It is undeniable. RSV, short for Respiratory Syncytial Virus, is on the rise in our community. This common virus runs its course every year and typically brings on an onset of cold-like symptoms. While RSV is generally mild for most people, this year, RSV is hitting children particularly hard and causing serious respiratory infections.
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Recipes to Celebrate World Diabetes Day
Diabetes impacts more than 37 million Americans. Fortunately, the disease doesn’t have to dictate your day-to-day routine, especially with proper care. A huge component of diabetes is managing your blood sugar and keeping it within a healthy target range.
Idaho Falls Community Hospital Now In-Network with Aetna
Idaho Falls Community Hospital is excited to announce we are now in-network with Aetna! This is a big deal for patients covered by Aetna health insurance because it means you get to keep more money in your wallet and pay less for your care at our hospital.
Idaho Falls Community Hospital Earns Higher Trauma Designation
Idaho Falls Community Hospital is proud to announce we are now a designated Level III Trauma Center. We earned our new, higher trauma designation from the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare by demonstrating our ability to provide the community with prompt, lifesaving care. The designation allows Idaho Falls Community Hospital to care for more critical patients.
Gov. Little Visits IF Hospitals to See Positive Antibody Impacts Toward COVID-19
For Immediate Release September 16, 2021 Contact: Natalie Podgorski435-881-1391 Governor Little Travels to Idaho Falls Hospitals to See Positive Impacts Antibody Treatment is Having in the Fight Against COVID-19 IDAHO FALLS, ID – Governor Brad Little will visit Idaho Falls Community Hospital and Mountain View Hospital on Thursday to learn more about monoclonal antibody treatm ...
Idaho hospitals reach critical point in COVID-19 care
In communities across Idaho, we have celebrated the impact of our brave, dedicated healthcare workers as they fight against COVID-19. This pandemic, now in its 18th month, continues to take a relentless toll on the region’s caregivers. They have worked tirelessly and devoted themselves to caring for patients; now they need your help. Hospitals throughout the region are current ...
Community Members Can Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19 at Riverfest
Idahoans who haven’t been vaccinated against COVID-19 can get their shot for free this Saturday at Riverfest. The pharmacy team for Mountain View Hospital and Idaho Falls Community Hospital will be distributing COVID-19 vaccines from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Idaho Falls Community Hospital Receives Special Designations to Care for Trauma, Heart Attack and Stroke Patients
We are excited to announce Idaho Falls Community Hospital is now a designated Level IV trauma, Level III stroke and Level II heart attack (officially known as STEMI) treatment center by the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. The designation means we have the team, tools and experience necessary to diagnose and treat potentially deadly heart attacks, strokes and trauma. Th ...
Visitor Policy Update
Members of the Idaho Falls Community Hospital Covid Committee have approved the following updates to our visitor and mask policies: Visitor Policy 2 visitors 14 years and older will be allowed to visit non Covid patients Visitors 13 years and younger will be allowed to visit non-Covid patients for a maximum of 15 minutes Visitors will continue to be screened and will need ...