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ELIZABETHTOWN | Public health in Essex County continues to improve. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | In a national dental health care survey released Jan. 31, Vermont was ranked 22 of 50 states in its overall dental care performance and with a slightly above-average overall rank. Read more

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WARRENSBURG | In a project to explore aspects of natural science while promoting health, a group of about 16 sixth-grade students at Warrensburg Elementary School have been building greenhouses on wheels to raise vegetables year-round. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Clinton County residents have been asked to identify the most pressing health concerns in the community via an online survey through the end of February. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County is in dire need of mental health clinicians. Read more

The Sun

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Last month, we introduced a bi-state family and medical leave insurance program, the Twin State Paid Family Leave plan, that would build a public-private partnership to provide access to paid family and medical leave for all residents... Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | With the state legislature now in session with a new Democratic majority, the North Country delegation touched down in Plattsburgh on Friday to brief local industry leaders on the latest from Albany. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Two free events will be held by the Elizabethtown Community Hospital Auxiliary in February to help the community become “heart healthy.” Read more

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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga area Backpack Program has been awarded a $10,000 grant by the Joy in Childhood Foundation, an organization that provides grants to hundreds of non-profits to make a difference in the lives of kids across the country. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | Input from the North Country Community College (NCCC) community, and the community at large, is sought for the future of the swimming pool in the Sparks Athletic Complex. Read more

The Sun

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LAKE PLACID | Adirondack Medical Center’s Lake Placid Emergency Department officially opened last Tuesday in its new digs at the Adirondack Health Medical Fitness Center, Uihlein Campus. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Community members are invited to take a short survey about health made by the Essex County Health Department. Read more

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CHESTERTOWN | A new “Chester Wellness Center” featuring workout facilities and training, behavioral health counseling — and various other programs encouraging a healthy lifestyle — may be established in town if... Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Are you planning on retiring in Vermont? You might want to revisit your geographic and financial plans for those so-called Golden Years. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The city’s firefighters are doing more than battling flames this month. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The North Country’s delegation to the state legislature is primed to get back to work. Read more

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January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month and the Cancer Services Program (CSP) of Northeastern NY wants to raise awareness that there are two ways to prevent cervical cancer. Read more

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I would like to respond to Luke Dailey’s letter to the editor in the Dec. 8 issue of The Sun. Read more

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PERU | For the next three months, members of the Clinton County Health Department’s Healthy Neighborhoods Program will be going door-to-door to offer residents of Peru safety surveys. Read more

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MORIAH | The Essex County Board of Supervisors adopted resolutions of appreciation Dec. 4 recognizing wellness committees at Elizabethtown-Lewis, Moriah and Ticonderoga Central Schools for dedication to the health of students and staff. Read more

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