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Four Communities Adopt Complete Streets Policy

  Four additional communities recently adopted a policy intended to improve the health and wellness of their residents’ physical activity by reducing hazards on streets and sidewalks. Complete Streets policies ensure that streets and sidewalks are safe for users of all ages and abilities, including pedestrians, bicyclists, transit users and […]

Winter MASH Camp Applications Being Accepted

The next MASH (Medical Academy of Sciences and Health) Camp will be held February 18-20, 2020. Students interested in attending MASH Camp are encouraged to apply. Application deadline is December 20, 2019. The Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization (FDRHPO), in collaboration with four regional hospitals, is now accepting applications […]

2019 Community Health Heroes

2019 Community Health Heroes Recognized at Luncheon

Individuals from Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence counties receive 2019 Community Health Hero Award, given by the Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization (FDRHPO) and North Country Health Compass partners. Watertown, NY – The Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization (FDRHPO) and North Country Health Compass Partners are pleased to […]

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Calls for 2019 Community Health Survey Begin Wednesday

Adult residents of Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties are asked to share thoughts, experiences, and impressions regarding local health care WATERTOWN — The Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization, in partnership with the North Country Health Compass Partners, will soon be making calls to community members for its 2019 Community […]

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Three North Country Residents Honored at ‘Health Hero’ Luncheon

Individuals from Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence counties receive 2018 Community Health Hero Award, given by the Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization (FDRHPO) and North Country Health Compass partners. CLAYTON – The Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization (FDRHPO) and North Country Health Compass Partners are pleased to introduce […]

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FDRHPO Launches New Regional “Diabetic TeleRetinopathy” Program

With funding support from Excellus BlueCross BlueShield and state Senator Patty Ritchie, 28 primary care practices in the tri-county region will offer telemedicine-based care for diabetic retinopathy WATERTOWN – The Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization (FDRHPO) is pleased to announce a new regional initiative that will improve vision health […]