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11/29/2021 6:00:00 AMErie County Opiate Epidemic Task Force announces virtual and in-person Narcan use training schedule

The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) and the Erie County Opiate Epidemic Task Force are announcing the next three months of trainings to recognize the signs of an opioid overdose and use Narcan (naloxone) to reverse an opioid overdose.

11/23/2021 6:00:00 AMOishei Children's Hospital Receives Grant from The Children's Guild Foundation

The Children's Hospital of Buffalo Foundation received a $630,000 grant from The Children's Guild Foundation to support outpatient services for children with neurodevelopmental disorders, such as autism, at Oishei Children's Hospital. 

11/23/2021 6:00:00 AMUniversity at Buffalo: Nearly 20 years later, no adverse impacts for pediatric cancer patients treated with dexrazoxane

A new paper examined the long-term outcome among children newly diagnosed with cancer who had taken part in clinical trials focused on dexrazoxane, a drug administered to pediatric cancer patients in order to curb the cardiotoxicity of a key chemotherapy drug.

11/21/2021 6:00:00 AMA Donation to The Children’s Hospital of Buffalo Foundation is FOR Kids Like Cayden

Check out Cayden’s story and what makes him one of our 2021 OCH Champion Kids.

Updated: 11/23/2021

11/21/2021 6:00:00 AMFlights and Bites Event Raises Record-Breaking $180,000 for the Evan Wood Fund!

On November 1, Eric Wood held his annual Flights and Bites event to raise money for The Evan Wood Fund at Oishei Children’s Hospital. The $180,000 raised will support kids with complex medical conditions or require ongoing treatment in the Buffalo area.

Updated: 11/30/2021

11/21/2021 6:00:00 AMPatricia Allen Pediatric Recovery Wing Unveiling

Last year, over $1 million was raised from the Western New York community in support of Buffalo Bills quarterback, Josh Allen, and his grandmother’s passing, Patricia Allen. On October 26, we unveiled the Patricia Allen Pediatric Recovery Wing to Josh Allen on the hospital’s tenth floor and his family joined virtually.

Updated: 12/3/2021

11/21/2021 6:00:00 AMDonor Spotlight: Dick & Marilyn Sanders

This Veteran’s Day, we chose to highlight a veteran who is also an inspiring, long-standing donor to The Children’s Hospital of Buffalo Foundation. Veteran Dick Sanders and his wife Marilyn have raised over $33,000 for children’s hospital over the last 40 years.

Updated: 11/30/2021

11/19/2021 6:00:00 AMWATCH NOW: Healthy U: Reducing the Risk of Falls for Seniors

If you missed us live on Facebook on Tuesday, November 16 for the Healthy U community education class, you can watch a recording now.

11/18/2021 6:00:00 AMJoin Great Lakes Cancer Care Collaborative Team for PurpleStride Western New York 2022

Great Lakes Cancer Care Collaborative is participating in PanCAN’s PurpleStride, a year-round national movement that funds lifechanging programs and services for pancreatic cancer patients and their families. Join the team or donate today!

11/18/2021 6:00:00 AMDrake Named Interim CFO for Kaleida Health

Matt Drake, MBA, CMA, FHFMA, has been named interim chief financial officer (CFO) for Kaleida Health. Drake will assume the role currently held by Paul Belter, executive vice president and CFO for Kaleida Health, who is retiring in December.

Updated: 11/18/2021

11/17/2021 6:00:00 AMCongratulations to Medical Staff Recipients of New York ACEP 2021 Unsung Hero Award

Congratulations to the members of Kaleida Health's Medical/Dental Staff who received the New York American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) 2021 Unsung Hero Award, an annual award that honors the achievements of emergency medicine heroes across the state. 

Updated: 11/17/2021

11/16/2021 6:00:00 AMCelebrating Transgender Awareness Week & Observing Transgender Day of Remembrance

Kaleida Health joins the country in raising visibility of transgender people to address issues members of the community face.

Updated: 11/18/2021

11/16/2021 6:00:00 AMU.S. News & World Report Names DeGraff Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Facility a 2021-22 Best Nursing Home

DeGraff Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Facility, a Kaleida Health long-term care facility, has been recognized as a Best Nursing Home for 2021-22 by U.S. News & World Report.

Updated: 11/17/2021

11/12/2021 6:00:00 AMHealthy U: Reducing the Risk of Falls for Seniors

Join us live on Facebook on Tuesday, November 16 at noon for the next Healthy U community education class.

Updated: 11/12/2021

11/12/2021 6:00:00 AMKaleida Health Receives 2021 PIVOT Award from DNV Healthcare USA Inc.

Kaleida Health has received the 2021 PIVOT Award from DNV Healthcare USA Inc.

11/11/2021 6:00:00 AMDr. Fred Archer to Discuss COVID-19 Vaccines for Children on Senior Moment Radio Program

Kaleida Health's Francesca Mesiah, senior marketing associate, community relations, will be guest hosting the Senior Moment Radio Program on WUFO 1080AM/Power 96.5FM on Saturday, November 13 from 11-11:30 a.m. She will be joined by Dr. Fred Archer to discuss multigenerational households during COVID-19 and the importance of the COVID-19 vaccine for young children. Make sure to listen live and call in with your questions! 

Updated: 11/11/2021

11/9/2021 6:00:00 AMThe First Edition City of Buffalo MONOPOLY Game is Here, Benefiting Pediatric Cancer Patients in WNY!

The First Edition City of Buffalo MONOPOLY game is available at participating Tops Friendly Markets stores. One hundred percent of the proceeds will benefit the Roswell Park Oishei Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Program. 

Updated: 11/23/2021

11/8/2021 6:00:00 AMSupport Mike Hughes and the 11 Day Power Play

Mike Hughes, senior vice president and chief administrative officer at Kaleida Health, and 39 individuals will participate in the 11 Day Power Play in support of cancer research and programs in Western New York. 

Updated: 11/8/2021

11/8/2021 6:00:00 AMBuffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute Receives DNV Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification

Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute (BGMC/GVI) has been certified by DNV as a Comprehensive Stroke Center for the eighth consecutive year. The certification reflects the highest level of competence for the treatment of acute stroke events. BGMC/GVI is the only DNV certified Comprehensive Stroke Center in Western New York.

Updated: 11/12/2021

11/6/2021 6:00:00 AMTricia Fusillo Promoted to Director of Women's Services at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital

Tricia Fusillo, BSN, RN, NE-BC, has been promoted to director of Women’s Services at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital (MFSH).

Updated: 11/22/2021

11/5/2021 6:00:00 AMPediatric COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A with Stephen Turkovich, MD

Stephen Turkovich, MD, chief medical officer at Oishei Children's Hospital, answers your most frequently asked questions about the pediatric COVID-19 vaccine, recently approved by the FDA and the CDC, for children ages 5-11 years old.

11/4/2021 6:00:00 AMErie County Department of Health and John R. Oishei Children's Hospital Will Offer Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine to 5-11-year-olds on Saturday, November 6

The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) and John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital (OCH) will hold a pediatric COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Saturday, November 6, 2021, providing the first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine specifically for 5-11-year-olds.

11/3/2021 6:00:00 AMWATCH NOW: Healthy U: Taking Ownership of Your Breast Health

Watch now as Stuti Tambar, MD, FACS, breast surgeon with the Great Lakes Cancer Care Collaborative, presented the fundamentals of proactive breast health care that every woman should know during last month's Healthy U virtual community education event.

11/3/2021 6:00:00 AMTickets to Trans-Siberian Orchestra Are on Sale for $25 for 25 Hours

Tickets to the Trans-Siberian Orchestra are on sale for $25 for 25 hours - only. This offer is valid from Thursday, November 4 at 9 a.m. through Friday, November 5 at 10 a.m. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Oishei Children's Hospital. 

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