Tick-borne illnesses in Vermont

LONDONDERRY, Vt. – There are 13 different tick species in Vermont. Of the 13 species, five are known to bite humans, and four of these five can transmit diseases. On Tuesday, July 10 at 6 p.m., Bradley Tompkins, epidemiologist for … Continued

Wellness workshops at Edgar May

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – When the Edgar May Health and Recreation Center decided to create an entire department focused around healthy living, we had a general strategy to help our community be healthier. This four step process includes: why, learn, apply, … Continued

Integrative nutrition series at Neighborhood Connections


LONDONDERRY, Vt. – Beata Hasaj, owner and founder of “ReNu You,” will hold a four-session workshop on integrative nutrition beginning Thursday, July 5 at The Meeting Place at Neighborhood Connections. Each session begins at 2 p.m. On July 5, she … Continued

Red Cross Safety ways to be safe when temperatures soar

REGION – With much of our area expecting high temperatures in the coming days, being outdoors can be very uncomfortable, and in fact, deadly. According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 600 people in the United States are … Continued

Mt. Ascutney Hospital event honors 33 staff members

Jean Martaniuk, 40 years of service, and Dr. Perras receiving their Employee Recognition Awards. Photo Provided.

WINDSOR, Vt. – On April 19 Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center recognized 33 employees who have collectively served the hospital for more than 535 years. Staff members were honored at a special Employee Service Awards dinner in the hospital’s … Continued

HCRS offers tips to support children’s mental health

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Health Care and Rehabilitation Services offers a comprehensive system of care for youth experiencing emotional, behavioral, or substance use difficulties. Founded in 1967, the nonprofit agency also offers education and support for youth clients’ family members. In … Continued

Alzheimer’s caregiver support group at Grace Cottage

TOWNSHEND, Vt. – The Alzheimer’s Association Vermont Chapter is launching a new monthly caregiver support group starting in June during Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness month. The first meeting is Thursday, June 7 from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the … Continued

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