Greene County General Hospital has implemented a temporary visitor restriction after multiple confirmed cases of influenza. The restrictions will protect patients, staff, and visitors from unnecessary exposure to the highly contagious respiratory virus. Effective immediately, visitation will be restricted as follows: • No visitors who have had fever, cough, vomiting, or diarrhea in the previous 24 hours • No visitors under the age of 16 (Siblings who are not exhibiting flu symptoms will be … [Read more...] about Temporary Influenza Visitor Restriction
If you are thinking about your New Year's resolutions, and they have anything to do with your health, then let's talk. Goal setting is great, and writing things down is a proven way to help you stay motivated. But when it comes to chronic health conditions, sometimes even the best of us need a little help. That's where a health coach can come in handy. We recently had an opportunity to sit down with the good folks at Healthcare Business Insights - a group that provides research on best … [Read more...] about Chronic Care Program Featured in Healthcare Business Insights
Confirmed cases of the highly contagious flu virus have been reported in Greene County - not the Christmas gift we were hoping for, and one we hope isn't shared any more! First and foremost, if you haven't gotten your flu shot - it's time. Get your shot to protect yourself, the elderly, the very young, pregnant women. Hey, let's just say, do it for everyone! Not only is the flu a pretty horrible experience, it can be deadly. There has already been a confirmed flu death in the state this … [Read more...] about The Flu is HERE…Wash Your Hands!
It's Christmas time at Greene County General Hospital. We've been decking the halls...if you need to visit our Emergency Department, have blood drawn at our Outpatient Laboratory, or are waiting outside our Gift Shop, you'll see beautiful red and gold trees on display. We hope you enjoy. … [Read more...] about Deck the Halls!
We all know Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The deals are worth braving the crowds the day after Thanksgiving, or setting aside our lunch hours to shop online when the workweek starts again. But Giving Tuesday is a relatively new addition to the holiday line up of special spending opportunities. This one isn't about prepping for Christmas morning or saving money while you shop, it's about philanthropy and giving to the organizations that are making a difference in our communities. Our Greene … [Read more...] about Why I Give…
They say there are two kinds of people in this world: those who start celebrating Christmas at 12:01 am on November 1st, and those...who don't. The good news for holiday traditionalists and year-round merry-makers alike, is that November can still bring us all together in an attitude of gratitude and generosity. So what are we grateful for at Greene County General Hospital? LOTS of things...new baby smell, the bacon in the cafeteria every morning, new employees, generous staff … [Read more...] about Two Kinds of People – One Great November