I wanted to give our community an update on how Wamego Health Center was keeping up with the recent changes. We knew long before this coronavirus outbreak that we had an extraordinary staff. That has been reaffirmed daily with this recent outbreak. The Staff at WHC is holding up tremendously well. Their ability to prepare
By Joseph Cacchione, MD, FACC, Executive Vice President, Clinical & Network Services, Ascension What is COVID-19? COVID-19 is a virus that causes mild cold-like symptoms in the majority of patients, but could lead to more serious illness including pneumonia in elderly individuals and those who have chronic medical conditions. Thus, elderly individuals and patients with
We are proud of our community and our associates here in Wamego. I want to thank our associates who are still working in our hospital and clinic to keep our community healthy and prepared. Please note that we are not allowing any visitors in our inpatient unit at this time. Effective immediately, the hospital is
Ascension Via Christi and Wamego Health Center continue to aggressively respond to the evolving Coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak, announced additional measures today designed to protect patients, visitors, caregivers and associates. Those measures, effective today, include: Revising visitor guidelines to request no more than one visitor per patient and no visitors under age 18. Implementing screening for everyone
Don’t miss the 16th Diamonds & Denim Dinner and Auction on Saturday, April 25, at The Columbian Theatre in Wamego, Kansas. The fundraising event showcases delicious food and drinks, live and silent auctions, and lots of fun with proceeds benefiting the 3D mammography equipment upgrade at Wamego Health Center. The event begins at 5:30 p.m.
Wamego Health Center is looking for input from our community! Please take the time to fill out the survey! Hard copies are located at Wamego Health Center, Wamego City Offices, and Community Care Ministries. Fill out the survey online: Pottawatomie County Community Health Needs Assessment Print copies: 2019 Pottawatomie CNA Hard Copy English 2019 Pottawatomie
Summer’s warm weather can mean more opportunity for outdoor exercise, but it can also result in injuries from pushing too hard or getting too hot. “To enjoy your summertime fitness, remember to stretch the areas of your body you will use and hydrate 24 hours before, during and after your activities, especially if it’s longer
Our Volunteer Services team is looking for a additional volunteers, specifically Information Desk and Patient Activity volunteers! For these positions, we require a 16-week commitment. Information Desk Volunteer requirements Patient Activity Volunteer requirements For more information about other Volunteer Opportunities, visit the Volunteering page.
By Tina Rockhold Development director, Wamego Hospital Foundation On behalf of the board, we are excited to launch the fundraising campaign to upgrade to 3D mammography at Wamego Health Center! As noted last night, the benefits are numerous. Here is a quick recap: 3D is the gold standard in breast imaging, allowing earlier detection of