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Kimball Farms Puts Evacuation Plans To The Test In Mock Event
"It is a small community but it does happen and it happens more often than people like to think." — Chris O'Brien
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Kimball Farms Puts Evacuation Plans To The Test In Mock Event
"It is a small community but it does happen and it happens more often than people like to think." — Chris O'Brien
Fairview’s Health Exploration Camp Offers Exposure to Careers for Area Teens
Programming during the week included CPR/first aid training, two shadow experiences daily, and an afternoon presentation or hands-on experience with a clinical provider.
BHS: Not Responsible For BMC HealthNet Fallout
"When you look at Total Medical Expense for the Berkshires, which reflects the total continuum of care and the broadest measure of cost and efficiency, we are better than average." — Ruth Blodgett
BHS Opens Walk In Treatment Center At Pittsfield Price Chopper
"We're trying to provide an alternative location for those who don't have a primary care physician." — Ruth Blodgett
Mercury Spill Closes Northern Berkshire Pediatric Office
"Having been through the school one, we knew all the players, we knew who to contact." — Stephen Meranti
Boston Medical Center HealthNet Ends Coverage For BHS Patients
"Berkshire indicated that they are not able to accept a rate reduction and have accepted the termination." — Kevin Klein
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Spring Prescription Drug Take Back Day Set for April 25
Anyone with unused, unwanted and expired prescription, over-the-counter and controlled medications should stop by to dispose of them safely.
Congressman Neal Files Bill To Combat Heroin Overdoses
"This is a life-saving treatment, but many are deterred from providing these medications for fear of litigation." — Richard Neal.
Pittsfield Toddler Reunited With Life-Saving Medical Team
"To see him playing with his brother and smiling was the ultimate reward." — Ted Handler
Berkshire Legislators Hear About Disability Issues
"We really do count on you as partners in this endeavor. We count on you to teach us, to remind us what's important." — Rep. Tricia Farley-Bouvier
Pittsfield Joining North Adams in Mayor's Fitness Challenge
"It's about making subtle changes in your life that will hopefully stick and lead to other changes." — Richard Alcombright
Adult Day Health Offers Programming, Support
"We tend to fly below the radar or people think that we are a clinic or a nursing home, and they don't understand what we do exactly." — Ce Swanson
Letter: Increasing the Minimum Age to Purchase Tobacco
According to the report, if the minimum legal age was raised to 21 now, by the time today's teenagers are adults, we would see a 12 percent decrease in smoking rates.
Group Aims To Provide Diapers To Those Who Need Them
"We've only started in September but it has really hit a community need." — Marie Rudden.
Fairview Medical Staff Gives Donation to Community
The donation will help the pantry purchase fresh foods to distribute on a weekly basis.
Adams Revokes Turn Hall Food Permit; Hears 'Malicious' Hoarding Case
"They can't serve food if they have a baby shower or a wedding reception." — Code Enforcement Officer Scott Koczela
Residents Voice Health Concerns With BCC Turf Field Project
"It is a nice, nice area so why introduce so many toxins?" — Carol Zullo
Brien Center Employees Protest Contract Wage Offer
"We have people that are just leaving continually." — Meagan Parker
Berkshire Health Systems, OB/GYN Practices Partner
The three practices joining under the Berkshire Health Systems Physician Practice Group are Berkshire OB/GYN Associates, located in Pittsfield and Lenox, and Northern Berkshire OB/GYN and GYN Services of the Berkshires, located in Adams.
North County Group Lobbies for Hospital Reopening
"What I need to do is to make certain whatever comes back here is sustainable." — Mayor Richard Alcombright


 
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