• Media Advisory: 12/18/2018 Holyoke Medical Center & Valley Health Systems Employees Support 28 Families for the Holidays

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    December 18, 2018

     
    Holyoke Medical Center & Valley Health Systems Employees Support 28 Families for the Holidays
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    WHAT:                  Nearly 300 employees of Valley Health Systems, which includes Holyoke Medical Center, Holyoke Medical Group, Holyoke Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice Life Care, and River Valley Counseling Center, have joined together to help support 28 families in need of assistance this holiday season. The families consist of 71 children and 39 adults and are affiliated with the Holyoke Boys & Girls Club.
     
    Valley Health Systems staff will be delivering the gifts to the agency this Friday morning.
     
    WHEN:                   Friday, December 21, 2018
                                  10:30 a.m. at Holyoke Boys & Girls Club

     
    WHERE:                 Holyoke Boys & Girls Club
                                          70 Nick Cosmos Way
                                   Holyoke, MA 01040
     
    WHO:                      Staff members of Valley Health Systems and Holyoke Boys & Girls Club will be available for interviews.
     
     
    About Holyoke Medical Center:
    Holyoke Medical Center (HMC) is a 198-bed independent community hospital with over 1,300 employees serving individuals and families throughout the cities and towns of the Pioneer Valley. The medical staff includes more than 375 physicians and consulting staff.  Holyoke Medical Center is a nationally-accredited hospital and received a 2014 & 2016 Top Hospital Award from the Leapfrog Group for excellence in quality of care and patient safety. This full-service hospital provides a complete line of inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services. Holyoke Medical Center’s award-winning Stroke Service has been consistently recognized as one of the best in the state for the past decade and has received the 2018 Get with the Guidelines-Stroke Gold Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Elite Plus Honor Roll from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Holyoke Medical Center is a member of Valley Health Systems in Holyoke which also includes the affiliates Holyoke Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice Life Care, Holyoke Medical Group and River Valley Counseling Center.   
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    Contact:
    Rebecca Macgregor, Director of Marketing, Holyoke Medical Center
    413-534-2532