Blog Posts in 2020

  • Humboldt General Hospital Welcomes Second 'Dr. Bright' to Organization

    Janie Bright, PharmD, does not regret her decision to move to Winnemucca one bit. The new staff pharmacist at Humboldt General Hospital says she saw some wonderful opportunities in pharmacy here. Perhaps even more important, she was excited to move to a small community where daughters Kallie (8) and Brielle (5) can grow up. “Since we have moved to Winnemucca, this community has been so ...

  • Humboldt General Welcomes New Chief Nursing Officer

    Leeann Cushway, RN, says she’s excited to trade in her big-city life for the peace and calm that a small town and community hospital can offer. The incoming Chief Nursing Officer at Humboldt General Hospital has spent the last five years working at large trauma facilities in Las Vegas, and she is eager to get back to her rural roots where her passion in nursing began. Cushway launched her ...

  • Local Eagle Scout Candidate Completes Poke 'N' Peek Project

    Tyler Magoon and a small cadre of helpers arrived at the Poke ‘N’ Peek Thrift Shop early on Saturday, January 25. Tyler’s goal was not only to complete his final project to become an Eagle Scout, but also to help the Humboldt Hospital Auxiliary cover an open-air structure to protect the building’s interior from wind, rain and snow. And according to the Poke’s ...

  • Humboldt General Hospital Announces 'Healthy You Support Group'

    Humboldt General Hospital has announced a new support group aimed at helping men and women enjoy a healthy, fit and balanced new year. The “Healthy You Support Group” is the brainchild of Dr. Hind Elsanousy, a Resident Physician with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Medicine’s Rural Family Medicine Residency. Dr. Elsanousy said she has been approached by several ...

  • Humboldt General Hospital Diabetes Education Classes Continue in 2020

    Humboldt General Hospital’s program aimed at helping people “live well” with diabetes is now accepting participants for one of four class sessions in 2020. Humboldt General Hospital's Nutrition Services Department will offer its “Living Well with Diabetes” education program on the following days: Tuesdays, February 4 and 11; Thursdays, May 7 and 14; Thursdays, ...

  • 3D Mammo Open House January 11 at Humboldt General Hospital

    Humboldt General Hospital’s Radiology Department is preparing to debut a new 3D mammography system, and the community is invited to help celebrate. The Hologic Genius 3D Mammography System was installed in December and is now serving patients. An open house will be held from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday, January 11, in the HGH Radiology Department, to officially introduce the new system to the ...

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

    Meklo Junior Garcia-Zepeda is the first baby of 2020 in Humboldt County. The handsome little boy made his entrance at 6:05 p.m. Friday, January 3—just under a week before he was scheduled to be induced on January 8; his actual due date was January 15. Mom Roma Zepeda said her pregnancy was progressing normally when, at 36 weeks, she woke up one night to intense nausea, chills and cold ...

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