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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 […]

Lowville Medical Associates Receive NYS PCMH 2017 Annual Recognition

On November 13, 2019, Lowville Medical Associates received recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a NYS Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) practice at the 2017 standard, the most recent standard available. This recognition is given to practices in NYS that meet a rigorous set of qualifications within […]

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 […]

watertown internists

Watertown Internists Receives NYS PCMH 2017 Annual Recognition

On September 6, 2019, Watertown Internists received recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a NYS Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) practice at the 2017 standard, the most recent standard available. This recognition is given to practices in NYS that meet a rigorous set of qualifications within six […]

school wellness

Regional Health In Focus: School Wellness

School wellness is the idea that schools should create supportive environments for nutrition, physical activity and overall student wellness. School wellness is important for a child’s growth and development, and for the prevention of various health concerns, like obesity and diabetes. In the U.S., most children spend an average of […]