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WCA Hospital Public Relations
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Dunkirk OH Staff, Sherry Vesotski, WCA Hospital Occupational Health Clerk; Todd Jacobson, MD, WCA’s Occupational Health Medical Director;
Sharon Passarelli, R.N., Occupational Health Nurse.

Dunkirk, New York (Monday, December 15, 2008)—The WCA Hospital Occupational Health Department, one of the region's leaders in occupational medicine services, has opened an additional office in Dunkirk, NY, located at the Resource Center Building at 186 Lakeshore Drive.  The office is open by appointment every Monday (except holidays).  Area businesses may schedule appointments for their work force by calling (716) 664-8165.

The WCA Hospital Occupational Health Program has served the local industry since 1983, providing comprehensive occupational medical services and programs.  The new office is staffed by a physician with 25 years of occupational medicine experience, nurses, trained drug screen collectors and support staff who help employers maintain regulatory compliance with OSHA, DOT, and the ADA.

“We are pleased to expand our services in the North County", said Todd Jacobson, MD, WCA's Occupational Health Medical Director.  "We are proud of our long-standing reputation in Chautauqua County and look forward to providing industries in the North County with convenient, one-stop access to the same high-quality services our client industries have come to trust.”

Services at the new location include:  pre-employment physical exams, ongoing exams, return to work exams, drug testing, breath alcohol testing, Hepatitis B vaccination, Flu Shots, pulmonary function testing, audiometric screening, tuberculosis testing, electrocardiogram (EKG) and laboratory testing.

Dr. Jacobson received his medical degree at SUNY Buffalo in 1981.  He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the Millard Fillmore Hospital in Buffalo.  He has served as the President of the NY Upstate College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine as well as past Chairman of Medicine at both WCA Hospital and Jamestown General Hospital.

The WCA Occupational Health Program's main office is located at the Main Campus of WCA hospital, 207 Foote Ave., Jamestown, NY, open Monday through Thursday 7am - 4pm and Fridays 7am - 3:30pm (except holidays).  For additional information on occupational health services available, visit their website, or contact Lisa Miller, WCA Hospital Occupational Office Manager at (716) 664-8165.




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