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News Posts in November, 2021

While instances of the flu were dramatically reduced last year due in part to the precautions taken to slow the spread of COVID-19, seasonal flu is still very much a concern. With more people resuming some version of normal day-to-day activities, ...
To help protect the health of patients and employees, the following visitor restrictions and screening requirements are in place for all CaroMont Health facilities. Health Screening: All individuals entering a CaroMont Health facility are required to ...
For the past seven 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 ...
Staying Safe this Holiday Season
Posted Nov 22, 2021
A year has made a huge difference in the pandemic. The availability of safe and effective vaccines has decreased the instance of COVID-19 in our community, and many are looking forward to a return to more normal celebrations. Spreading illness should ...
GASTONIA, N.C. - CaroMont Regional Medical Center received an “A” Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for fall 2021. This national distinction recognizes the facilities’ achievements in protecting patients from harm and error in the ...
Lung Cancer: Are You at Risk?
Posted Nov 8, 2021
Lung cancer is the most common cancer worldwide and has one of the lowest survival rates. This is due to the fact that the disease often shows no signs or symptoms until the cancer has progressed, making it less treatable. Dr. Jay Hendler, Medical ...
The 2020 – 2021 flu season saw lower than average activity. Experts believe this is likely due to COVID-19 precautions such as masking, social distancing and an increased vigilance with handwashing and other infection control measures taken by ...
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a depression triggered by changes in daylight and weather, most commonly occurring during the winter months. Scientists do not all agree on the cause, but research shows SAD can occur when the body’s natural ...