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“These vaccines represent hope:” With vaccinations underway, health care experts see a path to controlling the COVID-19 pandemic

As Regional One Health frontline providers receive their COVID-19 vaccinations, they're talking about why it is important to them to take this step. Our team members say they see the vaccine as another tool to protect themselves and their families and allow them to continue to be there for patients. They encourage others to [...]

2021-01-11T11:37:20-06:00January 11th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: What should I expect if I need an emergency appendectomy?

The idea of an emergency appendectomy is scary, but it's actually a very common surgery that about 1 in 20 Americans will have at some point in their life. The classic symptom of acute appendicitis is increasingly severe pain in the lower right stomach. Patients should seek medical care immediately. Fortunately, an appendectomy is [...]

2020-12-15T16:18:55-06:00December 29th, 2020|

Do you want to stick to a healthy diet over the holidays? It’s not “mission impossible” – take it from a clinical dietician

Small changes can make a big difference when it comes to eating healthy and avoiding weight gain over the holidays. By planning ahead, eating in moderation and making healthy choices, you can enjoy your traditional favorites without overdoing it. It's also important to prioritize exercise, such as going for walks or cleaning the house. [...]

2020-12-07T14:54:17-06:00December 23rd, 2020|

Regional One Health’s Skilled Nursing and Subacute Care facility honored by U.S. News and World Report

U.S. News and World Report has recognized Regional One Health's Skilled Nursing and Subacute Care facility on its Best Nursing Homes list. The honor reflects the facility's high quality services and performance. Our Skilled Nursing and Subacute Care team works tirelessly to meet patient's medical, rehabilitation and emotional needs in hopes of helping them [...]

2020-12-11T13:13:47-06:00December 11th, 2020|

Salem Sellars is used to caring for seriously ill patients. When the tables were turned due to COVID-19, she found healing and compassion at Regional One Health

Salem Sellars is used to being the caregiver, not the patient - so when COVID-19 hit her hard, she was understandably frightened. She says the care she received at Regional One Health not only helped her get well, it put her mind at ease and made her feel supported and comforted. Now, Salem wants [...]

2020-12-10T08:44:14-06:00December 10th, 2020|

Ask the Experts: Can I do anything about gallbladder problems before they become an emergency?

Gallbladder problems can cause pain in the upper right side of your stomach, vomiting, fever and other unpleasant symptoms. Don't wait for your concerns to become an emergency! By talking to your provider early on, you can prevent more serious illness. If necessary, surgeons can even perform minimally invasive elective gallbladder removal, which has [...]

2020-11-18T09:31:45-06:00December 8th, 2020|

When Keke Kilpatrick’s son was critically ill, her Regional One Health family stepped up to help with support from ONE Health

Keke Kilpatrick is known around Regional One Health for her cheerful smile - so when a colleague noticed Keke was visibly upset, she asked to help. Keke was struggling because her son, Deonta, was hospitalized for serious seizures. He did not have insurance and had stopped taking his medication. Our ONE Health team stepped [...]

2020-12-21T15:56:33-06:00December 3rd, 2020|
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