If you are experiencing moderate symptoms, call your primary care provider (PCP). If you don’t have a PCP or if you have symptoms that need more immediate attention, our Urgent Care location in Pittsfield is seeing patients in-person and virtually.
When county schools closed March 13, Jenny Schwartz quickly became a liaison of sorts between schools and community partners, with representatives from about 15 groups who have been meeting regularly via Zoom to gain traction on the myriad challenges surrounding food insecurity.
The antibody test will tell the individual, who may have had no symptoms or might at some point earlier this year have had respiratory illness, whether they had COVID-19 from an historical perspective.
Neal was eager to talk about the $2 trillion stimulus bill, which includes almost $900 billion to businesses small and large, $560 billion to individuals, almost $440 billion to state and local governments, and more than $153 billion to hospitals and “public health.”
In Great Barrington, town officials put out a statement yesterday, and at Monday’s selectboard meeting, town health agent Rebecca Jurczyk briefed officials on measures the town is taking to prepare for the virus.
Launched by Fairview Hospital’s critical care nurses in an effort to raise awareness of heart disease, Heart Night is designed to give participants their own working plans for heart health and better health in the coming year.
During the campaign stop, Kennedy spoke about the need for increased economic justice, civil rights, and more equitable healthcare, among other issues. He did not mention Sen. Markey during his remarks.
Berkshire Natural Resources Council upgrades trails for summer season Lenox — On June 10, Rep. William “Smitty” Pignatelli, D-Lenox, joined members of the Berkshire Natural Resources Council board of directors, volunteers, staff and nature trail enthusiasts to unveil a redesigned trailhead kiosk and enhanced on-trail signage at BNRC’s flagship conservation reserve, Yokun Ridge South at
Berkshire Community College and Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts have announced that the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education has awarded the institutions $24,980 to establish the STEM Transfer Summer Bridge Program.
Four years ago, 70 percent of South Berkshire 12th-graders reported having used marijuana at least once, and 41 percent reported use within the past month. In 2019, those numbers are 52 percent and 36 percent respectively.
The new law does not currently specify acupuncture or any other particular form of pain management, but rather a “broad spectrum” of therapies that can include yoga, massage, diet, nutrition, and mindfulness, just to name a few others.
In a letter John Breasted writes: “The nurse staffing issues are complex. My own understanding of them has not been helped by soundbite-sized assertions about what the adoption of Question 1 would mean for patients.”
“I was incredibly surprised by the magnitude of their impacts myself,” said Williams College economics professor Stephen Sheppard. “If you live in the county, you think of Kripalu as this funky, interesting yoga thing.”
“Berkshire Supergenerians: A Forum for Seniors” is geared toward people in their 60s to their 90s; those concerned about aging well; and those who provide health, wellness and medical services to an older population.