October 16, 2018

AMS Afterschool Program Kids Give Gift to Memorial Hospital

Students from Abilene Middle School’s afterschool program recently donated Comfort Care Bags to Memorial Hospital in Abilene. The students assembled the bags for patients at the hospital, and then donated them, as one of their community service projects. The bags contained items such as lip balm, lotion, crossword puzzles and a pen, tissues, peppermints, and […]

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October 12, 2018

International Central Service Week

Central Service professionals are being celebrated for their commitment to patient safety during International Central Service Week, October 14 – 20, 2018. The International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM) has served more than 27,000 Central Service professionals in the U.S. and abroad. Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer has signed a proclamation to recognize […]

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October 11, 2018

Fire Prevention Week at Learn and Grow Depot

   In recognition of Fire Prevention Week (week of October 8th) at Learn and Grow Depot in Abilene, Firefighter Kirk Gable (left in first photo) and Firefighter Kale Strunk (right in first photo) with the Abilene Fire Department had a presentation for the children of Learn and Grow Depot. They first had a classroom presentation […]

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October 9, 2018

October is National Physical Therapy Month

October is National Physical Therapy Month, and Memorial Health System is once again teaming up with the American Physical Therapy Association and other physical therapists across the country to help promote the use of physical therapy to treat pain as an alternative to opioid use. “Recent studies show people with chronic low back pain might […]

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October 3, 2018

Home Health & Hospice of Dickinson County to Host Caregiver Support Group October 9th

Home Health & Hospice of Dickinson County will host a support group for caregivers on Tuesday, October 9th, at 6:30 p.m. in their office conference room located at 1111 N. Brady, Abilene. Chris McKee, LSCSW, Bereavement Counselor, will be the facilitator. Everyone is welcome to attend. If you care for a spouse, parent, family member […]

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October 2, 2018

MHS Employees Donate to The Hope Center

Employees of Memorial Health System (MHS) recently wore blue jeans at work for another “Jeans Day” fundraiser. Employees who made a donation of at least $5 were allowed to wear blue jeans on the last Friday of September. The day was organized by the MHS Employer of Choice (EOC) committee. A total donation of $265 […]

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October 1, 2018

Collective Goods Sale Offers Discounts on Books and Gifts October 4 and 5

Start your holiday shopping, find the perfect gift for any occasion, or treat yourself at the Memorial Health System Volunteer Corps Collective Goods Sale (formerly Books are Fun). The sale will be on October 4th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and October 5th from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Memorial Hospital lobby, […]

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