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Free Webinar Looks at the Intersection of Smoking and Food Insecurity

The Berkshire Area Health Education Center is hosting a free webinar...

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Local Organizations Unite to Address Food Insecurity, Chronic Illness

The Flexible Services Initiative is a free 10-week meal delivery and...

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SVHC Asks for Community Help Reaching $25 Million Vision 2020 Goal

Southwestern Vermont Health Care has officially raised $24 million as...

Medical Matters Weekly Welcomes Social Worker Kris Perry

Perry holds a bachelor’s in sociology and psychology from the...

Medical Matters Weekly Welcomes Psychologist Sheehan Fisher

Sheehan Fisher, PhD, an associate professor and clinical psychologist...

BHS Reducing COVID-19 Testing Center Hours

Berkshire Health Systems will be reducing hours for COVID-19 Testing...

Berkshire Health Systems Hires Chief Diversity Officers

Charles Redd, MS, RN, will begin as BHS's Diversity, Equity and...

Medical Matters Welcomes Lifestyle Physician Jennifer Davis

Jennifer Davis, MD, is a critical care pediatrician, a lifestyle...

Williamstown Zoning Board Again Continues Hearing on Drug Rehab Facility

The Zoning Board of Appeals on Thursday voted to again continue a...

J.K. Adams Donates 1,000 Infection Prevention Shields to SVMC

On Friday, July 8, J.K. Adams’ Company President Daniel Isaac and...

State Senate Passes Bill Protecting Reproductive and Gender-Affirming Health Care

The Massachusetts State Senate on Wednesday unanimously passed a...

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Efficiency of Canopy Entrance Allows Closure of...

All patients and visitors entering Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) will use the "canopy entrance" starting on Sunday, July 17. Visit for a map.

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Medical Matters Weekly Welcomes Leader of the...

Viewers are invited to tune in at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13, and learn about all of the wellness and other fun opportunities available through the parks system.

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SVHC Weekly Health Update July 1

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Speech Therapy Now Available at SVMC's Northshire...

Speech-language pathologist Kate O'Neill, MS, CCC-SLP, will be traveling from SVMC Outpatient Rehabilitation in Bennington to the primary care offices in Manchester and Wilmington.

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Medical Matters Weekly Welcomes Pioneer in Art's...

Viewers are invited to tune in at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, July 6. The show will address the power of art as a component of health and wellbeing in addition to the mental and physical healing processes.

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SVMC Named as Efficiency Vermont 'Energy Leader'

The organization honored seven large commercial and industrial customers with the award at the end of last year.

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CHP CEO Stepping Down After Nearly 7 Years

Spiliotes' last day is June 30. Richard H. Gregg will be appointed as Interim CEO.

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SVMC Celebrates Accredited Nursing Residency...

The year-long program is completed during the students' first year of employment and as they serve in nursing roles across the organization. Monthly meetings connect RNs with nurse educators, leaders, and skilled preceptors for mentorship.

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SVHC Weekly Health Update: June 24

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SVHC COVID Resource Center Will Discontinue...

SVHC remains ready to resume the availability of PCR testing at the COVID Resource Center (CRC) as the situation requires.

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Medical Matters Weekly Welcomes Cleveland Clinic's...

Viewers are invited to tune in at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 29. The show will address the power of everyday choices in preventing disease and prolonging productive and enjoyable lives.

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SVHC Honors the SVMC ICU Team with DAISY Team...

Duchene presented the award during a surprise presentation in the ICU last month.

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SVHC Summer Gala Raises Record Funds

The event hosted more than 400 people and raised more than $450,000. This is the highest amount ever raised at an SVHC event.

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Vaping: The Hidden Danger in Plain Sight

Often called "e-cigs," "jules," "vapes," "vape pens," or "ENDS" (electronic nicotine delivery systems), these battery-operated devices deliver nicotine, flavorings, and other chemicals in the form of an aerosol that users inhale.

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