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May is National Stroke Awareness Month
Date Posted: 2019-05-06
In the United States, stroke is a leading cause of death responsible for nearly 130,000 deaths each year. Approximately 800,000 strokes will occur this year, one every 40 seconds. Learning the risk factors and warning signs of a stroke could help save your life or the life of a loved one. Act FAST and call 9-1-1 if you see any of the warning signs of a stroke.

To learn more about Strokes visit the links below:

More Information about National Stroke awareness month and stroke can be found at www.stroke.org and www.cdc.gov
National EMS Week 2019
Date Posted: 2019-05-01
May 19-25, 2019, is the 45th annual National EMS Week.

In 1974, President Gerald Ford authorized EMS Week to celebrate EMS practitioners and the important work they do in our nation's communities. National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) partners with the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) to lead annual EMS Week activities. Together, NAEMT and ACEP are working to ensure that the important contributions of EMS practitioners in safeguarding the health, safety and well being of their communities are fully celebrated and recognized.

EMS Week brings together local communities and medical personnel to honor the dedication of those who provide the day-to-day lifesaving services of medicine's "front line." Whether celebrated with a company cookout or a catered lunch; an open house, an awards ceremony or even quiet reflection about what it means to be an EMS practitioner, EMS Week is the perfect time to recognize EMS and all that its practitioners do for our nation.
National Hospital Week 2019
Date Posted: 2019-05-01
National Hospital Week is May 12-18, 2019.

National Hospital Week has a been a healthcare tradition since 1921. National Hospital Week 2019 celebrates hope and healing, and the hospitals, health systems, and the women and men who support the health and well-being of their communities through dedication and care from the heart.

Celebrating National Hospital Week provides an opportunity to thank all of the dedicated individuals – physicians, nurses, therapists, engineers, food service workers, volunteers, administrators and so many more – for their contributions.
National Nurses Week 2019
Date Posted: 2019-05-01
In 1993, the American Nurses Association declared May 6-12 as the national week to celebrate and elevate the nursing profession.

National Nurses Week is a time for everyone – individuals, employers, other health care professionals, community leaders, and nurses – to recognize the vast contributions and positive impact of America’s 4 million registered nurses. Each year, the celebration ends on May 12, Florence Nightingale's birthday.

Please thank the Nursing staff for the extraordinary job they do for our organization and our patients!
Community Health Fair
Date Posted: 2019-04-11
Monroe County Medical Center will be hosting a Community Health Fair on Saturday, April 27th, 2019 starting at 7:00 AM until 11:00 AM. Lab Tests (CBC, CMP, and Lipids) will be available for $10 (best results before eating). The fair will also include booths from multiple local businesses and door prizes. The fair will be held in the basement of the hospital and signs will be posted. We invite all of Monroe County and the surrounding community to join us.

Download the Community Health Flyer.

More Information on the Lab Tests:

CBC: Complete blood count: White Blood Cell, Hemoglobin, and Platelets.
CMP: Checks Liver and Kidney Function, Electrolytes, and Glucose.
Lipids: Checks your good and bad cholesterol.
MCMC Relay for Life Bake Sale
Date Posted: 2019-04-11
The MCMC Relay for Life Team will be hosting a bake sale on Thursday, April 18th, 2019 from 8:00 AM until 2:00 PM. The event will be held in the Hospital Conference Room.

MCMC Relay for Life Fundraiser
Date Posted: 2019-04-11
The MCMC Relay for Life Team will be hosting a fundraiser on Saturday, April 13th, 2019. There will be a cancer survivor / caregiver cake walk from 6:00 PM until 7:00 PM. Live entertainment will be from 7:00 PM until 10:00 PM. Admission for adults is $5.00. Kids 12 and under are free.

Blood Drive April 22, 2019
Date Posted: 2019-04-11
Monday, April 22, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

The Monroe County Medical Center is partnering with the American Red Cross to sponsor a blood drive. It will be located in the Conference Room at the Hospital.  See the flyer below on instructions to schedule an appointment or for more information.

Spring into life. Give Blood.

MCMC Scholarships Available
Date Posted: 2019-02-26

Monroe County Medical Center will offer graduating high school seniors pursuing higher education two scholarships (as described below), providing the recipients remain a full-time student and maintain a C average.

Applicants for the first scholarship, $6,000 ($1,500 per year for four years), must be a resident of Monroe County who will graduate in May or who has completed their GED and will be pursuing a career in the medical field.

Applicants for the second scholarship, $4000 ($1,000 per year for four years), must be the child of an MCMC employee who will graduate in May/June or who has completed their GED and will be pursuing a career in the medical field (residence in Monroe County is not required).

Further information about the scholarships and requirements may be found in the scholarship application. The application can be obtained below, from MCMC Administration or from the Guidance Office at the Monroe County High School. Completed applications along with transcript (including ACT scores) must be returned to the Administration office no later than 4:00 p.m. on Monday, April 29, 2019.

Scholarship Application

National Nutrition Month
Date Posted: 2019-02-11
March 2019 is National Nutrition Month

National Nutrition Month is an annual nutrition education and information campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign, celebrated each year during the month of March, focuses on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. In addition, National Nutrition Month promotes the Academy and its members to the public and the media as the most valuable and credible source of timely, scientifically-based food and nutrition information.