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As colder temperatures set in and COVID-19 continues to make indoor spaces a higher risk for virus transmission, how can you stay comfortable while keeping up your fitness routine? Read our "must have" list of essential cold weather fitness ...
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 ...
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 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 that ...
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, ...
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 ...
CaroMont Health now offers telehealth and virtual visits in most primary care, urgent care and specialist offices. From routine and well visits to some sick visits, more convenient care is now just a phone call away. Telehealth is available for both ...
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 ...