Family and Parenting
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
Volunteer Spotlight: Kerry Kelley Nurtures Our Community One Miracle at a Time
Kerry builds relationships and priceless memories supporting people through Cheshire Doulas, including her own daughter’s first birth.
Is it COVID, a Cold or flu? Self-Care Tips and the Best Way to Reduce Spreading Germs
Since COVID symptoms overlap with some allergy, cold, and flu symptoms, follow these tips to take care of yourself and limit spreading germs to others.
Cheshire County is in Recovery: A Celebration of our Collective Journey
During National Recovery Month, we commend our community’s progress in supporting people recovering from substance use disorders, led by The Doorway and community partners.
Bringing Community Health Education Back This Fall
After a break in community health education offerings, classes are back this Fall. We offer you both virtual and in-person courses that include past favorites and new health and wellness subjects for a broader local audience.
Breast Milk Donation: Mutual Support in a Time of Need
At Cheshire Medical Center, infants in need can receive donated breastmilk as inpatients. Emily Nichols and Christina DeTurris of Obstetrics and Gynecology, explain why donors also benefit from giving their milk at Cheshire.
Celebrate with fireworks safely - be prepared, be safe, be responsible
Here are tips for keeping you—and your family—safe around fireworks.
Catching Up on Your Care: 4 Questions to Ask Your Provider
These questions will help you work with your provider to prevent—or find and fix—issues long before they become crises, especially if your care was interrupted.
Protecting yourself from mosquito-borne illnesses
Learn what you need to know about mosquito-borne illnesses and how to protect yourself and your family.
A Lifeline for Newborns in Need
Cheshire Medical Center is among the New England hospitals supported by board-certified Dartmouth-Hitchcock neonatologists via Telemedicine during challenging births and the care of acutely ill infants.