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|5/11/2021 3:48:18 PM||Erie County Department of Health Introduces "Vax Visit" Service to Vaccinate Any Erie County Resident at Their Home|
The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) is introducing a service where a “Vax Visit” team will go to any individual’s residence to administer COVID-19 vaccine. Individuals and households can schedule at-home COVID-19 vaccination through the Erie County COVID-19 Information Line at (716) 858-2929.
|5/11/2021 3:25:45 PM||Medically Speaking Featuring Jeanmarie Lucas, BSN, RN, CCRN, NE-BC|
As we celebrate National Nurses Week, Jeanmarie Lucas, BSN, RN, CCRN, NE-BC, nurse manager, Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute, discusses some of the challenges nurses have had to face in the last year battling COVID-19 and how they stay positive in this episode of Medically Speaking.
|5/7/2021 11:49:02 AM||May Healthy U: The Importance of Rapid Treatment of Stroke|
Join Robert N. Sawyer, Jr., MD, FAHA on Kaleida Heath's Facebook page on Wednesday, May 19 at noon for an interactive discussion on the symptoms of stroke, the importance of seeking medical care immediately, and the latest technological advancements in stroke treatment available at Gates Vascular Institute.
|5/6/2021 12:37:16 PM||Medically Speaking Featuring Dr. Brittany Montross|
Hear Dr. Brittany Montross, vascular surgeon, discuss some of the conditions within the blood vessels that she is now able to treat at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital.
|5/5/2021 3:57:18 PM||Congratulations to Kaleida Health, Great Lakes Cancer Care Collaborative and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo Foundation on Award Winning Marketing Campaigns|
We are excited to announce that several marketing campaigns for Kaleida Health, Great Lakes Cancer Care Collaborative (GLCCC) and the Children's Hospital of Buffalo Foundation won 10 Healthcare Advertising Awards.
|5/3/2021||Kaleida Health Celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and Mental Health Awareness Month|
This month, Kaleida Health is joining the rest of the country in recognizing Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and Mental Health Awareness Month.
|4/26/2021 3:24:53 PM||Wrapped in Love for Mother’s Day - Gift Sets Available for On-Site Purchase|
Purchase a Wrapped in Love gift set this Thursday, April 29 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital and Buffalo General Medical Center.
|4/26/2021 2:19:01 PM||Because of your Caregiver - Nurses Week 2021|
The Kaleida Health Foundation celebrates the dedication, expertise and compassion of Kaleida Health nurses, this Nurses Week.
|4/26/2021 1:23:47 PM||Rhiannon Polakiewicz, Recent COVID-19 Patient, Expresses Gratitude to BGMC Staff|
Diagnosed with COVID-19, Rhiannon thanks Buffalo General Medical Center for saving her life and getting her back to her family.
|4/26/2021 12:44:19 PM||Transform Buffalo Nutrition Donates Gift Certificates to Kaleida Health Employees|
Recognizing the hard work of our healthcare workers, Kaleida Health employees can enjoy a meal replacement shake, an energy tea or an aloe refresher, courtesy of Transform Buffalo Nutrition.
|4/26/2021 12:29:04 PM||Kaleida Health Foundation Welcomes Danielle Byrnes as Donor Relations Officer|
Danielle Byrnes joins the Kaleida Health Foundation team as donor relations officer, with a focus on fundraising for cardiac needs.
|4/26/2021 10:36:00 AM||Erie County Department of Health Plans Three "Teen Vaccine" Clinics for May 1|
After securing a supply of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine late last week, the Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) has scheduled three COVID-19 vaccination PODs especially for 16- and 17-year-olds and their families on May 1.
|4/23/2021 1:47:59 PM||WATCH NOW: COVID-19 Vaccine Myths and Facts from Erie County Department of Health|
There are a lot of myths out there about COVID-19 vaccines. Don't be deceived. Getting vaccinated protects you, your family, and your community from serious illness. Watch the video from Erie County Department of Health about COVID-19 vaccine myths and facts.
|4/22/2021 1:42:27 PM||Medically Speaking Coronavirus Special Edition Featuring Keith Hoerth|
Keith Hoerth, vice president, Kaleida Health Laboratories, discusses National Laboratory Professionals Week as well as the flexibility his team has demonstrated to meet the community's need in fighting COVID-19.
|4/22/2021 1:38:21 PM||Kaleida Health to Offer COVID-19 PCR Testing for General Public, Effective April 26|
Kaleida Health will offer drive-through COVID-19 testing for the general public at its existing testing site located in the former Sears Automotive building at the Walden Galleria Mall, effective Monday, April 26.
|4/21/2021 4:44:53 PM||WATCH NOW: April Healthy U: Types of COVID Tests|
If you missed this week's Healthy U live on Facebook, you can watch a recording now. Keith Hoerth, VP, Kaleida Health Laboratories discussed the types of COVID-19 tests, how they're administered and what the results mean.
|4/15/2021 2:43:59 PM||Behind the Mask: Kathy Oddy|
In an effort to lift spirits and spread positivity, the Oishei Children’s Hospital Strategic Communication Team (SCT) has launched a special video project highlighting staff, nurses and physicians who are choosing to find joy in the everyday.
|4/15/2021 10:19:31 AM||WNY COVID Working Group: Vaccines and Pregnancy|
The WNY COVID Working Group - a group of more than 20 healthcare and health-related organizations - released information today about the COVID-19 vaccines and pregnancy, fertility and lactation.
|4/15/2021||Helping children with autism adapt to wearing face masks|
Features of autism spectrum disorder such as impaired social and communication skills, insistence on sameness, or consistency, and sensory challenges can make mask wearing difficult and uncomfortable. Dr. Michelle Hartley-McAndrew, medical director of the Autism Spectrum Disorder Center at Oishei Children's Hospital, provides some tips for parents and families on how to increase cooperation and build confidence for successful mask wearing.
|4/14/2021||Gates Vascular Institute Performs First Y-90 Cancer Treatment Procedure|
The interventional radiology team at Gates Vascular Institute recently completed their first Y-90 procedure, a minimally invasive procedure that combines embolization and radiation therapy to treat patients with liver cancer.
|4/13/2021 10:15:25 AM||Medically Speaking Coronavirus Special Edition Featuring Victor Filadora, MD, MBA|
Victor Filadora, MD, MBA, president of Great Lakes Cancer Care Collaborative (GLCCC), discusses some of the exciting work being done by the various members of the collaborative to advance the level and quality of oncology care in Western New York. He also shares recommendations on cancer treatments and COVID vaccines.
|4/12/2021||Black Maternal Health Week: April 11-17, 2021|
This week, Kaleida Health joins the country in recognizing Black Maternal Health Week, which raises awareness and promotes activism around black maternal health in the United States.
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