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  • 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 ...

  • HGH EMS Rescue Helps Connect Local Preschool with Safer Seats

    Zion Lutheran Preschool got an early Christmas present this year. The Humboldt General Hospital EMS Rescue KISS (“Kids in Safety Seats”) program helped facilitate the installation of eight new high-back booster seats in the preschool’s transport van; another two are on their way from the Nevada Office of Traffic Safety. “We are so grateful to the Office of Traffic Safety ...

  • HGH Pharmacist Achieves Infectious Diseases Certification

    Humboldt General Hospital is congratulating one of its pharmacists on an outstanding achievement. Cody Bright, PharmD, BCIDP, has passed the National Infectious Disease Exam and is now board certified in Infectious Diseases Pharmacy. Infectious Diseases Pharmacy focuses on the use of microbiology and pharmacology to develop, implement and monitor drug regimens for optimized patient care. According ...

  • HGH EMS Rescue Graduates Six New EMS Instructors

    One taught the history of the peanut butter and jelly sandwich; another demonstrated how to make homemade ice cream. But the goal of all six students in Humboldt General Hospital’s EMS Instructor course was to learn how to become a more effective and motivating teacher. After all, said course instructor and HGH EMS Rescue Interim Education Coordinator Johnathen Prichard, the materials his ...

  • HGH EMS Rescue 'KISS' Program to Offer Holiday Car Seat Checkpoint

    Local EMS officials are urging parents and caregivers to give the gift of safety to their little ones this holiday season. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, December 20, HGH EMS Rescue will host a free car seat checkpoint as part of its Child Passenger Safety program: “KISS” or “Kids in Safety Seats.” According to HGH EMS Rescue Lead Technician Gricelda Soto, Humboldt General ...

  • Local Residents Invited to 'Beef Up the Blood Supply' During Drive

    Local residents are invited to “Beef Up the Blood Supply” this month by giving blood. The Humboldt Hospital Auxiliary along with Vitalant will host its annual Community Blood Drive on Tuesday and Wednesday, November 19-20, at the Winnemucca Convention Center. All donors will be treated to the usual juice and cookies as well as complimentary hamburger sliders, courtesy of the Humboldt ...

  • Long Term Care Nurse Says Goodbye After 30 Years at HGH

    On September 28, 2019, Diane Nevis closed the door on what she says has been one of the most wonderful chapters in her life. The longtime nurse retired from the Harmony Manor Skilled Nursing and Residential Care Community and the Quail Corner Life Enrichment Community after 30 years of dedicated service. Even though she won’t be working full-time at Humboldt General Hospital, Nevis said her ...

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