Lexington Regional Health Center received 200 doses of the COVID-19 Moderna vaccine on the week of 12/21/2020. We are following the State of Nebraska and Two Rivers Public Health Departments Plan outlining their recommendations as to who should receive the vaccine in Phase 1A of vaccine distribution. That includes our front line staff of providers, nursing, respiratory, radiology departments etc. We are very excited to do our part to further protect our staff, community, patients we serve in gaining control
– Lexington Regional Health Center has been selected by Modern Healthcare as one of the 2020 Best Places to Work in Healthcare. The complete list of this year’s winners, in alphabetical order, is available at ModernHealthcare.com/bestplaceslist. Modern Healthcare will publish a special supplement featuring a ranked list of all the winners along with the October 12 issue. “It has been an especially trying year for the world, and healthcare in particular as COVID-19 ravages our communities and your workplaces,” said Aurora
LRHC is pleased to be able to work with the state and local public health department to bring more widespread testing to the community. While we at Lexington Regional Health Center have only had one patient hospitalized since our surge occurred into the first week of May, we are seeing a steady increase in positive case rates as more testing occurs. The 7/27 DHHS map shows that 3964 people have now been tested with 916 positive tests identified through this
As we reach the end of the month I wanted to provide an update on our activity at the hospital. To date, we have had 42 admissions to the hospital, including 24 transfers since April 11. This overall hospital activity would suggest that, during this time frame, the total positive case rate for our hospital district is/was representative of 850 infected individuals. Since May, using that same methodology, we would have had about 200 positive cases. On average people are
As we move into a new month I wanted to provide a quick update on our overall hospital experience with COVID 19. As you can see, hospital activity continues to trend downward. While we do still transfer out the sickest patients to area hospitals, the transfers are decreasing while the discharges back to home are increasing – YAY!! This time has been filled with uncertainty. We hope that having actual data helps all of you get a better sense of
APRIL, 2020 COVID or COVID PRESUMPTIVE ACTIVITY As you’ve no doubt heard by now, COVID 19 is here in the Lexington Community, Dawson County and the Two Rivers Public Health Department. As always, and especially with the fear and concern surrounding this new virus, we have been very careful about saying too much about hospital activity, but now we have enough data to make sharing some general statistics about overall hospital activity, safe for all concerned. Lexington Regional Health Center had its
As the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak evolves, Lexington Regional Health Center knows that our patients and community are concerned about how this infectious disease might affect them. The Lexington Regional Health Center team is working closely with our federal, state and local partners to respond. We are closely following the recommendations of the CDC, DHHS and our local health departments. This allows us to have up-to- date contingency plans and to ensure our practices reflect current guidelines. It is important to know
Our first baby of 2020 has arrived! Adrian Martin Novoa was born on January 2nd at 6:59am. Adrian was born to parents Veronica and Martin Novoa and sister Rayleen. Baby Adrian celebrated his birth with a cake bigger than him, a diaper cake that is. 🙂 Congratulations Novoa family and thank you for choosing LRHC for your care!