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  • August 17, 2023 - Community Advocate

    The latest addition to UMass Memorial Health Marlborough Hospital is something that can be taken – and given – freely.

    The Little Free Library by the main entrance will offer a variety of health and wellness books for patients and community members who may not otherwise have access to these materials.

  • August 4, 2023 - Patch

    Marlborough Hospital Thursday dedicated a new outpost aimed at providing literacy resources to the community.

  • July 26, 2023 - MetroWest Daily News

    Scott Duessel has worked at UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital for nine years. He handles all aspects of sanitation, from waxing down floors and cleaning up spills to wiping windows and making every aspect of the hospital shine.

  • April 6, 2022 - Worcester Business Journal

    UMass Memorial Health – Marlborough Hospital has been awarded a grant from the Cummings Foundation of $300,000 over 10 years.

    “We plan to use these funds to provide resource connections and culturally sensitive educational programs for at-risk individuals and families living in the community,” Steve Roach, president of UMass Memorial Health – Marlborough Hospital, said in a release.

  • February 4, 2022 - Marlborough Patch

    MARLBOROUGH, MA — Thrive Support & Advocacy, a nonprofit empowering youth and adults with developmental disabilities, today announced that this year's Standing Ovation Award has been presented to UMass Memorial's Marlborough Hospital, a longtime community partner.

    The Standing Ovation Awards are a celebratory initiative created to recognize outstanding and supportive stakeholders. Marlborough Hospital is being recognized for working collaboratively with the Thrive community since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • February 4, 2022 - Worcester Business Journal

    Thrive Support & Advocacy, a nonprofit empowering youth and adults with developmental disabilities in Marlborough, presented UMass Memorial - Marlborough Hospital with its Standing Ovation Award according to a Thursday press release.

    Thrive presents the honor to supportive stakeholders who work collaboratively with the non-profit to support the community.

  • December 12, 2021 - Community Advocate

    REGION – The Corridor 9/495 Regional Chamber of Commerce announced the winners of its year-end awards earlier this month, recognizing businesses and individual contributors to the area business community.

  • December 7, 2021 - Becker's Hospital Review

    The Leapfrog Group honored 149 hospitals with its annual Top Hospital Award. Of those, 72 are teaching hospitals. 

    The Leapfrog Group used data from its annual hospital survey to identify the top hospitals. Selection is based on excellence across several quality standards and areas of patient care, including surgery outcomes, medication safety and infection rates.

  • July 6, 2021 - Community Advocate

    As some neighboring communities soar ahead of the state average, Marlborough and Hudson are still keeping pace in the ongoing push to vaccinate as many residents as possible against COVID-19, state data shows.

    As of June 29, Hudson, Marlborough, Grafton and Shrewsbury all had similar rates, with 69 percent, 67 percent, 66 percent and 71 percent of residents, respectively, being fully vaccinated. In Northborough, Southborough and Westborough the rates were, in order, 87 percent, 84 percent and 87 percent.

  • June 2, 2021 - Community Advocate

    Through a collaborative effort between the school district, the Board of Health and UMass-Marlborough Hospital staff, students over the age of 12, with parental consent, are being vaccinated against COVID-19 during the school day at both Marlborough’s high school and at the middle school.  

  • February 23, 2021 - Community Advocate

    Marlborough – If all goes according to plan, Marlborough will soon have a state vaccination site open for not only the city’s residents, but all Massachusetts citizens.