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New Amazing Apples

Apples contain 14 percent of the recommended daily value of vitamin C and lots of other important nutrients in small quantities, including potassium, vitamin K, manganese, copper, and vitamins A, E, B1, B2, and B6. A single apple provides so many important vitamins. click for more

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SVHC Previews Sept. 22 Medical Matters Weekly

The show will air at 12 p.m. She will share her insights on hospital trends throughout the last year. click for more

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Drury High School Mobile Vaccine Clinic

The bus will be at the school from noon to 2:30 p.m. click for more

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BMC Earns National Recognition for Efforts to...

Each year program participants apply for the award recognition by demonstrating how their organization has committed to providing quality care for stroke patients. In addition to following treatment guidelines, Berkshire Medical Center also provides education to patients to help them manage their... click for more

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Op-Ed: The Facts About COVID-19 Vaccines

I recognize that many of you still have questions or concerns about the COVID-19 vaccines. Over the last 18 months, publicly available scientific information about COVID-19 and its vaccines has changed rapidly. As the chief medical officer of Berkshire Health Systems, I believe that everyone should... click for more

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Williamstown Board of Health Stops Short of...

The board met with a single-item agenda to consider its course in light of last week's directive issued by the Lee-Lenox-Stockbridge Tri-Town Health Department, which instituted a mask mandate for all indoor spaces and "crowded outdoor public events." click for more

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Adams Board of Health Receives Pushback on...

The Board of Health has issued a COVID-19 Public Health Directive that strongly suggests and reinforces the wearing of masks, social distancing, and other safety standards. click for more

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SVMC and the American Cancer Society Present...

The Webinar is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23 virtually online. The program is free and open to the public. Advanced registration is required click for more

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Nicholas Wild Joins SVMC Northshire Campus and...

Wild completed his medical degree at Albany Medical College in New York. In addition, he holds a bachelor's in natural sciences from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a master's in biomedical sciences from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston.

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SVHC's Weekly Health Update: September 3

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Pittsfield Board of Health Wants to Reconsider...

The Board of Health is pushing back against the City Council's April decision to vote to opt out of the city's mosquito spraying program.

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SVMC Welcomes Patrice Thornton

Dr. Thornton completed her residency and internship at New York Medical College and Westchester Medical Center. She received her medical degree at New York Medical College and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. She received her bachelor's in biology from New York University.

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Pittsfield Health Director and Board of Health...

Armstrong submitted her resignation with a final day of Sept. 10 and Senior Sanitarian Andy Cambi was appointed as the interim fill-in.

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State Vaccine Mandate Extended to Home Care and...

The Baker-Polito administration has set a deadline of Oct. 31 for staff to be vaccinated at rest homes, assisted living residences and hospice programs, as well as for home care workers providing in-home, direct care services.

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SVMC’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation Professionals...

The two will share information about pulmonary rehabilitation and how it can help those with breathing difficulties.

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CHP's 'Big Orange Bus' to Provide Vaccines at BCC

The mobile health unit that will administer the first dose of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, as well as the "one shot" Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

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Health Officials Ask Employers to Urge Workers to...

Berkshire Health Systems officials Tuesday urged area employers to motivate their workforce to get vaccinated against COVID-19, which the medical professionals called the "best we can do to push back" the pandemic.

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Dalton BOH Encourages Indoor Masking, Universal...

Board members were not yet ready to suggest mandates for the two COVID-19 mitigation processes but exhibited concern for Berkshire County's recent rise in community spread. There were 100 new cases over the weekend.

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Berkshire Health Systems Employees Achieve 90...

When the mandatory vaccination policy was announced, nearly 80 percent of the BHS workforce had been vaccinated. In the following weeks, that rate has risen to 90 percent.

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SVMC Breaks Ground on New $28M Emergency...

The Kendall Emergency Department will be the first phase of the $40 million Vision 2020 plan that will include the doubling in size of the cancer center on campus and the first steps in a strategic plan to modernize and update facilities throughout the campus.

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Update: Lee Sandy Beach and Lenox Town Beach...

Tri-Town Health Department announced late Friday morning that after further testing both Sandy Beach and Lenox Town Beach will remain closed to the public.

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Husband and Wife Neurologists Join Berkshire...

For more information or an appointment with Neurology Professional Services of BMC, call 413-395-7694.

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Family Medicine Provider Joins Williamstown...

For an appointment with Dr. Dunton, please call Williamstown Medical at 413-458-8182.

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Williamstown Board of Health Advises...

The Board of Health on Tuesday expressed its support for indoor face-covering and "recommended highly" that all residents eligible for the COVID-19 vaccination get vaccinated.

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CHP Mobile Health Unit Schedule

Appointments can be scheduled and walk-ins are welcome.

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SVMC: COVID-19 Update: Aug. 23

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