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Valerie Lakey
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Marketing Director at Mayers Memorial Hospital District
Marketing Director at Mayers Memorial Hospital District

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Mayers CEO Selected as one of 60 Rural CEO's to Know
Becker's Hospital Review  has named the following CEOs to the 2017 edition of its list, "60 rural hospital CEOs to know."  The 60 CEOs on this year's list possess extensive experience in healthcare management, demonstrating their commitment to offering high...
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Understanding Blood Pressure
We get
it taken when we go to the doctor, we hear about it all of the time. What does
it mean? Is the top number more important than the bottom? What should it be? Your
blood pressure is measured using two numbers. The first (systolic) number
represents the...
Understanding Blood Pressure
Understanding Blood Pressure
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Calories In...Calories Out
With the holiday season upon us, it is a good time to think about our habits. There is no need to gain 5-10 pounds during the holidays; it can be avoided by being aware, planning ahead and balancing our eating and exercise. When it comes to maintaining a he...
Calories In...Calories Out
Calories In...Calories Out
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Food Safety
Information provided by the California Department of Public Health According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 6, or 48 million
Americans contract a foodborne illness each year. Of those that become sick, nearly
128,000 people wi...
Food Safety
Food Safety
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National Rural Health Day
NOSORH created
National Rural Health Day as a way to showcase rural America; increase
awareness of rural health-related issues; and promote the efforts of NOSORH, State
Offices of Rural Health and others in addressing those issues. Plans call for National
R...
National Rural Health Day
National Rural Health Day
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Cold or the Flu?
How can you tell the difference between a cold and the flu? Knowing the difference: The common cold and the flu are contagious respiratory infections that affect  millions of people annually. Children can be affected more often than adults; and may catch a ...
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Second Hand Smoke
Secondhand smoke, also known as environmental tobacco smoke is a mixture of two forms of smoke; sidestream smoke from the lighted end of the cigarette and mainstream smoke that is exhaled by the smoker. Smoke is smoke, right? Not exactly. Sidestream smoke h...
Second Hand Smoke
Second Hand Smoke
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November is Hospice Month
MYTH : If I accept a referral to Hospice, I have given up. FACT : Accepting a referral to Hospice simply means you have chosen to focus on the quality of life for however much time you have left. The goal of Hospice care is to reduce physical pain, create e...
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It is PT Month!
It is Physical Therapy Month! Mayers Memorial Hospital is proud of our great  Physical Therapy Department  staffed with skilled, dedicated employees. We thank them for their dedication!  Why should you consider Physical Therapy as an option for your situati...
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Meet Our Respiratory Therapists
Edward Wright and Adam Dendauw It is Respiratory Care Week and it is Lung Health Day. At MMHD , we are proud to serve you with a QUALITY  Respiratory Therapy Department.    Meet our Respiratory Therapists: Adam
Dendauw-Respiratory Manager: Registered Respir...
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