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Mottville fire – No health-related concerns

Local health officials say there is no concern to the general population for any health-related hazards or risks associated with lingering smoke from last week’s Mottville Township fire. The fire at Green Stream Recycling began June 26 and has affected an area of about 15 acres. Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph Community Health Agency has been in contact with the Kalamazoo district office …

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National HIV Testing Day —Tuesday June 27th, 2017

In observance of the National HIV Testing Day, The Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph Community Health Agency encourages you to get tested for HIV. HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is the virus that causes AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) the condition caused by the HIV virus if left untreated. This year National HIV Testing Day will take place on Tuesday June 27th, 2017. Why should …

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Three Rivers Health to offer free prostate screening

As a community service, Three Rivers Health will again be offering free prostate screening for men age 50 and older as well as those with higher risk. The screenings will take place on Saturday, April 29, from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the Three Rivers Health Medical Office Building 3, Surgical Services Building, 715 S. Health Parkway. Prostate cancer is …

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Three Rivers Health names Employee of the Year

Officials from Three Rivers Health announced that Charlie Shane has been selected as the recipient of the hospital’s Employee of the Year award. The acknowledgment took place during the inaugural Three Rivers Health Employee Gala last month at A Place In Time banquet facility. Shane has been with Three Rivers Health since 1996 and currently works as an Engineering Technician. …

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Three Rivers Health Hospice is inviting you to join their care group for an eight-week grief support program called “Journey of the Heart.” This is an opportunity for those who are grieving the death of a loved one to come together and support one another. You can come to a safe space to share the stories of your loved ones, …

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Sturgis Hospital honors two employees

Sturgis Hospital recently honored two employees for their job performance. Carmen Grove, CCU/medical/surgical clinical coordinator, was named Associate of the Year 2016. Grove has worked as a registered nurse for more than 11 years, most recently assuming the role of clinical coordinator in April 2016. The honor is given to a Sturgis Hospital associate who provides superior customer service and …

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