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ACRMC encourages awareness and education to prevent suicide

According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), there are an average of 130 suicide deaths per day and an estimated 1.2 million suicide attempts in 2020. Each year during September, Adams County Regional Medical Center joins with others across the country to help bring awareness to suicide and encourage education in hopes of …

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ACRMC Family Medicine welcomes Family Medicine Physician

ACRMC Family Medicine is pleased to announce Hannah Hopkins, MD has joined its medical staff. Dr. Hopkins comes to ACRMC Family Medicine from Louisiana State University rural family medicine residency program in Vivian, Louisiana where she has been since July 2020. Dr. Hannah Hokins received her medical degree from the Medical University of the Americas …

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September is Pain Awareness Month: Identifying & managing chronic pain

The Nearly 100 million Americans experience chronic pain, more than those who have diabetes, heart disease, and cancer combined. Pain is your body’s alarm system. Pain tells you something is wrong and needs attention. Living with chronic pain can be debilitating and adversely affect everyday life. Understanding more about your underlying causes of pain can …

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Free health screenings for Farm Bureau members at the Adams County Fair

The Adams County Farm Bureau and the Adam County Regional Medical Center are partnering to offer Adams County Farm Bureau members free health screenings during the Adams County Fair. “ACRMC is happy to partner with the Adams County Farm Bureau to offer health screenings for their members,” said Alan Bird, CEO of Adams County Regional …

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ACRMC and local Humane Societies urge Parents and Pet Owners: Look Before You Lock

Leaving a child, disabled person or pet locked in a car is NEVER safe, even just for a few minutes. Each year, dozens of children and untold numbers of pets left in parked vehicles die from hyperthermia, which occurs when the body absorbs more heat than it can handle. Hyperthermia can occur even on a …

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ACRMC hosts Wall of Life

During June, Adams County Regional Medical Center (ACRMC), in partnership with LifeCenter Organ Donor Network, hosts the Wall of Life. This traveling exhibit is a floor display and highlights individuals in the local region who have been personally impacted by donation and transplantation. The Wall of Life project was funded by a grant from the …

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ACRMC observes National Better Hearing and Speech Month

May is National Better Hearing and Speech Month (BHSM), and Michala Chaney, M.S., CF-SLP, a Speech-Language Pathologist of Adams County Regional Medical Center (ACRMC), is using this year’s observance to encourage residents to seek an evaluation for a communication or swallowing disorder if they have concerns about themselves, a child, or another loved one. These …

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