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North Country Hospital Works to Prevent Alcohol & Drug Abuse Among Youth

Newport – North Country Hospital, in partnership with the Vermont Department of Health and the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program (ADAP), has been awarded a five-year Regional Prevention Partnerships Grant. The Hospital is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Sunny Naughton as the Regional Prevention Partnerships Grant Coordinator for Orleans and northern Essex counties. […]

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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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North Country Hospital named “Most Wired” Hospital

  North Country Hospital Recognized Nationally for use of Information Technology. Hospital named 2016 Most Wired™ – Small and Rural & HIMSS Analytics Stage 6 In recognition of its innovative use of information technology to improve patient care, North Country Hospital was named a 2016 “Most Wired™” organization by the American Hospital Association and recognized for its i...

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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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North Country Hospital Pharmacy Department Receives CPS Award

NEWPORT- The pharmacy professionals at The North Country Hospital were recently presented with a Best Practices Award from Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS), a national independent pharmacy services provider with nearly 450 client facilities across the United States. The award was presented by Bihn Dang, Pharm D.., CPS Regional Vice President for the East Region, at […]

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Hospital Employees Bring Christmas to Nineteen Families

2014 marks the 15th anniversary of North Country Hospital’s Annual Gingerbread Family Program. It has provided Christmas to 280 families across Orleans and Essex Counties over the last one and a half decades.  Area schools submit an anonymous family profile of a family in need from their school.  NCH departments select a family to sponsor, […]

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6 ways to boost womens health

6 Ways to Boost Women’s Health By Beth W. Orenstein | Medically reviewed by Lindsey Marcellin, MD, MPH Women’s health concerns are a little different from those of men. If you’re a woman, these tips will soon have you feeling fit and energetic. To look and feel your best at every age, it’s important to […]

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7 ways to make water taste better

Not everybody has a taste for water, but we all need it to ensure that our bodies continue functioning properly. If you want to drink more water, but aren’t crazy about the taste (or lack thereof), here are some tips that can make it more enjoyable: 1. Add fresh fruit. Citrus fruits, such as lemons, […]

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North Country Hospital Sees Success with VITLAccess

North Country Hospital Sees Success with VITLAccess Submitted by Joanna.Cummings on Tue, 11/18/2014 – 4:12pm By eHealth Specialist Betsey Walton and Joanna Cummings The VITLAccess provider portal has officially been launched in Vermont, with seven pilot sites transitioning to this secure resource for patient information. Health care providers are beginning to see the importance of […]

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