Cervical Cancer is when cancer cells arise in the cervix. According to the National Cancer Institute, more than 14,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer. January was declared Cervical Health Awareness Month to raise awareness and increase education in preventative methods such as regular screenings.
National Blood Donor Month is recognized every January for nearly 50 years to remind others about the life-saving impact of blood and platelet donors. According to America’s Blood Center, 31,000 pints of blood are used every day. January is one of the most difficult times to maintain a sufficient blood supply for patients. Make a […]
National Nurse Practitioner Week is held annually to celebrate these exceptional health care providers. We are taking this time to thank all Nurse Practitioners for their hard work and dedication to patient care.
World Stroke Day brings awareness and advocates to improve stroke prevention and support for survivors and caregivers. Older people are at a higher risk of strokes and lack of knowledge regarding the signs and symptoms of the disease play a major role in making it a leading cause of mortality and disability. You can lower […]
National Healthcare Quality Week (HQW), is observed in October and sponsored by the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ). This week is a dedicated time to recognize, celebrate and raise awareness of the positive impact healthcare quality professionals have in their organizations and communities. We thank you for all that you do.
International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW), is observed on the third week of October each year and was established in 1986. This week is sponsored by the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and aims to shine a light on infection prevention.
October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month! Let us use this time to raise public awareness about the condition, and advocate for the acceptance and inclusion of people with Down Syndrome.
Global Handwashing Day is recognized on October 15th. It is dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding the importance of washing your hands with soap as an effective and affordable way to prevent diseases.
This week we are honoring Mental Illness Awareness Week, which aims to fight discrimination and provide support to those with mental illnesses. Mental health conditions are often misunderstood and often not discussed. Take the time this week to start an open discussion about mental health.
We honor the professionals who help our healthcare employees and patients stay well-nourished and healthy. Healthcare foodservice workers play an important role in the day-to-day operation of our healthcare facility. Thank you to our wonderful team of healthcare foodservice workers for all that they do!