June 26, 2020
Whether you’re taking the family to a mountain cabin, having a picnic in the park or prioritizing some pool time, remember to take the steps to help keep you, your family and your community healthy and safe and help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
June 2, 2020
Like many aspects of daily life, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed how we think about and access healthcare these days. For families, that includes pediatric care for children. We asked Dr. Glenn Womack and Dr. Lindy Nettleton to talk about the importance of continuing to seek proper care for your child and answer some frequently asked questions regarding children’s health during this time.
May 28, 2020
Limited visitation available June 1, 2020 for most patients as elective and non-urgent procedures gradually resume.
May 10, 2020
Fleming County Hospital is proud to join the American Hospital Association and healthcare organizations around the country in celebrating National Hospital Week, which is observed May 10-16. Each May, National Hospital Week provides an opportunity to pause and honor the millions of healthcare professionals who dedicate their lives to taking care of people in their greatest times of need, and to recognize the positive difference hospitals and healthcare organizations make in the communities they serve.
May 6, 2020
Process to resume procedures will be gradual, taking extra precautions to ensure safety of patients and employees
May 4, 2020
Fleming County Hospital is proud to join the American Nurses Association (ANA) in celebrating National Nurses Month this May, in an expanded recognition of the positive impact our nurses have on the health and well-being of our community.
April 24, 2020
When a heart attack strikes, every minute matters. In fact, the first few minutes are critical in determining the short-term and long-term outcome for the patient. While the world continues to focus on the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, cardiovascular disease, or heart disease, is still the leading cause of death in the United States – and as such – it’s important to seek care in an emergency.
March 13, 2020
Fleming County Hospital is committed to providing the highest quality care and ensuring the safety of our patients, employees, providers, volunteers and visitors at all times. While COVID-19 is new, effectively responding to other infectious diseases is not. We have tested processes and plans in place to respond to situations involving infectious disease year-round.
March 6, 2020
According to the American Cancer Society, you should begin colon cancer screenings at age 45. Those at higher than average risk may need to begin screening prior to age 45, and more frequently and/or with specific tests.
March 2, 2020
Small steps toward changing your food habits can add up to a big, positive impact on your health. Here are four steps to get you started.
February 29, 2020
Thank you for joining us on this 29-day journey of heart health. Before you go, here’s one more recipe that’s a great heart-healthy addition to your collection.
February 28, 2020
How well do you take care of your teeth and gums? Some research has shown a link between poor oral health and poor heart health.
February 27, 2020
While many inherited traits are good, others – like heart disease – aren’t. It’s important to know how your family’s history with heart disease can affect your own heart health.
February 26, 2020
You probably know that healthy eating and regular physical activity are critically important to maintaining good heart health. But there are a number of other things you can do to give your heart an extra boost that might surprise you.
February 25, 2020
When a heart attack strikes, minutes matter. Being able to quickly recognize what’s happening and act can help ensure that the victim gets proper medical treatment as soon as possible.
February 24, 2020
It’s important to understand what you should keep in mind as you age. Check out these pointers on what to remember as each decade comes and goes, as well as some things to keep in mind at every age.
February 23, 2020
As a parent, there are a number of great reasons to get your kids to think of their health as a priority. And there are a number of great ways to help them do that, including regular physical activity.
February 22, 2020
Some desserts are healthier than others, like this recipe for Grilled Peaches with Yogurt and Honey. When peaches aren’t in season, try swapping them for some heart-healthy blueberries or raspberries.
February 21, 2020
Consistently getting a good night’s sleep is one of the most beneficial things you can do for the health of your mind and body. And it’s particularly important for your heart.
February 20, 2020
Even if you don’t have a heart condition, it’s essential to schedule and keep annual exams. Make the most of your time with your provider and ask them about taking these screening tests.
February 19, 2020
Your heart is one hard-working muscle – a fascinating, giant pump that’s working every second of every minute of every day. It’s working hard for you, so let these fun facts about your heart inspire you to work a little harder to keep it healthy.
February 18, 2020
By detecting potential heart problems early, we’re more likely to be able to help keep them from progressing into serious conditions.
February 17, 2020
Weight can be a critical indicator of our risk level for heart problems. More specifically, where that weight is can also elevate risk.
February 16, 2020
A sedentary lifestyle can increase your risk for several health problems, including heart disease. Try incorporating some physical activity into your evening routine.
February 15, 2020
Broccoli Salad with Chopped Walnuts recipe. The walnuts bring antioxidants and a satisfying crunch, the broccoli brings vitamins and fiber -which can help lower cholesterol, the poultry packs protein and the dressing adds a delightfully creamy finish.
February 14, 2020
There are many benefits to taking time for yourself. A little alone time can help you recharge, improve your focus and manage stress – which is key to maintaining a healthy heart.
February 13, 2020
An important step in taking charge of your health is speaking with your healthcare provider about medications you are taking, including its favorable results and any potential side effects.
February 12, 2020
You’ve heard the phrase, “Laughter is the best medicine,” right? There might be more truth to it than you think. Not only is laughter free, but research shows that laughing can strengthen your immune system, boost your energy, alleviate pain and protect you from the damaging effects of stress.
February 11, 2020
What are the primary signs in men and women? When should you call your provider? And when should you call 9-1-1?
February 10, 2020
When it comes to heart health, you might hear your provider talk about your “numbers” – specifics about your health that play an important role in your heart health and determining your risk for heart disease.
February 9, 2020
Check out some easy ways to combat the sedentary lifestyle that can lead to a greater risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and other conditions, and make your day more active.
February 8, 2020
If you’re open to a change, utilizing just the whites of the egg every now and then can benefit your heart, particularly if cholesterol is a concern. Egg whites are low in calories, high in protein and have no cholesterol. This egg white omelet is a great way to give them a try.
February 7, 2020
Comprising a series of stretches and poses, coordinated with deep breathing and meditation, yoga is a practice that – according to many national experts, including the AHA – reaps widespread benefits.
February 6, 2020
One step in taking an active role in your health to help ensure a healthy life is by knowing specific numbers that play an important role for your heart.
February 5, 2020
We’ve compiled a guide to help you plan your next grocery trip to stock up on nutritious foods that can help you and your family stay healthy – and satisfied at the dinner table.
February 4, 2020
As the number one killer of men and women in the U.S., you might think that gender doesn’t matter when it comes to heart disease. But it does. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about one in 16 women age 20 and older have coronary heart disease, while only approximately half of women recognize that heart disease is women’s number one killer. Additionally, women can sometimes experience heart attack symptoms differently from men.
February 3, 2020
In this article are a few common – and often overlooked – signs that a heart attack may be approaching. If you have concerns about experiencing these symptoms, talk to your provider and ask questions about your risk factors so you can get a pulse on your heart health.
February 2, 2020
Did you know that exercising as little as 30 minutes each day can improve your heart health and quality of life? It can even be simple activities that are easier to incorporate into your schedule, like taking your dog for a jog, tossing a ball with your kids, dancing with friends or walking.
February 1, 2020
While leap year adds an extra day to the calendar, staying focused on maintaining good heart health can help add years to your life. Welcome to the 29 Days of Heart Health.
October 17, 2018
The community is invited and we hope to see everyone there!!
October 4, 2018
The DAISY Award winner for the first half of 2018 was named In June
October 1, 2018
Making Communities Healthier is the mission that drives the annual Health Fair held at Fleming County Hospital, in partnership with various community agencies.
May 30, 2018
Fleming County Hospital provides necessary care, resources to patients with heart attack symptoms
September 26, 2018