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National Healthcare Decisions Day

April 16 was National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) — an annual reminder to face the challenging topic of selecting a health care proxy. Selecting the person who will speak for you in the event that you cannot is an important medical choice. Learn more about having this conversation:

April 21, 2021
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Bassett News

Bassett Supports Drug Take-Back Week: Spring Clean Your Medicine Cabinet

Bassett Healthcare Network is encouraging people to safely dispose of their unwanted or expired prescription medication during National Drug Take-Back Week (Saturday, April 24 is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day).

April 19, 2021
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COVID-19 Resources

Comparing the Vaccines

Kelly Rudd, PharmD answers some common questions about each of the COVID-19 vaccines and unpacks the most important fact to keep in mind. Learn more from the director of Pharmacy Services for Bassett Healthcare Network:

April 12, 2021
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COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Vaccines Now Available to New Yorkers Aged 16 and Older

New York State has opened its COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to those 16 and older. State vaccination sites are available around our region, including at SUNY Oneonta, SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Utica, SUNY Binghamton, and SUNY Albany. Every vaccination brings us one step closer to ending this pandemic.

April 12, 2021
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Bassett News

Bassett Healthcare Network Appoints New Members to Board of Directors

Bassett Healthcare Network is pleased to announce the appointment of three new members to its board of directors – Anil Rustgi, MD, Carl Mummenthey, and Laurie Zimniewicz. As leaders, they bring extensive experience and expertise to Bassett’s health system that will strengthen its relationships with the community, with Columbia University, and with its patients.

April 8, 2021
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COVID-19 Resources

Bassett Healthcare Network Partnering with New York State to Staff Mass Vaccination Clinic at SUNY Oneonta

Bassett Healthcare Network announced today that it will be assisting New York State by providing clinical staff at the newly established COVID-19 mass vaccination site at SUNY Oneonta, set to open on March 19. Learn more:

March 16, 2021
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Bassett News

Grateful Patient Raises $500 for Bassett Cancer Institute with 'Go Pink' Cupcakes

Bassett Cancer Institute would like to thank Lisa Lamb Vance and her sister, Jessica Halstead, for donating $500 to Bassett Cancer Institute at FoxCare after holding a cupcake fundraiser in October.

March 16, 2021
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COVID-19 Resources

The Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Has Begun Arriving in New York State

Last week, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) voted to recommend emergency approval for the rollout of a new COVID-19 vaccine produced by Johnson & Johnson (J&J). Learn more about this vaccine from Charles Hyman, MD, Infectious Disease specialist, and Kelly Rudd, PharmD, network director of Pharmacy Services at Bassett Healthcare Network.

March 11, 2021
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Bassett News

Paul Uhrig, Chief Legal Officer Envisions Big Future for Bassett Healthcare Network

Vanguard Law Magazine recently featured Bassett Healthcare Network's Chief Legal Officer, Paul Uhrig. Read this story and learn more about Paul, how he views Bassett's strengths and potential to become a national leader among rural health systems, and some of what he sees on the horizon for our network’s bright future.

March 10, 2021
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Cancer Care

Catching Things Early: How Colon Cancer Screening Worked For Mary Davis

The COVID-19 pandemic has understandably disrupted a lot of routines, including schedules for preventive care. But cancer screenings are just as important as ever. Mary Davis is someone who knows this all too well. She recently received a colon cancer diagnosis after completing routine screening tests.

March 9, 2021
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Cancer Care

Free Colon Cancer Screenings in Delhi – March 11

Come to the Delhi Price Chopper Parking Lot at 3 Main Street, Delhi, NY 13753 on March 11 from 10:00AM – 2:00PM. There will be freebies, giveaways, health information, and more! Eligible individuals will be able to sign up for free take-home colon cancer screening kits.

March 5, 2021
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Bassett News

Bassett Healthcare Network to Adjust Visitation Hours for Inpatients beginning March 8

Bassett Healthcare Network is continuing partial visitation for inpatients at its five hospitals – including A.O. Fox Hospital, Bassett Medical Center, Cobleskill Regional Hospital, Little Falls Hospital, and O’Connor Hospital – with new hours beginning March 8.

March 5, 2021