Welcome to Weeks Medical Center
Our caring and compassionate staff is committed to providing the highest quality and efficient health care services to the communities of New Hampshire’s North Country. Our main hospital is located in Lancaster and we operate satellite physicians offices in the towns of Whitefield, Groveton, North Stratford and Lancaster.
Become an EMT - Northwoods Center for Continuing Education
Start your new career now!
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Initial
The EMT Initial Training Program provides entry-level education for learning basic lifesaving techniques and is a must for anyone beginning a career as an EMT.
CLASSES BEGIN SEPTEMBER 9, 2014
At the Northwoods Center for Continuing Education, 8 Clover Lane, Whitefield, NH
Instructor: Jason Grey, NREMT-Paramedic
Class Size Limited to 20 participants
$995.00 (includes tuition, books, online workbook and CPR Certification)
REGISTER ONLINE at Northwoods Center for Continuing Education
(select “Course Offerings” then “Emergency Medical Services”)
A Better Way to Heal...New State-of-the-Art Wound Care Center.
Weeks Medical Center's new Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Center opened in April and is staffed by specially trained medical experts using the latest wound care methods, dressings, and technologies for the treatment of chronic wounds. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy, one of the most advanced therapies in the treatment of problem wounds, will be one of the featured technologies at the new Center. Learn More.
Hospitalists are physicians whose primary professional focus is the general medical care of hospitalized patients. Their activities include patient care, teaching, research and leadership related to hospital medicine.
Weeks Hospitalists provide:
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- Enjoy your food, but eat less Take the time to fully enjoy your food as you eat it. Eating too fast or when your attention is elsewhere may lead to eating too many calories.
- Avoid oversized portions Use a smaller plate, bowl, and glass. Portion out foods before you eat.
- Foods to eat more often Eat more vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and fat-free or 1% milk and dairy products.
- Make half your plate fruits andvegetables Choose red, orange, and dark-green vegetables like tomatoes, sweet potatoes, and broccoli, along with other vegetables for your meals. Add fruit to meals as part of main or side dishes or as dessert.
- Switch to fat-free or low-fat (1%) milk they have the same amount of calcium and other essential nutrients as whole milk, but fewer calories and less saturated fat.
- Make half your grains wholegrains Eat whole-wheat bread instead of white bread or brown rice instead of white rice.
- Foods to eat less often Cut back on foods high in solid fats, added sugars, and salt.
- Compare sodium in foods use the Nutrition Facts label to choose lower sodium versions of foods like soup, bread, and frozen meals. Select canned foods labeled “low sodium,” “reduced sodium,” or “no salt added.”
- Drink water instead of sugary drinks cut calories by drinking water or unsweetened beverages. Soda, energy drinks, and sports drinks are a major source of added sugar, and calories, in American diets.