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Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Each March we take time to recognize Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Did you know? Colorectal Cancer is the 3rd most common cancer in both men and women but… early detection of colorectal cancer can allow for more effective treatment! Lexington Regional Health Center is once again offering free colorectal screening kits (fecal occult blood test kits)! Please call (308) 324-1650 or email lrogers@lexrhc.org by March 25th to receive yours! Complete the kit in the privacy of your own home and mail

Douglass Haas 2022 AANP State Award for Excellence Recipient

The prestigious American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) State Award for Excellence, comprised of two separate awards, is granted annually to deserving nurse practitioners (NPs) and NP advocates. The Advocate State Award for Excellence is given to an individual in each state who has made a significant contribution toward increasing awareness and recognition of NPs. NPs are also eligible for the advocate award for non-clinical practice initiatives related to leadership, precepting, policy, politics, research, education, or community affairs. Dr. Douglass Haas, DNP,

2022 New Years Baby

We are so excited to announce that the first baby of the year was born at Lexington Regional Health Center on January 4, 2022! Welcome to the world William Creed Coons, born at 1:36pm. Congratulations to the Coons family!

COVID-19 VACCINATIONS

Lexington Regional Health Center is winding down their large first and second COVID-19 vaccination clinics. If anyone is interested in getting their first COVID-19 vaccine, they will need to do so during the month of October. As of November 1, 2021 there will no longer be any large first dose COVID-19 vaccine clinics at Lexington Regional Health Center. All second doses will be given during the month of November. As of December 1, 2021 there will no longer be any large

COVID-19 Update 7.28.2020 – Leslie Marsh, CEO

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

COVID-19 UPDATE – CEO, Leslie Marsh

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

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