues related to the 2011 statistics used for the report.
Pink tow truck to lead cancer walk
Registration for Saturday's event in Malone is at 9 a.m.
CVPH nurse offers life-saving skills to Dominica
Donna Brault, a nurse in the hospital's Intensive Care Unit, recently traveled to the Caribbean to provide health-care providers with basic life-saving techniques.
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