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  • HGH Cardiac Rehabilitation Again Achieves Nation's Highest Certification

    Humboldt General Hospital’s Cardiac Rehabilitation program achieved a landmark milestone July 28 when it was re-certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). The designation recognizes Humboldt General Hospital for its commitment to improving quality of life by enhancing standards of care. Program facilitator Billie Lucero said it was hard to ...

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

    This year’s Free Sports Physicals will change locations, but the dedicated care by Humboldt General Hospital’s providers will remain the same. The 2020 exams will take place beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 25, at Lowry High School. This is the 12th year that HGH has offered free sports physicals to all Lowry High School, McDermitt High School, Winnemucca Junior High School and ...

  • Community Invited to Participate in 'Battle of Badges' Blood Drive

    Local residents are invited to provide backup to their favorite emergency services agency this week as part of the July Community Blood Drive. The “Battle of the Badges” Blood Drive is sponsored by the Humboldt Hospital Auxiliary and Vitalant Blood Services. Times are 12 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 15, and 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, July 16, at the East Hall of the Winnemucca ...

  • HGH, UNLV Residency Program Honors Graduating Physicians

    The University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Medicine – Humboldt General Hospital Rural Family Medicine Residency Program recently graduated its fourth class of fully trained family medicine physicians. The June 26 graduation marked the culmination of a three-year training program for Dr. Hind Elsanousy and Dr. David Masuck, and a successful endeavor by HGH to improve access to primary care ...

  • Humboldt General Hospital Updates Patient Visitation Policy

    Humboldt General Hospital has updated its visitation policies and safety measures to continue to protect patients, visitors and healthcare workers. Friends and family can now visit a loved one when hospitalized, which medical and hospital staff agree can be an important part of the recovery process. Each patient may receive one visitor, age 18 or older, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and from 6 p.m. and ...

  • Humboldt General Hospital Available for Online, On-Site Business

    Humboldt General Hospital is open for business, while continuing to prioritize the safety and health of its patients, staff and community. However, for convenience and speed, Business Office and Medical Records staff ask that residents utilize online and phone services as much as possible to ask questions, fill requests and resolve billing issues. The hospital offers a range of services that make ...

  • Patients and Visitors Required to Wear Masks When at Humboldt General Hospital

    Humboldt General Hospital reminded community members today that all patients and visitors are required to wear a face covering or mask while on the hospital campus. Chief Operating Officer Tiffany Love said the hospital continues to assess and prioritize the safety of its patients, staff and visitors as the COVID-19 pandemic evolves. “The guidance we have received from national, state and ...

  • Janet Sturtz Named 2020 HGH 'Nightingale Nurse of Year'

    Famed nurse Florence Nightingale was a pioneer in infection prevention, so it was only fitting that during the COVID-19 pandemic, HGH’s Infection Preventionist should become her namesake. Janet Sturtz, RN, was named the 2020 “Nightingale Nurse of the Year” on Tuesday, May 12, the 200 th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. HGH Interim CEO Karen Cole told staff and ...

  • HGH EMS Rescue to Resume Educational Courses

    Humboldt General Hospital EMS Rescue will resume its educational courses effective Monday, June 1, 2020. According to HGH EMS Rescue Interim Education Coordinator Johnathen Prichard, all community offerings will resume their pre-COVID-19 schedules, including CPR AED courses beginning Wednesday, June 17, and continuing the first and third Wednesdays of each month; Community CEU courses the first ...

  • Elective Surgeries to Resume at Humboldt General Hospital

    Humboldt General Hospital is resuming elective surgeries and procedures in compliance with current medical guidelines and in concert with other hospitals throughout the state. The hospital had cancelled elective surgical procedures in March at the recommendation of national physician and healthcare organizations that worried a surge in COVID-19 patients could overwhelm medical facilities. ...

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