Elderwood COVID-19 Unit Successfully Fights Virus

Elderwood COVID-19 Unit Succeeds in Fighting the Virus Dedicated post-acute unit proves valuable in efforts to keep seniors safe BUFFALO, NY – Having successfully and safely assisted in easing the COVID-19 burden on the area’s hospital systems, Elderwood at Amherst recently discharged its last COVID-19 patient from

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The Erie County Agricultural Society is proud to announce BLAST OUT HUNGER

The food drive and fireworks drive-in at the Hamburg Fairgrounds with support from our partners at Lake Shore Savings Bank, Independent Health Foundation, Tops Friendly Markets, WGRZ-TV and The Buffalo News. The admission will be a bag of non-perishable food to benefit Feedmore WNY.  This is a

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Independent Health deepens its partnership with the Brook Health Companion app

Independent Health today announced it is deepening its  partnership with Brook, the innovative Seattle-based health-technology company that helps  individuals take better care of their health. Based on the expanding needs of its users, Brook is broadening its feature-set to give actionable tools to augment the personalized, on-demand health support provided 24-hours

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ECMC Wins 3-Year Medical Rehab Care Accreditation

ECMC AWARDED THREE-YEAR CARF ACCREDITATION FOR MEDICAL REHAB PROGRAM BUFFALO, NY— The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) announced that Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) Corporation’s Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit has been accredited for a period of three years through June 30, 2023. This is the

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5 Signs You Might Need to See a Podiatrist

by Annette Pinder Christopher M. Keating is a doctor of podiatric medicine, and could not be more pleased to join Excelsior Orthopaedics — where his dad and uncle also practice. Knowing he wanted to pursue medicine, he worked at Sister’s Hospital after graduating from college to explore

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Neighborhood Health Center adds second Niagara Street site

A spike in new patients and a demand for services is prompting the Neighborhood Health Center of WNY to open a second clinic on Niagara Street. Neighborhood Health paid $750,000 for the 24,060-square-foot building at 1569 Niagara Street, buying it from Siam Properties Inc. of Amherst, according to documents

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Women! Is Your Partner a Problem Drinker?

UB Researcher Recruiting Women whose partners are problem drinkers Stop Spinning My Wheels project combines treatment with research to help women BUFFALO, N.Y. – Women whose partners have a drinking problem are the focus of a clinical trial being conducted by Robert G. Rychtarik, Ph.D., a senior

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Resource Guide to Summer Camps

We have compiled a list of current summer camp options that are moving forward during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please look at the resources carefully and visit the appropriate sites for their safety guidelines or virtual instructions. This page will be continuously updated, check back often. CAMP RESOURCES:

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