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From the office of NYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli The state Department of Health (DOH) could have saved the Medicaid program as much as $146 million over a six-year period if it had helped Medicaid patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD) who meet certain eligibility requirements get the Medicare benefits to which they are entitled, […]
Vegetable Soup Chicken Breasts & Stuffing Mashed Potatoes/Gravy Cranberry Sauce Corn Cherry Cobbler The cooks are at work. The welcome mat is out. Serving begins at 4:30. Come and enjoy this free, delicious meal.
Peru Gazette Comment: Very important to share and get the word out about these bad drugs. Friends found Malone man unresponsive; autopsy being done. Source: Police fear another drug OD death | Local News | pressrepublican.com
Posted: January 25th, 2017 under Adirondack Region News, Crime News, General News, Heathcare News, Law Enforcement News, Northern NY News, Peru/Regional History, Regional NY-VT. News, Youth News.
Drug can counteract the effects of opiate overdoses. Source: CVPH to give addicts Narcon kits | Local News | pressrepublican.com
Valuable New Tool Links Clinton County Residents to Local Health Improvement and Lifestyle Change Programs
A Message from the United Way of the Adirondack Region January 24, 2017 (Plattsburgh) A new online resource is available to help Clinton County residents and their healthcare providers find programs focusing on different aspects of health improvement. The Clinton County Health Department (CCHD) has collaborated with United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc. to create […]
Two found dead Thursday in Clinton County. Source: Police: Opiates may be laced with other substances | News | pressrepublican.com
State says more than 16,500 would be affected in Clinton, Essex, Franklin counties. Source: Officials voice concern about Obamacare repeal | Local News | pressrepublican.com
Posted: January 5th, 2017 under Adirondack Region News, Business News, General News, Heathcare News, Northern NY News, Peru/Regional History, Political News, State Government News, State Legislator News.
Are you looking to volunteer in the community? JCEO is looking for volunteer drivers to provide transportation to doctor’s appointments. YOU decide when and how much you want to drive. Drivers are reimbursed 56 cents per mile and must have their own vehicle. For more information, contact Chelsea at 518-561-6310 or stop by your local […]
The Foundation of CVPH will host the annual Candlelight Remembrance Ceremony on Tuesday, December 6 at 4 p.m. at the Circle of Healing & Hope on the front lawn of the hospital. Like all organizations that have an Angel of Hope, we are holding this annual ceremony on this day to give people an opportunity […]
By John T. Ryan The Town of Peru’s Preliminary 2017 Budget will be open for public comment at a Thursday, November 10, 2016 Public Hearing at 6:30 p.m. at the Peru Town Hall. The budget increases are under the New York State imposed .68% tax cap. Some rates increase, while others decrease. Health care costs […]
Source: NAMI:CV & Impeerium will be moving!
Disease more common among those who served than general population. Source: Free hepatitis-C testing available for veterans | Lifestyles | pressrepublican.com
Source: State, Clinton County health officials investigate Legionella bacteria contamination | NCPR News
PLATTSBURGH, NEW YORK – Prescription Opiate, Heroin Addiction and opiate-related overdoses continue to increase in the North Country. Several local professionals and concerned citizens joined forces to form a coalition, namely, Substance Abuse Prevention and Recovery of Clinton County (SPARCC). This coalition is comprised of people in recovery, concerned citizens, treatment providers, elected officials, law […]
Posted: September 19th, 2016 under Adirondack Region News, Community Events, Crime News, Education News, General News, Heathcare News, Law Enforcement News, Northern NY News, Peru/Regional History.
A Message from Peru Community Development Coordinator Adele Douglas The Town of Peru has been awarded funds from the Clinton County Health Dept. to build Fun/Exercise stations along the Little Ausable River Trail. The idea is to offer additional opportunities for exercise and improving balance in a way that’s fun for a wide range of […]
Posted: August 18th, 2016 under Adirondack Region News, Education News, General News, Heathcare News, Northern NY News, Peru News, Peru/Regional History, State Government News, Town Board News, Youth News.
Overdose death rates rose faster in New York than other states. Source: Office of the New York State Comptroller: Press Release
The Adirondack region means different things to different people. For Eli and Emily Schwartzberg the affection they have for the area has brought the couple full circle. Both attended Northwood School, a college preparatory school in Lake Placid. Emily, originally from Gloversville, was a competitive skier and a resident boarder, spending as much time as […]
By John T. Ryan Peru – Are you a person age 60 or older or do you know anyone 60 or over who would appreciate a good meal, a few laughs and interesting conversation? If the answer is “yes,” you’ll find all of this and more at 11:45 a.m. Monday through Friday at the Peru […]
Programs Are For Children With Physical or Developmental Issues and Grieving Children Thera-Pets of Clinton, Essex and Franklin Counties is offering its spring schedule of on-site programs. This organization is a not for profit 501©3 corporation and all offerings are free of charge. This spring there will be two programs offered. The first is for […]
Please help the Clinton County Health Department learn more about the health concerns of County residents and their families. Our goal is to collect information from residents over the next two months, but we need your help to reach as many people as possible with our brief survey. The information will be used to identify […]
Hospitals in Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties will add medical villages, provide new services. Source: North Country health facilities win millions in state funds | News | pressrepublican.com
Fines Delayed for up to Six Years, Nursing Homes Cited Repeatedly for Problems with Limited Consequences The state Department of Health (DOH) needs to fix problems and delays with how it is assessing fines to nursing homes after violations are found, according to an audit released today by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. While DOH […]
New York’s Medical Marijuana Program Off to a Slow Start; Critics Say Patients Are the Ones Suffering | Village Voice
Source: New York’s Medical Marijuana Program Off to a Slow Start; Critics Say Patients Are the Ones Suffering | Village Voice
MORRISONVILLE — Veterans who served from 1964-75 are encouraged to be tested for Hepatitis-C Source: Hep-C testing encouraged for vets – Sun Community News & Printing
Governor Cuomo Announces New Addiction Treatment Facility in the North Country | Governor Andrew M. Cuomo
New Agreement will Create Jobs and Enable Delivery of Substance Use Disorder Treatment Services at Repurposed State Building .Governor Cuomo announces a new agreement to bring detoxification and outpatient substance use disorder services to Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties. Source: Governor Cuomo Announces New Addiction Treatment Facility in the North Country | Governor Andrew M. […]
Source: Cuomo expands Zika virus testing – Capitol Confidential
Columbia Care site at 345 Cornelia St. is now accepting state-registered patients. Source: Plattsburgh medical-marijuana dispensary opens – Press-Republican: Local News
Source: N.Y. Senate report shows surge in synethic marijuana abuse – The Pulse
2-1-1 is a FREE number you dial for information and referral on health and human service needs. United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc. is pleased to announce a new website for 2-1-1 in the Clinton, Essex and Franklin Counties. It is 211adk.org and can help individuals find the necessary services they need. Visit www.211adk.org and […]
Source: N.Y. law requires hospitals to instruct caregivers before releasing patients – The Pulse
The Clinton County Coalition To Prevent Suicide and the Suicide Prevention Center presents: QPR: Question, Persuade, Refer (http://www.qprinstitute.com/) The QPR mission is to save lives and reduce suicidal behaviors by providing innovative, practical and proven suicide prevention training. QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer — 3 simple steps that anyone can learn to help […]
The Board of Directors of the Samaritan Family Counseling Center (SFCC) announces that the Center, with offices in Peru and Plattsburgh, will close at the end of August, 2015. The board has taken this action, in part, because of two staff retirements and an additional staff member reducing her hours of availability. The difficulty of […]
Calling all those over 50. Looking for something fun and fit to do this summer? Think about participating on the Trailblazer Challenge. Walk the seven accessible trails in Clinton County by October 13, 2015 and get a Trailblazer T-shirt and, if among the first 50, a pedometer and walking journal. But the real prize is […]
Bailey Wind will be speaking to the Peru Jr/Sr High School student body on May 12th at 9:30 am. Bailey had just signed her letter of intent with the University of Tennessee’s Swimming and Diving team when on December 1, 2012, at the age of 17 and a senior at Shaker High School in Latham, New […]
The Clinton County Health Department and the Action for Health Consortium are working to increase healthy opportunities for Clinton County residents. We’d like to better understand what people want and need for the local trails in Clinton County. We ask you to take our 5-minute survey (see link below). Answers will help us carry out […]
Plattsburgh City Council to consider medical marijuana resolution – Press-Republican: News.
Posted: February 4th, 2015 under General News, Government Corruption Stories, Heathcare News, Law Enforcement News, Northern NY News, Peru/Regional History, Political News, Regional NY-VT. News.
CVPH Volunteer Opportunities Jan
UVM Medical Center Has Grown into a Billion-Dollar Monolith | Healthcare | Seven Days | Vermont’s Independent Voice.
Heroin warning videos at movies – Times Union.
Health insurance deadline extended 5 days – Times Union.
Capitol Confidential » Skelos: Immigrants’ new status will raise Medicaid costs.
NAMI-CV in conjunction with Impeerium Peer Network will be offering a weekly NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group starting Tuesday, October 28th from 1:30-3:00pm. The meetings will be held at the NAMI office in Plattsburgh at 14 Healey Avenue, Suite D. The support group is open to any adult with a mental illness and there is […]
Plattsburgh, NY, September 10th, 2014 – The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Champlain Valley is pleased to announce that we will sponsor and host the first ever Keys to Recovery Conference on October 9th, 2014, at the State University of New York at Plattsburgh. The conference is an opportunity for peers (those who utilize […]
The United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc. is in the early stage of planning for the 2015 campaign. The volunteer campaign team is being led by Bruce and Marge Garcia of Keeseville, NY. Bruce is the CEO of Joint Council For Economic Opportunities, Inc. (JCEO) and Marge is a long time employee at Adirondack […]
Washington County kids face serious mental health, substance abuse problems « The In Box.
Gov. Cuomo reminds New Yorkers to vaccinate against measles « The In Box.
Study: Asthma costs $1.3B in state – Times Union.
News from Peru Central School With the Peru Elementary School’s continued efforts to support health and wellness among students, we will hold our fourth annual health fair for kindergarten through 2nd grade on Friday, May 2nd. Students will have the opportunity to rotate through seven stations on varying health topics including hand washing, dental hygiene, dance fitness, […]
The Medicaid solution – The Observation Deck.
Flu sufferers younger, sicker in New York, reflecting U.S. trend – Times Union.
Out-of-network plan proposed – Times Union.
Obesity Rate for Young Children Plummets 43% in a Decade – NYTimes.com.
Half a million New Yorkers enroll in Obamacare – Times Union.
Counting down time for health insurance: Enrollment deadline nears to get Affordable Care Act coverage
Counting down time for health insurance – Times Union.
Capitol Confidential » Q Poll: New Yorkers are totally OK with weed.
Debate builds on need for local mental health services – Times Union.
CVPH plans residency program » NEW TODAY… » Press-Republican.
State silent on reports of disabled abuse – Times Union.
Health Comm Claims that Medical Marijuana Ready in One Year Met with Skepticism | WXXI News.