Springfield Hospital Childbirth Center closing May 3

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Springfield Hospital announced plans for the closure of its Childbirth Center sooner than earlier planned. The closure will be effective May 3, 2019. Hospital staff members have contacted all expectant mothers to inform them of the situation … Continued

Springfield Medical Care Systems adds RiseVT program manager

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – RiseVT, a primary prevention strategy of OneCare Vermont, has partnered with Springfield Medical Care Systems to bring health and wellness opportunities to the Springfield area as part of a massive statewide expansion to improve the health of … Continued

Tax Day Pull-Up Challenge results

Tax Day

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – For those who have put in the hard work of exercising, the Edgar May Health and Recreation Center and Graham and Graham PC wanted to give individuals an opportunity to earn a cash refund for their efforts … Continued

Essential oils and DIY recipes with Terra Johnson

essential oils

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Curious about essential oils? Know a bit, but want to learn more? Pranarom’s national educator Terra Johnson will lead us in through a hands-on class about aromatherapy and essential oils Monday, May 6, from 5:30 to 7 … Continued

Learn hands only CPR


GRAFTON, Vt. – Survival rates for cardiac arrest patients continues to be as low as 10% primarily because no one around at the time of the incident administers CPR. The survival rate can be doubled and even tripled when CPR … Continued

April is Alcohol Awareness, Sexual Assault Awareness Month

REGION – April marks the recognition of Alcohol Awareness Month and Sexual Assault Awareness Month, two important causes being championed in the same month. Green Peak Alliance, a regional coalition of partners for healthier communities to reduce substance abuse and … Continued

BRACC to host discussion on alcohol addiction

LUDLOW, Vt. – The Black River Area Community Coalition is sponsoring a discussion about “Alcohol: Addiction, Recovery and Prevention” Tuesday, April 23, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Heald Auditorium, located in the Ludlow Town Hall. Attendees will first … Continued

Grace Cottage CEO DiVello receives national leadership award


TOWNSHEND, Vt. – Just two weeks after celebrating his first anniversary as president and CEO of Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital, Douglas F. DiVello was recognized by the American Hospital Association as the Vermont recipient of the 2019 Grassroots … Continued

Who’s your person, what’s your plan?

advance directive

TOWNSHEND, Vt. – If you were hit by a bus tomorrow and were in the hospital on life support, who would make medical decisions on your behalf? If you died, who would speak at your funeral and where would you … Continued

A practical radionics workshop with Trent Millet

CHESTER, Vt. – Trent Millet will be leading a radionics workshop at Dream Barn Hallow in Chester Saturday, April 13, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. “Radionics” is the science of tuning into subtle energy patterns using a radionic … Continued

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