Archive - 2020

  • Tips for a Healthy “Return to Learn” this School Year

    posted by Colette Rossiter on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 Normally, August brings the excitement of “back to school” with kids eager to reunite with friends, meet new teachers, and shop for supplies. Yet this year is anything but normal. School administrators, health care professionals, and parents are all doing their part to keep kids healthy for their return to school.

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  • COVID-19 Anxiety & Coping with the Pandemic

    posted by Debra Brodersen on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 The unknown and unanswered questions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic cause anxiety and stress for many of us. We all respond to the stress of change differently; therefore, knowing yourself and when your level of anxiety and stress needs to be addressed is very important to your mental health.

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  • Universal Masking: Simple. Effective. Necessary.

    posted by DeeAnn Vaage on Thursday, July 23, 2020 Spencer Hospital's Infection Control Specialist, DeeAnn Vaage, discusses the effectiveness of universal masking and the use of cloth face coverings in public settings.

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  • Celebrate the Fourth of July Safely During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    posted by Angel Smith on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 Traditionally the Fourth of July is known for fireworks, food, and celebrating with friends. This year, families and local communities are taking a different approach to how they are celebrating the 4th due to implications brought upon the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Celebrate Dads & Men's Health During the Month of June

    posted by Dr. David Keith, DO on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 My dear Friends and Fathers! Father's Day is rapidly approaching (note to my wife and kids so I can schedule that nap!), and some families are in a quandary about how to treat Dad for the occasion. Is it a new shirt, a wild tie, or sleeve of golf balls? For me, it's a smoking hot pellet grill on my list! All those things are nice, yet there is no gift as precious as good health.

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