|Health Officials Encourage Uninsured to Get Enrolled|
"People might think it's too expensive, but it's more expensive not to have insurance." — state Rep. Tricia Farley-Bouvier
|Skunks Captured in Pittsfield Test Positive for Rabies Virus|
Rabies is a very serious disease that affects the brain and spinal cord of mammals (animals with fur/hair), including humans.
|Adams Looks At Raising Tobacco Age |
"I think it is something we should be looking at, and it does take a little time to set the whole thing up." — Allen Mendel
|GoodWorks Insurance Donates $10,000 to Community Health Programs|
Because CHP’s administrative overhead is less than 8 percent, GoodWorks’s grant “will go “directly to helping provide critical services to our patients in an era when government support is often shrinking.”
|Brien Center Staffer Receives ABH’s Moe Armstrong Award for Peer Leadership|
Each year, ABH recognizes individuals and groups that have made impressive contributions to the field of mental health and addiction treatment.
|Local Organization Raises More Than $44,000 for Cancer Patients|
The Patient Resource Fund decreases the financial burden of cancer by helping patients with non-clinical expenses.
|Berkshire County Arc Administrator Receives Supervisor of the Year Award|
Figueroa has held many positions at Berkshire County Arc over the years and is currently one of the agency’s residential supervisors, overseeing a caseload of six residential programs.
|Primary Care Doctor Joins SVMC Pownal Campus|
Tarnas will join Michael Welther, MD, whose appointment to the SVMC Pownal Campus team was announced in June.
|North Adams, Pittsfield YMCAs Form 'Permanent Partnership'|
"Who better to partner with than your sister or brother YMCA down the road?" — Executive Director Randy Kinnas
|Southwestern Vermont Health Care Names New Director of Communications|
In his new role, he will oversee the health system’s communications and marketing efforts.
|BMC Renovates Psychiatric Units|
"This is a significant investment." — Diane Kelly
|State Designates BMC a "SANE Hospital" To Combat Domestic Abuse|
"We really feel it will allow the hospital to provide a higher level of care for all sexual assault patients." — Cheryl Re.
|Pittsfield Bans Styrofoam Food Containers|
"The goal is to move to things are fully recyclable." — Jonathan Lothrop
|BMC's North Adams Health Clinic Receives $3M|
"I really feel like the future of health care is here in the Northern Berkshires because the model that you guys are building is just really exciting." — David Seltz