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An Update On Our Phase 1B Vaccination Rollout

Door County Medical Center welcomes the opportunity to be of service in this unique time and we find it a privilege to partner with our community to continue the distribution of the Covid-19 vaccine. We want to take this opportunity to share what has been going on here at DCMC in conjunction with the State’s announcement on January 19 to include those 65+ in the phase 1B vaccination rollout.
Published 1/21/2021 2:22:56 PM

COVID-19 Vaccinations For 65 and Over

On January 19, 2021, the State of Wisconsin approved Phase 1B of the COVID-19 distribution plan and announced that all individuals 65 years of age and older may begin receiving COVID-19 vaccinations as of January 25, 2021.
Published 1/20/2021 4:51:25 PM

SARS-CoV-2 Vaccines: What to Know and What to Expect

Along with the recent rollout of two new coronavirus vaccines have come a bevy of questions and concerns regarding the efficacy, safety and science behind these vaccines. In order to answer some of your questions, we turned to Dr. Jim Heise, Chief Medical Officer at Door County Medical Center, as well as Dr. Ashok Rai, President and CEO of Prevea Health and Dr. Michael Landrum, Infectious Disease Specialist at Bellin Health.
Published 12/29/2020 1:56:37 PM

COVID-19 Antibody Treatment Available At Door County Medical Center

Investigational antibody treatment medications bamlanivimab, casirivimab and imdevimab are now available at Door County Medical Center for the treatment of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Published 12/22/2020 12:00:00 PM

Door County Medical Center Covid-19 Vaccination Information

With the news lately of Covid-19 vaccinations working through the FDA approval process, many in our community are inquiring about the availability and if it is possible to make an appointment to receive the vaccine.
Published 12/14/2020 10:20:01 AM

National Rural Health Day: Highlighting the Importance of Small Town, Community Hospitals

On Thursday, November 19th, Door County Medical Center is joining hospitals throughout the country to celebrate National Rural Health Day. In celebrating National Rural Health Day, we honor and recognize the healthcare workers and facilities that keep small towns across America healthy.
Published 11/13/2020 8:00:00 AM

LIVE: Update on COVID-19 in the Door Community

On October 8th and 19th, Dr. Jim Heise, Chief Medical Officer at Door County Medical Center, and Susan Powers, Health Officer at the Door County Department of Public Health & Human Services, held Facebook Live Q&As designed to answer frequently asked questions and address concerns about the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus pandemic. The following excerpts and highlights from the Q&A cover the most discussed topics.
Published 10/28/2020 3:00:00 PM

Back to School 2020—Part II: Health Considerations When Students Return to School

Dr. Jim Heise, Chief Medical Officer at Door County Medical Center, and Dr. Amy Fogarty, Pediatrician at DCMC and medical advisor for the Door County school districts, returned to Facebook Live, this time to discuss COVID-19 related issues that might arise once school is in session.
Published 9/3/2020 1:59:19 PM

Back to School 2020: Health Considerations in the Age of COVID-19

Recently, Dr. Jim Heise, Chief Medical Officer at Door County Medical Center, and Dr. Amy Fogarty, Pediatrician at DCMC and medical advisor for the Door County school districts, held a Facebook Live Q&A specifically designed to answer parents’ questions as we head into a new school year like no other.
Published 8/14/2020 2:48:08 PM

Alzheimer’s Disease and Brain Health: Increasing Your Quality of Life to Decrease Your Risk of Dementia

With Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month having just passed, Door County Medical Center wanted to discuss not only the disease and its symptoms, but also the many ways you can keep your brain healthy and decrease the likelihood of developing Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia.
Published 7/21/2020 8:07:56 AM
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