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Welcome to Northwestern

Northwestern Medical Center is a vibrant, not-for-profit, primary care hospital. We are nestled at the top of Fairfield Street in St. Albans, Vermont with satellites and provider practices elsewhere in Franklin County. Our size brings a family feel to our organization, and we pride ourselves on bringing a broad range of high-tech medical equipment & services to our region. Thanks to that balance and the incredible care provided by our staff we have earned national Avatar awards in six consecutive years for overall patient satisfaction! Learn more about Northwestern.


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What's Happening in Health Care?

Jill BowenTo help keep our community updated and informed, CEO Jill Berry Bowen has a weekly column in the St. Albans Messenger where she answers questions relating to health care. We post them here for online sharing and so you can browse through to see any you may have missed in the newspaper.

This week's question "Does the Water & Sewer Issue Need to be Resolved Now?"  Click here for Jill's answer.

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News & Updates

Cardiac Capers Chair Helene Biggie recently presented $22,000 to the Northwestern Medical Center Auxiliary, a donation representing proceeds from the fall 2014 show. Auxiliary President Don Meuller gratefully accepted the funds on behalf of the Auxiliary.

Join Northwestern Medical Center at Healthy Hearts on the Move on February 7 and learn about how exercise and healthy eating can reduce your risks for heart disease. New this year, Healthy Hearts will offer physical fun in adult sessions as well as in family-style sessions to get people of all ages having fun while being active.  

This year’s free-of-charge event takes place from 9 a.m. to noon at the St. Albans City Elementary School. Attendees can try out Zumba, yoga, hula hooping, Tai Chi and more! Each fitness activity will be taught by a local instructor and last 30 minutes. 

Dr. Chip Chiappinelli, a pediatrician with Mousetrap Pediatrics, was honored with the fourth annual Deogracias “Deo” P. Esguerra, MD Service Award at Northwestern Medical Center’s Medical Staff Appreciation Dinner held November 21, 2014.

The Vermont Department of Health last week announced the award of a $400,000 Vermont Health Care Innovation Project grant to the Community Committee on Healthy Lifestyles and its new RISE VT program.

In a unique effort to draw attention to breast cancer during October’s Breast Cancer Awareness month, a radiologic technologist at NMC is seeking donations from around the hospital to cut and donate her long, curly hair.