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Blog Posts in 2020

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Thursday morning, CaroMont Health recieved approximately 1,950 doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccination, designated for front line healthcare workers. The health system's vaccination roll out follows prioritization guidelines as outlined in ...
Is it a Cold or Worse?
Posted Dec 7, 2020
Everyone is on heightened alert when it comes to our personal health during the pandemic, but especially when it relates to respiratory illness. Many of the symptoms of the common cold overlap with the flu and COVID-19. Here are some things to look ...
While a safe and effective vaccine for COVID-19 is on the horizon, it is important for every individual to continue practicing safety measures. A face mask is one of the best ways to help stop the spread of coronavirus. But if you’ve noticed ...
The key to healthy aging is a healthy lifestyle. And that includes making and keeping important annual health check-ups. Use our checklist to keep your appointments on track and talk to your doctor about how to stay well in your 50's and beyond.
UnitedHealthcare has provided notice to CaroMont Health that they would be terminating our contract for hospital-based services on December 1, 2020. This termination means that nearly 11,000 UnitedHealthcare members in our area would no longer be ...
For the past six years, Gaston Hospice has participated in the national We Honor Veterans program in order to best guide patients with military experience through their end-of-life care. The program is the result of a collaboration between the ...
What would you do to save someone’s life? For most people, it’s an easy answer: at a minimum, you would do anything you could without significantly endangering your own life or the lives of those you hold most dear. The COVID-19 pandemic ...
The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, is not something you want to get. That is what Dr. Jay Hendler, Medical Director of Pulmonary Medicine and Chief of Staff Elect for CaroMont Regional Medical Center, wants the public to know. Having made lung health ...
The following is an article written by Bill Poteat, Reporter for the Gaston Gazette. If you’re looking for a sunny vision of where Gaston County stands in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, CaroMont Health Dr. Erik Schuls is not the man ...
Women's Health and COVID-19
Posted Oct 15, 2020
Personal health and wellbeing should always been top-of-mind, but with the added strain of a global pandemic, prioritizing your physical and emotion health has never been more important. Dr. Kelvin Harris, OB/GYN at CaroMont Women’s Health, ...
GASTONIA, NC – CaroMont Health recently marked the beginning of construction for a new patient tower on the campus of CaroMont Regional Medical Center. The 146,000-square foot tower will be dedicated solely to the care and treatment of ...
BELMONT, NC – Last Friday, leaders from CaroMont Health and Belmont Abbey College signed a property lease for the future location of CaroMont Regional Medical Center-Belmont. Adjacent to the campus of Belmont Abbey College, the hospital will ...
Recently, the CaroMont Health Foundation and CaroMont Regional Medical Center Auxiliary awarded $239,000 in scholarships to area students and healthcare professionals. All recipients are pursuing a career in healthcare or looking to advance their ...
On Tuesday, July 14, CaroMont Health will add another location to its growing clinical network with the opening of CaroMont Urgent Care in Belmont. Located at 1223 Spruce Street, the new office will offer expert care for urgent medical issues seven ...
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 ...
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