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A Note from Susie Aden, PCH Director of Inpatient Services

What a difference a year can make!  At the beginning March 2020 and the start of the COVID-19 pandemic our hospital, staff, and community were experiencing many different emotions including fear of the unknown; dread at what the COVID counts will look like for the day for our nation, state, and community; frustration with having to wear masks and find masks; concern for our children not attending school; and loneliness[...]

It Can Happen in a Heart Beat……

It Can Happen in a Heart Beat……

One of the best ways to prevent heart disease is JUST MOVE. Simply put, just move for 30 minutes each day. Staying active is one of the most important things a person can do to curb obesity, improve your mood, to lower your chances of heart disease. The American Heart Association recommends 30 minutes of moderate activity five times per week for a total of 150 minutes a week. This can be separated into 10-15 minute[...]

Get Your Rear in Gear!

Get Your Rear in Gear!

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and Pocahontas Community Hospital has a simple message for folks in the Princess County: Get Your Rear In Gear Pocahontas!
     The simple phrase is the slogan behind a national campaign to encourage people of all ages to make sure their loved ones 50 years of age or older (or themselves, if they’ve hit the half-century mark) schedule a colorectal[...]
Do you have aches and pains?

Do you have aches and pains?

Do you have aches and pains?! Call Pocahontas Community Hospital’s Rehabilitative Services Department to schedule an appointment and begin your treatment! We offer direct access physical and occupational therapy, which allows you to begin your treatment without obtaining a therapy prescription. While it does not eliminate the need for a follow up visit with a physician, it does offer a streamlined approach to[...]
Lab Wellness Testing

Lab Wellness Testing

POCAHONTAS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL - Laboratory Wellness Testing Specials

LIPID/GLUCOSE (10-12 hour fast required) - $25

TSH (screening for thyroid disorders) - $25

You can elect to have any or all of this testing done at the same time

We will not be offering PSA screens for prostate testing any longer. We apologize for the inconvenience.

These testing specials are available Thursdays or Fridays during February ~ 7 a.m.-12[...]