Today was one to remember. It was another beautiful day with an abundance of blue! Our day started out with a special lunch delivery courtesy of the Charlmont Restaurant and Frontline Foods Vermont. We joined many neighbors on the campus lawns watching the flyover of...
“I became a nurse so I can care for patients and make a difference. I enjoy the relationships I form with my patients and their families. My patients inspire me. COVID-19 has caused our community to pause their health needs, some to a degree of...
Thank you Susan Law, owner of Green Mountain Resolve, for the special delivery of care packages with goodies from businesses and artists from around Vermont. This unexpected gift brought big smiles. And yes Susan, you are so correct in stating - "It takes an entire...
A message from Copley CEO, Joe Woodin to our valued business owners: "As of last week, we are starting to see patients returning to our facilities and more patients are now requesting home care. Nevertheless, we have a lot more we can do to...
Thank you to our area restaurants and individuals for thinking of our staff during COVID times with delicious meals and sweet treats. With each delivery was a message of support and gratitude for our staff - messages that were heartfelt. The Copley family cannot begin...
Having a good stock of pantry staples is important when you are trying to keep grocery shopping trips to a minimum. Here are 11 key staples for your pantry along with 5 healthy, inexpensive, simple recipe ideas.
Many of us have been physically separated from our loved ones, so it’s understandable to feel lonely from time to time. Cleveland Clinic shared great ideas about how to overcome those feelings and strengthen our connections to loved ones: https://cle.clinic/stayconnected.
Wearing cloth coverings in places where social distancing is hard to maintain helps us to slow the spread of COVID-19. Vermont Department of Health shared helpful guidance about how to wear and wash masks, as well as how to make them from household items.
May is American Stroke Month. When someone has a stroke, every minute counts! Quick treatment can reduce brain damage that a stroke can cause. Learn the signs so you can act F.A.S.T. when a stroke occurs.
Congratulations to Mariann Sjolander on her promotion as Interim Director of Diagnostic Imaging. Current Director Lise Hamel, who will be retiring this summer after 45 years, describes the announcement as a win-win for Copley and a great opportunity for Mariann. Please join team Copley in...
We truly live in an amazing community. Even during this trying and difficult time, we are reminded of just how fortunate we are to be a part of such a caring and supportive community. From the more than 2,000 hand-sewn masks and donated personal protective...
Thumbs up for Veronica! Diagnostic Imaging's Veronica Clarke is named Copley Team Hero. Veronica received praises by Director Lise Hamel for her professionalism, expert care and strong work ethic. Copley CEO Joe Woodin presented her with the award on March 12. We are very proud...
Super hero and shining star - that's our Betty Busch, a long-time Copley volunteer. Betty received an applause for going above and beyond when covering the Reception Desk due to an unexpected absence. Without hesitation she jumped right in – a true testament to her...
A child with a big heart. Team Copley extends heartfelt thanks to Liam Stowe of Waterbury Center. This week, Copley Hospital received a card from Liam that included a donation - his allowance! The 12 words written inside the card show just how special Liam...
Copley was pleased to be featured on the WCAX evening news. They came to Morrisville to talk about how we are screening our staff for COVOD-19 antibodies and what that may mean for how well we understand this virus.
Thursday, May 21st, 2020 at 11:03am
“I became a nurse so I can care for patients and make a difference. #COVID-19 has caused our community to pause their health needs, some to a degree of concern. Don’t put your health needs on hold; seek the medical attention that you or your family member needs.” - Liz Couto, RN https://t.co/GQVU6ZliVy
Wednesday, May 20th, 2020 at 5:30pm
Thank you to our area restaurants and individuals for sharing delicious meals & sweet treats. With each delivery was a message of support and gratitude for our staff - messages that were heartfelt. We cannot begin to express our gratitude for your thoughtfulness and generosity. https://t.co/odPa62JB1A
Monday, March 30th, 2020 at 2:08pm
DON’T DELAY URGENT CARE
Thanks to our thorough infection prevention procedures, Copley is one of the safest places to be. Don’t let fear of COVID-19 put your health at risk. Urgent medical issue? Come to the ED or call 911. 1st responders & Copley are always here to help you.
Courtney Olmsted, MD on why she is a general surgeon
Copley Hospital general surgeon Courtney Olmsted, MD talks about what attracted her to studying general surgery.
Come learn how to STOP THE BLEED
Most people know how to care for minor cut or scrape. But what about bleeding from a more serious injury?
Stop the Bleed uses hands-on training to teach how to respond when faced with a bleeding emergency while waiting for professionals to arrive.
On Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at 12:00 PM, Copley Nurse Educator Dale Porter, RN, will teach a one-hour seminar that will show attendees what to do when faced with a bleeding emergency, using hands-on practice, tips, and useful techniques.
In recognition of Colorectal Cancer Awareness month, Copley general surgeon Dr. Courtney Olmsted invites you to a candid conversation on colon health. This talk was postponed due to COVID-19 and will be rescheduled to a later time.
Dr. Olmsted will talk about the importance of screenings once you turn 50, and why screening is the number one way to prevent colorectal cancer. She will also discuss:
-What you can do to reduce your risk for colon cancer
-The importance of colonoscopies
– Types of screening options
– If polyps are dangerous
– Causes of hemorrhoids
At Copley Hospital, we believe in providing patients with access to the highest quality care, close to home. For us, that means top surgeons and other medical providers who are attuned to the latest research and techniques, and can perform state-of-the-art surgeries and procedures with a focus on minimally invasive approaches. Match that with the warm, personalized feel of a community hospital and it’s no wonder Copley Hospital is known for its exceptional patient-focused care.
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