Tag: Allen County Regional Hospital

If you’re like me and have had a hard time catching the Christmas spirit this year, my advice is to hang out with Santa. On Monday, I took the assignment of photographing Santa visiting residents…

Susan Lewis, surgery manager at Allen County Regional Hospital, was the first in Allen County to receive the COVID-19 vaccination Thursday morning. “I didn’t know that I’d be first in line when I opted in…

Allen County Regional Hospital’s first round of COVID-19 vaccine was expected to arrive today, with the first shots likely to be administered Thursday. The hospital was expected to receive 45 vaccines. Front line staff and…

A few budget matters will be on the city’s plate to wrap up 2020’s business. Iola City Council members discussed items Monday, including year-end budget transfers for the library, industrial and major projects (sales tax)…

Allen County’s COVID-19 cases have nearly tripled in the past 10 days, leading the hospital to prohibit visitors, and a local physician to implore residents to wear a mask and practice social distancing. The county’s…

As COVID-19 cases rise in Allen County and the region, it’s important to continue to take precautionary measures to limit the spread of infection, a Saint Luke’s infectious disease physician said. The total confirmed COVID-19…

Allen County’s positive coronavirus cases continued to increase this past week, but at a slower pace.  The county reported eight new cases for a total of 112, according to a weekly report from the Southeast…

High blood pressure. It’s one of the most neglected health conditions and, second only to nicotine, the most preventable risk factor. “It’s a silent killer,” Dr. Tracy L. Stevens, cardiologist with the Saint Luke’s Health…

Allen County Regional Hospital’s administrator provided more clarity as to why Saint Luke’s Health System made the decision to close the local maternity service. Elmore Patterson, administrator of ACRH, said Saint Luke’s studied the matter…

Allen County Regional Hospital will cease delivering babies in November, according to a press release this morning. The closest hospital that provides such services is Chanute’s Neosho Memorial Regional Hospital.  Saint Luke’s Health System, which…