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SVMC Outpatient Rehabilitation Offers Certified...

She is now a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) with the Hand Therapy Certification Commission. click for more

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Berkshire Health Systems Offers Vaccine Clinics in...

The COVID-19 vaccine is free and is available to anyone ages 12 and older. click for more

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Medical Matters Weekly Welcomes Patricia Ryan

The show will air at 12 p.m., and Ryan will share the role cardiac rehabilitation plays in the health and wellbeing of patients. click for more

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SVHC Promotes Walk-In Vaccine Opportunities

The clinic at the former Southern Vermont College is open Saturday only. It is located at 981 Mansion Drive in Bennington. click for more

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BCC Partners with Rural Recovery Resources

The training program was made possible with a $1 million Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant awarded to Rural Recovery Resources, a project created by the South Berkshire Opioid Consortium (SBOC). click for more

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Emergency Medicine Physician Honored with BMC...

Batya Cohen, MD, a member of the BMC Emergency Department, was awarded the honor during a special ceremony in May. click for more

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Ride for Roots Rising

Between June 19 and June 27, road cyclists and mountain bikers can complete beginner, intermediate, or advanced routes. All proceeds support Roots Rising's mission to empower youth and build community through food and farming. click for more

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SVMC Welcomes Nosa Aigbe Lebarty

Dr. Lebarty earned a bachelor's in Biology from the City University of New York Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn. He went on to earn his medical degree at Poznan University of Medical Sciences in Poland in 2008. click for more

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SVMC Welcomes Family Nurse Practitioner

Jannen earned her master's degree in nursing from Simmons University in Massachusetts in 2020. She received her bachelor's in nursing from Northeastern University.

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SVMC ExpressCare Sets COVID-19 Vaccine Schedule...

No appointment is necessary, and COVID-19 vaccines are available to everyone ages 12 and older regardless of state of residency.

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Pittsfield Enters 'Green' Risk Category for...

Pittsfield is now in the green category for having less than four daily COVID-19 infections per 100,000 people and Berkshire Medical Center currently has no patients hospitalized for the virus.

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Medical Matters Weekly Previews June 2 Show with...

The show will air at 12 p.m. Dr. Weiskopf will reflect on her career serving patients with migraines, epilepsy, stroke, multiple sclerosis (MS), Parkinson's disease, and other conditions of the brain, spinal cord, and nervous system.

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SVMC: COVID-19 Update May 21

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SVHC Medical Matters Weekly: May 26 Show

The women's health professionals will reflect on their years helping new families deliver their babies.

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Baker: State's Economy to Fully Reopen on May 29

Nearly a year to the day since the Baker Administration announced its reopening plan for the commonwealth’s economy, the governor Monday announced that remaining COVID-19 restrictions will be largely lifted effective May 29.

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SVMC: COVID-19 Update May 14

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Medical Matters Weekly Preview: Gastroenterologist...

The show will air at 12 p.m. and will explain what gastroenterology is, the common issues of the digestive system, and how gastroenterology may be able to help.

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Local Video Series Sheds Light on Type 1 Diabetes

Carly Beery, a surgical technologist at Berkshire Medical Center, was diagnosed at the age of 11 years and is now creating a video series called "Diabetics Eatz" that outlines day-to-day life with diabetes while highlighting local eateries.

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Pittsfield Residents, Officials Frustrated With...

The tower was erected in August 2020 and has since driven large amounts of public comment in the open microphone segment of City Council meetings.

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SVHC Welcomes New Legal Counsel

In addition to acting as counsel to SVHC, Morrissey will continue operating his private law practice in Bennington. The late Tom Jacobs had served as SVHC's general counsel until his death in 2020.

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SVHC Schedules Vaccination Clinic Saturday

Both adults and children ages 12 and over can get vaccinated during this clinic. The clinic will administer Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine to those 12 – 18 and Johnson & Johnson to those 18 and above.

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Pittsfield Health Board Sets Cell Tower Forum...

Local health officials are "disappointed" with the state Department of Health for backing out of an investigation of health concerns related to a Verizon cell tower at 877 South St.

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Brian J. Dempsey MD Pediatrics Welcomes New...

Dr. Thomas received her Doctor of Medicine and completed her residency at the Medical College of Ohio. She completed her fellowship in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at Nationwide Children's hospital in Columbus Ohio.

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Medical Matters Weekly Welcomes State Veterinarian...

The show will air at a special time, 11 a.m., and will cover everything you need to know about ticks and tick-borne disease.

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Berkshire Vaccine Collaborative to Open Walk-In...

The Collaborative continues to conduct registration for the clinics through its website

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SVMC: COVID-19 Update April 30

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Medical Matters Weekly Welcomes Hospital...

The show will cover VAHHS's impact on patient care statewide, both throughout the pandemic and beyond.

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