Articles tagged with 'covid19' | Kalispell Regional Healthcare

Kalispell Regional Healthcare - Archive (covid19)

2020
May
22,
2020
| 09:29 PM America/Denver
Brad Roy, PhD, executive director of the Summit Medical Fitness Center, talks with KGEZ AM Radio about the reopening of the Summit Medical Fitness Center on Tuesday, May 26.  ...
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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
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
07,
2020
| 05:59 PM America/Denver
Cody Bartholomew, RN, practice manager of Flathead Valley Orthopedics Clinic and Sara Dye, RN, director of nursing and clinical practice, talk with KGEZ AM Radio about the current COVID-19 crisis and how nurses across Kalispell Regional Healthcare ha...
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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
24,
2020
| 08:46 PM America/Denver
Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH) introduced Connection Point, a safe place for loved ones to visit residents at Brendan House while visitor restrictions are still in place. The staff at Brendan House set up a visitation room for residents to be ab...
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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
23,
2020
| 05:40 PM America/Denver
Dr. Michael Newman, psychiatrist at Pathways Treatment Center, speaks with KGEZ AM radio on the importance of maintaining your mental health during the COVID-19 crisis.  ...
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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
10,
2020
| 12:13 AM America/Denver
Dr. Doug Nelson, chief medical officer at Kalispell Regional Healthcare, speaks with KGEZ AM radio about the newest updates to the COVID-19 crisis in both Flathead Valley and around the state of Montana. ...
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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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March
27,
2020
| 02:58 PM America/Denver
Montana Children's, a department of Kalispell Regional Medical Center, has established a pediatric 24-hour call center at (406) 890-7273 to help parents and families evaluate those children who are feeling sick and experiencing COVID-19 symptoms of c...
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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
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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March
14,
2020
| 09:37 AM America/Denver
Kalispell Regional Healthcare (KRH), North Valley Hospital, and the Flathead City-County Health Department are working closely on preparedness, communications, and awareness around the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation. In recognition of this public h...
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March
13,
2020
| 02:31 AM America/Denver
Ensuring patients are cared for in a safe and healthy environment is our highest priority. This is the most up-to-date information regarding visitor restrictions. KRH is expanding visitor restrictions at Kalispell Regional Medical Center, The Heal...
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March
13,
2020
| 04:07 PM America/Denver
The health and safety of our community is our top priority. As of today, there are no individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 in Montana. However, like many other nursing homes and skilled nursing facilities in the state, we are taking step...
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March
13,
2020
| 03:11 PM America/Denver
We are consistently evaluating new information and coordinating emergency preparedness and communications for our community, as the risk and information may change daily with this rapidly evolving situation. Please visit the Centers for Disease Contr...
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March
12,
2020
| 03:52 PM America/Denver
With more cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) being identified across the nation, it’s important to adopt healthy practices to help stop the spread of the virus. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, COVID-19 is spreading from p...
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March
03,
2020
| 11:34 PM America/Denver
Local health entities including Kalispell Regional Healthcare, North Valley Hospital, and the Flathead City-County Health Department are working closely on preparedness, communications, and awareness around the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation. “W...
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