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2020
June
25,
2020
| 04:44 PM America/Denver
At Kalispell Regional Healthcare, effective June 22, 2020, the health and safety of our patients and staff are our highest priority, and we appreciate your entrusting us with your family’s health care needs. In light of the evolving COVID-19 pandemic...
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June
17,
2020
| 11:35 PM America/Denver
In the U.S., lung cancer is the second most common cancer in both women and men. It is also the leading cause of death from cancer, and longtime smokers are at a way higher risk. “Lung cancer is typically not detected early enough,” explains Michael ...
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June
15,
2020
| 08:46 PM America/Denver
When you are planning to spend time outdoors you often remember to bring water to stay hydrated and sunscreen to protect your skin, but are you thinking about ticks? Montana’s abundance of wooded, grassy areas and lush shrubbery provide ideal habi...
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June
05,
2020
| 04:49 PM America/Denver
The Respiratory Screening Facilities were launched in March to protect the population, patients, staff and visitors from exposure while allowing for the continuity of operations and patient care at hospitals and clinics. To prepare for the possible i...
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June
02,
2020
| 08:06 PM America/Denver
North Valley Hospital (NVH) continues in its fight against suicide in northwest Montana. The hospital awarded $62,750 to the Nate Chute Foundation of Whitefish in the second year of a collaborative effort at reducing the suicide rate in the Flathead ...
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May
21,
2020
| 06:04 PM America/Denver
Governor Steve Bullock visited Kalispell Regional Medical Center to tour the new Alternative Care Facility (ACF) that is in the process of being built on the vacant third floor shelled space of Montana Children's. He was joined by Major General Matth...
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May
19,
2020
| 04:19 PM America/Denver
Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death and disability in the United States. When a stroke occurs, the blood vessel which carries the oxygen and nutrients to the brain is either blocked by a clot or ruptures, and when this happens, parts of the br...
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May
15,
2020
| 11:24 PM America/Denver
Ensuring patients are cared for in a safe and healthy environment is our highest priority. For the health and safety of our patients and employees, KRH initiated full visitor restrictions in March to minimize the spread of COVID-19 at KRH hospitals a...
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May
15,
2020
| 05:09 PM America/Denver
Three Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) facilities were named recipients of LifeCenter Northwest’s 2019 Achievement Awards list, which was released this month in the organization’s annual report. Kalispell Regional Medical Center, North Valley Hosp...
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May
08,
2020
| 07:58 PM America/Denver
Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) was selected by the State of Montana’s COVID-19 Task Force as one of two locations in Montana for construction of an Alternate Care Facility (ACF) to serve the region in the event of pandemic escalation. The ACF wi...
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May
05,
2020
| 04:19 PM America/Denver
A C-130 aircraft from the 120th Airlift Wing, Montana Air National Guard, will perform a flyover of Columbia Falls, Whitefish, Kalispell, and Polson on Wednesday, May 6. The purpose of the flyover is to demonstrate the Department of the Air Force's c...
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April
30,
2020
| 09:14 PM America/Denver
Keeping our patients and employees safe has been our primary focus, especially during this pandemic. While many of our services have been closed, we have prepared a thoughtful service re-introduction plan to safely begin opening some needed services....
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April
23,
2020
| 07:51 PM America/Denver
Keeping our patients and employees safe has been our primary focus, especially during this pandemic. While many of our services have been closed, we have been preparing for the time when we can safely begin opening some needed services. We have dilig...
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April
22,
2020
| 10:46 PM America/Denver
The respiratory screening facilities were launched in March to protect the population, patients, staff and visitors from exposure while allowing for the continuity of operations and patient care at hospitals and clinics. Beginning April 25th the Whit...
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April
22,
2020
| 06:01 PM America/Denver
By Jeffrey Tjaden, M.D., M.P.H., Infectious Disease Specialist at KRH Every few years an infectious disease makes headlines. Sometimes it’s an older, forgotten disease like measles or whooping cough that re-emerges. Sometimes it’s a new one like S...
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April
19,
2020
| 06:13 AM America/Denver
Working from home can sometimes blur the boundaries between someone’s personal and professional life. It’s important to consider ways in which you can stay productive in your work, but stay sensible at the same time.  Have a dedicated work loc...
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April
13,
2020
| 06:14 PM America/Denver
As towns and cities hunker down to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic, sit-down restaurants have closed, however, many are still open for takeout and delivery. Eating out does not necessarily mean eating unhealthy food. Plus, ordering at your favorite ...
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April
07,
2020
| 04:42 AM America/Denver
Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) has expanded its telehealth services in an effort to continue the positive impact of social distancing while providing quality patient care. KRH’s primary care and specialty care clinics are now offering patients v...
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April
03,
2020
| 01:29 AM America/Denver
What is COVID-19?  COVID-19 is a new type of virus that can cause mild to severe infections in the lungs. Like other viruses, it can lead to serious infections for people with weakened immune systems. COVID-19 may cause more severe infections than o...
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April
02,
2020
| 10:52 PM America/Denver
On Friday, March 27, the Kalispell Regional Healthcare Foundation received a generous $150,000 donation from Candy and Eddie DeBartolo and Family to create the First to Goal Fund, which will support frontline health care staff as well as area first r...
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April
02,
2020
| 07:32 PM America/Denver
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation in the Flathead Valley and around the world, Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) has opted to cancel the 42nd annual A.L.E.R.T. Banquet scheduled for April 25 at the Flathead County Fairgrounds. The decision was ...
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March
25,
2020
| 06:09 PM America/Denver
HOW YOU CAN HELP While KRH is fortunate to have a current supply of personal protective equipment (PPE), we know a time may come when those supplies may be significantly reduced as the COVID-19 situation evolves. Help us reach our goal of building a...
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March
23,
2020
| 03:24 AM America/Denver
A few hours ago we were informed that an additional member of the KRH family tested positive for COVID-19. The employee had traveled out of Montana from March 12th through March 16th. Below is the detailed timeline: 1. Tuesday, March 17th, the emp...
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March
20,
2020
| 11:24 PM America/Denver
Kalispell Regional Healthcare learned today that our county has two positive cases of COVID-19. More specifically, one of these positives was a health care worker who had traveled and came back to work at KRH. Once we became aware of this situation, ...
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March
18,
2020
| 08:51 PM America/Denver
Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) is committed to the health and safety of our patients, employees and community. We continue to take several steps to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.  In addition to the 24-hour call center at (406) 890-7272, KR...
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March
18,
2020
| 06:30 PM America/Denver
Northern Rockies Medical Center (NRMC) and Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) announced today the signing of a non-binding letter of intent to enter into exclusive discussions to explore a deeper relationship. This letter of intent reflects a longer...
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March
17,
2020
| 06:17 PM America/Denver
Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) has established a 24-hour call center at (406) 890-7272 to help evaluate those who are feeling sick and experiencing symptoms of cough, fever, or difficulty breathing.  “Most patients infected with COVID-19 expe...
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March
16,
2020
| 05:44 AM America/Denver
Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) is offering free virtual health visits to provide support to our citizens who may be experiencing flu-like symptoms. These symptoms include: fevers, dry coughs, and fatigue. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid has...
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March
16,
2020
| 11:00 PM America/Denver
 Events have been cancelled, gatherings are limited, schools are closing and employees are being asked to work from home. This is an effort to practice social or public distancing. While all these things may be an inconvenience to many, the tactic ha...
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March
15,
2020
| 11:37 PM America/Denver
Last week, Kalispell Regional Healthcare instituted a Hospital Incident Command structure for the national pandemic. This structure allows hospitals to adjust business operations while working with health officials to ensure that medical activities a...
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