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North Country Hospital Pharmacy Department Receives Two Industry Awards

North Country Hospital Pharmacy Department Receives Two Industry Awards Newport- The pharmacy professionals at North Country Hospital were recently presented with the Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS) 2017 Best Practices Award as well as being named 2017 Site of the Year Award for the East Region. Comprehensive Pharmacy Services is a national independent pharmacy service provider […]

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Win a Supermarket Shopping Spree!

Win one of two grocery shopping sprees at Vista Foods on Saturday October 21 at 8:30 am. North Country Hospital and Vista Foods have teamed up to raise money for the North Country Hospital Patient Care Initiatives Fund. Get your raffle ticket at Vista Foods at the Customer Service Desk or at The Window Box […]

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New Healthcare Scholarships Awarded to Local Students by North Country Hospital

Seventeen new healthcare scholarships were recently awarded to local high school seniors and above, totaling $14,000. In addition, North Country Hospital renews scholarships for consecutive years providing students stay in healthcare education and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA. Each year the scholarship review committee makes selections based on student essays, transcripts, extra-curricular activitie...

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North Country Hospital Employees Complete AHA Certification

North Country Hospital Employees Complete AHA Certification North Country Hospital Environmental Services (EVS) employees recently completed a six week “CHEST” certification course designed by the American Hospital Association. “CHEST” stands for Certified Healthcare Environmental Services Technician, which is a course of training that sets national standards specifically for environmental...

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North Country Hospital the First in Vermont to Receive New Quality-Based Accreditation

North Country Hospital the First in Vermont to Receive New Quality-Based Accreditation North Country Hospital announces the successful completion of its new accreditation process from DNV GL – Healthcare. By earning accreditation, the hospital has demonstrated it meets or exceeds patient safety standards set forth by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. “The […]

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Start the Conversation about Managing Your Healthcare Decisions Now

Start the Conversation about Managing Your Healthcare Decisions Now April 16-22 is National Healthcare Decisions Week. It is a time for all of us to become involved in a discussion about health care—our health care and about how we want to live until we die. It is a time to talk about choice and respect—our […]

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2016 Flu Clinics

Flu Clinics Here you will find the dates and times for our 2016 Flu Clinics. Primary Care Newport October 4th, 2016 8am-5pm October 13, 2016 8am-5pm October 28, 2016 9:30am-11:30am November 4, 2016 9:30am-11:30am November 11, 2016 9:30am-11:30am November 18, 2016 9:30am-11:30am Primary Care Barton Orleans October 5th, 2016 8am-5pm October 19, 2016 8am-5pm Please […]

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Public Screening of “All of Me”

When: Thursday October 13 Where: Goodrich Memorial Library New documentary All of Me on eating disorders tours across Vermont Kingdom County Productions is proud to launch its new documentary film All of Me by award winning filmmaker Bess O’Brien. The film will tour Vermont this September and October. Twenty four screenings are scheduled across the […]

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Diabetes Prevention Program

Having a healthy weight can help people prevent chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease. A Diabetes Prevention Program can help to keep you healthy and on the right track. North Country Hospital’s Diabetes Prevention Program can help people who participate lose weight while learning about healthy lifestyle choices, label reading, healthy choices when […]

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Dream Vacation Raffle Tickets

Here is your chance to win a seven-night, all inclusive dream vacation for 2 with open travel dates. The Winner may choose from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico; Falmoluth, Jamaica or a destination of choice. The value of the trip is $3,250.00. No Cash Value. *Includes airfare for 2 adults from Boston, lodging, meals and beverages, taxes […]

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May is Better Speech and Hearing Month

North Country Hospital’s Speech-Language Pathology department is offering FREE speech, language, communication, hearing and swallowing screenings to persons of all ages. Have you ever wondered “Why isn’t my child speaking?”, “Why doesn’t my child understand me? “Why am I coughing when I take a drink?” “Why am I having a hard time managing meats or […]

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North Country Hospital Earns Lung Cancer Screening Center Designation

Newport, Vermont October 27, 2015 — North Country Hospital has been designated a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center designation is a voluntary program that recognizes facilities that have committed to practice safe, effective diagnostic care for individuals at the highest risk for lung […]

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October is National Physical Therapy Month

NORTH COUNTRY REHABILATION WANTS YOU TO KNOW IT’S PT MONTH North Country Hospital has two Clinics offering PT Services, one in Barton, and one right here at NCH. PTs are experts in movement and want to help you, your family and friends to maintain mobility and quality of life. PTs use treatment techniques that are […]

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North Country Hospital Celebrates Healthcare IT Week – Oct 5-9

North Country Hospital Celebrates Healthcare IT Week – Oct 5-9 When you think of North Country Hospital, your first thought is probably not about the technology used throughout the hospital and clinics. However, over the past 20 years, there have been remarkable technological improvements that have made a tremendous impact on how North Country Hospital […]

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Marinated Zucchini and Yellow Squash Salad

This colorful summer salad packs a lot of flavor, considering how few ingredients and how little of your time it requires. And, you’ll get an added kick of vitamin A from the fresh basil. Use the peeler lengthwise rather than horizontally to create long, beautiful green and yellow ribbons of squash. Ingredients 1/2 cup cider […]

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Healthy and Happy Fourth of July

Here are some tips on how to safely enjoy the 4th of July weekend. Leave Fireworks to the Professionals Vermont state law prohibits private citizens from using, selling, or possessing fireworks. Additionally, fireworks purchased legally elsewhere and then transported into the state are strictly prohibited. There are a variety of fireworks displays supervised by professionals […]

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North Country Hospital to Perform Full-scale Emergency Exercise

North Country Hospital will be performing a full-scale emergency drill in Newport on June 19th. The drill will consist of a simulated fire scenario at Derby Green Nursing Home and will incorporate North Country Hospital and North Country Career Center as an alternate care site. This drill will be a practical exercise to implement our […]

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Orleans Clinic Moves to Barton

Orleans Clinic Moves to Barton By Christopher Roy, Express Staff Writer Wednesday, March 25 – Orleans – As of Tuesday patients of Orleans Family Medicine now have to travel about five miles south to the North Country Primary Care Barton/Orleans Building on Elm Street in Barton, to receive care. Claudio Fort, North Country Hospital’s CEO, […]

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North Country Hospital receives Worksite Wellness Award

NCH Worksite Wellness will be recognized for their efforts in worksite wellness by the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness & Sports and Vermont Department of Health on March 25, 2015 in Burlington. NCH Worksite Wellness is one of 92 businesses that will receive an award for 2014. This is the third year the company has […]

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Breast cancer screening tool comes to North Country Hospital

NEWPORT, Vt. – It’s new technology some doctors are saying is as revolutionary as CT scans. “We know that we’ve already picked up some cancers here that we would not have seen. This is in the past two months since we initiated this,” said Radiologist Steven Perlin of North Country Hospital. Perlin says 3D Mammography […]

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Seasonal Flu 101

The single best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated each year, but good health habits like covering your cough and washing your hands often can help stop the spread of germs and prevent respiratory illnesses like the flu. There also are flu antiviral drugs that can be used to treat and prevent […]

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