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Welcome to the Rome Health News Center. The News Center was created by the Public Relations Department to provide the community with easy access to current news releases about Rome Health as well as archived news.

PR Staff
Public Relations staff members are available to assist the news media in answering questions about the hospital, locating an expert spokesperson, or obtaining more information about a news release or event.

Cassie Winter
Vice President Communications/Marketing
Email: [email protected]

  • Picture of Medent patient portal scheduling menu

    Schedule appointments online

    Rome Health has now made it easier for patients to schedule appointments with their primary care and pediatric providers through the Medent patient portal. At any time of day or night, patients can see our schedules in real time and select an appointment that fits their needs.

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  • Dr. Cooley joins Rome Health Primary Care

    Rome Health Pediatrics welcomes Dr. Margaret Cooper

    Dr. Cooper has been practicing in the Mohawk Valley for more than 11 years. Dr. Cooper is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.  She earned her doctorate of osteopathic medicine at Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her residency in pediatrics at Cooper University Hospital, Camden, N.J., in 2012.

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  • Adolescent vaping with overlay of text: Vaping me Crazy, Nov. 21st, 5:30 p.m. Strough Middle School, Rome. Steered Straight.

    Community Recovery Center sponsors vaping prevention education

    Rome Health's Community Recovery Center is sponsoring a free community event on vaping prevention 5:30 p.m. Nov. 21st at Strough Middle School, 801 Laurel St. “Vaping Me Crazy” is presented by Michael DeLeon, who uses his former life of addiction and violence to help steer teens straight.  In the U.S., one in 10 middle and high school students use e-cigarettes. Parents are encouraged to attend to learn about the current drug trends and how drugs are being marketed to our youth.

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  • Rome Health's 2nd Annual Trunk or Treat

    Rome Health's 2nd Annual Trunk or Treat

    On a very unseasonably warm Wednesday, the staff at Rome Health held its 2nd annual Trunk or Treat for the community. Kids & adults alike came out in droves dressed up for a few tricks and plenty of treats.

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  • Rome Health Joins Respect & Heal Initiative

    Rome Health Joins Respect & Heal Initiative

    Rome Health has joined with six other local hospitals to work together as a unified platform to support healthcare staff. In recent years, there has been an increase in aggression towards healthcare staff in the form of verbal and at times even physical abuse. 

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