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  • HGH Celebrates National Diabetes Day with Free A1C Screen

    Diabetes affects nearly 30 million children and adults in the U.S. today, according to the American Diabetes Association, and another 86 million people have prediabetes and are at risk for developing the disease. In fact, recent estimates project that as many as 1 in 3 American adults will have diabetes by 2050 unless preventative measures are taken. Wednesday, November 14, is National Diabetes ...

  • Humboldt General Recognized for Participation in Groundbreaking CPR Training

    Late last month in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, a local nurse caused a few jaws to drop at a CPR skills test station. Humboldt General Hospital Chief Flight Nurse Becky Tisue was attending the Emergency Nurses Association conference when she stopped by the station for the assessment. Usually, because CPR skills tests are administered every two years, participants can be a bit rusty on their initial ...

  • HGH EMS Rescue to Present '2018 Annual EMS Refresher'

    Emergency services personnel from across the state are invited to Winnemucca to complete their continuing education requirements. Humboldt General Hospital Emergency Medical Services Rescue will offer its “2018 Annual EMS Refresher” from Friday, November 2, through Sunday, November 4, at the East Hall Winnemucca Convention Center. A pre-conference BLS CPR course will also be offered ...

  • Hospital Rebuts Social Media Charging Neglect Toward Sexual Assault Victims

    Ten years ago, Humboldt General Hospital took part in a landmark effort to send local victims of sexual violence a very important message: You are not alone. That message was recently challenged by social media posts claiming the hospital is refusing to perform “rape kits,” which according to HGH Director of Community Education and Development Nicole Maher, is a “gross ...

  • Humboldt General Launches Automated Phone System

    Beginning Monday, September 17, callers who dial the main phone line for Humboldt General Hospital will be greeted by a new automated system. All calls placed through the (775) 623-5222 number will be routed through the system, although residents still may dial local provider offices directly. HGH EMS Rescue Chief Sean Burke, who oversees the hospital’s communications center, said the system ...

  • HGH EMS Rescue Will Offer Free Car Seat Checkpoint in Battle Mountain

    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 2 out of 3 car seats are not installed correctly. What’s more, some car seats are not fit to hold children. Together, these issues put children at risk for injury or even death in the event of a collision; motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death and injury for Nevadans between the ages of 5 and 34 years. From 10 ...

  • Humboldt Museum Has New AED to Protect Visitors

    Winnemucca’s Humboldt Museum is now an official member of the “HeartShare” family. The North Central Nevada Historical Society, the board that operates the museum, recently purchased an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for placement in one of the building’s main exhibit areas—protecting any visitor who might suffer a sudden cardiac arrest. More than 500,000 will ...

  • Harmony Resident Goldie Holbrook Celebrates 100 Years

    Goldie Holbrook is a quiet little lady with a warm eyes and a big smile. But when Humboldt General Hospital announced her 100 th birthday on Wednesday, July 18, the community was anything but quiet. Well wishes poured in from all over Winnemucca and Paradise Valley, where Goldie lived for much of her life. Friends and neighbors shared many beautiful sentiments as well as fun memories from ...

  • Healthy Nevada Project Genetic Testing Returns to HGH August 1

    In September 2016, Winnemucca residents helped make history by welcoming a first-of-its-kind, community-based population health study. Now local residents will have the chance to take part in phase two of this landmark study, which combines clinical, genetic and environmental data with the goal of providing personalized, precision medicine for individuals while improving health statewide. With ...

  • Humboldt General Hospital to Offer Free Sports Physicals to Area Youth

    Humboldt General Hospital will offer free sports physicals to area youth this weekend. The 2018 exams will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 28, in Suites F and G of the hospital’s medical office building, located upstairs from the main lobby. This is the 10th year that HGH has offered free sports physicals to all Lowry High School, McDermitt High School, Winnemucca Junior High ...

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