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News and Public Awareness

May 23, 22

MASSENA, NY - The name of the Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis vaccine may sound more like a rap song than a medication, but however you remember it, know that Tdap is something all adolescents and adults should receive.

According to St. Lawrence Health providers, children should receive a single dose of the Tdap vaccination at age 11 or 12, and adults should get a booster dose every 10 years.

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May 16, 2022

POTSDAM, NY – While most of us have heard about clinical trials for a drug or vaccination, we might not even realize some of these trials are taking place right here in the North Country through St. Lawrence Health (SLH).

Clinical Trials Day is Friday, May 20, 2022, and SLH Clinical and Rural Health Research Director Carly Lovelett, CCRP, noted it is a day set aside to recognize those who conduct and participate in clinical trials. The day also affords the opportunity to share education and awareness about research and the countless medical advances that have…

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May 13, 2022

POTSDAM, NY – Dual board certified physician David Abbatematteo, MD, has joined Canton-Potsdam Hospital’s medical team in the Pain Management Department. His office is located in the Helen Snell Cheel Medical Building, 49 Lawrence Avenue, Potsdam.

Dr. Abbatematteo is American Board Certified in Pain Medicine, and in Anesthesiology. He earned his medical degree at Drexel…

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May 12, 2022

POTSDAM, NY – Canton-Potsdam Hospital’s Student Health and Counseling Center team at Clarkson University was recently honored with the Phalanx Distinguished Service Award from the University.

The award was presented to them in recognition for the service they provided in 2021 that was "above and beyond the activities for which the organization has been established at Clarkson University.”

Canton-Potsdam Hospital (CPH) Director of Student Health and Counseling Center at Clarkson University Amanda Ross, FNP, noted she is extremely proud of the Health Center’…

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