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
We take a lot of pride in eating well here. If you have ever visited our cafeteria, aka "The Lone Tree Cafe," you know exactly what that means. Good food is an important part of our health, and we know that this time of year it can be especially challenging to eat right. That's why we are once again offering our Happy, Healthy Holiday eCookbook for free download. You can also find it on our Nutrition Services page, and under Fitness & Wellness. These recipes have been reviewed by … [Read more...] about GCGH Holiday eCookbook Is Here! #GCGHoliday
If you are a fan of the popular PBS series Call the Midwife, you probably already know what "perinatal" means. In that period drama about a poor community in London in the years after World War II, viewers are treated to the drama and joy of a cast of midwives and nuns as they help women deliver babies in all kinds of circumstances. Times have changed in London and here in Greene County since the 1950's and 60's, and "perinatal" care - all the services, tests, and check ups that surround … [Read more...] about On the Road with GCGH: USI PEP Rally for Perinatal Care
The Holidays can be like a mine-field for people with food-allergies or special needs. Parents of these wonderful people will tell you that avoiding the sugary treats and food dyes can be a full time job. Even a once-in-a-while treat can be bad for these folks. Gluten, peanuts, chocolate, dyes and preservatives - these things can not only make food-sensitive systems go haywire, they can cause all kinds of problems for kids on the Autism and ADD/ADHD spectrum. American culture is not likely … [Read more...] about The Teal Pumpkin Project