Health Care Heroes

July 16, 2021 - COVID-19 cases & hospitalizations are increasing in NWA at an alarming rate. Dr. Michael Bolding wants people to know that it’s serious--hospitalizing young, healthy people in their 20s & 30s. Watch this video to hear his important plea to our community.

November 20, 2020 - Dr. Michael Bolding, a physician in our COVID-19 unit, has an important message for our community as we begin the holiday season. Watch the video to hear what you need to know about the current surge and how to keep hospitals from being overwhelmed.

October 12, 2020 - At the request of our Sterile Processing Supervisor Ashley Hammer, Governor Asa Hutchinson has declared October 11-17, 2020 Sterile Processing Week! Without our team members in central sterilization to provide clean instruments, we wouldn't be able to perform surgeries and other procedures. These Washington Regional Health Care Heroes also play a vital role in the fight against COVID-19 by sterilizing valuable PPE. Watch the video to learn more about these heroes behind the scenes!

October 9, 2020 - COVID fatigue is real but so is the virus. Hospitalizations in Arkansas reached a record high. Screening Clinic Nurse Managers Myrrh Hector and Erin Roberts explain why we need to stay vigilant, what to expect if you get tested and why it’s so important to get a flu shot this year.

October 6, 2020 - Our Emergency Department team is on the front lines of the COVID19 pandemic every day. Judge Palmer, a registered nurse in the ER, shares what he wants young people to know to stay safe.

August 19, 2020 - Heather Thompson and other respiratory therapists care for some of the most vulnerable patients in our COVID-19 intensive care unit. Please watch the video to hear her story and what she wants the community to remember.


August 6, 2020 - During this unprecedented time, communication nurses like Mariel Royan help patients with COVID-19 communicate with their families, sometimes for the last time. Please do your part to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

July 16, 2020 - Zenobia Taylor, RN has been caring for patients in our COVID ICU since the pandemic began. She shared her experience and how the unit has changed with the surge of cases in Northwest Arkansas. Please watch this special video and remind others to do their part to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

July 2, 2020 - Cheyenne Bright, a cardiology nurse, cares for patients affected by Coronavirus in one of our COVID units and knows just how devastating the virus can be. Please take a moment to watch this video and encourage others to do their part to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community.