Now that summer is here, allergy suffers are reacting to agents associated with this season. April showers and May flowers and their associated allergens change over to tree pollen in late spring and then in summer to grasses, weeds and other seasonal challenges.
TAFTON, PA — Lauren Hughes, MD, Pennsylvania’s deputy secretary for health innovation at the PA Department of Health, will be the keynote speaker at the annual State Health Improvement Plan (SHIP) breakfast on August 3 at Silver Birches in Tafton. Wayne Memorial is the lead fiscal agent for the local SHIP partnership.
HARRIS, NY — Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC) has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get with the Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award.
HARRIS, NY — August is National Breastfeeding Month, and Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC) in collaboration with the Sullivan County Breastfeeding Coalition are inviting nursing mothers to come together on Thursday, August 2, at 11 a.m. the Latch-On in the Garden event.
LAKE ARIEL, PA — Lacawac Sanctuary Environmental Education Center was recently awarded a $10,000 grant from the Northeastern Pennsylvania Health Care Foundation for its Nature Connection Summer Camps, which provide summer experiences for persons with special needs in Lackawanna, Luzerne and Wyoming Counties.
HARRIS, NY — Catskill Regional Medical Group (CRMG) will expand its hospitalist services to Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC) beginning November 1. Hospitalists are board-certified internists who devote their practice to the care of hospitalized patients.
LIBERTY, NY — The Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group will meet on Tuesday, August 7, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Achieve Rehab & Nursing Facility, 170 Lake St.
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — A ruling from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has banned the use of tobacco products inside public housing.
HONESDALE, PA — Mike Clifford, chief financial officer for Wayne Memorial Health System, and two other employees were honored for four decades of service at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Barbara Lubinski, RN/ICU and Sandy Rowe/Oncology shared the recognition with Clifford at a service awards dinner held June 21 at Lukan’s Farm Resort, Hawley.
HARRIS, NY — Catskill Regional Medical Group now offers gastroenterology services as part of its specialty care. The department is led by Kasim Kazbay, MD, and has physicians and healthcare providers who are trained to investigate the digestive system and diagnose its disorders.