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View ArticleHPV Vaccine
Children's Health/Pediatrics

School-Based Health Clinics in Sidney & Unadilla Valley Receive State Commendation for Increasing HPV Vaccination Rates

The Honor Roll's "Regional HPV Honoree" distinction is given to the medical centers with the greatest vaccination rate percentage point increases in each of ten regions in New York State. Both Sidney and Unadilla Valley Central Schools are classified as in the Southern Tier region.

September 20, 2021
View ArticleWoman exercising at home
Health & Wellness

Staying Fit While Staying Home

Just a little bit of exercise every day can help improve your health. With some creative thinking, it's easy to get a workout in — even without expensive gym memberships or home fitness equipment.

September 17, 2021
View ArticleDermatology appointment

What is a Dermatologist?

Do you have a strange-looking mole? Unbearable itchy skin? Abnormal hair loss? f so, you may need to see a dermatologist.

September 17, 2021
View ArticleChild at TelePulmonology appointment

TelePulmonology Comes to Bassett’s School-Based Health Centers

Last spring Bassett’s School Based Health Centers (SBHC) launched TelePulmonology services to connect its young patients with important sub-specialist care.

September 17, 2021
View ArticleRibbon Cutting at GMU SBHC
Children's Health/Pediatrics

Bassett Healthcare Network & Gilbertsville-Mount Upton Hold Ribbon-Cutting for New School-Based Health Center

Bassett Healthcare Network and Gilbertsville-Mount Upton (GMU) Central School held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 7 to celebrate the district's new school-based health center.

September 9, 2021
View ArticleX-Ray of a Bunion

The Lowdown on Bunions

Most of us spend a lot of time on our feet, so it's important to take care of them. One of the most common foot problems many of us have is bunions. So what are these odd-looking, painful bumps? And, more important, how do we treat them?

September 7, 2021
View ArticlePharmacist showing patient Narcan Nasal Spray
Bassett News

Naloxone Nasal Spray is Available at All Bassett Outpatient Pharmacies Without a Prescription

Naloxone, often referred to by the brand name Narcan, is an opioid antagonist that temporarily reverses the effects of both prescription and illegal opioids. It is highly effective as an emergency treatment in cases of known or suspected opioid overdose.

August 10, 2021
View ArticleSenator James Seward: A Personal Appeal About a Public Crisis
COVID-19 Resources

Senator James Seward: A Personal Appeal About a Public Crisis

"My wife, Cindy, and I first tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus in late March of last year...within a week, I was on a ventilator in a medically-induced coma in the ICU." Learn more about Senator James Seward's experience with COVID-19 and why he strongly recommends the COVID-19 vaccine:

August 10, 2021
View ArticleDr. Gina O'Brien
Children's Health/Pediatrics

Dr. Gina O'Brien: School-Based Health and Starting Healthy Habits

Good health habits begin during childhood. Providing a bright future for school-aged kids is the mission of Bassett Healthcare Network's School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs). With over 20 sites in 17 school districts across four counties, SBHC is an important — but often underutilized — service in our community.

August 9, 2021
View ArticleDr. Erik Riesenfeld & Maureen Kuhn, NP
Bassett News

Dr. Erik Riesenfeld and Maureen Kuhn, NP, Recipients of Walter A. Franck Physician Excellence Award and Advanced Practice Clinical Award of Excellence

Bassett Healthcare Network is proud to announce the 2021 recipients of the Walter A. Franck Physician Excellence Award and the Advanced Practice Clinical Award of Excellence. These awards are among the network’s highest honors.

August 5, 2021
View ArticleDr. Samuel Badalian
Bassett News

Dr. Samuel Badalian Receives Prestigious Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award

The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board have selected Dr. Samuel Badalian, chief of Women’s Health at Bassett Healthcare Network, to receive a Fulbright award for the 2021–22 academic year.

August 4, 2021
View ArticleFamily Cooking Together
Health & Wellness

Invite your Kids into the Kitchen

Do you want your children to be adventurous eaters? Invite them into the kitchen to help you cook. Kids who help their parents cook are more likely to try all the foods you prepare, even if they don't embrace them right away. Here are some tips for enlisting their help:

August 2, 2021