HONESDALE, PA — Opioids, bullying, suicide, healthy relationships, yoga, career and personal readiness—all these topics were addressed head-on in this year’s Together for Health School Program for seventh- and ninth-graders graders in three area school districts.
CALLICOON, NY — There will be a free event on Friday, November 3 at 7 p.m. at the Delaware Youth Center providing information about breast and prostate cancer. It is part of the Breast and Prostate Cancer Eduation (BPCE) Program at Catskill Regional Medical Center. The free event is supported with funds from Health Research, Inc.
HONESDALE, PA — As of November 1, Wayne Memorial Hospital (WMH) is a fully accredited Level IV trauma center. Accreditation from the Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation was approved last month after an intense on-site survey in August.
Healthcare has been a thorny issue for our country, resisting the efforts of many to solve it including presidents, Congress and many in the healthcare industry. Sullivan County has a particular problem: its health status sadly has ranked near the bottom of the New York State listing of counties year after year. Why is this?
HONESDALE, PA — Women throughout Wayne County and the Greater Carbondale Region now have increased access to life-saving breast cancer screenings, thanks to this big pink van, which houses a digital mammography system.
BETHEL, NY — Sullivan County Public Health Services will host a forum titled “Local Solutions to a National Opioid Crisis: Prescription Drugs and Heroin” on Wednesday, October 11 at 9 a.m. at the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts.
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Shannon Shah, a board-certified adult-gerontology nurse practitioner specializing in oncology and hematology, has joined Crystal Run Healthcare and will provide care to patients in Rock Hill. She completed her Master of Science in advanced practice nursing at the State University of New York at Stony Brook.
HONESDALE, PA — Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers’ Outreach and Enrollment Coordinators are offering help to those who need assistance navigating the Health Insurance Marketplace. Open enrollment begins November 1 and ends December 15, as opposed to running until the end of January as in previous years.
HARRIS, NY — Mikhail Itingen, DO, has joined Catskill Regional Medical Group (CRMG) to provide orthopedic care at his Harris office. Dr. Itingen will also perform surgery as part of the orthopedic surgery team at Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC).
ELDRED, NY — Volunteers of all ages, from states across the U.S., will participate in the 10th annual Human Line of Hope Across America on Sunday, September 10. The event benefits the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, which aims to cure childhood cancer. The first Human Line of Hope was created in 2008 by Lou Monteleone in Eldred.