For parents of children with asthma, back-to-school preparations mean more than just buying school supplies and new clothing—it is also the time to start taking proactive steps to involve your school’s health services in the management of your child’s asthma.
Staff in the Emergency Room at CVMC recently performed CPR for over an hour before resuscitating the patient. As a result of their efforts the team in the Emergency Room received the “Heartsavers Hero Award” from the American Heart Association.
Over 175 countries across the globe celebrate the first week in August as “World Breastfeeding Week.” Each year the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) selects a theme for the week-long international celebration, to raise awareness and encourage action supporting breastfeeding mothers.
Did you know that our hospital has a team of ‘med wreckers’? Learn about how our group of experienced nurses work with staff and patients to ensure safe and effective medicine selection for our patients here at CVMC.
This spring and summer we all need to be vigilant about preventing tick bites. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) more than 300,000 Americans contract Lyme disease each year. Learn what you need to know about lyme disease and how to prevent and identify tick bites.