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New Stroke Support Group

May 3rd, 2016

Houlton Regional Hospital has added a new support group that will be meeting regularly in the Community Education Center.  Stroke Support is geared to all who a affected by a stroke, including the stroke victim, their family and friends.

Meetings for May will be held on the 6th and the 20th from 6:00PM to 7:00PM.  For more info, contact Amy at 694-1638.

 

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Diabetic Support Group Meeting for April

April 12th, 2016
  Houlton Regional Hospital would like to invite you to the April meeting of the

DIABETIC SUPPORT GROUP

This group will meet on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 6p.m. The meeting will be held at Houlton Regional Hospital in The Center for Community Health Education.

  • Wednesday, April 27, 2016
  • 6p.m. – 7:30p.m.
  • Speaker: Mary Ellen Willen, A1C Champion
  • Topic: “Managing Diabetes: The Next Step”

Please join our guest speaker for this very informative session.

Please remember that you may bring family and friends with you. For more information, please call Julie Codrey, RN, CDE, Diabetes Educator at 521-2516 or 532-2900 ext. 2516. There is no cost to attend.

 

HRH Receives the Gold Star

November 12th, 2015

Houlton Regional Hospital became a smoke-free campus in 2015 and has been recognized for its efforts by  receiving the Gold Star Standard of Excellence from the Maine Tobacco-Free Hospital Network.

The Maine Tobacco-Free Hospital Network (MTFHN) developed the annual Gold Star Standards of Excellence recognition program to encourage and support Maine hospitals in addressing tobacco use and creating tobacco-free campuses through evidence-based strategies.

The MTFHN applauded  Houlton Regional’s  commitment to the health and well-being of its  patients, staff and visitors through the implementation of the Gold Star Standards of Excellence.

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DIABETIC SUPPORT GROUP – November Meeting

November 12th, 2015

Houlton Regional Hospital would like to invite you
to the November meeting of the

DIABETIC SUPPORT GROUP

This group will meet Wednesday, November 18, 2015. The meeting will be held at Houlton Regional Hospital in The Center for Community Health Education.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
TOPIC: “SELF CARE – SELF MANAGEMENT”
SPEAKER: DAVE GOODRICH, AMHC
Please join our guest speaker for this informative session.

Also, remember that you may bring family and friends with you. For more information, please call:

Julie Codrey, RN, CDE, Diabetes Educator
at 521-2516. No cost to attend.
Thank you!

Public Flu Shot Clinic

September 11th, 2015

PUBLIC FLU SHOT CLINIC

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SPONSORED BY

HOULTON REGIONAL HOSPITAL

FLU VACCINE AVAILABLE

PATIENTS 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER

 

Friday October 23, 2015

8am – 4pm

  

Location:    Sigrid E. Tompkins Rural Health Center at HRH

Internal Medicine Office

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HRH Cardiac Program Receives Certification

September 11th, 2015


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HRH Cardiac ProgramThe Cardiac and Pulmonary Phase 2 programs at Houlton Regional Hospital were both recently re certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.

AACVPR -certified programs are recognized as leaders in the field of cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation because they offer the most advanced practices available. AACVPR is a multidisciplinary organization dedicated to the mission of reducing morbidity,mortality and disability from cardiovascular and pulmonary disease through education,prevention,rehabilitation,research and disease management. Central to the core mission is improvement in quality of life for patients and their families.

HRH is Tobacco Free

September 3rd, 2015

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Houlton Regional Hospital is pleased to announce that as of September 1, 2015 we are a 100% tobacco-free campus.  Use of tobacco or tobacco products are not allowed in any buildings or on any grounds owned by Houlton Regional Hospital.

The health and safety hazards of tobacco use, both to the user and non-smoker who are exposed to second and third hand smoke are very well know.  As a community leader in wellness, Houlton Regional Hospital is committed to providing our patients, employees, and visitors with a safe and healthy environment by discouraging the use of tobacco and tobacco products.  The establishment of a tobacco-free facility and grounds is evidence of this commitment.

Houlton Regional Hospital recognizes the challenges associated with tobacco addiction and will work with our patients and staff to provide resources for smoking cessation, as requested.

HRH Honors Employees

June 12th, 2015

Houlton Regional Hospital hosted an Employee Recognition Banquet on May 21 at The Horn Restaurant. There were 67 Honorees recognizing 925 years of service. The following employees were acknowledged for their years of service.

Receiving 5 year pins were: Nancy Hagerty, Kathleen Decker, Jason Sharpe, Jesse Ojeda, Susan Bishop, Kimberly Buzzeo, Sarah Lynds, Deborah Porter, Larry Suitter, Lauren Rouse, Jayme Hovey, Rebecca Merrill, Cathy Chasse, Kathie Madigan, Elizabeth Clark, Michelle Gardner, Brenda McLaughlin, Colette Hanington, Glen Ward, Lloyd Bragan, Angela Swimm, Rebecca Tuttle, Debra Crane. Receiving 10 year pins were: Lori Jacobs, Janene Moran, Denise Brown, Kate McKissick, Sharon Krantz, Crystal Cole, Traci Peabody, Julie Codrey, Barbara Knapp, Jamie Stewart, William Robinson, Jill Bustard, Sharon Clark, Terri Dunn, Stewart Sherwood, Guat Beckwith, Robin Boyer-Simas, Heidi Hurteau, Cynthia Thompson & Linda Malone. Receiving 15 year pins were: Jay Kilpatrick, Mapley Diane Cassidy & Heather Flewelling. Receiving 20 year pins were: Ingrid Black, Peggy Watson, Trevor McLean, Cheryl Peabody, Judith Nicholson & Mary Potter. Receiving 25 year pins were: Nancy Stone, Doris Boisvert, Glenda Crandall, Dianna Larson, Sandra Hand, Barbara Moakler, Joan Gogan & Jayne Anderson. Receiving 30 year pins were Gina Brown & Helen Sherwood. Receiving 35 year pins were Salli Graham, Patricia Corneil & Janice Brown. Receiving 40 year pins were Clara Jipson and Jane Bartlett.

Photo:  [L] is Clara Jipson, Health Information Mgt & Jane Bartlett, Fiscal Services receiving their 40 Year pin from Houlton Regional Hospital.

Photo: [L] is Clara Jipson, Health Information Mgt & Jane Bartlett, Fiscal Services receiving their 40 Year pin from Houlton Regional Hospital.

Aroostook County Community Health Needs Assessment

April 24th, 2015

Houlton Regional Hospital has joined other Maine hospitals in a joint effort to assess the health needs of the communities that we serve. The report and related articles from community forums held to discuss these issues can be viewed using the following link:

http://www.emhs.org/Document-library/Reports/CHNA/2014/Aroostook-County-CHNA-2014.aspx

Diabetic Support Group January Meeting

January 14th, 2015

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