November 16 is National Rural Health Day, an opportunity to recognize and celebrate the dedicated health providers working to meet the unique health care needs of the more than 60 million Americans living in rural communities. National Rural Health Day was founded in 2011 by the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health to [...]
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November 12 – 18 is Nurse Practitioner Week, a time to recognize the dedication and expertise that advanced nurse practitioners bring to patient care at hospitals and clinics across the country. Nurse practitioners (NPs) are involved in virtually every aspect of patient care. They conduct physical exams, diagnose and treat illnesses, order and interpret tests, [...]
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, a call for awareness and action surrounding the disease that affects one in five Americans. More than 37 million Americans have diabetes and approximately 96 million are considered prediabetic. Unlike type 1 diabetes, which is an autoimmune disease typically detected at an early age, anyone can develop type 2 [...]
October 22 – 28 is respiratory care week, an annual opportunity to celebrate and thank our dedicated physicians, nurses, and respiratory therapists for their hard work to help us breathe a little easier. For more than 40 years, respiratory care week has served as a reminder of the critical work health care professionals do to [...]
This fall and winter, the combined presence of the flu, COVID-19, and RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) viruses will put everyone at a greater risk of contracting one or more potentially serious respiratory diseases. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention forecasted several scenarios for this fall and winter, including a potential “tripledemic” where the flu, [...]
Much like last fall and winter, the 2023-2024 flu season poses an elevated risk of illness, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tracking several countries in the Southern Hemisphere (which have their flu season before the U.S.) that are experiencing higher or earlier flu activity compared to previous years. No matter your age [...]
In addition to offering flu shots at the Family Medical Clinic by appointment, Hansford County Hospital District is co-sponsoring two health fairs this fall, where anyone can get a flu shot without an appointment. Spearman Event October 19 7 a.m. – 12 p.m. The O’Loughlin Center 502 S Brandt St. Gruver Event November 2 7 [...]
Hansford County Hospital District has invested in new and cutting-edge imaging equipment to deliver the highest possible level of diagnostic imaging accuracy, giving every patient full confidence that they are receiving an accurate diagnosis. Our new 64-slice CT scanner offers state-of-the-art imaging, delivering accurate results as physicians diagnose the causes of a potential illness or [...]
School is just around the corner, and Hansford County Hospital District has you covered for all the back-to-school resources you need to start the new school year on the right foot. From vaccinations to physical exams, the Family Medical Clinic has everything you need to get your child ready for school. Below you’ll also find [...]
EMS Services in Hansford County Seeking Interest for Basic EMT Course Offering Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) provide emergency medical care outside of hospitals and transportation for critical and emergent patients. EMTs possess the basic knowledge and skills to stabilize and safely transport patients in non-emergency and life-threatening situations, establishing a critical link between the scene [...]