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Pulmonary Program: A Breath of Fresh Air

Valley Pulmonary Medical Associates and Chicopee Gardens have partnered to create a physician-led pulmonary program for patients with COPD/emphysema, chronic bronchitis, asthma, and trach care and management.

  • Physician-led program
  • Respiratory therapist on site
  • Reduce return visits to the hospital
  • Perform everyday tasks with less shortness of breath
  • Stay healthier and avoid exacerbation
  • Learn to manage disease, decrease symptoms, and maintain healthy behaviors
  • Decrease length of stay

Valley Pulmonary Medical Associates physicians’ are affiliated with Mercy Medical Center and Baystate Medical Center and are dedicated to helping patients with respiratory ailments breathe and function at the highest level possible.

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Public Announcement: On April 1, 2019, the Department of Public Health, Division of Health Care Facility Licensure and Certification (the “Department”) received notification of a proposed change in ownership of the Chicopee Gardens Rehabilitation and Care Center, 44 New Lombard Road, Chicopee, MA 01020. Chicopee Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, LLC, 44 New Lombard Road, Chicopee, MA 01020, if deemed suitable by the Department, intends to purchase the nursing home from the current operator, Chicopee Gardens Rehabilitation and Care Center Operations LLC. There will be no changes in the bed capacity or the services provided by Chicopee Gardens Rehabilitation and Care Center. A public hearing may be requested upon a petition by any group of ten adults. Such petition shall include the name, address and signature of each adult. Written comments concerning the facility’s ability to provide quality long-term care services and petitions for a public hearing, may be addressed to the Department of Public Health, Division of Health Care Facility Licensure and Certification, Suitability Review Office, 99 Chauncy Street, 11th Floor, Boston, MA 02111, or submitted electronically to [email protected], for a period of 14 days following this publication. All written or oral comments submitted to the Department may be posted on the Department’s website and released in response to a request for public records.