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Organ Donation: Giving the Gift of Life and Hope

With National Organ Donation Day having just passed on February 14th, I—Dave, the blogger—thought I would not only relay some general information on organ donation and the importance of registering as an organ donor, but also share my own personal experiences with organ donation and the profoundly positive effect donation can have on someone else’s life.
Published 2/26/2021 1:54:14 PM

Coping With Uncertainty: Techniques for Supporting Your Emotional and Physical Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic

During the past year, the coronavirus pandemic, and the parallel economic recession caused by the pandemic, has resulted in a steep increase in mental illness across the country. In fact, the Kaiser Family Foundation reports the average share of American adults reporting symptoms of anxiety disorder and/or depressive disorder has risen from 11% in January 2019 to 41% in January 2021.
Published 2/22/2021 9:05:26 AM

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

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

Door County Medical Center Experiences: The Kelsey’s

Once we hit 45, one common refrain we can expect to hear at the doctor's office is, “You need to get a colonoscopy.” A colonoscopy is one of the most important things that you can do for your long-term health. Learn about the experience had by the Kelsey family and think about scheduling your colonoscopy today.
Published 10/30/2020 7:00:00 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
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