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CHP To Receive Grants To Assist Area Residents

Awards from Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, the Women's Fund of Western Massachusetts, the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts and the Gilson Family Foundation will help CHP Family Services answer a range of client needs.

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Physician Joins CHP Berkshire Pediatrics

She completed her pediatric residency in 2020 at Marshfield Clinic in Wisconsin, where she was pediatric chief resident and earned distinction as Resident of the Year.

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Berkshire Vaccine Collaborative Launches Website

The Berkshire Vaccine Collaborative has established vaccination sites in Pittsfield at the Berkshire Community College Field House, in Great Barrington at the WEB Du Bois Middle School and in North Adams at St. Elizabeth of Hungary’s Parish Center.

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Dentist Joins CHP Family Dental Center

A 2020 graduate of the Texas A & M College of Dentistry, she most recently worked in private dental practices in Texas before relocating to the Northeast and joining the CHP dental team.

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Chez Nous Takeout Supports Community Health Programs

Orders must be placed in advance and can be picked up between 5:00 and 6:30 p.m.

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CHP Now Leads Berkshire Baby Box Program

As of Jan. 1, CHP will run the Baby Box program. The transition comes after distribution of more than 1,000 baby boxes to Berkshire families over the past five years.

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CHP: Plan Your COVID-safe Mammogram

In the early months of COVID-19, mammography numbers declined dramatically in the U.S. as hospitals and health care facilities suspended elective and preventive medical care to reduce virus transmission. Now, with more awareness of how to prevent COVID-19 transmission, mammograms and other diagnostic care are being offered again in safe surroundings.

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Family Nurse Practitioner Joins CHP Lee Family Practice

Janell Hostetler will see patients of all ages. She received both her bachelor's and master's degrees in nursing from Chamberlain University in Illinois, and she is board-certified in family health by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

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Now More Than Ever: Get Your Flu Shot

COVID-19 and the flu are both respiratory infections, with similar symptoms. Each, if serious, can damage the lungs and pose deadly risks for people with underlying conditions. Each can be spread by an asymptomatic infected person exhaling droplets. None of us can afford to be infected with both viruses.

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CHP Barrington OB/GYN Relocating to Fairview Hospital Campus

The practice, which has been located at the East Mountain Medical complex on South Main Street, will move to 27 Lewis Ave.

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Doctor Returns to CHP Barrington OB/GYN

Dr. Samale provides comprehensive obstetrical and gynecology care to women of all ages.

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New Dentist Joins CHP

He is seeing patients at both CHP Neighborhood Dental Center in Pittsfield and North Adams Family Medical & Dental.

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Your Mental Health During COVID-19: When Should You Seek Help?

For many, mental health during COVID-19 can be hard to maintain. Especially if you are hard hit economically by the punch of the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be experiencing financial and emotional struggles you never before have encountered.

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Family Nurse Practitioner Joins CHP North Adams Family Medical & Dental Center

She most recently practiced at the University of New Mexico Family Health Clinic in Albuquerque, providing comprehensive urgent, ongoing and preventive care to patients of all ages.

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CHP Barrington OB/GYN Adds Certified Nurse-Midwife

Gretchen Chase-Rey has worked since 2015 as a certified nurse-midwife, practicing at a federally qualified health center in Flint, Mich., and at a hospital-based medical practice in that area.

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CHP Adapts to Changing Health Care Needs

Now, instead of an office visit, patient care may happen in a video call (telemedicine), a parking lot tent, in our mobile health unit, in the home, or in an office.

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Social Worker Joins CHP Behavioral Health Team

Moro is now seeing clients at CHP’s Great Barrington Health Center and Barrington OB/GYN.

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Physical Therapy Assistant Joins CHP

Community Health Programs has expanded its physical therapy staff in Great Barrington with the addition of Jennifer Valente.

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CHP Names New Physician to Berkshire Pediatrics

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.

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CHP Names HR Director

Johnson has more than 20 years of leadership experience in human resources, primarily in the healthcare sector, most recently at First Choice Health Centers in East Hartford, Conn.

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Open Enrollment Runs Through Jan. 23

Making an in-person appointment with a CHP application counselor is the easiest way to get – and keep – your health insurance in 2020, whether or not you are a CHP patient.

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CHP Names Director of Operations

Most recently the director of patient relations at Berkshire Medical Center, Gariepy has also worked as program director at Childcare of the Berkshires and at The Brien Center as a human rights representative and case manager.

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CHP Adds Nurse Practitioner, Social Worker at Northern Berkshire Medical Practices

Community Health Programs has expanded its Northern Berkshires practices with two new health care providers: a social worker and nurse practitioner.

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Flu Shot: It's That Time Again

Although Massachusetts has historically ranked high in its overall immunization rates — 50 percent of all residents received vaccines in 2015-16 flu season — that percentage dropped from 55 percent the year before. The lowest rates of vaccination are in residents 18-49 — 40 percent for the 2015-16 season, but vaccine rates for all age groups (except young children) dropped slightly as well.

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