Your Health Means Everything

April 2, 2021

Donna Davis, Chief Nursing Officer at Georgetown Community Hospital shares the importance of maintaining your health in a post-pandemic world.

Heart Disease: An Unwanted Heirloom

February 27, 2021

Remember when you had to make a family tree in school? You may want to revisit it. Learn about the link between your family medical history and your heart health.

Got Kids? Give ‘Em Heart!

February 23, 2021

Just as important as taking care of your own heart is teaching your kids the best ways to take care of theirs. Get the whole family active with these kid-friendly health tips!

We Heart Dessert

February 22, 2021

Heart-healthy dessert? Yeah…we went there.

Sleeping Beauty

February 21, 2021

A bad night's sleep not only leaves you groggy, it can leave your heart a little worse off, too. Get practical tips for a better sleep.

How to Have a Heart-to-Heart about Health

February 18, 2021

It's hard to admit that you may need to see a doctor about your heart health. It can be even harder to talk to a friend or loved one if you spot the warning signs in them. Get comfortable about having a heart-to-heart about your heart.

How Weight Weighs on Your Heart

February 17, 2021

Weight gain can be a lot of things: annoying, daunting and downright frustrating. It can also be tough on your heart. Learn what to do about it.

Heart Health Starts at Home

February 16, 2021

Did you know you can get your physical activity in without even leaving your house or the neighborhood? Get some simple tips and tricks to get moving around the house.

Give Your Brown Bag a Boost

February 15, 2021

Let's face it - sometimes bringing your lunch from home is boring. But it doesn't have to be! Check out this heart-healthy twist on broccoli salad to put some pizazz in your lunch pack.

Time Out: Does Your Heart Need a Break?

February 14, 2021

Happy Valentine's Day! Cupid says you should carve out some me-time today. Learn how to take advantage of it and give your heart a break.

Take as Directed: Talking to Your Doctor About Medications

February 13, 2021

Many who suffer from heart issues take medication to manage their condition. Here are some key questions to ask your doctor about your medication prescriptions and a few important tips for keeping your medications safe.

A Happy Heart is a Healthy Heart

February 12, 2021

Sometimes it's the smallest things that can have the biggest impact. Learn how laughter can have a positive effect on your heart health.

Is it a sign?

February 11, 2021

In the movies, you'd clutch your chest and scream for an ambulance. In real life, the onset of a heart attack isn't always so obvious. Learn about the warning signs for men.

An Egg White a Day…

February 8, 2021

Is your breakfast incomplete without eggs? Check out this Egg White Omelet to get your morning - and your health - in gear.

Know Your Numbers

February 6, 2021

Do you know your numbers? Check out some key stats that play a big role in your heart health.

Give Yourself the Gift of Good Health

December 14, 2020

As we enter the final months of what has certainly been an unprecedented year, health and well-being has perhaps never been more at the forefront of our thoughts. The ongoing pandemic has shown us that it continues to be imperative for us to make our health a priority.

Thank a Healthcare Hero

April 6, 2020

Let’s show our hometown heroes how much we appreciate their incredible and inspiring efforts to keep us safe.

Thank You!

February 29, 2020

Heart health doesn't stop today! Make the decision each day to be heart smart. And enjoy this tasty white bean chicken chili while you plot out the next steps of your health journey.

Heart Health at Any Age

February 24, 2020

Each new decade brings new challenges, not the least of which is how to properly care for your heart. Learn what to consider at any age

Welcome to 29 Days of Heart Health

February 1, 2020

We're celebrating American Heart Month with 29 Days of Heart and 29 things you can do to help keep your heart healthy.

DIABETES: What You Should Know

November 14, 2019

With November recognized as American Diabetes Month, it’s a great time to learn more about this condition and how you can help prevent and fight it.

Are You Covered?

December 10, 2018

Health Insurance Marketplace Open Through December 15

Cholesterol 101: What it is and why it matters

August 24, 2018

Cholesterol. You probably know that it’s an important factor when it comes to your overall health and wellness, but what is it, exactly? This month marks National Cholesterol Education Month, making it a perfect time to refresh our knowledge on the ins and outs of cholesterol and understand how it affects your health.

Go Further with Food

March 20, 2018

Get the most out of what you’re eating and reduce food waste

Georgetown Community Hospital Welcomes First Baby of 2018

January 3, 2018

Georgetown Community Hospital is ringing in 2018 with the year’s first bundle of joy. Weighing 7 pounds and 13 ounces and measuring 21 inches, McKenzly was born to Courtney and Matthew, Monday, Jan. 1, at 1:36 pm.

Georgetown Community Hospital Earns ACR Accreditation

October 30, 2017

Georgetown Community Hospital has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as the results of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR).

2017 Mercy Award Winner

September 26, 2017

LifePoint Health Honors Carol Stamper with 2017 Companywide Mercy Award

1000 Hearts Mended

July 13, 2017

Georgetown Community Hospital’s Cardiac Rehab Department is celebrating 1,000 – 1,000 patients that is. Earlier this month, the program welcomed its 1000th patient since the service began more than a decade ago.

Summer Safety

June 30, 2017

Did you know that heat is the number one weather-related killer in the U.S.? Heat overexposure is especially dangerous for children and the elderly. The good news is that protection from the heat and the sun’s rays can often be relatively easy to manage in contrast with some other weather-related dangers, so it’s crucial to know how to protect ourselves, especially as we enter the height of summer.

When It Comes to Your Heart, Play Smart!

February 2, 2017

Preventing heart disease means making smart choices today that will pay off for the rest of your life as it is the number one killer of both men and women in the U.S.