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  • 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. ...

  • Humboldt General Introduces 'EZ Lab' for Easy, Off-Site Laboratory Access

    Humboldt General Hospital has opened a temporary “EZ Lab” to help patients more easily access laboratory services. All patients are invited to utilize the new service. The temporary lab draw station will be set up in the HGH Wellness Center, which is located on the main hospital campus at 915 Harmony Road. Hours are 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. daily. Patients should park in one of the ...

  • HGH Screening Clinic Will Move to Main Hospital Campus

    Local residents experiencing respiratory illness, including COVID-19 symptoms, will now be screened at the main hospital campus. Beginning Monday, May 4, the HGH Screening Clinic will temporarily occupy the Walk-In Clinic space, while the Walk-In Clinic will move to Suite A, the clinic closest to the hospital’s main admit desk. HGH Practice Administrator Robert Johnson said officials made ...

  • Humboldt General Hospital Calls for Community Nominations for 2020 'Nightingale'

    Humboldt General Hospital is asking for the community’s help to identify the nurse who most closely reflects the character and service of the world’s most famous caregiver: Florence Nightingale. The 10 th annual award is bestowed during National Nurses Week, which this year takes place May 6-12. May 12, 2020, marks the 200 th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. Humboldt ...

  • Local Telehealth Option Opens Up Possibilities for Patients, Healthcare Providers

    In the wake of social distancing and other COVID-19 measures, Humboldt General Hospital has announced a new telehealth initiative aimed at connecting providers with their northern Nevada patients via technology. Telehealth refers broadly to electronic and telecommunications technologies and services used to provide care and services at a distance. Physicians and patients communicate via a Skype or ...

  • Humboldt General Hospital Temporarily Reduces Walk-In Clinic Hours

    Beginning Monday, April 6, Humboldt General Hospital’s Walk-In Clinic will temporarily adjust its hours: Walk-In Clinic Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Walk-In Clinic providers are available to treat minor ailments such as asthma, insect bites, minor cuts and burns, rashes, sprains and strains, simple fractures, allergies, urinary tract infections and more. Patients with fever, ...

  • First Coronavirus Case Confirmed in Humboldt County

    State officials have confirmed Humboldt County’s first case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Humboldt General Hospital received the positive test result Thursday, March 26, from the Nevada Department of Public and Behavioral Health, at which time hospital officials notified the patient. After feeling symptoms, the patient was tested earlier this week for coronavirus and has been in ...

  • Humboldt General Hospital Announces Measures to Protect Harmony, Quail Residents

    As part of its larger effort to control the potential spread of coronavirus disease in the north-central Nevada region, Humboldt General Hospital will significantly restrict visitors to its nursing home. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the critical new measure last week as a way to keep America’s nursing home residents safe from COVID-19. The measure follows ...

  • HGH EMS Rescue Cancels Upcoming Education Courses

    Humboldt General Hospital EMS Rescue will place its educational courses on hold to help prevent the spread of coronavirus disease 2019. According to HGH Interim Education Coordinator Johnathen Prichard, all community offerings, including the CPR AED course, held the first and third Wednesday of each month, and the Community CEU course, held the first Saturday of each month, will be canceled until ...

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