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Travel in the Time of Cholera

RVNA now offers recently-approved Cholera vaccine, Vaxchora The word ‘Cholera” sounds almost old-fashioned or fictional.  But for those at risk, or who contract it, it’s decidedly not. Cholera is a disease that can cause severe diarrhea and vomiting. At worst, and if not treated quick
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Whose Mood Is It Anyway?

Whose Mood Is It Anyway? Some people are moodier than others, and by a certain age, you probably know if you’re one of them.  As Dr. Carlos Zarate, of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) explains, “We all have different “temperaments,” or combinations of pe
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Meet Keri Linardi, RVNA’s Chief Clinical Officer

RVNA is delighted to announce that Keri Linardi, RN, BSN, PHN, CHPCA, has assumed the position of Chief Clinical Officer (CCO) at the agency. In this role, Linardi will have oversight of all RVNA clinical service lines — In-Home Health Care, Rehabilitation, Hospice, and Community Heal
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Sponsor Spotlight: Chipman Mazzucco Emerson LLC

Chipman Mazzucco Emerson LLC A Study in Algebra Question: If A Likes B, and B Likes C, and C Likes D, Does D Like A? Well, if you’re Richard Emerson, Ward Mazzucco, and RVNA, the answer is a resounding yes, as these RVNA sponsors and friends have truly come full circle since the origi
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The Spellers are in the House!

Pictured: 2019 contestants left to right:  Mark Blandford; Captain Shawn Platt; Bob Mahoney; Wendy Lionetti; Will Harrison; Kim Bova; Basil Kolani; Karl Habib; Pamme Jones;  Missing from photo:  Katie Diamond, Brittny Howell, M.D.; Margaret Keane; Cybele Malone; Melissa Woodhouse; and
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Lo and Behold … Lisa Fleming!

One of the unfortunate parts of being on the RVNA marketing team — perhaps the only one! — is that when it comes time to be the Staffer of the Week, you have to prepare the whole darn thing yourself. Which really isn’t fair! But if you’re Lisa Fleming, and your
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Get to know…Deirdre Sommerer, LPN, MS

We should all be so lucky to have had a grandmother like Deirdre Sommerer’s.  She made an indelible impact on Deirdre’s life and ultimately, helped shape the direction of Deirdre’s education, career, and even her hobbies and talents. A Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
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Meet Chief Financial and Operating Officer … Kevin Lewis

As Chief Financial and Operating Officer, Kevin Lewis brings his personal drive, dedication, and focus to RVNA every day.  And he saves some energy for home too.  Skiing, hanging out with his kids, or running road and trail races, this rock musician turned ‘numbers guy’ is
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THIS IS RVNA JEOPARDY!

This is RVNA Jeopardy! Today we treat you to a short round of…RVNA Jeopardy. Enjoy! RVNA FOR 100 RVNA was founded in which year? A. 1898 B. 1912 C. 1914 D. 1929 E. 1945 RVNA FOR 200 The name of RVNA’s current president and CEO is: A. Laura Shields B. Irene Hoyt C. Helena Jedlins
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Sit back, relax and get to know … Marie Ann Morneau

You would never guess that Marie Ann Morneau has been with RVNA less than a year. She fits right in and has made a big impact on our clinical team in a very short time. In her role as a clinical specialist, Marie’s focus is on Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement …
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