Blog Posts in 2018

  • Humboldt General Celebrates ER Grand Opening with 'Emergency Fun Fair'

    The community is invited to help celebrate the completion of Humboldt General Hospital’s new Emergency Department. The HGH ER, HGH EMS Rescue and HGH AirOne will host the 2018 “Emergency Fun Fair” from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, February 24, in the HGH Sarah Winnemucca Conference Room, located in the hospital’s main lobby area. The fair will include information about heart ...

  • Looking for a Quick and Easy Solution to Exercise? 'Healthy You' Can Help

    If you’re one of the millions of Americans who makes a New Year’s resolution to exercise more—and then watches as your best intentions fall to the wayside—you’re not alone. While the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) advise adults to get at least 150 minutes a week of moderate to intense aerobic activity, nearly 80 percent of Americans don’t meet ...

  • HGH Announces 2018 Childbirth Education Schedule

    Humboldt General Hospital has announced its 2018 Childbirth Education schedule. Mothers-to-be in their fifth to eighth month of pregnancy are invited to participate in one of several educational sessions over the coming year including the following Saturday dates: February 10, April 28, June 2, July 7, August 18, October 27, and November 17. All classes will take place from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in ...

  • EMS to Celebrate Valentine's Day with 'Hands-Only' CPR at Walmart

    Valentine’s Day is a great time for local residents to demonstrate their love for family and friends by learning to save lives. A “Hands-Only CPR” ambulance will be staged at the Walmart parking lot from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, February 14, in honor of Valentine’s Day and National Heart Month. According to EMT Madison Waldie, the “Hands-Only CPR” campaign is ...

  • Community Invited to Wear Red as a Reminder of Women's Heart Disease

    Humboldt General Hospital is joining with the American Heart Association to raise awareness of cardiovascular disease, the No. 1 killer of women in America. Each year, heart disease claims nearly a half million women’s lives. Employees at Humboldt General Hospital will don red clothing and accessories this Friday, February 2, as they join others in the community in promoting “National ...

  • Pershing, Humboldt County Personnel Unite for Car Seat Checkpoint, Barbecue

    Local first responders and healthcare professionals care deeply about area children and want to make sure they are safe on every ride. That’s why four area agencies have coordinated their efforts to host a car seat checkpoint and barbecue at the Lovelock Courthouse Park. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, February 9, the Pershing County Sheriff’s Office, Pershing General Hospital, the ...

  • ER Construction Ushers in New Era of Emergency Care in Humboldt County

    Humboldt General Hospital’s Emergency Department stands ready to launch a new era of emergency patient care in Humboldt County. The hospital’s emergency care unit officially passed inspection Thursday, January 4, and staff members who had been working in half the unit while the other half was constructed didn’t lose any time claiming the entire department. “We were ...

  • Humboldt County's New Year's Baby Arrives at Humboldt General Hospital

    Adalynn Camilla Mendoza is the first baby of 2018. The beautiful little girl made her entrance at 6:54 p.m. Tuesday, January 2—and the staff at Humboldt General Hospital was waiting. “Everyone [at the hospital] was so excited,” said dad Angel Mendoza. “They said we would be the first baby of the New Year.” Mom Jannet was also excited to meet her new daughter, ...

  • Humboldt General Debuts New, More Detailed Billing Statements

    Humboldt General Hospital patients will notice a change to their billing statements beginning in January 2018. HGH has revised its bill design to provide more detailed information in a simple, easy-to-read format. The new statements will also help patients better understand and manage their financial responsibility. Humboldt General Hospital Chief Financial Officer Sandi Lehman said the new design ...

  • Humboldt General Begins Implementing Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Act

    A new law aimed at curbing opioid abuse in Nevada is now in force at Humboldt General Hospital. Assembly Bill 474, the Controlled Substance Abuse Prevention Act, went into effect January 1, 2018. The measure was introduced by Governor Brian Sandoval during his 2017 State of the State address, and was subsequently passed through both houses of the Legislature; it was signed into law on June 16, ...

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