Press Releases

Office of Public Relations - Newsroom

Contact: Linda Johnson
UPMC Chautauqua WCA Office of Public Relations & Marketing
Telephone: (716) 664-8614
Fax: (716) 664-8609

Thank you for visiting the UPMC Chautauqua WCA Press Release page. We greatly value the services provided by the news media and it is our privilege to make your job easier in covering the news on healthcare experts, hospital programs and services, and community resources. The Office of Public Relations is responsible for all media relations. This includes disseminating all press releases and handling all media inquiries. If you are interested in covering a story at UPMC Chautauqua WCA, please contact a representative in the Office of Public Relations between the hours of 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. All media inquiries must be coordinated through the Office of Public Relations.


2017 Press Releases

10/02/17 - UPMC Chautauqua WCA Earns ACR Accreditation in Mammography

09/01/17 - UPMC Chautauqua WCA Provided $6 Million in Community Benefits Last Year

08/30/17 - PINK Socks Raises $1,000 for LINKS PINK Walk

08/23/17 - Community Blood Bank Honors UPMC Chautauqua WCA Donor Group of the Year

08/16/17 - Great Lakes Physician Practice-GLPP Hosts Open House August 22

08/04/17 - UPMC Chautauqua WCA Sports Medicine to Provide Medical Support at Chautauqua Gran Fondo

07/28/17 - UPMC Chautauqua WCA President Betsy T Wright Named Among 100 Most Influential Women in WNY

07/12/17 - Jamestown Jammers Deliver Mascot Onesies To Newborns at UPMC Chautauqua WCA

07/11/17 - Premed Students Gain Valuable Insight into Physician and Hospital Role

07/11/17 - JHS Battle of the Classes donates $12,517 to A Fresh Start Fund at WCA Foundation

07/11/17 - LINKS Charity Celebrating 25 Years and 1.4 Million Dollars

07/11/17 - UPMC Chautauqua WCA Behavioral Health Moves to New Location

06/30/17 - UPMC Chautauqua WCA Welcomes New Graduate Nurses

06/30/17 - UPMC Chautauqua WCA School of Radiology Marks 48th Commencement

06/05/17 - 105 Employees Honored For Years of Service

05/31/17 - Vince Messina Golf Tournament Winners Announced

05/30/17 - UPMC Chautauqua WCA Bariatric Team Hosts Free Seminar in June

05/19/17 - UPMC Chautauqua WCA President and Leaders Report Year In Review

05/09/17 - UPMC Chautauqua WCA Bariatric Team Hosts Free Seminar

05/09/17 - UPMC Chautauqua WCA Hosts "Let's Talk About Stroke" May 17

05/09/17 - Italian American Charity Golf Association Continues Commitment to Local Cancer Care at UPMC Chautauqua WCA

04/10/17 - UPMC Director of Environmental Initiatives Joins Panel Discussion at Robert H. Jackson Center Event

04/09/17 - Photography Exhibit Featured at UPMC Chautauqua WCA Community Presentation April 13

04/09/17 - Mindfulness Techniques Offered at Girl Talk Presentation April 13

04/04/17 - UPMC Chautauqua WCA Installs New Technology That Enhances Diagnosis and Treatment

04/03/17 - UPMC Chautauqua WCA Kicks Off Grab n Go Campaign in Cafeterias

04/03/17 - Ears, Nose, and Throat Services of UPMC Chautauqua WCA Move to Main Campus

04/03/17 - Dr. Thomas Andrews Talks Robotics At Free Community Presentation April 13

03/19/17 - Journey Gunderson and Tom Benson Keynote Speakers at Doctors Day Celebration

03/19/17 - Russian Visitors Receive Warm Welcome at UPMC Chautauqua WCA

03/19/17 - UPMC Chautauqua WCA Lights the Hospital Blue to Raise Colorectal Cancer Awareness

03/03/17 - "Your Heart Is The Engine That Provides Life"-Bowl To Strike Out Heart Disease

02/28/17 - UPMC Chautauqua WCA Bariatric Team Hosts Free Seminars in March

02/19/17 - Game Time Sports Bar and Grill Wins Title for Best Soup at SOUPer Bowl VI

02/19/17 - Crèche Compassionate Giving to UPMC Chautauqua WCA’s Children

02/07/17 - American Cancer Society In Collaboration With UPMC Chautauqua WCA Presents Look Good Feel Better Program For Women Facing Cancer

02/06/17 - UPMC Chautauqua WCA Auxiliary Host Valentine Day Candy Sale

02/03/17 - UPMC Chautauqua WCA Heart Team Offers Free Blood Pressure Screenings During February American Heart Month

02/02/17 - UPMC Chautauqua WCA Bariatric Team Hosts Free Seminar

02/02/17 - February 15 Deadline to Apply to UPMC Chautauqua WCA School of Radiology

01/23/17 - Saving Sight-Collaboration From Three Local Organizations

01/23/17 - SOUPer Bowl Sunday VI-Taste Soups from The Best Restaurants and Caterers!

01/23/17 - UPMC Chautauqua WCA Launches New Television Commercial

01/13/17 - UPMC Chautauqua WCA Receives $700,000 for Long Term Residential Services Beds

01/12/17 - UPMC Chautauqua WCA Bariatric Team Hosts Free Seminar

01/04/17 - Sandberg Twins Born on First Day WCA Hospital Joins UPMC System


2016 Press Releases

12/13/16 - Local Physician & Busti Town Justice Dr. William Geary Receives Prestigious Paul Harris Fellow

12/13/16 - Jamestown Harmony Express Serenade Patients At UPMC Chautauqua WCA

12/02/16 - WCA Hospital and UPMC Integrate to Officially Form UPMC Chautauqua WCA

11/10/16 - Subaru and LLS Sends Messages of Hope and Provides Warmth for WCA Hospital Cancer Patients

11/07/16 - American Cancer Society In Collaboration With WCA Hospital Presents Look Good Feel Better Program For Women Facing Cancer

11/07/16 - WCA Hospital Auxiliary To Host Holiday Gift Sale Nov 11 & 12

11/02/16 - WCA Bariatric Team Hosts Free Seminar November 5

10/29/16 - WCA & Lutheran Present Diabetes Event

10/18/16 - Shades of Pink Golf Tournament raises $9,200 in two years for Local Breast Cancer Care

10/17/16 - WCA Bariatric Team Hosts Free Seminar

10/14/16 - The Imaging Experts at WCA Hospital Use 3D Mammography For Early Detection

10/07/16 - Framed in Pink: Bowling Over Breast Cancer

10/06/16 - Der Kobblers Midway Car Show Benefits WCA Diabetes Education

10/04/16 - It’s Warm-Beginnings for WCA Hospital from the Kiwanis Club of Falconer and Jamestown

09/15/16 - Tackling Breast Cancer

09/09/16 - Jamestown Jammers Stadium Outfits the Park in Pink

09/09/16 - American Cancer Society In Collaboration With WCA Hospital Presents Look Good Feel Better Program For Women Facing Cancer

09/07/16 - WCA Cancer Treatment Center First In Region To Introduce Treatment for Advanced Prostate Cancer

08/19/16 - Safe Sleep Education Initiative Protects Infants’ Lives - WCA Hospital Joins Effort To Stop Sleep-Related Deaths

08/07/16 - Little Ricky Twins Visit WCA

08/05/16 - WCA Medical Laboratory Science Program Holds Graduation Ceremony

08/05/16 - Premed Students Gain Valuable Insight Into Physician and WCA Hospital Role

07/29/16 - WCA President/CEO Betsy T. Wright Named One Of 100 Most Powerful Women

07/20/16 - Two-Time Cancer Survivor Paul Hedin Shares His Story At LINKS Charity Banquet & Auction

07/15/16 - WCA Bariatric Team Hosts Free Seminar

07/08/16 - Local Breast Cancer Survivor Throws Out Ceremonial First Pitch at Jammers Game July 9

06/30/16 - WCA Honors 103 Volunteers For Devoted Hours Of Service - Patricia Urso Named Volunteer of the Year

06/29/16 - WCA Bariatric Team Hosts Free Seminar

06/29/16 - WCA Foundation Awards Vincent Messina Memorial Scholarship

06/27/16 - Jamestown Jammers Players Visit WCA In Support of PINK THE PARK on July 9

06/20/16 - LINKS Charity Presents WCA Hospital a Check for $102,000 for the First Installment Towards the Discovery 630 System

06/20/16 - WCA Honors 110 Employees For Long-Term Service

06/16/16 - WCA CEO Reports Year In Review at 21st Annual Meeting of the Corporations

06/14/16 - Beautiful Historic Homes-In Your Backyard

06/13/16 - Home Tour - WCA Foundation Features Castle, Historic Houses and 59 Lucy Lane

06/09/16 - New York State Votes To Approve WCA Application - WCA UPMC Continue Regulatory Steps Toward a New Era in Health Care

06/06/16 - 2016 Vince Messina Tournament Winners Announced

06/06/16 - Crèche Donates In Honor of Longtime Advocate

05/31/16 - American Cancer Society In Collaboration With WCA Hospital Presents Look Good Feel Better Program For Women Facing Cancer

05/18/16 - Career Fair at WCA Exposes Students to Healthcare Careers

05/10/16 - ACME the Appliance Store Donates Freezer to 3rd Annual Vince Messina Memorial Golf Slated for May 21st at Conewango Valley C.C.

05/05/16 - Jessica Cappa Named Nurse of Distinction at WCA

05/03/16 - Vincent Messina Golf Tournament Seeks Players, Sponsors

05/02/16 - WCA Holds Free Screenings in May Better Hearing and Speech Month

04/26/16 - WCA Offers Free Blood Pressure Checks in May During National High Blood Pressure Education Month

04/25/16 - Jamestown Breast Cancer Support Group Offers One-on-One Mentor Support

04/19/16 - WCA Bariatric Team Hosts Free Seminar

03/31/16 - Dr. Peter Robinson Named Physician of the Year

03/22/16 - WCA Introduces Bariatric Support Group

03/22/16 - Tour Raffle Announces Winner at WCA Hospital's Meet the Robot Event

03/22/16 - Chautauqua Institution VP and Chief Marketing Officer George Murphy Keynote Speaker at WCA Doctors’ Day Luncheon

03/18/16 - WCA Diabetes Prevention Program Recognized By The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

03/16/16 - Hope’s Windows Deep Freeze Racquetball Tournament Raises $400 for WCA’s Cancer Care Program

03/10/16 - WCA Diabetes Educator Kerry Mihalko Receives Certification as Pump Trainer

03/08/16 - WCA President/CEO Betsy T. Wright Named One Of Power 250 Most Influential People in WNY

03/08/16 - WCA Bariatric Team Hosts Free Seminar

03/03/16 - Cummins Engine helps bring smiles to children at WCA Hospital with Easter Toy Drive

02/23/16 - Blood Drive Held During Meet Our Robot Event at WCA

02/23/16 - Inside Surgery Photography Exhibit at Meet Our Robot Event

02/19/16 - WCA Offers Free Blood Pressure Screenings During Meet The Robot Event February 29

02/19/16 - WEB.COM Tour Raffle Benefits WCA Robotic Surgery Program

02/19/16 - WCA Hosts Teddy Bear Clinic

02/19/16 - Dress Up Like A Surgeon And Walk The Robot Red Carpet at WCA's Meet The Robot February 29

02/19/16 - WCA’s Robotics Program Exceeds 700th Procedure - Residents Invited To Test-Drive the Robot and Meet the Robotic Surgeons on Feb. 29

02/16/16 - WCA Hospital Goes Red For Heart Month

02/12/16 - Lakewood Rod & Gun Club Wins Title for Best Soup at SOUPer Bowl V

02/12/16 - Community Foundation Grant Supports Adult and Adolescent Mental Health Exercise Rehab Room

02/08/16 - New Radial Access Cardiac Cath Procedure Performed at WCA Heart Center

02/05/16 - Strike Out Heart Disease Bowl-A-Thon: Charity Event to Pay Tribute to Loved Ones Battling Heart Disease

01/25/16 - SOUPer Bowl Sunday Celebrates It’s Fifth Year Charity Event to Feature Homemade Soups from Local Restaurants

01/20/16 - WCA Awarded Gold Seal of Approval from Joint Commission

01/14/16 - WCA Marathon 2 Month Challenge-Help Barb Get to Boston One Step at a Time!

01/11/16 - Randolph Health Center Outpatient Laboratory Moves to New Location

01/07/16 - February 15 Deadline to Apply to WCA Hospital School of Radiologic Technology

01/07/16 - Serta Mattress Gives Back to Community

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