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Pittsfield Hospitalization Rates Not Spiking During Omicron Surge

During a COVID-19 update at Tuesday's City Council meeting, Director...

Pittsfield Seeing Decrease in Average Rate of COVID-19 Cases

The positivity rate is now 16.8 percent, down from 18.1 on Jan. 17....

Jeffrey J. Kellogg Joins SVMC Pownal Campus

Kellogg holds a master's in Physician Assistant Studies from the...

Medical Matters Weekly Welcomes Certified Hand Therapist

St. Jacques is an occupational therapist at Southwestern Vermont...

Pierre Morin Joins SVMC Dentistry

SVMC Dentistry provides a full range of services, from basic care to...

Bromley Offers 'Mom's Day Off' Fundraiser With Bennington Cancer Center

That's the day that Bromley Mountain Ski Resort will hold its annual...

Two Named to SVHC Foundation Northshire Regional Advisory Board

Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) Foundation Northshire...

Operation Better Start receives Community Impact Grant from Fallon Health

The funds, totaling $10,000 will help support the Food and Families...

SVHC Schedules Kids' COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

No appointment is needed and walk-ins are welcome.

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BMC Awarded Total Hip and Knee Replacement...

The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a health care organization's commitment to providing safe and quality patient care.

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SVHC Weekly Health Update: Jan 14

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SVHC Offers Tool for Sending Meals to Front-Line...

Numerous restaurants in the SVHC service area are participating. Visitors to the Meal Train website volunteer to purchase a meal for a particular department electronically and call the restaurant to order the food to be delivered.

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Bromley's 'Momís Day Off' Cancer Fundraiser

Moms ski or ride for just $25 when they show the ticket seller a snapshot of their kid or kids. Regular lift tickets cost $89.

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CHP Hosts Support Group for Parents of Children...

The meetings take place Wednesdays from 9-10 a.m. via Zoom, and are facilitated by Rania Markham, social media intern with CHP Family Services. The group is open to any parents or caregivers in Berkshire County. Pre-registration is required.

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Pittsfield Hospitalization Rates Not Spiking...

During a COVID-19 update at Tuesday's City Council meeting, Director of Public Health Andy Cambi reported that there are 25 people hospitalized at Berkshire Medical Center for the virus and that a large number of these patients are unvaccinated.

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ACA Enrollment Open, CHP Available to Assist

Unlike in previous years, the Open Enrollment period will not be extended this year in Massachusetts. However, federal COVID-19 relief funding provides qualified applicants with additional monthly premium assistance.

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Medical Matters Weekly Welcomes: Journaling for...

Monk is a registered social worker, an expert in journaling for health and director of the International Association for Journal Writing.

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State Orders 26M Rapid Tests, Changes Guidance on...

The announcement comes in tandem with an advisory from the state Department of Public Health affirming the accuracy of the rapid-result antigen tests and "clarity" surrounding the need for PCR tests at overwhelmed testing centers around the state.

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SVMC's Trey Dobson to Appear on Shires Health...

The program is produced in cooperation with Catamount Access Television.

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SVHC Medical Matters Weekly Welcomes KMarie King

Dr. King is a pancreatic and liver surgeon and the chief of surgery at Albany Medical Center. She is notable for being the first black female chair of surgery at an academic health sciences center in the nation.

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SVHC Weekly Health Update: Jan. 7

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Berkshire Health Systems Updates Visitation...

In most cases, the policy limits visitation to one care partner for non-COVID-19 inpatient units and allows limited window-separated visits for COVID-19 inpatients.

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Berkshire Vaccine Collaborative Holding Additional...

A clinic will be held in Pittsfield on Saturday, Jan. 8, and a Williamstown clinic will be held on Friday, Jan. 14.

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