On Tuesday, May 23, administration at Niswonger Children’s Hospital announced the opening of the new Special Care Unit, an area of the hospital dedicated to caring for babies with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) and other special needs. The Special Care Unit is in response to the region-wide epidemic of babies with NAS. On average, about 30 percent of the babies in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Niswonger Children’s Hospital are suffering from NAS. ... read more about Niswonger Children’s Hospital opens new Special Care Unit designed to care for babies with NAS.
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Russell County Medical Center hosts free holiday event for the community
LEBANON, Va. – Celebrate the holidays with Russell County Medical Center.
As a way to say “thank you” to the community, Russell County Medical Center and the Russell County Medical Center Foundation Board are hosting a free holiday event.
The seventh annual Holiday Health Celebration will take place at the Russell County Conference Center (139 Highland Dr., Lebanon) on Tuesday, Nov. 29, from 6-8 p.m.
Before dinner is served, attendees will be able to get flu shots and health screenings, all of which is free.
Dinner will be a traditional holiday buffet, and while everyone is eating, there will be presentations on combating substance abuse, preventing holiday depression, and information on healthy children and families programs throughout our region.
The event is also an opportunity for attendees to meet the hospital’s new providers, like primary care provider David Dalton, PA-C and Lydia Novruzov, PA-C, whose focus will be oncology and hematology.
“This is one way we like to give back to the community we proudly serve,” said Steve Givens, assistant vice president and administrator of Russell County Medical Center. “It allows us to thank everyone while also getting into the holiday spirit.”
Door prizes will be given out.
Even though the Holiday Health Celebration is a free community event, RSVPs are encouraged. Please RSVP to 276-883-8190 by Nov. 25.