“Everything we do is primary care” front page article in the Brattleboro Reformer

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Reporter Bob Audette interviews three key leaders of Grace Cottage to help readers better understand the financial complexities of rural healthcare facilities and the reasons why Grace Cottage manages to not only survive but thrive in this challenging environment.  Read the article on the Reformer’s website. (If you are blocked from reading, please consider subscribing […]

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Free Tobacco Cessation Group in March and April

Ready to quit smoking or chewing tobacco for good? The Grace Cottage “Quitters Win” tobacco cessation group can help. The free group will run for eight weeks, from March 4 – April 22 on Mondays from 4:00 – 5:00 pm. If you want to enjoy the health, social and economic benefits of being tobacco-free, get […]

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Grace Cottage Family Health Welcomes Dr. Ted Lefer

Dr. Ted Lefer is now accepting new patients at Grace Cottage Family Health in Townshend. For the past three years, he has been a family medicine physician in Talent, Oregon. A native of New York City, Dr. Lefer graduated from Vassar College in 1998 and received a Certificate in Premedical Studies from Mills College in […]

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Mental Illness Family Support Group Offered

Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital will host a Mental Illness Family Support Group on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Grace Cottage Wellness Center (133 Grafton Rd) in Townshend. The next meeting is on January 9th. NAMI Family Support Group meetings are monthly 90-minute support groups of family and […]

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Weekly Men’s Coffee Club Starts January 8th

Men of all ages are invited to Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital for coffee and a series of casual lectures on Tuesday mornings, Jan. 8 to March 26. Each week’s gathering will have a health-related theme, with presentations, short videos, and time for discussion and friendly banter. Coffee provided. The program is free. Participants […]

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Giving Tuesday Campaign Goal Met. New ER Equipment on Order.

Great News! Thanks to the generosity of a very supportive community, we have reached our goal of $76,000 to purchase a new Cardiac Monitoring System. 89 Grace Cottage supporters from 13 different states contributed to the Giving Tuesday appeal, for a total raised of $24,467!  When added to donations from 11 other supporters that had […]

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Free Blood Pressure Clinic at Grace Cottage on Thurs., Dec 13th

On Thursday, December 13th, Grace Cottage Family Health will host a free blood pressure clinic, run by Community Health Team member Bill Monahan, RN. Those over 50 who have been told they have high blood pressure, or who do not know their blood pressure are encouraged to attend. Participants will learn about hypertension, the ‘silent […]

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‘Giving Tuesday’ to Raise Funds for New Cardiac Monitoring System

After Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes Giving Tuesday, a worldwide day of philanthropy during the season of gratitude. Grace Cottage Hospital asks its friends and neighbors to participate in its Giving Tuesday campaign on November 27th and help fund a new cardiac monitoring system for its hospital patients. The price of the desired multi-unit […]

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Hospital Staff Enjoys National Recognition for Patient Satisfaction

In early October, Grace Cottage Hospital Nurse Manager Rebecca Lapointe returned from the National Rural Health Association’s annual Critical Access Hospital conference in Kansas City carrying a prestigious award. For the second year in a row, Grace Cottage Hospital achieved national recognition as a “Top 20 Critical Access Hospital (CAH) for Best Practice – Patient […]

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