Cecilia Tkaczyk's posts related to Health

Tkaczyk Accepts Leadership Role on Important Senate Committees

State Senator Cecilia Tkaczyk (D-46th S.D.) has been appointed the Ranking Democratic Member on two legislative committees -- Elections and Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities. She will also serve as a member of four other Senate committees – Education, Agriculture, Environmental Conservation and Children and Families.

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Emergency Medical Services Memorial Dedication Ceremony

I was honored to take part in a very moving ceremony to pay tribute to Eric Monty and David Restuccio, two EMS professionals who lost their lives in the line of duty. Behind me you can see the "Tree of Life" Memorial which honors fallen EMS professionals. The event also honored the 60,000 EMS personnel in NYS who serve the public every day.

Senator tours Amsterdam hospital's cancer facility

Saturday, October 26, 2013 - Updated: 4:09 AM

By ALISSA SCOTT

Amsterdam Recorder

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month, state Sen. Cecilia Tkaczyk delivered a proclamation to the Cancer Medicine Center at St. Mary's Healthcare in Amsterdam Friday afternoon.

"I wanted to recognize St. Mary's and let people know that this is a great place to go and get help and support," Tkaczyk, D-Duanesburg, said.

In her proclamation, Tkaczyk recognized St. Mary's staff and its professional experience in providing patients with individualized attention and care.

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Times Union: Senate Democrats propose manslaughter for opioid-related deaths; help for addicts

By Casey Seiler

 State Senate Democrats, including two lawmakers from the Capital Region, plan to unveil a package of legislation designed to address the growing problem of substance abuse involving heroin and other opioid narcotics.

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