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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Healthcare

Sullivan stepping up measles safeguards and outreach, with camp season closing in

MONTICELLO – Within two weeks, Sullivan County’s population will more than double as it does every summer, as the dozens of bungalow colonies will...

High school students celebrated for creating anti-vaping PSA for their peers

NEW YORK – Montefiore Hudson Valley Collaborative (MVHC) hosted a celebratory event culminating their Vaping Prevention Contest to help teens from the Bronx, Dutchess,...

Ulster County requires measles vaccinations or proof of immunity for summer campers and staff

KINGSTON – As the measles outbreak continues to spread to the region, Ulster County Executive Patrick Ryan has directed Health Commissioner Dr. Carol Smith...

Catskill Regional Medical Center appoints chief medical officer

HARRIS (June 10) - Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC) announces that Catskill Regional Medical Group Physician, Christopher Roman, DO has been appointed as Chief...

St. Anthony Community Hospital embarks on $10 million radiology department upgrade

WARWICK – With the swing of sledgehammers, officials of St. Anthony Community Hospital ceremonially broke ground on Thursday, for a major upgrade to the...

State legislation would require all children in summer camp to be vaccinate against measles

ALBANY – State Senator David Carlucci (D, Nanuet) proposed legislation that would require all children who attend summer camps to be vaccinated against measles...

VBMC leaders detail commitment to growth, community

POUGHKEEPSIE – Vassar Brothers Medical Center is the largest employer in the City of Poughkeepsie and on Thursday morning, its top official updated elected officials...

Rehabilitation Support Services, Inc. managing director recipient of new state award

ALBANY – The State Office of Mental Health has named Susan Miller, managing director of Rehabilitation Support Services, Inc. in Middletown as a recipient...

Orange County Health Department marks 50th year of service

GOSHEN – The Orange County Health Department has been serving county residents for half a century. During that time it has carried out a...

Rockland Health Department notifies residents of possible measles exposure

NEW CITY – There are now 247 confirmed cases of measles in Rockland County since the outbreak began in October 2018 and there could...