Health + Wellness

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Cheshire Medical Center Welcomes Chief Nursing Officer Anne Tyrol

Cheshire Medical Center names Anne Tyrol, MHA, MSN, RN, CENP, as their new Chief Nursing Officer (CNO).

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Mom with sick baby

RSV: What you should know

As news in our region spreads about children with severe respiratory illness fill emergency departments and pediatric inpatient units, Cheshire’s pediatricians discuss how to slow transmission, care for sick children, and when to call for urgent care.

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Advance care planning for all ages

Few want to burden loved ones with difficult decisions during times of emotional distress. You make decisions about your care for yourself by creating an advance care directive and designating a healthcare agent while you’re able.

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The Marketplace is open: Signing up for health insurance

Find out what you need to enroll in health coverage for next year by Dec. 15. If you find HealthCare.gov difficult to navigate, make a phone appointment today with Cheshire Medical Center for help.

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Erin Patnode, BSN, RN

Cheshire Medical Center Infection Prevention discuss strategies to keep staff and patients safe on "The Cure Podcast"

In the newest episode of Dartmouth Health's "The Cure Podcast," Erin Patnode, BSN, RN, discusses the latest in COVID-19 infection prevention strategies, respiratory virus testing, patient visitation, and building a framework for action.

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Breast and Cervical Screenings: Piece of Mind for You and Those You Love

When you get the recommended screenings, cancer can be detected early and is much easier to treat. Many underinsured people are eligible for free screenings and follow-up care.

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Don’t Get Caught Unprepared

New Englanders' fashion and leisure activities vary seasonally. You should also have an emergency preparedness kit and plan to handle whatever surprises each season may bring. Tricia Zahn, MPH gives some tips and resources so you’ll be ready for anything

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