Seemingly Minor Cuts and Infections Can Cause Sepsis

While it may seem like a minor cut or a urinary tract infection that will go away, untreated both could lead to sepsis a dangerous infection that is potentially life-threatening. Any type of infection, anywhere in the body, can cause sepsis. This can include seemingly minor infections on the skin, urinary tract infections, pneumonia or appendicitis. Sepsis can affect any person of any age, from any type of infection, no matter how minor. It is the… Read More

New Surgery Waiting Room Provides Comfortable Area For Families

The new Surgery Waiting Room is now open. In early Fall  an electronic board in the waiting room will track the patient’s progress through surgery allowing families to know what phase of the surgery process their family member is in (i.e. surgery has started , now in recovery etc.) An additional new benefit is the location of two restrooms in the waiting room area so families no longer have to walk a distance to find… Read More
Henry Community Health
Henry Community Health10/22/2016 at 3:12am
Today is National Mammography Day!
Here you go - this is the perfect reminder that you need to schedule your mammogram!
Henry Community Health
Henry Community Health10/21/2016 at 4:08am
No excuses. Saying you don’t have time isn’t a good excuse not to have a colonoscopy. There is about a 90% five-year survival rate when colorectal cancers are found early and treated appropriately. If you wait, and the cancer has significantly spread in your body the five-year survival rate could be as low as 12%. Schedule your colonoscopy now. No excuses. Talk with your provider or call Strong Brunck & Barrett Surgical Specialists at 765. 599.3294 in New Castle to schedule. There’s no excuse not to schedule your colonoscopy.