Your Morning Checkup

  Morning Checkup: National Donate Life Month

April is National Donate Life Month.

  Morning Checkup: chronic kidney disease

  Morning Checkup: One Night, One Diamond goes virtual

  Morning Checkup: Colon Cancer Awareness Month

  Morning Checkup: Summit Village apartments available

  Morning checkup: Acute Rehabilitation Unit

  Morning Checkup: World Cancer Day

Continued Coverage

  Morning Checkup: Samaritan Orthopedics

  Morning Checkup: stuttering

  Morning Checkup: maternity care recognition

  Morning Checkup: COVID-19 research

  Morning Checkup: staying healthy during the holidays

  Morning Checkup: Samaritan Home Health

  ‘High-risk’ winter sports sidelined at JCC

It will be a quiet winter in Jefferson Community College’s gymnasium.

  Morning Checkup: stroke care

There have been a lot of advances in stroke care in the 22 years Dr. Maja Lundborg-Gray has been at Samaritan Medical Center.

  Morning Checkup: the importance of quarantining

Quarantining is important if you’ve been exposed to COVID-19.

  Morning Checkup: COVID-19 guidelines for Thanksgiving

The safest thing to do for Thanksgiving this year is to separate.

  Samaritan Morning Check Up: lung cancer screening

  Morning Checkup: 20th annual CMN Radiothon

  Morning Checkup: 2020 Festival of Trees

  Morning Checkup: plastic surgery

  Morning Checkup: Samaritan Home Health

  Morning Checkup: Festival of Trees

  Morning Checkup: allergy patch testing

Samaritan Medical Center is offering an extended version of its allergy patch testing.

  Morning Checkup: addiction services

One of the worse things you can tell someone recovering from addiction is to socially isolate.

  Morning Checkup: allergies or COVID?

When you develop sniffles and a cough, how can you tell if it’s allergies or something more serious, like CODIV-19?

  Morning Checkup: opioid addictions

This year may be Jefferson County’s worst year for fatal overdoses and it’s a problem that’s increasing nationwide.

  Morning Checkup: prostate cancer

The Walker Center for Cancer Care just received a new piece of technology that increases the quality of life for patients getting radiation treatment for prostate cancer.

  Morning Checkup: pandemic stress

Many people are feeling stress because of the coronavirus pandemic.

  Morning Checkup: get your flu shot

With two severe respiratory illnesses about to collide, some experts are calling it “a perfect storm.”

  Morning Checkup: back-to-school dental care

Students will be going back to school soon and it’s a good time to make sure they’re in good health – including their dental health.

  Morning Checkup: back-to-school vaccinations

It’s almost back-to-school time and it’s important to make sure your children’s vaccinations are up to date.

  Morning Checkup: kids & face masks

Kids may be going back to school soon and, if they do, they’ll have to wear face masks.

  Morning Checkup: diagnosing lung cancer

There’s new technology at Samaritan Medical Center for diagnosing lung cancer.

  Morning Checkup: assisted living services discount

Samaritan Medical Center is offering a discount for its assisted living services.

  Morning Checkup: Children’s Miracle Network campaign

Children’s Miracle Network at Samaritan Medical Center has a campaign underway.

  Morning Checkup: swing bed services

Swing beds are a transition from an acute-care hospital stay to being discharged to go home.

  Morning Checkup: infusions at Samaritan

Infusions are often used to treat chronic illnesses and conditions. It’s a service that’s available at Samaritan Medical Center.

  Morning Checkup: new to Samaritan Dermatology

Samaritan Medical Center is welcoming two new physician assistants to its dermatology department.

  Morning Checkup: home health services

Not all COVID-19 patients need to be hospitalized, but many still need to be frequently monitored.

  Morning Checkup: outpatient addiction services

There’s been an uptick in overdose cases in the north country in recent weeks and Samaritan Medical Center wants people to know that help is available.

  Morning Checkup: rehabilitation services

Samaritan Medical Center is continuing to offer various therapies, but the coronavirus has changed the way things are done.

  Morning Checkup: honoring the caregivers

Samaritan Medical Center is rolling out two new awards to honor nurses and support staff.

  Morning Checkup: proper PPE

There’s a right way and a wrong way to use and wear personal protective equipment, also known as PPE.

  Morning Checkup: addictions treatment

Even in the middle of a pandemic, people can still get help for their addictions.

  Morning Checkup: operational changes

Samaritan Medical Center has temporarily consolidated its clinics and outpatient services because of the coronavirus outbreak.

  Morning Checkup: telemedicine

Dermatologist Dr. Nathanial Miletta says there’s a lot he can do for patients via telemedicine.

  Morning Checkup: a COVID-19 update

Dr. Marylene Duah is a board-certified infectious disease physician at Samaritan Medical Center.

  Morning Checkup: maternity & COVID-19

Samaritan Medical Center has a plan for maternity patients during the coronavirus outbreak

  Samaritan sets up coronavirus resource line

Samaritan Medical Center has set up a resource line for those concerned about COVID-19.

  Morning Checkup: One Night, One Diamond

It's nearly time for the One Night, One Diamond fundraiser for Samaritan Medical Center.

  Morning Checkup: Orthopaedic services

There's no point traveling out of the area for orthopaedic services.

  Morning Checkup: Hand hygiene

Samaritan Medical Center is asking patients to remind its health care professionals to wash their hands.

  Morning Checkup: breast care

One in eight women -- or roughly 12 percent -- will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetimes.

  Morning Checkup: stroke signs

Strokes are very common, so it's important to know the signs.

  Morning Checkup: safe sleep for infants

Do you know the ABCs for making sure infants sleep safely?

  Morning Checkup: dermatology clinic

Do you know the ABCDEs of skin cancer?

  Morning Checkup: Children’s Miracle Network

Kai Diggs is a Children's Miracle Network champion. That's because he's a fighter.

  Morning Checkup: graduate medical education program

You might not know it, but Samaritan Medical Center is a teaching hospital.

  Morning Checkup: ortho surgery

You don't have to go further than Samaritan Medical Center for orthopaedic surgery.

  Morning Checkup: Long-Term Care Career Coach

There's a new position at Samaritan Medical Center that supports its long-term care employees.

  Morning Checkup: image-guided surgical procedures

In this week’s Morning Checkup, Dr. Sima Banerjee takes us to Samaritan Medical Center’s Walker Center for Cancer Care.

  Morning Checkup: Breakfast with Santa

It's an annual event that helps out Children's Miracle Network at Samaritan Medical Center.

  Morning Checkup: holiday healthy eating tips

It can be hard to stick with eating healthy with the food temptations holidays bring, especially Thanksgiving.

  Morning Checkup: Wound Care Center

Wounds that don't heal properly are a major medical problem that affects more than 6 million Americans.

  Samaritan Morning Check-Up: new services coming to Women’s Wellness

Same day diagnostic testing will be offered.

  Morning Checkup: Festival of Trees

The North Country Festival of Trees is just around the corner.

  Morning Checkup: family photos for CMN

There's a family photo session on Halloween to raise money for Children's Miracle Network at Samaritan Medical Center.

  Morning Checkup: Pharmacy Week & Shed the Meds

This is Pharmacy Week and Samaritan Medical Center is acknowledging it with some activities, including a Shed the Meds event at the end of it.

  Morning Checkup: new dermatology clinic

Samaritan Medical Center is opening a new dermatology clinic next month.

  Morning Checkup: working for Samaritan

If you want to become a home health aide or certified nursing assistant, Samaritan Medical Center will train you, pay you during training, and give you a job when you're done.

  Morning Checkup: flu prevention

Get your flu shot and wash your hands often -- flu season is soon upon us.

  Morning Checkup: Samaritan’s Urgent Care

Urgent care is often a good alternative to going to the emergency room -- but not always.

  Morning Checkup: brain injury support group

Samaritan Medical Center has a support group for people who suffer the effects of a brain injury.

  Morning Checkup: prostate cancer awareness

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.

  Morning Checkup: ‘Operation Murder’

Volunteers at Samaritan Medical Center are holding a mystery dinner theater to raise money to help cancer patients.

  Morning Checkup: robotic operating room

These days when you go under the knife, you might be going under the robot.

  Morning Checkup: Ribbon-Cutting

Samaritan Medical Center is cutting the ribbon on its Women and Children's Center and inpatient mental health unit next week.

  Morning Checkup: heat exhaustion

Heat exhaustion is less about the temperature and more about your body's ability to cool itself.

  Morning Checkup: interventional radiology

It’s called interventional radiology and it’s a way to perform procedures in the most minimally invasive way.

  Morning Checkup” FEES swallowing evaluation

Samaritan Medical Center is offering a new diagnostic tool for analyzing swallowing problems.