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  • Summertime Food Safety

    posted by Darlene DeWitt, MS, RD, LD on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 This is the season of cookouts, camping trips and grilling for the family. When you are cooking outside, and especially away from home you want to be more diligent with food safety. Darlene DeWitt, Spencer Hospital Registered Dietitian, shares a few summer food safety tips in our latest blog.

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  • Collaboration Between Wound Healing and Vascular Specialists

    posted by Jordan Achterhoff on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 More than seven million people suffer from chronic wounds in the United States. Dealing with chronic, non-healing wounds can take months, or even years, to complete the normal healing process. The good news is our wound healing team, with help from vascular surgeons, can create a well-rounded plan of care to treat chronic wounds.

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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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