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STOP THE BLEED TRAINING BEING OFFERED IN NNY
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STOP THE BLEED TRAINING BEING OFFERED IN NNY

Uncontrolled bleeding is the number one cause of preventable death from trauma. STOP THE BLEED® is a national campaign that was created to better prepare the public to save lives by raising awareness of basic actions to stop life-threatening bleeding during an emergency. It was initiated by a federal workgroup to create protocol for national...

May 5, 2022May 5, 2022by
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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resource Documents

Below are links to the multiple state waivers released during the COVID-pandemic, such as Medicare waivers, commercial plan updates, telehealth software resources, upcoming webinars, and other agency resource guides related to this topic. The North Country Telehealth Partnership is pleased to make these telehealth-related resource documents available for the benefit of regional organizations. North Country...

April 6, 2022April 6, 2022by
FDRHPO Provides Pulse Oximeters to Partner Organizations
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FDRHPO Provides Pulse Oximeters to Partner Organizations

During January and February, Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization’s (FDRHPO) telehealth network procured and distributed 465 pulse oximeters to several of its healthcare partners throughout Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties. The provision of these oximeters enables partners to implement borrowing programs for high-risk patients with COVID-19 or other illness or chronic disease that...

February 18, 2022February 18, 2022by
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FDRHPO/SMC/Fort Drum MEDDAC Release Joint Statement About COVID Vaccine for Pregnant, Breastfeeding Women

LOCAL OB/GYN MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS ISSUE JOINT STATEMENT RECOMMENDING COVID-19 VACCINE FOR PREGNANT AND BREASTFEEDING WOMEN Statement Echoes National Obstetric Associations’ Assertion that the Vaccine is Safe & Effective WATERTOWN, NY, October 26, 2021 — Today, Samaritan Medical Center and the Fort Drum OB/GYN clinic jointly voice their recommendation that individuals across all reproductive stages—including those...

October 27, 2021October 27, 2021by
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2021 Community Health Survey Findings Released

The 2021 Community Health Survey of adult residents in Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence counties findings report is now available. This survey has been completed every year since 2016 with the intent to support and plan future initiatives, monitor changes within the community, as well as raise community awareness through the process of surveying. The...

September 30, 2021September 30, 2021by
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DRE Press Release

DIABETIC EYE SCREENING EXAM AT PRIMARY CARE VISITS COULD HELP DETECT BLINDNESS Patients With Diabetes Encouraged to Ask About Retinopathy Screening Exam Watertown, NY —– North Country primary care doctors who have potentially sight-saving equipment made available through Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization (FDRHPO) are encouraging patients with diabetes to inquire about diabetic retinopathy...

August 2, 2021August 2, 2021by
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North Country Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Providers

The following North Country providers have Diabetic Retinopathy Screening capabilities in their offices: Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center Ogdensburg Health Center (Horwood Place): 315-394-9462 Ogdensburg Health Center (Lyon Place, Medical Office Building): 315-394-7542 Canton Health Center: 315-379-4700 Heuvelton Health Center: 315-344-6621 Madrid Health Center: 315-322-8947 Waddington Health Center: 315-388-7872 Clifton-Fine Hospital Primary Care Clinic: 315-848-3351 Community Health...

July 30, 2021August 2, 2021by
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Teen Wellness Participating Practices

The following primary care and pediatric practices in the North Country are participating in the Teen Wellness Initiative. If your teen completes his/her annual wellness visit, they will have a chance to win one of ten (10) $100 Dick’s Sporting Goods’ gift certificates. Call to make your teen’s appointment, then scan the QR code at...

July 28, 2021September 3, 2021by
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Health Career Army Pathways Program Applications Being Accepted

APPLY TODAY! ATTENTION: Military Spouses & Dependents (Over 18), Reservists & Transitioning Soldiers Are you a military spouse or dependent (over 18 years of age), a Reserve Soldier, or a Soldier transitioning out of the military and looking for a new career in a rapidly growing industry? A career in HEALTHCARE may be just what...

March 2, 2020January 26, 2023by
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