Windsong and COVID-19: Essential Services

Windsong Providing Essential Healthcare Services During COVID-19 The CDC Interim Guidance recommended shifting elective non-urgent inpatient diagnostic and surgical procedures when feasible to outpatient settings like Windsong, so that hospitals are better able to address the COVID-19 pandemic. Although non-essential exams at Windsong are being cancelled or

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Excelsior Orthopaedics Offers Online Classes

At Excelsior Orthopaedics the safety and well-being of our patients & staff is our highest priority. We continue to actively monitor the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and comply with all social distancing requirements. See a list of all upcoming seminars! Topics covered include: Nonoperative Treatment for Hip &

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Kaleida Health Update – COVID-19

Kaleida Health today released the following updates regarding the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic: KALEIDA HEALTH UPDATES ON COVID-19 by Michael P. Hughes, MBA, Senior Vice President, Chief of Staff, Kaleida Health BUFFALO, N.Y (April 8, 2020) – Kaleida Health today released the following updates regarding the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic: TENTS SET

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McGuire Group Donates to First Responders

McGuire Group Facilities Donating N95 Respirator Masks to First Responders BUFFALO, NY – The McGuire Group, operator of Western New York’s leading skilled nursing facilities, is donating 1,000 N95 respirator masks to area first responders. The Western New York health care provider has been actively procuring personal

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Keeping You Up to Date on COVID-19 Coronavirus: Questions, Answers, Resources

UPDATE: April 8 CASES UPDATE ERIE & NIAGARA COUNTY: As of 4/8/2020 (5 p.m.), there are 1,335 total positive lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in Erie County residents, and 45 deaths. Niagara County has 155 cases to date, 103 positive individuals in isolation, 86 isolating at home, 17 in hospitals isolation, 51 people

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Virtual Healthy Happenings

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Virtual Healthy Happenings and Resources Alzheimer’s Virtual Support: Alzheimer’s community resources: communityresourcefinder.org or call 1.800.272.3900; Alzheimer’s prerecorded courses:  training.alz.org Alzheimer’s Early Stage Social Engagement: Virtual Tour of the Albright Knox • Art Gallery tours • Virtual De-stress and Restore Chair Yoga • Virtual Music Jam Session, 716-626-0600 ext. 8997 or

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COVID-19 Most Vulnerable Communities

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Buffalo Center for Health Equity, UB Community Health Equity Research Institute, Call on Public Health Leaders, Elected Officials to Immediately Invest Resources in Most Vulnerable Communities to ‘Avert Minority COVID-19 Pandemic Catastrophe’ The Buffalo Center for Health Equity, in partnership with the University at Buffalo Community Health Equity Research

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Virtual Hospice Memorial Walk

To protect the health of the WNY community, Hospice & Palliative Care Buffalo’s annual Walk is now a VIRTUAL Memorial Walk, complete with virtual weekly challenges to keep you active, motivated, and spread some positivity during this time of uncertainty, #EveryStepOfTheWay. “Why Do I Walk?” Before Chrissy

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Catholic Health COVID-19 Update

Catholic Health’s Statement on COVID-19 Statement from Mark Sullivan, President & CEO of Catholic Health, Regarding Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order Catholic Health understands why Governor Cuomo is compelled to take this action. He is watching unspeakable tragedies unfold in our state. If our system has capacity, we are

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Breast Cancer and Exercise – New Research

Roswell Park Reports Extended Survival Among Breast Cancer Survivors Who Exercise Regularly Physical activity before, during and after chemotherapy shown to benefit those with high-risk breast cancers Study analyzed physical activity patterns of breast cancer patients over time Those who met activity thresholds before & after treatment

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