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  • Celebrate Better Hearing and Speech Month in May

    posted by Emily Jacobs on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 May is Better Hearing and Speech Month. At Spencer Hospital, our speech therapists work with individuals of all ages in the inpatient and outpatient settings. Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) work to prevent, assess, diagnose, and treat speech, language, social communication, cognitive communication, and swallowing disorders in children and adults.

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  • Not All Hyperbaric Oxygen Chambers Are Created Equal

    posted by Jordan Achterhoff on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) is a powerful treatment used to aid in the healing of wounds and other health conditions. Spencer Hospital's Wound Care Director, Jordan Achterhoff, explains the benefits of using medical-grade hyperbaric oxygen treatment chambers for effective wound healing care.

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  • You Said “No”, now say “Yes” to Professional Support

    posted by Jessica Dirks on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 You said “No.” Yet, the sexual assault happened anyway. Although you may feel alone at the moment, you're not. Clay County has an active SART (Sexual Assault Response Team) consisting of caring professionals ready to help and provide support.

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  • We all fight flu! Get your flu shot today. There's still time.

    posted by DeeAnn Vaage on Friday, December 17, 2021 Getting a flu shot is the best way to protect yourself and ones we care for from flu and its potentially serious complications. There is still time to protect against flu. With the holidays almost here, and while that means more opportunities for spreading holiday cheer, there is also more opportunity for spreading flu and other respiratory viruses.

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  • Navigating Cold & Flu Season: What Level of Care is Needed

    posted by Laura Manwarren on Friday, December 3, 2021 Cold and flu season has arrived and with an increase in illness brings an increase of phones calls and visits to the Spencer Hospital Emergency Department. While it's important for people to check with their local healthcare teams when they have concerns, it is also important for people, especially parents, to know what symptoms to look for and how they can help treat the illness at home.

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