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Faith in Action Receives Bank of America Gift

Posted: 8/14/2013

Faith in Action is a volunteer-based organization that provides the elderly with free non-medical services to promote their independence, dignity and quality of life. “We appreciate this generous support from Bank of America,” says Jaclyn Keeter, Faith in Action program manager. “This gift will help ensure that the services of Faith in Action continue to be available throughout our community.” Last year FIA volunteers donated 4,177 hours of their time and drove over 21,250 miles to provide services for 1...

Community Health Alert: Severe Flu Season Precautions

Posted: 1/25/2013

This season, influenza infections are widespread and continuing to rise. At Washington Regional, confirmed cases in January alone have outpaced the number of cases during the previous two flu seasons. As a precaution, area residents who have flu-like symptoms are urged to refrain from visiting patients in the hospital. “Sick visitors are a health risk to hospitalized patients and hospital staff,” says James “Buddy” Newton, M.D., an infectious disease specialist at Washington Regional. “You should not com...