Apple Blossom Cotillion Applications Due December 2nd

High school senior girls in the communities served by Springfield Medical Care Systems (SMCS) and Springfield Hospital are invited to participate in the 64th annual Apple Blossom Cotillion. One of them will join the select group of Apple Blossom Queens. This special community event continues to be a unique tradition and a rite of passage for area young people. Girls present themselves with and without their escorts and are interviewed by a panel of judges. We are pleased to welcome Pam Shaugh...
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Physical Therapy Professionals: A Vital Part of Your Healthcare Team

Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants are vital partners in providing health and wellness care. Many people think that they can only see a rehabilitation provider when they are injured or recovering from surgery.  But what you may not know, is that rehabilitation professionals have a wide array of skills in addition to those we traditionally think of; and are a key part of our healthcare team in terms of preventing injuries and keeping us healthy and well. Working with stude...
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Ludlow Insurance Agency and Springfield Hospital Award Hole-In-One Winner

Sharon Bixby (L) and Sandy Peplau (R), present Mark Huntley, center, with $10,000 hole-in-one cash prize.  SPRINGFIELD, VT (October 21, 2019)  -  On September 19th, 2019, Mark Huntley of Cavendish, VT, landed a Hole-In-One during the 19th Annual Springfield Hospital Golf Challenge at the Okemo Valley Golf Club in Ludlow, VT, and won $10,000 which was awarded on Friday, October 18th.  This was the first time in the history of the Golf Challenge, and also the first time during a tournament ...
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SMCS Dental Centers’ Third Annual Sweet Swap

SMCS Dental Center’s Third Annual Sweet Swap Bring in Halloween candy and “Swap” it out for a chance at some great prizes! November 4, 2019-November 14, 2019 Locations Accepting Halloween Candy Chester Dental Center Ludlow Dental Center Each child will receive a goodie bag with a toothbrush, toothpaste, and floss and be entered into a raffle for a chance at some great prizes! Prizes Include:    Art Kit   - Snowman Kit  -   Saucer Sled Questions: Contact the Dental Offic...
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2019 Community Health Needs Assessment Available

Springfield Medical Care Systems and Springfield Hospital have completed their 2019 Community Health Needs Assessment. The assessment process, which takes place every three years, included an analysis of primary and secondary data by volunteers from several community organizations throughout the area. Research included personal interviews, focus groups and surveys, made available in paper format or on line, covering communities throughout the service area including Windham, Windsor and Benningto...
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Springfield Hospital Opens Newly Renovated Gynecology Suite

Beginning Tuesday, October 1st, 2019, Springfield Hospital will open its newly renovated Gynecology suite located on Level D at Springfield Hospital, 25 Ridgewood Road, Springfield, VT.  Board-certified physicians Kara Pitt, MD, Simon Solano, MD, and Wendy Conway, MD, are now serving new and previously-established gynecology patients at this new location. Hours of operation are Monday – Thursday, 8 am – 5 pm, and Friday 8 am to 3 pm.  Appointments can be made by calling 802-885-7561.    
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2019 Golf Tournament Proceeds Benefit Springfield Hospital

The 19th annual Springfield Hospital Challenge at Okemo Valley Golf Club on Thursday, September 19, 2019, was an excellent golf outing and a successful fundraiser. Twenty two teams of golfers competed for awards and raffle prizes. More than 60 sponsoring organizations and individuals underwrote the tournament, which included a box lunch, dinner buffet, and a gift to every golfer. Tournament sponsors were Richard A, Marasa MD, Coverys, Kinney Drugs Foundation, NFP Property & Casualt...
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Flu Vaccination Is the Best Way to Protect Against Flu

Vaccination has many benefits including reducing risk of flu illnesses, hospitalizations, and more. Getting vaccinated also helps protect those around you, including those more vulnerable to flu illnesses including babies, older adults and people who may have chronic health conditions. We're offering the following flu clinics. Make your plans to get vaccinated and help protect yourself and those around you. Charlestown Health Center Wednesday, October 9, 8 am - 5 pm Wednesday, October 1...
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1 in 9 Men Will Be Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer in their Lifetime

Each year, approximately 175,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer in the United States. 1 in 9 men will get diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetime. However, only 1 in 41 of these men will die as a result of it, due to the advances in early diagnosis and treatment (source: https://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostate-cancer/about/key-statistics.html ). In the early stages, when it is most treatable, prostate cancer causes no symptoms. This is why the American Urological Associatio...
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Sign Up Now for Springfield Hospital Golf Challenge, Sept. 19th

Springfield Medical Care Systems and Springfield Hospital are hosting their annual fundraiser, Springfield Hospital Golf Challenge, on Thursday, September 19th.  A perennial favorite, this tournament offers participants an afternoon of fun and friendly competition at the prestigious Okemo Valley Golf Club in Ludlow, Vermont. A and B flights ensure that all golfers compete at their own level -- and increase the number of winning teams.  Gift certificates to Okemo’s pro shop are awarded to ...
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