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Remillard to oversee hospitals in Elizabethtown, Ti

July 23, 2016 John Remillard has been named president of Elizabethtown Community Hospital along with Inter-Lakes Health in Ticonderoga. more »»

 
 
 
Warm Beginnings

July 23, 2016 more »»

Dental van at Tupper’s Municipal Park

July 21, 2016 TUPPER LAKE — Adirondack Health’s mobile dental van begins its services at the Municipal Park today. The van will also serve patients by reservation on July 28 and Aug. 11 and 25. more »»

High Peaks Hospice, Ad’k Health present ‘Being Mortal’ screening

July 15, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — High Peaks Hospice & Palliative Care Inc. and Adirondack Health will host a free community screening of the documentary “Being Mortal” at 6 p.m. more »»

St. Joe’s plans addiction clinic in Tupper Lake

July 14, 2016 TUPPER LAKE — St. Joseph’s Addiction Treatment and Recovery Centers, based in Saranac Lake, plans to open a new outpatient clinic here. St. Joe’s would convert a former cat shelter at 190 Main St. more »»

Generous Acts Fund awards $60,000 in grants

July 13, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Adirondack Foundation’s Generous Acts Fund has awarded $60,000 in grants to community organizations across the region. more »»

Meet the new CEO

July 7, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — Adirondack Health’s new president and CEO says she didn’t come here by accident. more »»

Libraries unsure about opioid antidote program

July 2, 2016 LAKE PLACID — With heroin and opioid abuse now the No. more »»

Blood drive July 6 at Adirondack Medical Center

June 30, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — North Country Regional Blood Center will host a blood drive from 1 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 6 in the Redfield Board Room at Adirondack Medical Center. more »»

N.Y. to open 6 new centers to help recovering opioid users

June 30, 2016 ALBANY (AP) — New York state is funding the creation of six new recovery centers to help people trying to overcome heroin and opioid addiction. more »»

Saranac Lake native welcomed to Adirondack Health staff

June 25, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — Adirondack Health has welcomed a new member to its Associate Medical Staff, a Saranac Lake native who returned to provide primary care in the region she calls hom. more »»

New Vision graduation caps rigorous year of studies

June 25, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — Ten area high school seniors were honored before family and supporters as graduating members of the New Vision Program, Class of 201. more »»

3 Sunmount workers found guilty of abuse

June 23, 2016 TUPPER LAKE — A Franklin County jury returned guilty verdicts Wednesday for three former Sunmount employees seven months after state police charged them with assaulting a Sunmount resident with... more »»

N.Y. sets 7-day limit on initial opioid prescriptions

June 23, 2016 ALBANY — New York is limiting opioid drug prescriptions to seven days of painkillers following a patient’s initial visit to a doctor. Gov. more »»

Ward Lumber hosts Lyme disease talk Tuesday

June 22, 2016 JAY — Ward Lumber will host a free presentation, “Lyme Disease In The Adirondacks: Prevalence, Diagnosis and Treatment,” at 6 p.m. more »»

State toughens laws for opioids

June 18, 2016 ALBANY — Boozy Sunday brunches, expanded screening for breast cancer and a plan to confront opioid addiction all came out on top Friday as New York state lawmakers wrapped up the 2016 session. more »»

Albany OKs early Sunday alcohol sales, plan to fight heroin (2nd update)

June 17, 2016 ALBANY — Boozy Sunday brunches, expanded screening for breast cancer and a plan to confront opioid addiction all came out on top Friday as New York state lawmakers wrapped up the 2016 session. more »»

Phish frontman encourage drug court grads

June 17, 2016 FORT EDWARD (AP) — The frontman for the rock band Phish has returned to a New York drug court to offer encouragement to those afflicted with the same addictions he has battle. more »»

Gov. Cuomo, lawmakers agree on heroin plan, brunch bill

June 15, 2016 ALBANY — New York state may limit opioid prescriptions for acute pain to seven days as part of a broader effort to combat a significant rise in addiction and overdose deaths. more »»

Ticks creeping closer to home

June 10, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — Keene and Keene Valley are often considered epicenters of hiking, biking, skiing and other outdoor pursuits, but the area is becoming known as an epicenter for another, not so... more »»

Coroner, local family give potent warning on opioids

June 8, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — Thirty-nine minutes after he began, Essex County Coroner Frank Whitelaw mentioned a detail that changed the scope of his presentation on opioid drug. more »»

 
 

 

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