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2016 Men’s Health Fair

November 9th, 2016|

2016 Men's Health Fair, Screenings & Lecture Wednesday, November 30th 4:00 - 6:00 PM Main Lobby at Sharon Hospital Meet our healthcare providers and take part in a variety of free health screenings including: ● Lab Draw for PSA ● Ask the Doctor ● Orthopedic Screening ● Golf Swing & Postural Assessments ● Stroke Risk [...]

Early detection is key

November 2nd, 2016|

Every woman should know the symptoms and signs of breast cancer, and any time an abnormality is discovered, it should be investigated by a healthcare professional. Most people who have breast cancer symptoms and signs will initially notice only one or two, and the presence of these symptoms and signs do not automatically mean that [...]

“Being Mortal”

October 19th, 2016|

In conjunction with the Salisbury Visiting Nurses Association, Sharon Hospital is holding a free, community screening of the documentary “Being Mortal” on October 30, 11:30am-1:30pm at The Moviehouse in Millerton. “Being Mortal” delves into the hopes of patients and families facing terminal illness. The film investigates the practice of caring for the dying and explores [...]

Dementia: Lunch & Learn with Dr. Sabooh Mubbashar, MD

October 11th, 2016|

Join Medical Director of the Sharon Hospital Senior Behavioral Health Unit, Dr. Sabooh Mubbashar, MD for lunch and a discussion about Dementia. When: Monday, October 24th from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM Where: Sharon Hospital, Board Conference Room 2 RSVP 860-364-4288

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 5th, 2016|

Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Sharon Hospital by getting a mammogram. Free mammograms are available to all women on October 18th and 21st from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM. Extended hours mammograms are available on October 4th, 11th and 25th from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.  

Flu Vaccine Clinic at Sharon Hospital!

September 21st, 2016|

Protect yourself and the ones you love...get vaccinated against the flu! Held by the Salisbury Visiting Nurse Association, visit Sharon Hospital on Monday, October 3rd from 11AM to 2PM for an influence vaccine. If you are self paying, the fee is $35 per person and we accept cash, check, Visa or Mastercard. Participating insurances include [...]

Sharon Hospital to Join Forces with HealthQuest!

September 16th, 2016|

Sharon Hospital just got great news in the form of joining forces with Health Quest, which will allow Sharon to return to non-profit status, while expanding services for patients.  The hospital anticipates expanding the staff, especially being able to recruit new staff physicians.  The community will have the opportunity to ask questions at upcoming public [...]

Fun for all at the Vintage Race Car Parade

September 8th, 2016|

Sharon Hospital recently participated in the Vintage Race Car Parade ran by Lime Rock Park. The annual event traveled 15 miles through Lime Rock, Lakeville, Salisbury and into Falls Village for a street fair and celebration!

Zika Lunch and Learn Presentation with Dr. Finch

August 31st, 2016|

Douglas Finch, M.D. is Sharon Hospital's Infectious Disease Specialist and the Chief of Infection Control. He will be holding a review of the latest Zika Virus Epidemic. Join him in Board Conference Room 2 at Sharon Hospital on Friday, September 9th from 12-1:00 PM to learn more about this rapidly evolving insect born disease. Learn about symptoms, [...]

Happy World Breastfeeding Week

August 3rd, 2016|

World Breastfeeding Week is an annual event August 1 to 7 in more than 120 countries. It was celebrated first in 1992 by World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA). The focus of this celebration is to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world. Breastfeeding has immediate and long lasting health benefits [...]

New Speech Language Pathologist at Sharon Hospital

July 27th, 2016|

Sharon Hospital is pleased to welcome Haley Wheeler, Speech Language Pathologist to the Advanced Therapy team. Haley is a graduate of the University of Connecticut, where she received a Bachelor’s in Communication Disorders and Sciences and a Master’s in Speech Pathology. She comes to us with experience with adult dysphagia and language disorders, as well [...]

Zika Virus Symposium with Dr. Finch

July 19th, 2016|

According to the Center for Disease Control main website at cdc.gov, Zika Virus can be transmitted through mosquito bites, from a pregnant woman to her fetus, sex or possibly by a blood transfusion. Symptoms can vary and many people won't experience any. Common symptoms include fever, rash, joint pain or red eyes. One major issue [...]

Meeting the new students at Sharon Hospital

July 11th, 2016|

For the first year and with the direction of the Director of Medical Education, Dr. Soucier and the Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Marshall, Sharon Hospital has introduced a one-year medical student program. Twelve students following a curriculum in Osteopathic Medicine will be taking up temporary residence in the town of Sharon and will be working [...]

“Varicose veins and how to treat them”

June 24th, 2016|

The following article was featured in the June 16, 2016 edition of the Lakeville Journal, "Ask the Hospitalist" column. For a complete copy of the newspaper, or for more information, please visit tricornernews.com. Hospitalists are specialists in the care of patients who are in a hospital. At Sharon Hospital, for the past 17 years, that [...]

Senior Behavioral Health Unit

June 12th, 2016|

May was Mental Health Awareness Month, but just because the month is over, it doesn't mean that you shouldn't be looking out for family members, friends and neighbors when it comes to senior behavioral health. Our acute care Senior Behavioral Health Unit is a psychiatric service designed for those 55 and older. Make sure that [...]

Listen to us on WHDD!

June 1st, 2016|

Did you know that Sharon Hospital is on the radio? Tune into our local NPR station on 91.9 FM or 1020 AM for interviews with healthcare professionals from Sharon. You can also visit our Podcast page for direct links to listen to the interview of your choice. Learn more from our specialists in Wound Care, Women's [...]