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 Hospital leaders gathered at Albany Med practice social distancing.
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Cases of COVID-19 continue to increase in the Capital Region, and area hospitals are scrambling to keep up.

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COVID-19's sweep through the Capital Region is being closely watched by government and health officials.

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan gives reporters an update in front of City Hall.
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As COVID-19 continues to spread across New York, local governments and other organizations have ramped up responses.

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Two Capital Region hospitals officially merged on New Year’s Day.

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In celebration of World Breastfeeding Week, St. Peter’s Health Partners opened its newest Baby Café Tuesday in Albany. 

Traffic, and where it flows in a growing section of Albany, was the subject of a public meeting Monday night at St. Peter's Hospital.
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Traffic, and where it flows in a growing section of Albany, was the subject of a public meeting Monday night at St. Peter's Hospital.

Mayor Kathy Sheehan and her partners in fighting poverty throughout Albany announced the launch of the third phase of the City of Albany’s Poverty Reduction Initiative (CAPRI) at a press conference on Thursday.
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Mayor Kathy Sheehan has unveiled the third phase of Albany's Poverty Reduction Initiative. WAMC's Capital Region Bureau Chief Dave Lucas was at city hall for the announcement.

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Five schools in the greater Capital Region have reported cases of "hand, foot and mouth" disease, also known as Coxsackievirus.

Employees with the Capital Region's largest health care provider will no longer be covered by the area’s largest health insurer at year's end.

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If an ambitious project in the works to transform a section of Albany's New Scotland Avenue across the street from St. Peter's Hospital comes to fruition, it  would rival development that has sprung up farther down the avenue around Albany Medical Center.

Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple, St. Peter's & Albany Memorial CEO Virginia Golden, Albany County DA David Soares and Pastor Charlie Muller.
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Officials hope Albany's  "Gifts for Guns Buy Back Program" will take more guns out of the local community.

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Officials hope Albany's  "Gifts for Guns Buy Back Program" will take more guns out of the local community. 

St. Peter’s Hospital CEO Virginia Golden, Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan, Acting Police Chief Bob Sears and other officials at Bethany Reformed Church, August 2017.
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An Albany not-for-profit has teamed up with the city to undertake a traffic study in a rapidly developing stretch. 

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Today we’ll learn about Eddy Alzheimer’s Services’ Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Initiative. The goal of which is to help relieve the physical, emotional, and financial burden of caregivers in New York state that are caring for their loved ones with Alzheimer’s or Dementia.

Andrew Delollo is Grant Manager for Eddy Alzheimer’s Services and he joins us to tell us more. 

Alicia Ouellette, president and dean of Albany Law School, signs agreement with James K. Reed, M.D., president & CEO of SPHP.
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St. Peter's Health Partners and Albany Law School have partnered to help seriously ill patients who need legal assistance.

Ellis Medicine and St. Peter's Announce Partnership

Jun 18, 2014

The Daily Gazette reports, Ellis Medicine and St. Peter’s Health Partners announced yesterday a first-of-its-kind partnership for the capital region known as a clinically integrated network. President and CEO of Ellis Medicine James Connolly, and James Reed, President and CEO of St. Peter’s, emphasized the alliance is not a corporate merger and the CIN will allow cooperation on clinical, business, and financial levels. Last month Saratoga and Glens Falls hospitals both announced they were exploring opportunities for collaboration.