The practice, known as SVMC Endocrinology, is a part of Southwestern Vermont Medical Center and Southwestern Vermont Health Care. It replaces the Bennington Osteoporosis Center, where Dr. David Gorson had provided similar services to the community until his retirement in 2019. With the appointment,... click for more
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services estimates that the United States could need up to 3.5 billion respirator masks to confront the brunt of this virus. But right now, the Strategic National Stockpile the country's emergency medical supply "bank" holds only a small fraction of that,... click for more
The health and safety of the patients, caregivers, and communities we serve is our most important priority. Our hospital and community health centers remain open and safe, and there has been no disruption to the high-quality patient care that we provide.
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The command center reports to Gov. Charlie Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito and will be the commonwealth's single point of strategic decision making and coordination in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
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Berkshire Medical Center and Fairview Hospital, in Great Barrington, have announced changes to visitation policies in line with national trends and to further lower the risk of transmission of infectious disease, including the coronavirus COVID-19. click for more
Speaking in front of City Hall, Baker, who was accompanied by Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, Mayory Linda Tyer and the Berkshire delegation, said the state has received enough materials to test 5,000 more people.
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The patient could not be tested before Friday, when the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and the state Department of Public Health rules were changed to allow him to be tested. The CDC had limited testing to those who had traveled to areas where the disease was prevalent or had contact with someone who had.
The board had no real update Wednesday on its proposal to limit the number of tobacco purveyors but after some pushback from Selectman James Bush, Vice Chairman David Rhoads said members are willing to negotiate but the decision is theirs.
Four-year-old Lucas is one of 29 new ambassadors from across the globe. He was chosen to represent Nothing Down and, alongside his family, will assist the organization through community outreach, fundraising and social media promotion for the duration of 2020.
The director is responsible for the day-to-day operations of both programs, the development and implementation of the AFC/SL, accreditation, policies and procedures as well as the fiscal administration of the AFC department.
Smith earned his master's degree in nursing from the University of Tennessee in 2018. He received his bachelor's in nursing from the University of Rochester School of Nursing in New York in 2015. He holds a second bachelor's degree in environmental science from the State University of New York at Brockport.
Dr. Basile, who has operated Basile Vein Specialists for many years, has been named the medical director of the Berkshire Vein Center at BMC. As a result, he is closing his Basile Vein Specialists practice and will provide advanced vein care services at the Berkshire Vein Center beginning on March 2.
A native of Brooklyn, N.Y., and a 1981 graduate of Harvard Medical School, Pride-Boone most recently worked as locum tenens physician with the Indian Health Service in Albuquerque, N.M., and at pediatric practices in Plattsburgh and Brooklyn.
Lederer most recently served as the vice president for Clinical Excellence of Allspire Health Partners in Conshohocken, Pa., where he was responsible for setting clinical priorities and establishing best practices for member organizations.
Indoor air can be between 200 percent and 500 percent more polluted than outdoor air, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, leading to symptoms such as itchy, watery eyes, postnasal drip, headaches, coughing, itching, nasal congestion, runny nose, fatigue and sneezing.