Jan
27

Test results negative for patient tested for coronavirus in North Carolina

Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — The N.C. Division of Public Health (NC DPH) is reporting that a patient who was being tested for the novel 2019 coronavirus is

Jan
25

Iredell Memorial Hospital celebrates National CRNA Week

Special to Iredell Free News Iredell Memorial Hospital’s certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) celebrated National CRNA Week January 19-25. CRNAs are advanced practice nurses who specialize in administering anesthesia for

Jan
24

Piedmont HealthCare practices recognized by National Committee for Quality Assurance

Special to Iredell Free News Piedmont HealthCare’s Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Pediatric practices have renewed their Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition (PCMH) from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

Jan
23

Iredell Rec Department event showcases community health care and wellness providers

BY DEBBIE PAGE debbiepage.iredellfreenews@gmail.com Community members meandered through the Iredell County Recreation Center on Grannis Lane on Wednesday, picking up wellness, nutrition, and fitness information and getting free health checks

Jan
20

How to boost immunity to fight the flu before it affects you and your family

BY DEBBIE PAGE debbiepage.iredellfreenews@gmail.com This year’s flu season is on track to be one of the worst in decades, according to Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of

Jan
13

NCDHHS offering free radon test kits in January

Special to Iredell Free News RALEIGH — In conjunction with National Radon Action Month, the North Carolina Radon Program is distributing 3,000 radon test kits at no charge this month.

Jan
08

Talking about suicide can save lives

BY DEBBIE PAGE debbiepage.iredellfreenews@gmail.com Susan Tolle knows too much about the pain associated with suicide. Her daughter has attempted to take her life three times and on December 20, her

Jan
07

Piedmont HealthCare urologist honored for mastery of UroLift procedure

BY BRANDY TEMPLETON Dr. Michael Schlesinger joined an elite group of medical specialists this week. On Monday the Piedmont HealthCare urologist’s practice celebrated its designation as a UroLift Center of

Dec
26

Wake Forest Baptist Health study shows risks for additional procedures after bariatric surgery

Special to Iredell Free News WINSTON-SALEM – Which of the two most common bariatric surgeries – gastric sleeve or gastric bypass – has the highest subsequent risk of additional operations

Dec
20

Piedmont HealthCare Sleep Program earns ACHC accreditation

Special to Iredell Free News Piedmont HealthCare has achieved accreditation through Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) for the services of the Sleep Lab and Home Sleep Program. Accreditation is

Dec
16

Experienced nurse practitioner joins staff at Iredell Neurospine

Special to Iredell Free News Iredell NeuroSpine has hired Terri Lee as its newest nurse practitioner. With 17 years of nursing experience, Lee provides holistic and compassionate medical care to

Dec
15

NAMI Lake Norman/Iredell offers family support class

Special to Iredell Free News When a family member or loved one is diagnosed with a serious mental illness, it can be a life-changing experience. NAMI Lake Norman/Iredell offers a

Dec
02

Davis Regional Medical Center offering more affordable, bundled pricing for Imaging Services

  Special to Iredell Free News Davis Regional Medical Center has partnered with MDsave to offer cost-saving options on Imaging Services for self-pay or high-deductible patients. This partnership may reduce

Nov
19

Iredell Home Health staff helps patients return to independent living

Members of the Iredell Home Health staff play a critical role in helping patients with healthcare needs in their own living environment. Special to Iredell Free News During National Home

Nov
12

Iredell Health System’s Skilled Nursing Facility rated as high performing by U.S. News & World Report

Special to Iredell Free News U.S. News & World Report has again recognized Iredell Health System’s Skilled Nursing Facility as one of the nation’s top nursing homes in its newly

Nov
11

Iredell Health System introduces Veteran Recognition Program

Special to Iredell Free News Iredell Health System and its Volunteer Auxiliary have launched the Iredell Veteran Recognition Program, a multi-faceted program honoring veterans that aims to enhance their hospital

Nov
11

ICPYC, SCAN present film detailing how toxic stress harms children

Special to Iredell Free News The Iredell County Partnership for Young Children and SCAN of Iredell invites the community to the viewing of the documentary “RESILIENCE: The Biology of Stress