Frequently Asked Questions

Medical Services

Our medically supervised weight loss program is a patient-centered treatment program tailored to the patient’s specific health needs in addressing and overcoming obesity. Our program incorporates the following therapeutic interventions: education focus on diet and exercise, lifestyle intervention and modification planning and prescription weight loss medication treatment.

Persons interested in the medically supervised weight loss program require an initial evaluation and examination by a Cross Valley Health & Medicine provider. The provider will create a care plan specific to the person’s needs and create goals that ultimately reach and sustain a healthy weight.

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Cross Valley Health & Medicine providers are able to provide culturally-sensitive care for our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer / questioning (LGBTQ) communities. We take pride in supporting the LGBTQ communities in the Hudson Valley and offer the following services: HIV primary care, mental health care, STI screening and care, HIV PrEP & PEP, LGBTQ sexual healthcare, trans care, vaccinations for Hepatitis C, substance abuse treatment with Buprenorphine. For more information about our LGBTQ Health Program, please speak with one of Cross Valley Health & Medicine’s providers for more information.

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Our behavioral health integration program helps patients to access mental health services that otherwise are limited in our communities. Our practice offers the following range of mental health services: individual one-to-one counseling, group therapy, smoking cessation, managing substance misuse, support and care for depression and or anxiety.

If you struggle with either anxiety, depression, difficulty coping with health issues, relationship issues, sleeping difficulties, substance misuse or support from previous trauma, then please speak with one of Cross Valley Health & Medicine’s providers for more information.

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In order to receive prescription medication, you must first consult your provider. This can be done by via in-person, video chat or phone. If our provider finds you may benefit from a prescription, they will electronically send the medicine to the pharmacy of your choice. If you need a doctor’s note, your provider can do that as well.

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In order to have your prescription(s) refilled, you must first consult your provider by either in-person, video chat or phone. Our providers, if deemed necessary, will electronically send your prescription refill(s) to the pharmacy of your choice.

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Yes and no. Our providers can only provide vaccines only to those seen in person. Currently, this service is limited to those who reside in the Greater Hudson Valley Region*.

*Includes the following counties: Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, and Ulster.

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A care plan is a patient-centered document created between the patient and their provider to meet the goals and needs of the patient’s health status. It may include an array of treatments, lab orders, education advice, or referrals to address one or more multiple conditions. A care plan can provide guidance for the patient in order to reach the best healthy outcomes. Every patient will be able to review their care plan during their visit with a Cross Valley Health & Medicine provider.

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