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FDRHPO Provides Pulse Oximeters to Partner Organizations

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

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

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

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

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, 2020February 28, 2023by
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