The New York State Department of Health recently announced revised immunization requirements for school attendance.
Memories of a baby girl who lived only 21 days has inspired her family members to reach out to others through providing life-sustaining blood for people with critical medical conditions.
As the weather is more conducive to outdoor activity for humans and their pets, the Essex County Public Health Department wants to make sure all are protected against rabies.
Trail Mix offers treks for all experience levels
Trail Mix is growing in popularity among Ticonderoga area hikers. No, not the snack mixture of nuts, seeds, dried fruit and chocolate. Trail Mix is a group of local people who join to make regular treks into the Adirondacks.
HCR Home Care, a nationally recognized provider of home health care services, has launched operations in Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, St. Lawrence and Warren counties, following the New York State Department of Health’s recommendation.
Computer timing to be utilized in July 4th race
The 28th annual Montcalm Mile will offer $2,300 in prize money this July 4th in Ticonderoga. The Montcalm Mile, the largest participation event in Ticonderoga every year, will also become the first area race to use computer chip timing to score results in 2014.
Chief financial officer resigns amid cuts
Inter-Lakes Health officials claim the Ticonderoga health care facility has a viable future, despite continued retrenchment.
Essex County has been without a full-time medical director and staff psychiatrist since the mental health department’s medical director, Dr. Kausar Chaudhry, resigned last December.
Chip Holmes takes another position
The chief executive officer of Inter-Lakes Health in Ticonderoga is leaving, stating his plans a week after announcing the facility is eliminating 33 jobs. Chip Holmes, the Inter-Lakes CEO for the past two-and-a-half years, has accepted a position with Quorum Health Resources, effective April 4.
Wilderness First Aid and CPR classes will be starting soon for 2014.
KEENE — For one man, his attempt to scale all 46 High Peaks in 12 days starting Tuesday, Feb. 18, is a way to honor the memory of his son while raising money for a good cause.
33 positions being cut in Ticonderoga
Inter-Lakes Health is eliminating 33 full-time positions. Chip Holmes, Inter-Lakes CEO, announced the personnel cuts Feb. 12.
County: Staffers to be placed on “preferred list” for new jobs
As New York City-based health provider Centers for Specialty Care prepares to take ownership of the Horace Nye Nursing Home from Essex County Jan. 31, county officials discussed what the endgame would be for the facility’s 130-plus staffers.
Members of the Essex County Board of Supervisors approved the use of $128,000 from fund balance to operate the currently county-owned facility in Elizabethtown for another month during its Jan. 6 Organizational Meeting.
Berube, Sommerville win Resolution Run
Jay Berube won the 12th annual Resolution Run in Ticonderoga. Berube, a former Ti High runner now competing at SUNY-Oneonta, won the 5K in 17 minutes, 43 seconds.