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  • Aug
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Back-to-School Safety

Sports Safety Make sure the athlete is physically and mentally “in shape”: Parents and coaches should determine whether their children are physically and psychologically conditioned for the sport level they are playing. Be educated about heat-related illnesses: Athletes should be knowledgeable about warning signs and effects of heat-related illnesses like heat exhaustion and heatstroke. Providing sufficient fluids […]
  • 9
  • Aug
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Heat Safety from Our EMS Team

Here are a few tips from our EMS department on keeping safe in the Texas summer heat.   Make sure to stay hydrated Avoid extreme temperature changes Eat small meals more often Check the contents of your emergency preparedness kit in case a power outage occurs Use a buddy system when working outdoors in the […]
  • 4
  • Aug
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Faith Community Hospital Selected as athenahealth’s First “Showcase” Hospital

Faith Community Hospital Selected as athenahealth’s First “Showcase” Hospital Jacksboro, TX – August 4, 2016 – Faith Community Hospital, a community hospital serving the residents of Jack County, Texas, has been selected by athenahealth®, a leading provider of network-enabled services for healthcare providers nationwide, to be its first National Hospital Showcase Client. As a National […]
  • 15
  • Dec
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Recovery Made Easier with Physical Therapy

We often hear about physical therapy after people enter a program following an injury of sorts, especially sports-related. But did you know that physical therapy can also make a significant difference in your ability to get back to the things you used to do following certain surgeries or congenital conditions? For Danny Laws, PT, director […]
  • 15
  • Dec
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Men’s Health Highlighted during Week-long Campaign

As Men’s Health Week approaches, Faith Community Hospital (FCH) is joining a nationwide initiative to urge the men of Jack County to schedule appointments with their medical provider for checkups and screenings that could save their lives. “Seeing a physician for a regular checkup is important, no matter if you’re male or female,” explains Dr. […]
  • 15
  • Dec
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EMS Department Celebrated May 17-23

This week, Faith Community Hospital joins other emergency medical providers to honor Emergency Medical Services Week. FCH Emergency Medical Services is on call 24 hours a day, and ready to respond 7 days a week, 365 days a year. “The added dimension that our EMS department brings to Faith Community Hospital is one of great […]
  • 15
  • Dec
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Faith Community Hospital Celebrates Special Week

With the replacement facility just months away from opening, Faith Community Hospital (FCH) has much to celebrate during National Hospital Week (May 10-16), an event designed to honor critical medical services and resources available to residents of Jack County. National Hospital Week is a nationwide campaign where thousands of hospitals from across the country celebrate […]
  • 15
  • Dec
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Hospital Celebrates National Nurses Week

As soon as you walk into a hospital or doctor’s office, one of the first touch-points of contact you will have is with a member of the facility’s nursing team. Nurses provide essential care and it’s time they are recognized for the incredible work they provide. May 6-12 is National Nurses week, a nationwide program […]