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Free Health Fair in Ticonderoga

Free Health Fair in Ticonderoga

Ticonderoga, NY – On Wednesday, October 30, the University of Vermont Health Network - Elizabethtown Community Hospital will host a free health fair and screening at its Ticonderoga Campus. The event is cosponsored by Elderwood at Ticonderoga and will be held in the Crowne Terrace Dining Hall of the nursing home from 2:00 to 5:00 PM.

“Everyone is invited to our annual community health fair in Ticonderoga,” said Julie Tromblee, vice president and chief nursing officer at the UVM Health Network - Elizabethtown Community Hospital. “Stop in to check your blood pressure and cholesterol, and to check in with area health care organizations.”

Medical professionals will be on hand to check blood pressure, LDL cholesterol, and A1c (glucose) levels. Community vendors, health education demonstrations, and refreshments will also be available.

Event partners include: the Adirondack Health Institute; Alzheimer's Disease Caregiver Support Initiative; American Red Cross; Behavioral Health Services North; Cancer Service Program of Northeastern NY; CVTEC; Essex County Mental Health; Essex County Office for the Aging; Essex County Public Health; Fidelis; HCR Home Care - North Country Region; High Peaks Hospice & Palliative Care; Keene Valley Neighborhood House; Residents at Otter Creek; Mental Health Association in Essex County; Southern Adirondack Independent Living Center; St. Joseph’s Outpatient Clinic; The Garrison Gym; Substance Abuse Prevention Team; TiNADA; UnitedHealthcare Medicare Solutions; Elderwood at Ticonderoga; and Elderwood Village at Ticonderoga.

For more information please visit UVMHealth.org/ECH or call (518) 585-3761.

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About Elizabethtown Community Hospital

The University of Vermont Health Network - Elizabethtown Community Hospital is a designated critical access hospital and the primary health care provider serving the 39,000 people who live, work and vacation in Essex County, NY and the surrounding region.

Elizabethtown Community Hospital is transforming rural health care at its main campus in Elizabethtown, NY, at a new emergency department and outpatient center at the former Moses Ludington Hospital in Ticonderoga, NY, and at six community-based primary health care centers located throughout the region.  The hospital is one of the community’s largest employers with 383 employees.

Across the Elizabethtown and Ticonderoga campuses, the hospital maintains two 24-hour emergency rooms, a 25-bed inpatient unit, physical therapy, laboratory, and digital radiology departments, and a variety of specialty physician clinics on a weekly and monthly basis.  

Elizabethtown Community Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission and is licensed and certified by the New York State Department of Health and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

About The University of Vermont Health Network
The University of Vermont Health Network is an academic health system that is comprised of six affiliate hospitals, a multi-specialty medical group, and a home health agency. We serve the residents of Vermont and northern New York with a shared mission: working together, we improve people’s lives.  Our partners include:

Our 4,000 health care professionals are driven to provide high quality, cost-efficient care as close to home as possible. Strengthened by our academic connection to the University of Vermont, each of our hospitals remains committed to its local community by providing compassionate, personal care shaped by the latest medical advances and delivered by highly skilled experts.