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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.

Quality Healthcare Week
Date Posted: 2019-10-07
Quality Healthcare Week is celebrated October 20 - 26, 2019.

Healthcare Quality Week (HQW), brought to you by NAHQ, is the week dedicated to celebrating the contributions professionals have made to improve healthcare quality. It also gives us an opportunity to bring greater awareness to the profession of healthcare quality.

National Pharmacy Week
Date Posted: 2019-10-07
National Pharmacy Week is October 20 - 26, 2019.

Pharmacy Week, celebrated the third full week in October, acknowledges the invaluable contributions that pharmacists and technicians make to patient care in hospitals, outpatient clinics, and other healthcare settings. The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) has constituted the week of October 20 – 26 to be National Pharmacy Week, celebrating pharmacists across the nation. The celebration coincides with National Pharmacy Day, backed by the Pharmacy Technician Educators Council (PTEC) and the American Association of Pharmacy Technicians (AAPT), to be observed on October 7th.

Pharmacy Week is celebrated catering to all the pharmacists and techs that take pride in educating patients and making sure medication is administered safely. Healthcare facilities across the nation will be extending gratitude for the dedication and contributions pharmacists and techs make throughout the year.

Please remember to thank our Pharmacy Department for the outstanding care and services they provide to our patients and employees.