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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
Date Posted: 2020-03-11
Monroe County Medical Center is focused on providing the safest and most efficient care for our patients.  With that being said, we want the residents of Monroe County to know that we receive daily updates on the increasing Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and are continuously monitoring the situation. We are screening all of our patients according to Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines.  So far, we have not had any patients that have met the guidelines, requiring further investigation.

For more information on COVID-19 see the following websites:
MCMC Scholarships Available
Date Posted: 2020-03-09

Monroe County Medical Center will offer graduating high school seniors pursuing higher education two scholarships (as described below), providing the recipients remain a full-time student and maintain a C average.

Applicants for the first scholarship, $6,000 ($1,500 per year for four years), must be a resident of Monroe County who will graduate in May or who has completed their GED and will be pursuing a career in the medical field.

Applicants for the second scholarship, $4000 ($1,000 per year for four years), must be the child of an MCMC employee who will graduate in May/June or who has completed their GED and will be pursuing a career in the medical field (residence in Monroe County is not required).

Further information about the scholarships and requirements may be found in the scholarship application. The application can be obtained below, from MCMC Administration or from the Guidance Office at the Monroe County High School. Completed applications along with transcript (including ACT scores) must be returned to the Administration office no later than 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 30, 2020.

Scholarship Application
National COPD Awareness Month
Date Posted: 2019-11-06
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema, is a long-term lung disease that makes it hard to breathe. The disease affects millions of Americans and is the third leading cause of disease-related death in the U.S. COPD is often preventable and treatable.

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National Diabetes Month
Date Posted: 2019-11-06
Having diabetes means you are more likely to develop heart disease and to have a greater chance of a heart attack or stroke. The good news is that the steps you take to manage your diabetes also help to lower your chances of having heart disease or stroke.

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National Family Caregivers Month
Date Posted: 2019-11-06
November is National Family Caregivers Month. It is a time to recognize and honor family caregivers across the country, recognizing the challenges that family caregivers face and how they manage them day and night.

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Alzheimer's Awareness Month
Date Posted: 2019-11-06
In 1983, President Ronald Reagan helped to create greater awareness of Alzheimer's disease, declaring November as National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month. Alzheimer's disease is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking, and behavior. Symptoms usually develop slowly and get worse over time, becoming severe enough to interfere with daily tasks.

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Miles for Megan 5K
Date Posted: 2019-11-06
Miles for Megan 5K presented by TriStar Geenview Hospital and Benefits Megan's Mobile Grocery will be held November 16, 2019. The family friendly event features a 5K Run / Walk followed by a fellowship meal at the Finish Line.

For more information, see the Event Flyer.
National Radiologic Technology Week
Date Posted: 2019-11-06
NRTW is celebrated annually to recognize the vital work of R.T.s across the nation. The celebration takes place each year during the week that includes November 8th to commemorate the discovery of the x-ray by Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen on Nov. 8, 1895.

The week-long celebration calls attention to the important role medical imaging and radiation therapy professionals play in patient care and health care safety.

NRTW 2019 will be celebrated November 3rd - 9th

Blood Drive October 23, 2019
Date Posted: 2019-10-07
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

The Monroe County Medical Center is partnering with the American Red Cross to sponsor a blood drive. It will be located in the Conference Room at the hospital. See the flyer below on instructions to schedule an appointment or for more information.

Give Blood. Help Save Lives.

Respiratory Care Week
Date Posted: 2019-10-07
Respiratory Care Week is observed October 20 - 26, 2019.

Respiratory Care Week, sponsored by the American Association for Respiratory Care, is an annual event that recognizes members of the respiratory care profession and promotes awareness of lung health issues and practices. This event is held in October since the fall season is a time when patients suffering from lung disease are known to have difficulty breathing.

MCMC would like to thank our Cardiopulmonary Department for the excellent care they provide to our patients. Please remember to thank the members of this department for the outstanding work they do.