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MURRAY PEDIATRICS OF MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL TO HOST OPEN HOUSE AT NEW LOCATION

Posted 05/17/2016

Murray-Calloway County Hospital’s Murray Pediatrics will host an Open House on Friday, June 3 beginning at 11 a.m. located at 208 East in the Medical Arts Building at 300 South 8th Street in Murray. A ribbon cutting will take place at 11:15 a.m. with the Murray-Calloway County Chamber of Commerce.

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MCCH CELEBRATES EMS WEEK

Posted 05/17/2016


Murray-Calloway County Hospital celebrates Emergency Medical Technicians (EMS) Week, May 15-21, 2016.  The theme for this year’s EMS week is Called to Care.

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FREE SPORTS PHYSICALS TO BE OFFERED BY MCCH TO LOCAL ATHLETES

Posted 05/17/2016


Murray-Calloway County Hospital will host its annual free sports physicals to local middle and high school athletes on Saturday, June 18 and Saturday, July 16, 2016 from 8 a.m. to noon.

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CENTER FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS HOSTING SPRING INTO SUMMER OPEN HOUSE MONDAY JUNE 20TH

Posted 05/16/2016

The Center for Health and Wellness at Murray-Calloway County Hospital is hosting a “Spring into Summer” Open House event Monday, June 20 from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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MURRAY MIDDLE FOURTH GRADE TOURS MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL

Posted 05/16/2016

Murray Middle School fourth grade students recently visited Murray-Calloway County Hospital to learn more about healthcare in our community. They visited several areas throughout the hospital including the Emergency Department, Radiology, Outpatient Surgery and the Medical Surgical Nursing Floor.

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MCCH GIFT SHOP HOSTS OPEN HOUSE

Posted 05/12/2016

MCCH Gift Shop Hosts Open HouseMurray-Calloway County Hospital opened their gift shop in a new location, in the Medical Arts Building, across from the Medical Arts Pharmacy. Today they hosted an open house that showcased their new store. The Gift Shop has an assortment of baby clothing and items, jewelry, home décor, fresh flowers and more.

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REGIONS BANK DONATES $5,000 TO HOSPICE

Posted 05/12/2016

Regions Bank Donates $5000 to HospiceRegions Bank recently made a $5,000 donation to the Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare in support of the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House nearing completion.

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MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL OFFERS FREE SCREENINGS, SUPPORT GROUPS AND EDUCATIONAL EVENTS

Posted 05/11/2016

Murray-Calloway County Hospital will be offering several support groups, educational events and screenings during the month of May. These events are offered free to everyone in our region.

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MURRAY ELEMENTARY FIRST GRADE TOURS MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL

Posted 05/09/2016
   
Murray Elementary School first grade students recently visited Murray-Calloway County Hospital to learn more about healthcare in our community.  Click here for the full story and larger view.


SPRING CREEK HEALTH CARE CELEBRATES NATIONAL NURSING HOME WEEK

Posted 05/06/2016

Spring Creek Health Care skilled nursing facility will celebrate National Nursing Home Week May 8-14 by hosting a series of events designed to enrich the relationship and contacts between residents, family, staff and the community.
 
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MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL RECOGNIZES NURSES’ LEADERSHIP DURING NATIONAL NURSES WEEK

Posted 05/03/2016

Every year, National Nurses Week focuses attention on the diverse ways America's 3.1 million registered nurses work to save lives and to improve the health of millions of individuals. This year, the American Nurses Association (ANA) has selected "Culture of Safety – It Starts with YOU" as the theme for 2016.

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RETHINK YOUR DRINK CHALLENGE DEEMED SUCCESS

Posted 05/02/2016

Rethink Your DrinkThe "Rethink Your Drink" Challenge was a success," states Susan Burkeen, Murray-Calloway County Wellness Consortium Obesity Workgroup coordinator.  The first campaign for the Wellness Consortium ran from January to March, with many companies and community members participating.

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MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL RECOGNIZES NATIONAL HOSPITAL WEEK

Posted 05/02/2016

National Hospital WeekA hospital is more than a place where people go to heal, it is a part of the community that fosters health and represents hope. From providing treatment and comfort to the sick, to welcoming new life into the world, hospitals are central to a healthy community. That’s the message organizers are touting with the 2016 National Hospital Week theme “Health Care from the Heart.” 

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MALISSA SUITER RETHINKS HER DRINK

Posted 05/02/2016

Rethink Your Drink ChallengeMurray-Calloway County Hospital (MCCH) employee, Malissa Suiter, started the Rethink Your Drink Challenge after receiving an email announcing the opportunity and explaining how much sugar she was consuming in sodas and juices throughout the day.  Malissa lost weight which encouraged her to continue to rethink her drink even after the challenge because of the good effects it had on her health.

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BILL AND KATHY KOPPERUD DONATE $1000 TO BECAUSE SHE MATTERS CAMPAIGN FOR TOMOSYNTHESIS

Posted 04/26/2016

Bill and Kathy Kopperud donate to MCCHThe Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare recently received a $1,000 donation from Bill and Kathy Kopperud to support the Because She Matters campaign.

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MURRAY CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL HONORS VOLUNTEERS AT ANNUAL BANQUET

Posted 04/20/2016

MCCH Honors VolunteersThe many volunteers of Murray-Calloway County Hospital were recognized and thanked for their nearly 6,400 hours of service to MCCH in 2015 during the annual MCCH Volunteer Banquet Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at First Presbyterian Church.

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MURRAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL FIRST GRADERS VISIT MCCH

Posted 04/28/2016

   

Members of the Murray Elementary school first grade class recently toured Murray-Calloway County Hospital. Click here for the full story and a larger view.

MCCH OFFERS FREE SCREENINGS AT THE PARKINSON'S DISEASE AWARENESS DAY ON APRIL 30

Posted 04/21/2016

Murray-Calloway County Hospital is having an event for the public in recognition of Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month in April.

MCCH will be providing screenings specific to Parkinson’s Disease patients to identify treatment needs that will improve function and quality of life in the home and community. Join us for our FREE Health Screening Event and take advantage of the following free screenings: balance tests, adaptive equipment techniques, speech screenings and ask a dietitian.

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MURRAY CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL RECEIVES K-HEN RECOGNITION

Posted 04/13/2016

Murray Calloway County Hospital (MCCH) was recently recognized by the Kentucky Hospital Engagement Network (K-HEN), a quality improvement program, for its progress toward established clinical benchmarks.

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DRIVERS ADVISED TO USE CAUTION, HAVE PATIENCE WITH ROAD CLOSURES AND DETOURS FOR MURRAY HALF MARATHON

Posted 04/12/2016

The Murray Half Marathon returns to Murray Saturday, April 16, 2016 for the sixth year taking hundreds of runners through the streets of the city and county.  Motorists traveling through the area are advised of several road closures and detours that will be in place during the race. 

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MCCH WELLNESS WORKS TO OFFER FREE SCREENINGS IN APRIL

Posted 04/04/2016

Murray-Calloway County Hospital's Wellness Works program will be offering free community health screenings in April.

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MCCH HOSTING EVENTS IN APRIL

Posted 04/04/2016

Staff at Murray-Calloway County Hospital and the Center for Health & Wellness will be offering educational health promotion events during the month of April to community members, Wellness Center members and MCCH employees.

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COMMUNITY SUPPORT GROWS FOR MURRAY HALF MARATHON

Posted 03/25/2016

It takes a village could be the mantra behind the amount of community support and volunteers it takes to host the Murray Half Marathon and 5K which will take place on Saturday, April 16. With this being the 6th annual race, Susan Davis, Endowment Coordinator and Keith Travis, Vice President of Development at Murray-Calloway County Hospital have looked at new ways to increase awareness about the purpose of the race, participants in the race and community involvement.

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EDDIE AND SANDY LINN DONATE TO HOSPICE HOUSE LIBRARY

Posted 03/24/2016

The Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare recently received a donation of $1,116 to pay for a bookcase that will be showcased in the library of the Anna Mae Owen Residential Hospice House by Eddie and Sandy Linn.  

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MCCH CELEBRATES NATIONAL DOCTORS’ DAY MARCH 30

Posted 03/24/2016

Murray-Calloway County Hospital invites the community to join in celebrating National Doctors’ Day on Wednesday, March 30. MCCH recognizes more than 65 local physicians representing 28 medical specialties ranging from primary care to surgery. With a wide range of expertise, background and education, these hard-working physicians provide daily health care to the region.

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KALBERER RETIRES AFTER 32 YEARS OF SERVICE AT MCCH

Posted 03/18/2016

After 31 years of service to Murray-Calloway County Hospital (MCCH), Teresa Kalberer retires from the Health Information Department.

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MCCH RECOGNIZES GO BLUE DAY

Posted 03/06/2016

Murray-Calloway County Hospital recognizes Go Blue Day during Colorectal Cancer Month. During the month of March the goal is to inform men and women aged 50 years and older about the importance of having regular colorectal cancer screening tests.

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MCCH MARCH SUPPORT GROUP DATES

Posted 03/03/2016

Murray-Calloway County Hospital will be offering several support group meetings during the month of March, which are offered free to everyone in our region.

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MCCH WELLNESS WORKS TO OFFER FREE SCREENINGS IN MARCH

Posted 03/03/2016

Murray-Calloway County Hospital's Wellness Works program will be offering free community health screenings in March.

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MCCH HOSTING EVENTS IN MARCH

Posted 03/03/2016

Staff at Murray-Calloway County Hospital and the Center for Health & Wellness will be offering educational health promotion events during the month of March to community members, Wellness Center members and MCCH employees.

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MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL RECOGNIZES NATIONAL COLORECTAL CANCER MONTH

Posted 02/26/2016

March is National Colorectal Cancer Month and Murray-Calloway County Hospital is joining in the national effort to educate communities on the importance of colorectal screenings. Colorectal cancer is the second most deadly cancer for both men and women. Yet, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, most of these deaths could be prevented if everyone over the age of 50 was screened for colorectal cancer.

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VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT FOR MURRAY HALF MARATHON

Posted 02/17/2016

Organizers of the April 16, 2016 Murray Half Marathon are seeking volunteers to help make the sixth annual race a success.

Interested persons may volunteer on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.  There are many opportunities to volunteer based on levels of commitment and skill, said Susan Davis, race organizer.

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MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL OPENS NEW ONCOLOGY & HEMATOLGY PRACTICE

Posted 02/08/2016

Murray-Calloway County Hosital (MCCH) has opened a new oncology and hematology practice headed by hematologist and oncologist Loreta Garretson MD, along with the resources of chemotherapy and the infusion center.

Located in the Medical Arts Building in Suite 403 East, Oncology & Hematology of Murray offers treatment for a wide array of cancers, as well as benign hematological conditions.

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COTHRAN NAMED EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR AT MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL

Posted 02/04/2016


Zach Cothran, Technical Support Analyst in the Information Technology Department, has been named the 2015 Employee of the Year at Murray-Calloway County Hospital.


A 17-year employee, Cothran was nominated by his peers and chosen by the MCCH executive team as the Employee of the Month in February 2015.  

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LEADERSHIP MURRAY TOUR

Posted 02/03/2016

Members of the current Leadership Murray class recently toured Murray-Calloway County Hospital. Pictured with Jerry Penner, MCCH CEO, front row first on left, are the members of the current class. 


MCCH CENTER FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS FEBRUARY EVENTS

Murray-Calloway County Hospital will be offering several support groups, educational events and free screenings during the month of February. These events are offered free to everyone in our region.

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MCCH CENTER FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS OPEN HOUSE RESCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6

The public is invited to learn about good wellness habits and receive free screenings during a New Year Open House at the Center for Health and Wellness on February 6 from 8:00 - 10:00 a.m.

The Wellness Center is kicking off the first community campaign of the Calloway County Wellness Consortium, Rethink Your Drink, with free giveaways, a free 10-minute chair massage and free health screenings:  body mass index, waist circumference and hemoglobin A1C blood draw (3 month average blood sugar, no fasting required).

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NEW YEAR OPEN HOUSE AT THE CENTER FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS RESCHEDULED

The New Year Open House at the Center for Health & Wellness has cancelled Saturday’s event due to the foreseen weather forecast.

The event has been re-scheduled for Saturday, February 6 – please contact the Center for Health & Wellness at 270-762-1348 for additional information!



LYONS RECEIVES DOCTORATE IN NURSING

Vanessa Lyons, PhD, RN, CNOR, Perioperative Staff Development and Technology Coordinator at Murray-Calloway County Hospital (MCCH), recently completed her doctoral degree in nursing from the Sinclair School of Nursing at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri.  Lyons completed 5 years of additional training allowing her to further her education and career.

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2016 MURRAY HALF MARATHON POSTER DESIGN CONTEST

This is the first annual Dr. and Mrs. David Eldredge Poster Design Contest, we are calling all artists.  Win $500 and be the official 2016 MHM poster winner.  Artwork selected will be based not only on skill, but the piece that best represents the race and the Anna Mae Owen Residential hospice house.  We will have one judge from the Murray Art Guild and the others will be selected from our donors.

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LEARN SAFE DRIVING WITH AARP DRIVER SAFETY COURSE

An AARP Safe Driving Class will be held Wednesday, February 3 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the MCCH Center for Health and Wellness.

Learn proven safety strategies to maintain confidence behind the wheel.  Seniors 50+ who take the class are eligible for a discount on their auto insurance premium for up to 3 years. Kentucky insurances must offer a discount to all who complete the class.

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MURRAY CALLOWAY ENDOWMENT FOR HEALTHCARE RECEIVES $1,000 FOR NEW 3D DIGITAL BREAST IMAGING TECHNOLOGY

The Murray Calloway Endowment for Healthcare recently received a $1,000 donation from Burton and Cathy Young to support the Because She Matters campaign.

The Because She Matters campaign has been launched to raise money for Tomosynthesis (3-D mammography) and Molecular breast imaging that will detect ....  

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PINNACLE, INC CONTINUES AS TITLE SPONSOR OF 2016 MURRAY HALF MARATHON

Pinnacle, Inc., a general contracting firm that provides complete construction services for commercial, industrial and institutional projects, has continued their support of the Murray Half Marathon as the Title Sponsor of the 2016 race.

Located in Benton, Ky., Pinnacle was incorporated in 1995 and serves all of western Kentucky and northwest Tennessee.  They have completed a wide variety of projects for several different owners, both .....

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REVENUE RECOVERY CORPORATION ANNOUNCED AS GOLD SPONSOR OF 2016 MURRAY HALF MARATHON

Revenue Recovery Corporation, a Knoxville-based collections and receivables management company, has signed on as the Gold Sponsor of the 2016 Murray Half Marathon.

Revenue Recovery Corporation began in 1933 and in 2000 adopted its current name.  The staff offer third-party collection, outsourcing and information technology services, as well as legal, insurance and skiptracing services.

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MCCONNELL INSURANCE CONTINUES AS PRESENTING SPONSOR OF 2016 MURRAY HALF MARATHON

McConnel Insurance Agency, a life and health insurance provider, has kept their support of the Murray Half Marathon as the Presenting Sponsor of the 2016 race.

With offices in Murray and Paducah, McConnell Insurance Agency was founded in 1965 by Jerry McConnell with the goal of providing prompt, quality service.  The agency serves Kentucky and Tennessee with agents throughout the state and ....

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MCCH CENTER FOR HEALTH AND WELLNESS HOSTING OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY, JANUARY 23

The public is invited to learn about good wellness habits and receive free health screenings during a New Year Open House at the Center for Health and Wellness on Saturday, January 23 from 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

The Wellness Center is kicking off the first community campaign of the Calloway County Wellness Consortium, Rethink Your Drink, with free giveaways, a free .......

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MURRAY-CALLOWAY COUNTY HOSPITAL HOSTING EVENTS IN JANUARY

Staff at Murray-Calloway County Hospital and the Center for Health & Wellness will be offering educational health promotion events during the month of January to community members, Wellness Center members and MCCH employees.

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