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Dr. Kristy Semenza, Allergist & Immunologist, Breaks Down Spring Sniffle Symptoms: COVID, Flu, Allergies, or a Cold?

As much as we may enjoy the rising temperatures, budding trees, and blooming flowers of spring, it can also bring congestion. And, as spring brings congestion, this can be confusing. By tracking symptoms and recognizing an infection early, you'll be more successful in managing your discomfort and protecting others if it's a contagious condition.

May 10, 2022
View ArticleWoman Participating in Bassett Cancer Institute's Support Group
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Bassett Cancer Institute Offering Free Virtual Cancer Support Groups

The Bassett Cancer Institute is offering convenient FREE monthly cancer support groups! Anybody that has a cancer diagnosis is invited to participate–any type or stage, newly diagnosed, in treatment and survivors.

May 2, 2022
View ArticleDr. Bill Lecates of Bassett Healthcare Network
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Bassett Healthcare Network Thanks Dr. William LeCates as He Steps Down from Executive Leadership Roles

This month, longtime Bassett leader Dr. William LeCates is stepping down from his current role as president and chief operating officer of Bassett Medical Center and northern region executive for Bassett Healthcare Network. His last day in these roles will be April 30, 2022.

April 26, 2022
View ArticleBassett Healthcare Network Partners with New York State Donate Life Registry
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Bassett Healthcare Network Partners With New York State Donate Life Registry

Bassett Healthcare Network recently became a proud partner of the New York State Donate Life Registry in the ongoing effort to encourage and register organ, eye and tissue donors. As a result, Donate Life's registration forms are now accessible through Bassett's website, allowing patients, caregivers and community members to sign up with ease.

April 26, 2022
View ArticleLisa M. Betrus, President of VHS, VRS, & Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy & Transformation Officer
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Lisa Betrus Honored Among Mohawk Valley Women of Distinction

The award, given annually, highlights & honors area women who have worked tirelessly to support their communities & effect positive change, according to Marianne Buttenschon, NYS Assemblywoman.

April 20, 2022
View ArticlePatient receiving a band aid after Covid-19 vaccination
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Bassett Prime Care Holding COVID-19 Booster Clinics April 20 and April 27

Bassett Medical Center Prime Care (The Clinic Building at 1 Atwell Road in Cooperstown) will be holding COVID-19 vaccine clinics, including 2nd Boosters for those 18 years and older who qualify, Wednesday, April 20 and Wednesday, April 27 from 8:30 AM to 11 AM.

April 18, 2022
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A.O. Fox Hospital to Host Carson Lecture Education Series on April 25 at Foothills Performing Arts Center: "TB and COVID-19: A Tale of Two Pandemics"

A.O. Fox Hospital’s Medical Staff presents a special Alexander F. Carson Lecture Series program: “TB and COVID-19: A Tale of Two Pandemics,” presented by Richard E. Chaisson, MD, professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Tuberculosis Research.

April 18, 2022
View ArticleBassett Medical Center's cupola lit up yellow and blue to show solidarity with Ukraine
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Bassett Caregivers Show Solidarity with Ukraine

At Bassett, some of our caregivers, practitioners, and patients have friends and family directly impacted by the conflict in Ukraine. Our core values of unity and courage were put on display as caregivers across the network showed solidarity with Ukraine by wearing yellow and blue.

April 6, 2022
View ArticleSusan Turell on Transgender Mental Health
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Susan Turell, Ph.D. to Advise SUNY System on Transgender Mental Health

Susan C Turell, Ph.D., director of mental health services at the Gender Wellness Center in Oneonta, joined the newly-formed Mental Health and Wellness Advisory Committee for the State University of New York (SUNY). This committee works with the SUNY System Chancellor's office to recommend and implement expansions of mental health and wellness services for all SUNY students.

April 1, 2022
View ArticleValley Residential Services (VRS) at Night in Winter
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Valley Residential Services in Herkimer Hosting Open House — March 24

Bassett Healthcare Network's Valley Residential Services (VRS) in Herkimer is hosting an open house on Thursday, March 24. Join us! To RSVP, call (315) 219-5700, & dial extension x3239.

March 15, 2022
View ArticleBassett's Dr. Charles Casale: Colorectal Cancer Awareness
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Dr. Charles Casale: Colorectal Cancer Awareness

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and Bassett's Dr. Charles Casale tells you what you need to know about getting screened for colorectal cancer.

March 14, 2022
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Bassett Healthcare Network Lifting Visitation Restrictions in Emergency Departments Effective March 1

Effective March 1, Bassett Healthcare Network has partially lifted visitation restrictions in its emergency departments across the region. This includes A.O. Fox Hospital in Oneonta, A.O. Fox Hospital’s Tri-Town Campus in Sidney, Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown, Cobleskill Regional Hospital, Little Falls Hospital, and O’Connor Hospital in Delhi.

March 1, 2022