Mission vaccination

Kaitlyn Strader, RN administers a COVID vaccination to Miranda White, BHLS employee


Mission: Vaccination

On Thursday, December 31st, United Helpers and HealthDirect kicked off efforts to offer COVID vaccinations to residents and staff members at the Rehabilitation and Senior Care complex in Canton. On Tuesday, January 5th, a similar vaccination clinic was held at the Rehabilitation and Senior Care complex in Ogdensburg. These two clinics provided initial COVID vaccinations to 360 residents and staff members. 

Need a ride


Need a ride? 

If you need a ride in St. Lawrence County, consider checking out the St. Lawrence County Public Transit schedule. Each week, their buses stop at more than 50 locations. 

Rates are affordable, just $2 one way or purchase a book of passes at a discounted rate. Passes can be purchased at the Operations Center, 6 Commerce Lane, Canton or from any transit driver. Note, driver's cannot make change, so exact fare is required. Children under age 3, ride free. 

One for the History Books

On Thursday, December 31st, residents and employees of United Helpers Rehabilitation and Senior Care in Canton became the very first of the UH family to receive the Phizer COVID-19 vaccination. Members of HealthDirect delivered and administered the vaccine to more than XXX people at the Canton complex. The same process was duplicated a few days later on Tuesday, January 5th at United Helpers Rehabilitation and Senior Care in Ogdensburg. 

How risky is that winter activity?

How risky are winter activities when it comes to the spread of COVID-19? Infectious disease experts across the University of Vermont Medical Health Network ranked the activities below to help you make smart, healthy decisions this season. https://fal.cn/3cnAK


These rankings assume that you are wearing a mask while indoors and/or with others from beyond your immediate household and that you’re at least 6 feet apart from others when possible. 

Community Comes Together, Comes Through

Community Comes Together, Comes Through


In less than 24 hours after launch, a new website developed in partnership with Health Work Force NY, Northern Area Health Education Center (NAHEC), and United Helpers began to receive more than a hundred emails, calls and text messages. 


"You know we're here for you. What do you need?" was a message received by the Marketing Department from Dawn Merz and the crew at YesFM 96.7, PAC 98.7, and QCountry 102.9. 


Employee Giveaway Extravaganza

Employee Giveaway Extravaganza


This month, the Society office will be celebrating UH employees by entering each one of you into a daily drawing for a variety of exciting gifts and prizes!

You do not have to be a donor to win — just be one of our awesome, current, UH colleagues! The gifts and prizes have been donated by the Society office, UH leaders, Society members (volunteer leaders), and UH family members. This is our way of saying thank you for bearing up so admirably under the extra stressors that this year has handed us.


Sparky T. Elf Send His Best Wishes

Editors Note: Each year during the holiday season members of the United Helpers Marketing Department travel around the organization with a special guest, Sparky T. Elf. Sparky really enjoys his visit and is sad that he could not visit this year. This letter arrived from the North Pole earlier this week, and we told Sparky we would pass it along to all of you.


letter from Sparky

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