COVID-19: What to Know

Updates from CaroMont Health

At CaroMont Health, we’re fully committed to protecting the health of our staff and our community while helping to slow the spread of COVID-19. Our team has already implemented critical measures to expand our hours and services, amplified our efforts to prevent exposure within our facilities and are working around the clock with local and international authorities to better educate and equip our neighbors during this challenging time. Read on to learn more about our ongoing efforts and initiatives.

Maintaining healthy blood pressure is so important. And if you have been diagnosed with high blood pressure, added stress, like that caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, can contribute to elevated levels. If left untreated, high blood pressure can cause ...
The recent COVID-19 outbreak continues to be concerning for people of all ages. But what are some things you can do to keep yourself healthy? While no vitamin or food can cure COVID-19, there is evidence that including some of the following foods and ...
To help protect the health of our patients and employees, CaroMont Health has implemented the following visitor restrictions and screening requirements for all CaroMont Health facilities, including CaroMont Regional Medical Center, the Birthplace and ...
GASTONIA, NC – Following a brief pause in non-time sensitive and non-emergent procedures due to the early ripples of COVID-19, CaroMont Health today announced all elective procedures and surgeries will resume on Monday, May 18. Additionally, ...
Why You Shouldn't Delay Care
Posted May 6, 2020
With the fear and anxiety that can surround COVID-19, many are worried about seeing their doctor face-to-face and some have even made the very risky decision to put off urgent medical care and treatment. However, it’s important for patients to ...
This guide unpacks some of the best free tools for connecting with friends and family, including ideas for fun virtual activities that will make happy stay-at-home campers out of kids and adults alike. Ideal for Smartphones and Mobile WhatsApp. ...
Your mother continues to go grocery shopping without a mask. Your spouse is still hitting public trails for a daily run. Your college-aged son just went out with his friends. It can be frustrating, and deeply concerning, if someone you love ...
Grocery stores are not only an essential service. Most people are finding themselves food shopping more often due to restaurant closures across the country. So what are some tips for approaching grocery shopping in ways that protect your health? Read ...
For several months, leaders and employees at CaroMont Health have been working with local health officials and emergency management leaders to prepare for a highly contagious respiratory pathogen like COVID-19. Once the virus took hold in cities ...
Parents everywhere have a new normal: striving to balance work and home life with kids and distance learning. We’ve put together a few helpful resources to make the world’s most important job easier. Don’t Stress the Old Schedule ...
10 Exercises You Can Do from Home
Posted Apr 15, 2020
If your home is now your gym, sticking to a healthy fitness routine can be challenging. The good news is you don’t need equipment to get a workout in, and these 10 moves are effective for just about everyone. As always, talk to your doctor ...
If you’re confused about the ever-evolving debate on face masks, you’re not alone. We’ll break down why, and how, to wear and make one. What Does the CDC Recommend? Recent studies have shown that some individuals with COVID-19 may ...
Did you know high levels of stress and anxiety can have a negative impact on your health? Find out how incorporating meditation into your routine can help you navigate this challenging time. What is meditation? Meditation is the practice of quieting ...
As support for healthcare workers battling COVID-19 pours in from around the world, CaroMont Health is offering a new way for people to share their appreciation. “Hugs for Healthcare” will send virtual hugs to doctors, nurses and ...
As we all hunker down at home to stay safe and help stop the spread of COVID-19, our house becomes more than our haven. It’s our office, our school, our gym and our restaurant… and keeping our ‘haven’ clean has never been ...
5 Ways to Manage Stress
Posted Apr 2, 2020
If you’re finding it more difficult to manage stress and anxiety, there’s a perfectly valid reason: living through a global pandemic isn’t normal at all. In fact, there is research to suggest that because our society has never ...
GASTONIA, NC – CaroMont Health is coordinating with health systems across the state to prepare for and respond to the possibility of increasing cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Following the guidelines from the U.S. Surgeon General and the ...
For the health and safety of our patients, employees and community, CaroMont Health is implementing visitor restrictions for all of its facilities. The decision is made in accordance with the latest guidance from federal, state and local health ...
GASTONIA, NC – In conjunction with six other regional health systems, CaroMont Health is expanding visitor restrictions for CaroMont Regional Medical Center, the Birthplace and Courtland Terrace to help control the spread of respiratory ...
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