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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 […]

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 […]

2020 Community Health Survey Begins June 14

The Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization (FDRHPO), in partnership with the North Country Health Compass Partners, will soon be making calls to community members for its 2020 Community Health Survey. Completed on an annual basis, the survey asks local adults about their thoughts and experiences with healthcare. Responses are […]

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 […]

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 […]