Bassett Healthcare Network has temporarily ended inpatient visits to all of its hospitals. This all stems from the fast-spreading Omicron variant and the desire to keep the staff and patients at all Bassett Healthcare Network hospitals safe while the virus transmission rate is still high.
As the COVID-19 virus transmission rate continues to be high in Chenango, Delaware, and Otsego Counties; and case numbers have been on the rise, some hospitals have had to suspend elective surgeries and procedures due to high capacity.
What started out as a simple desire by Oneonta's Dr. Carolyn Wolf-Gould, to better serve a population of people who are very underserved, those who are transgender, has turned into a model and nationally-known healthcare practice where transgender patients can receive the specialized care they need in a welcoming environment.
Senator Peter Oberacker who represents our 51st New York District has teamed up with the Senate Republican Conference in responding to the healthcare worker shortage by calling for a comprehensive legislative package