Meekah Hance receives Dr. Lovell Health Career Award

Meekah Hance, Green Mountain Union High School Class of 2020 graduate, is the tenth recipient of the Dr. E. Sherburne Lovell Health Career Award.  This award contributes $1000 annually toward a student’s academic pursuit of a career in health care.  It is funded by the proceeds of the Apple Blossom Cotillion, a project of the Development Office of Springfield Hospital.   Dr. Lovell was a longtime physician at Springfield Hospital.  His daughters, Melissa Post and Elizabeth David, said...
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Lisa Moulton, FNP Joins Rockingham Health Center

BELLOWS FALLS, VT (June 1, 2020)  – Springfield Medical Care Systems is pleased to welcome Lisa Moulton, FNP to the Rockingham Health Center. Lisa is a graduate of Graceland University in Independence, MO where she earned her Family Nurse Practitioner MSN/FNP degree in 2016. She received her Bachelor of Science Nursing degree from Graceland University in 2014 and her RN diploma was awarded in 1986 from the St. Vincent Hospital School of Nursing in Worcester, MA. Prior to joining Rockin...
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KRISTIN MORGAN, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, JOINS SPRINGFIELD HEALTH CENTER

SPRINGFIELD, VT (May 26, 2020)  – Springfield Medical Care Systems is pleased to welcome Kristin Morgan, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC to Springfield Health Center’s Pediatric Suite. Kristin is a graduate of the Duke School of Nursing in Durham, NC, where she earned her Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree. She received her Masters of Science in Nursing – Pediatric Nurse Practitioner from Yale School of Nursing in New Haven, CT, and Bachelor of Arts Degree from the Lawrence University in Appleton, W...
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Abby Burns, RN, Earns Eileen Austin Neal Spirit of Nursing Award

L to R: Lori Twombly, Director of Health Center Operations; Joshua Dufresne, Acting CEO, SMCS; Abby Burns, RN, Springfield Health Center; Michael Halstead, Interim CEO, Springfield Hospital Springfield, VT (May 11, 2020) -    Springfield Medical Care Systems and Springfield Hospital are pleased to announce Abby Burns, RN as the 2020 Eileen Austin Neal Spirit of Nursing Award recipient. Abby Burns, RN Abby Burns excels in the areas of communication, care of patients, nursing profession...
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2020 Eileen Austin Neal Spirit of Nursing Award Nominees

It is with great pleasure that we announce the 2020 nominees for the Eileen Austin Neal RN Spirit of Nursing Award. This award was created in 2004 in honor of Eileen who worked at Springfield Hospital for 65 years. Eileen was in her 80’s when she retired and she was the first recipient of this award! Eileen Austin Neal, RN Criteria for the award includes communication, care for patients, nursing professionalism, and teamwork. Nominations are accepted from throughout the organization, and are...
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Eileen Austin Neal Nursing Scholarship Applications Due 5-22-20

SPRINGFIELD, VT  -  Applications are now being accepted for the 15th Annual Eileen Austin Neal Nursing Scholarship of $1,000.  This scholarship is open to any student who has been accepted into a nursing program of study.  Applicants will be judged on interest in and commitment to the field of nursing.  Determination will be based on merit and need. Eileen Austin Neal was a registered nurse at Springfield Hospital for 64 years, retiring in 2005.  She was the first recipient of Springfield Hos...
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A Message to our Community Regarding COVID-19

  Here at Springfield Medical Care Systems, we know it is a very stressful time for everyone. To protect our patients, our healthcare workers and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are doing a lot of things differently. If you are sick, please call before coming to one of our clinics. If you arrive at a clinic, we may ask you to call and talk to our triage nurses or providers from the parking lot and you may be asked to return home if it is the safest option. We will alw...
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SMCS and Springfield Hospital Services Update

Updated October 26, 2020 Out of an abundance of caution and concern for the safety of our patients, the public and our staff, Springfield Hospital initiated its no visitor policy on October 16, 2020. We continue to receive requests from the public regarding COVID-19 incidence, and we will continue to honor and respect patients' rights to privacy. We would like to remind the public that information regarding geographic areas and COVID-19 incidence can be found by visiting the Vermont Departmen...
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NO VISITOR POLICY at Springfield Hospital

March 18, 2020   NO VISITOR POLICY at Springfield Hospital...Effective Immediately. In light of the current Coronavirus situation, and in the best interest of the health and safety of our patients, staff and the public, we must adjust our visitor policy. With the exception of visitors to patients receiving end of life care, we are instituting a NO VISITOR policy at Springfield Hospital effective immediately. If you have an appointment in one of our primary care offices, please keep your ap...
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Springfield Hospital Visitation Policy

Springfield Hospitals' Visitation Policy is designed to safeguard visitors, patients and staff by limiting face-to-face contact when faced with the threat of contracting and/or spreading illness. General Visitation to Springfield Hospital Patient Care areas: Visitors are restricted to two per patient at all times. Visitors are restricted to those over the age of 16. All visitors must enter the building through either the Main Entrance or the Emergency Department Entrance. Visito...
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