Putnam County Working to Boost Organ Donations

April 16, 2018

Putnam County Clerk Michael C. Bartolotti and County Executive MaryEllen Odell will partner with Donate Life NYS during Donate Life Month to increase enrollment in the New York State Donate Life Registry. Donate Life Month is a national month-long observance aimed at raising public awareness of the critical need for organ, eye and tissue donation, as nearly 9,500 New Yorkers currently wait for ...

Vet2Vet of Putnam Seeks to Reach More Women

MAHOPAC, N.Y.-The Joseph P. Dwyer Vet2Vet Program of Putnam has kicked off the new year by expanding its scope of peer-to-peer community building.

Vet2Vet offers four dedicated groups that cater to the unique social and emotional support needs of former military personnel. The program and groups are open to all former military, regardless of discharge status or service dates, and are based on ...

Parents Learn Risks of Vaping at MHS Presentation

MAHOPAC, N.Y.-E-cigarette use increased 900 percent among high school students from 2011 to 2015, according to a 2016 report by the U.S. Surgeon General, leaving parents and educators concerned about the effects the products are having on teens.

Dr. Richard Stumacher, chief of pulmonary and critical care medicine at Northern Westchester Hospital Center, spoke on the dangers that e-cigs and ...

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