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…And The Beat Goes On

…And The Beat Goes On | Hospital Foundation Exceeds Matching Gift Challenge from the William F. and Lorene W. Welch Foundation to Support Project Heartbeat – Cardiac Care Equipment   It is with great pleasure that The Sheridan Memorial Hospital...

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‘Tis the Season for Trees of Love

Trees of Love The Hospital Auxiliary's Trees of Love fundraising event serves as a heartwarming way to acknowledge someone cherished or loved by dedicating a light in their honor. Different colors of lights are chosen depending on who they honor....

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May – Stroke Awareness Month

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]   What can you do?  Know the risk factors.  Free Drive-up Stroke Awareness Event on May 24th Every 40 seconds in the United States, someone experiences a stroke. Stroke is a debilitating and deadly injury to the brain that...

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Prevention is Cure

By Toni Schoonover, BSN, RN – Trauma Coordinator at Sheridan Memorial Hospital On May 12, 2022 Governor Gordon signed a proclamation recognizing May as Trauma Awareness Month in Wyoming. Every year in May, the American Trauma Society (ATS) and Society...

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$50,000 Raised Through 2021 Link Partners in Pink

Throughout the month of October, the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Foundation hosted its second all Virtual, Link - Partners in Pink Run/Walk. To encourage participation and continue to keep our community safe, the Foundation opted to host the Link as a...

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2019 Nursing Awards

May 22, 2019 On May 6th a new Nurse of the Year and Friend of Nursing were named during National Nurses Week. Each year, Sheridan Memorial Hospital celebrates nurse’s week with several traditions. One of them is presenting two awards...

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2020 Christmas Card Art Contest Winners

Congratulations to 3rd graders Gracie Babbitt and Raegan Welles from Woodland Park Elementary. They are the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Christmas Card Art Contest winners and will have their spectacular artwork showcased on the 2020 hospital Christmas card. Sheridan Memorial Hospital...

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2021 Christmas Card Contest Winners

Congratulations to 4th grader Acey Stalick from Big Horn Elementary, 4th grader Mara Trentacosti from Highland Park Elementary and 5th grader Ashland Schneider from Meadowlark Elementary. They are the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Christmas Card Art Contest winners and will have...

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2nd Dose COVID-19 Vaccine

Through January 22, Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH) has provided COVID-19 vaccinations to approximately 1,000 people in Sheridan County. That includes SMH employees and the priority populations of essential workers and people over the age of 70. The side effects from...

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ADDING Positive Changes for 2022

By Jordan McCoy MS, RDN, LDRegistered Dietitian Nutritionist at Internal MedicineandWhitney Weborg PT, DPTPhysical Therapist at Wyoming Rehab We often look at the New Year as an opportunity to make changes within our lives in some way, shape, or form. ...

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Adriane’s Story

Adriane Duff isn’t the type of person to sit down and just tell you about her life and her healthcare history. In her own humble way, she wants to “help others” and in telling her story, she hopes to offer...

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Appreciating our Hospice Volunteers

By Cindy Baker, Hospice Social Worker & Volunteer Coordinator Hospice volunteering takes a special kind of person who is flexible, doesn’t take things personally, has good self-awareness, good boundaries, and is able to stand present in hard situations. These traits...

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Auxiliary Donation Impacts Cath Lab

Since the Auxiliary’s gift, almost two months ago, The Foundation has received various words of thanks from all departments who received a portion of this generous donation. With a mission “to provide comfort to and better the welfare of Sheridan...

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Auxiliary Donation Impacts Radiology

February 20, 2019 On Friday, February 1, 2019, the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Auxiliary presented donations totaling $23,500 at its annual meeting and luncheon. With this gift, the Auxiliary has given nearly $637,000 to Sheridan Memorial Hospital since 1991.With a mission “to...

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Back To School Safety Checklist

With school starting, It is extremely important to take proper safety precautions when transporting your children to and from school. Here's a checklist to keep kids safe. Back to School Safety Checklist pdf -Download

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Barb Sare: A Year of Milestones

We can’t celebrate National Volunteer Month without honoring the amazing woman who has volunteered at SMH for 30 years, Barb Sare. We visited with Barb to discuss her inspiring volunteer experience. After retiring in 1990, Barb’s volunteer experience began in...

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Become a Hospice Volunteer & Make a Difference

As we celebrate all of our volunteers, we would like to recognize a group that serves a very important purpose at SMH, our hospice volunteers. Hospice volunteers are a pivotal part of our hospital team and our organization’s ability to...

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Board of Trustees Prepare for Change

Pictured above, Ron Mischke (Left), Joe Wright (Right) July 17, 2019 As one chapter may be coming to a close, Sheridan Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees will prepare to open another. SMH prepares to bid farewell to long-standing board member,...

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Can you get the flu shot too early? Perhaps…

By Sierra Gross Stallman, MD – Medical Director for Sheridan Memorial Hospital's Internal Medicine practice With our sunny 90 degree days and all the attention currently on COVID-19, it seems impossible to fathom flu season is coming near.  Uncertainty about...

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Cancer Screening & Preventative Care

by Nina Beach, Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner at Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Welch Cancer Center September 2019 Cancer screening and preventive care is an important aspect for overall health. Screenings look for cancer before a person has symptoms. Many cancers,...

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Cancer Screening & Preventative Care

By Nina Beach, MN, FNP-C, AOCNP, Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner at Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Welch Cancer Center Cancer screening and preventive care are important aspects of overall health.  Screenings look for cancer before a person has symptoms.  If caught...

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Cardiac Rehab – Healthy Habits for Life

By Cassie Mullins, RN Cardiopulmonary Rehab Supervisor at Sheridan Memorial Hospital In Sheridan, we are lucky to have many services to support heart health, from the cardiology team at the Heart Center, to our Cardiac Catheterization Lab and state of...

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Celebrating – Better Hearing & Speech Month

Better Hearing & Speech Month is an annual occasion designed to raise awareness of hearing loss and speech problems. The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) created Better Hearing & Speech Month in 1927, and President Reagan issued a formal proclamation designating...

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Celebrating Home Care and Hospice Month

By: Ann Aksamit, BSN, RN, CHPN -- Home Care and Hospice Manager Providing care for patients in their own home, has shown to be a very effective way to treat many ailments and post-operative situations. In the last year, Sheridan...

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Christmas Card Art Contest

November 2019 Sheridan Memorial Hospital is once again seeking a design for their 2019 Christmas Card. The hospital is accepting entries from 3rd - 5th Grade students in Sheridan County, Wyoming. Artwork provided by students will be judged by a...

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Christmas Card Art Contest Winners

2019 Christmas Card Art Contest Winners:  Izzy Dennee (left) and Faith Hetzer (right)December 2019 Congratulations to 5th graders Faith Hetzer from Meadowlark Elementary and Izzy Dennee from Sagebrush Elementary. They’re the winners of the Sheridan Memorial Hospital Christmas Card contest and...

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Colon Cancer Awareness Month

March 20, 2019What is the most important thing you need to know about colon cancer?  It is mostly preventable, through screening.March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, and while it may not be the most glamorous topic for your upcoming dinner...

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Community Benefit Report now Available

September 2019The FY2019 Community Benefit Report is now available. As the healthcare needs of the Sheridan community continue to grow and diversify, through continuous improvement, we strive to continually meet these needs and provide excellent patient-centered care every day. Our...

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Congestive Heart Failure Explained

By Joseph Garcia, MD – Cardiologist from Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Heart Center February is Heart Month and it is particularly fitting that Sheridan Memorial Hospital has accomplished Accreditation by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) for the treatment of congestive...

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Congratulations to our 2019 Nurse Residency Graduates

L-R - Nicole Opitz, RN; Brandie Neufer, RN;Lacy Slusser, RN; Angel Vielhauer, RN; Teara Leibee, RN and Megan Perkins, RN. Six new registered nurses successfully completed the hospital's six-month Nurse Residency Program. Their graduation ceremony was held last week.  This...

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Connie’s Story

Connie Bachel, a longtime employee of Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH), contracted COVID-19 in mid-September. Bachel and six of her co-workers at the SMH Urgent Care tested positive for the coronavirus, each exhibiting different symptoms. For the next two weeks, they...

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COVID-19 Testing Frequently Asked Questions

Published  September 2, 2021 What should I do if I have been exposed to someone with COVID-19?  Not Vaccinated If you are not having symptoms - quarantine then get tested approximately 5 days after exposure If you are having symptoms...

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COVID-19 Vaccine Demand Outpacing Supply

To date, Sheridan Memorial Hospital (SMH) has received approximately 970 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. That includes 700 doses in late December and 270 doses in mid-January. Another 975 doses of the Pfizer vaccine are scheduled to arrive January...

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COVID-19 Vaccines explained

By Sierra Gross Stallman, MD – Medical Director of Sheridan Memorial Hospital's Internal Medicine Practice We have all been affected by Covid-19, which is why we look for safe and effective ways To protect our families, communities, businesses and mental...

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