Community Health Spotlights

Joshua Leduc, DNP, APRN and patient

Primary Care Takes Center Stage

Primary care at Cheshire Medical Center is expanding to welcome more patients and evolving to meet their changing needs.

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Provider holding patient's hands

Trauma and Basic Principles of Trauma-Informed Care Webinar

From 7 to 8 pm on Tuesday May 17, Join Cheshire Medical Center Psychiatrist Christopher Mills, MD, and Susan Maydwell, PA-C, for a presentation and Q and A.

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Susan Szydlo, RN, and Kate Dexter, BSN, RN, ACM-RN

Ambulatory Care Coordinators Bring it all Home

While many of Cheshire’s nurses care for hospitalized patients, this small but mighty team partners with our community to ensure our patients continue to recover well after they leave.

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Let life bloom: Give the gift of life. Sign up as an organ, eye, and tissue donor. organdonor.gov

Let Life Bloom: Organ and Tissue Donation Turn a Time of Loss into a Time of Hope

April is National Donate Life month and staff at Cheshire Medical Center are especially proud to support this campaign each year because a single donor can help so many people, including their own family.

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People hiking

Right This Way for Better Mental Health

Right This Way is a ten-week, online, holistic wellness challenge designed for people looking to improve their health and well-being. This year mental health is front and center as the new well-being habit of 2022.

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Image depicting different people trying to ride the same size and type of bicycle, and then trying to ride different sizes and types of bicycles

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) at Cheshire Medical Center

Shawn LaFrance, MSUP, MPH, a participant in Cheshire’s DEIB Program Committee, explains why their work is vital to meeting our Medical Center’s mission and outlines the group’s goals for the coming year.

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Tricia Zahn

Tricia Zahn, MPH, Honored with RISE Award

Her work with the Monadnock Region’s vaccination efforts earned her the accolade, given to recognize individuals who have stepped up in an extraordinary way during a crisis or challenging period.

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A person's hands, being supported by others, holding a broken cigarette

The Great American Smokeout: How to Support Someone Who Wants to Quit Smoking

Quitting nicotine is extremely difficult. Good social supports can make a difference.

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The Center for Population Health team at Cheshire Medical Center

Q & A: What is Population Health and Why Does it Matter?

Inspired by Cheshire Medical Center’s early commitment to our community’s health, Shawn LaFrance now calls the Monadnock Region home.

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Ashley Rickey-Hale and her sons, Russell and Joshua, pick up a CSA share of fresh vegetables from Tracie’s Community Farm in Fitzwilliam.

Connecting Around Healthy Food

Ashley Rickey-Hale bonds with her sons while investing in their health, thanks to subsidized CSAs through the Prescribe for Health program.

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