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Giving renters a choice to live smoke-free

Posted on: June 25th, 2018 by Glenn

In the past year, the following housing providers have created no-smoking buildings and grounds, giving their residents healthier, cleaner and safer homes: Behavioral Health Services North Harrietstown Housing Authority Plattsburgh Housing Authority “The North Country Healthy Heart Network applauds systems changes like this that promote community health,” said Ann Morgan, executive director of the Heart Read the Rest…

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Heart Network welcomes new staff member

Posted on: June 12th, 2018 by Glenn

The North Country Healthy Heart Network has announced the hiring of a new staff member: Project Coordinator Grace Mayhew. As project coordinator, Mayhew will support implementation of the Heart Network’s Health Systems for a Tobacco Free New York and Creating Healthy Schools and Communities programs, which are funded by New York State (the former via subcontract Read the Rest…

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Support, services available for smokers affected by proposed law

Posted on: May 14th, 2018 by Glenn

A current proposed local law that would raise the age for purchasing tobacco products in Essex County to 21 would have a real and immediate impact on individuals age 18-20 who are already smoking. If you or someone you know are among those who would be affected by this proposal, the North Country Health Heart Read the Rest…

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North Country Tobacco Treatment Network Presents Appreciation Award to Troy King, Alice Hyde Medical Center

Posted on: December 6th, 2017 by Glenn

On October 25, at their quarterly gathering, the North Country Tobacco Treatment Network presented their Appreciation Award to Troy King, RN, CTTS. Troy is RN Care Manager & Tobacco Treatment Specialist at Northern Adirondack Medical Home, University of Vermont Health Network, Champlain Valley Health Network. The presentation included remarks by Troy’s colleague Angela Bashaw, Director Read the Rest…

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North Country Tobacco Treatment Network Appreciation Award

Posted on: September 30th, 2017 by Glenn

Dana Isabella, Program Director, Tobacco-Free Clinton Franklin Essex (our ATFC partner) was recently recognized by the North Country Tobacco Treatment Network for her work toward tobacco cessation. Elise Rock, RN at CVPH, nominated Dana for the Appreciation Award, describing her as, “High energy, motivational, expert, confident, friendly, and competent.” “I see Dana as a  super Read the Rest…

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