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ROCKINGHAM — Samaritan Colony is pleased to announce the availability of an exceptional treatment scholarship, named in honor of Shirley Fuller, an educator born in Richmond County. Fuller served on our Board of Directors from July 1996 to May 2016, and her generous spirit will never be forgotten. 

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In 2020, Kendra Riley and her husband Dave made a life-changing discovery. Not one, but two of their three daughters were diagnosed with an incredibly rare and deadly disease called Metachromatic Leukodystrophy.

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ROCKINGHAM — A dream nearly four years in the making came closer to reality Monday as ground was broken for the SECU Women’s Recovery Center at Samaritan Colony.

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RALEIGH —Programs that provide overdose prevention and syringe access are serving more people and potentially saving more lives, according to the 2020-2021 North Carolina Safer Syringe Initiative Annual Report released by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

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PINEHURST — People in the Sandhills who have atrial fibrillation that is not related to heart valve disease now have an alternative treatment to blood-thinning medications to prevent a stroke. The minimally invasive WATCHMAN FLX procedure is now available at Reid Heart Center at FirstHealth of the Carolinas in Pinehurst.  

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ROCKINGHAM—William (Skip) Johnstone Jr., M.D., J.D., MBA, is no stranger to the Sandhills region. He cared for patients in Moore County for 19 years before joining the Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program with New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, N.C., where he has served for the last eight years.  

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today released a funding opportunity that will award a total of $5.8 million to at least nine organizations statewide to increase access to high-quality opioid use disorder treatment for people in the criminal justice system.

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ROCKINGHAM — The SECU Foundation awarded Samaritan Colony a $1 million grant to assist with the construction of an alcohol and drug treatment facility for women. The 14-bed residential treatment facility will be located on the 25-acre campus of Samaritan Colony. The building will be named the “SECU Women’s Recovery Center.” 

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today, Sept. 30, at 5 p.m. will host a live fireside chat and tele-town hall on NC Medicaid and COVID-19 testing, treatment and prevention, including safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines. 

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PINEHURST — A Seven Lakes security guard who works to ensure others’ safety received fast, life-saving care from FirstHealth Convenient Care in Whispering Pines after he sustained a bee sting.

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