Cold and flu season is officially upon us. Arkansas is one of 19 states to report local influenza activity according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). North Arkansas Regional Medical Center’s (NARMC) Women’s Health and Family Center saw their first confirmed flu case on Thursday, December 20. “We recommend taking all precautions in order to avoid spreading of the flu virus especially will school starting back next week,” APRN Stephanie Mallett said. Inf
North Arkansas Regional Medical Center is home to hundreds of dedicated team members. More than 300 of those team members have been with NARMC for more than five years. This year, NARMC, started a service pin program. Team members will receive a service pin marking their years of service in five year increments. To kick off this program, the Human Resources Department hosted four events honoring groups of committed team members. There are 140 team members that have been with
NARMC hosted a retirement reception for Dr. Chris Bennett on Friday, December 21. Dr. Bennett has been with the NARMC Radiology Department for 31 years. Thank you for your dedication and commiment to NARMC and our community, Dr. Bennett! Enjoy retirment!
Lead Hill FFA Department is spreading holiday cheer this year. After having leftover poinsettia plants from a recent fundraiser, Lead Hill High School students decided to donate the plants to NARMC. As patients are discharged, they will be given a poinsettia to take home with them. “This was such a kind gesture,” Nurse Manager Donna Boehm said. “We were happy to accept this donation because we know it will bring joy to so many patients.” NARMC appreciates the kindness of the