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‘Tis the season: Get your flu shot

October 30, 2019

With one confirmed flu case in Cortland County, health officials are urging people to get the shot to prevent the spread of the disease and skip the boxes of tissues, bowls of hot soup and […]

IRT to offer dental care

July 2, 2019

By SUSAN WILLIAMS Contributing Writer Plenty of appointments for free dental appointments remain available during the Healthy Cortland Innovative Readiness Training exercise July 11 to 20 in Homer, reports Seven Valleys Health Coalition. “For people […]

Poverty forum explores causes, remedies

March 19, 2019

Donna Beegle was born into generations of poverty — some of her relatives couldn’t read. It was the same for Beegle — at age 26 she couldn’t read a newspaper or write a sentence. Beegle, […]

Rx for health care?

March 5, 2019

Nicole Villapiano listened to Debbie Underwood’s heartbeat and breathing Monday at Family Health Network’s clinic on West Road in Cortlandville. An internist, Villapiano sees many patients like Underwood each day; patients she says would be […]

Caring is at the core

February 23, 2019

Caitlin Shelton checked an elderly patient’s intravenous drip, trying to flush it out so antibiotics could be administered. “How does it feel?” she asked, making sure the patient was still comfortable on a recent afternoon […]

Homer mayor tapped for state position

February 11, 2019

Homer Mayor Darren “Hal” McCabe will continue to advocate for rural health initiatives in Homer and Cortland County as the new director of the Legislative Commission on Rural Resources, he said. “I think it is […]

Agency gets boost

February 8, 2019

A Cortland County health organization will announce a new name Feb. 22 following a $4 million grant to expand services in Broome County, which could eventually mean new services in Cortland too. Family Counseling Services […]

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