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Recent Posts in Covenant Specialty Hospital Category

How to Prevent Just About Everything

“Wash your hands!” You may hear your mother’s voice echoing in your head, but according to Covenant Health infection prevention educator Lacey Kovar, it really is the best way to prevent the spread of many diseases and illnesses. It ...

Meeting Patient Needs in Crisis

To mark the 43 rd -annual National EMS Week, Health Calling talked to Lisa Hogue, paramedic supervisor for Covenant Ambulance Service to learn what they do to serve Covenant Health patients. How is Covenant Ambulance Service different from other area ...

Interpreter Services at Covenant Health

“As soon as they hear their own language, there are visible signs of relief.” Rafael Marin, Covenant Health ’s Interpretive Services lead, stressed the impact of someone being able to communicate to health care personnel in their ...

January is National Blood Donor Month

An abundant and safe blood supply is critical for hospitals to do their healing work. That is why Covenant Health makes it convenient for employees to give the gift of life, a donation of blood, something that cannot be replicated or synthetically ...

5-Second Rule: Fact or Myth?

The next time you’re ready to invoke the “five-second rule” for dropped food, a Covenant expert says you may want to reconsider – no matter how good or expensive the tasty morsel. “Scientific literature has shown the ...

Holiday Eating

If you’re worried about gaining too much weight over the holidays – Thanksgiving meals, parties at work or with friends, Christmas meals and New Year’s celebrations – Lauren Blechle, clinical dietitian with Covenant’s ...

Infection Prevention Week: Breaking the Chain of Infection

When you or a loved one goes into a healthcare facility when you’re sick, you expect to get better—right? But did you know that each year, approximately 1 in 25 people in the U.S. get infections in hospitals while being treated for ...

Celebrating Our Spiritual Roots

“It is as natural here to have spiritual care for our patients as it is to have doctors and nurses.” Lee Turner, vice president for mission integration at Covenant Health, summed up Covenant’s mission, in that one concise sentence. ...

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