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
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 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!
Congratulations to Brittany Hueftle, Director of Transitional Care, for being accepted into AONL Nurse Director Fellowship! This year-long professional development program targets the unique leadership development needs of individuals accountable for the planning, directing and coordinating the operations of multiple units/departments or service lines in support of the strategic direction of nursing and the organization. The program provides an in-depth environment of learning and incorporates the AONL Nurse Executive Competencies. Participants strengthen their current skills, acquire new competencies and
Lexington, Nebraska, December 9, 2019 –Lexington Regional Health Center has been recognized by The Chartis Center of Rural Health and the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in quality, outcomes, and patient perspective. Based on the results of the Hospital Strength INDEX from iVantage Health Analytics, the Performance Leadership Awards reflect top quartile performance among all rural hospitals in the United States in either Quality, Outcomes or Patient Perspective. “Lexington Regional has a strong