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CANANDAIGUA — UR Medicine Thompson Health held its Nurses’ Week Recognition and Awards Celebration May 11, naming registered nurse Julia Schmeer its F.F. Thompson Hospital Nurse of the Year and registered nurse Stephanie Gallo its M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center Nurse of the Year.

CANANDAIGUA — UR Medicine Thompson Health held its annual Shining Stars Awards Ceremony May 10, naming Christy Brewer of Geneva as its Associate of the Year and presenting 38 other health system associates with Shining Star Awards.

As we age, our eyesight inevitably changes, and so we must focus on new ways to maintain it. Older people with diabetes need to take special care of their vision health, because they’re more prone to certain eye diseases.

GENEVA — Geneva General Hospital will host an American Red Cross blood drive May 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Conference Room A/B, 196 North St.

CANANDAIGUA — The American Heart Association has awarded Thompson Health national Gold level recognition for its commitments to employee health and well-being as measured in the Association’s 2022 Workforce Well-being Scorecard.