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Cayuga Health Welcomes Cayuga Addiction Recovery Services as Its Newest Affiliate

Provides continuity and seamless care for clients and patients  Cayuga Health is pleased to announce its affiliation with Cayuga Addiction Recovery Services [C.A.R.S.] was officially finalized on March 1, 2023. Both organizations began the process of affiliating in April of 2021. “We are excited to officially welcome Cayuga Addiction Recovery Services to the Cayuga Health […]

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Cayuga Health Opening New Cortland Location

Cayuga Health System (CHS) announced today that their new physician office building located at 260 Tompkins Street will open on Monday. March 6, 2023. The new location will consolidate a number of Cayuga Health’s Cortland and Homer locations, offering (or “providing”) a new level of convenience and efficiency (or “ease” or neither) for patients. The […]

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Cayuga Health Engages Twiage to Enhance Communication Between Emergency Departments and EMS Partners

Twiage, a secure and real-time communication application used by EMS agencies and the emergency departments they bring patients to, recently launched at Cayuga Health System’s Cayuga Medical Center in Ithaca, NY and Schuyler Hospital in Montour Falls, NY. . When patients are having a medical emergency (like a stroke or heart attack), every second can […]

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Cayuga Medical Center Expanding Access to Naloxone to Prevent Opioid Overdoses

Ithaca, NY – November 22, 2022 – Cayuga Medical Center (CMC), a member of Cayuga Health, is joining a number of community organizations in Tompkins County as an Opioid Overdose Prevention Program, offering naloxone (Narcan) for free to patients on site. A recent Health Alert from the Tompkins County Health Department (TCHD) highlighted the urgency of preventing overdoses, as numbers of potentially fatal overdoses in our community continue to grow. The county has seen an increase in drug related deaths from 19 in 2020 to 25 in 2021 (32%). That number continues to rise in 2022.


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Cayuga Addiction Recovery Services and Cayuga Health Mark 50th Anniversary of CARS; Recognize Founder

Cayuga Addiction Recovery Services (CARS), Cayuga Health leadership, and staff supporters gathered for CARS’ 50th Anniversary Celebration at Hotel Ithaca on November 16th. During the event, Jason Wittman, M.P.S., the founder of CARS, was recognized for his achievement during his many years of providing care for youth and adults struggling with addiction. (more…)

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