Community Health Spotlights

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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Concerned woman

Taking Care of Yourself When a Loved One is Suffering from Substance Use Disorder

Setting boundaries can be the hardest and most important thing to do.

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Laurie Butz-Meyerrose

Comprehensive Help for Substance Use Disorder

The Doorway at Cheshire Medical Center now offers medication-assisted treatment (MAT) combined with face-to-face counseling and reporting via phone app, to provide a comprehensive patient-centric treatment program.

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Hughston Chumley and Sue Tempesta

Finding Friendship Along the Way

Hughston Chumley and Sue Tempesta developed a friendship as they walked and talked through the Right This Way wellness challenge.

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A CVTC volunteer driver

Making Social Connections on the Drive To Appointments

By driving people to doctor's appointments, CVTC's volunteer drivers offer more than a ride—they give the gifts of independence, connection, and hope.

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Doctor celebrates with patient

Working Together for Your Heart Health

Excellent on-site services and innovative partnerships within Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health make Cheshire Medical Center your source for superb cardiac care.

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Nurse with YMCA official in gym

Partnership With Keene Family YMCA Supports the Goals of Cheshire Medical Center Patients to Increase Physical Activity

Unique partnerships help Cheshire Medical Center connect patients with ongoing health programs.

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