PreventT2 class scheduled for September

It wasn’t that long ago that Dulce Ruiz had to drag herself around. Walking was difficult. Running was out of the question. She suffered from severe knee and foot pain. She was afraid to make a change because she was afraid of failing. But not anymore. Today, Dulce exercises regularly. She eats healthy foods. She…

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JCHC offering CPR classes

The Johnson County Healthcare Center is now offering CPR classes for members of the public. The classes are offered on the third Thursday of every other month from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. This class is great for daycares, law enforcement officers, babysitters, etc. The AHA does not mandate a minimum age requirement for learning CPR.…

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PreventT2 diabetes program starting in September

The Johnson County Healthcare Center is hosting a PreventT2 Diabetes Program starting September 7.  The program is designed to help participants prevent type 2 diabetes, which is the most common form of diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is a serious condition. It can lead to health issues such as heart attack; stroke; blindness; kidney failure; or…

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Sports physicals nights at JCHC

The Family Medical Center is hosting sports physicals nights July 20 and August 2 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the clinic, 497 West Lott Street. Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines will be available for those 12 and older. The Johnson County Healthcare Center Rehab Department will conduct baseline concussion testing. No appointment is necessary. Don’t wait…

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JCHC Rehab welcomes new PT

The Johnson County Healthcare Center is excited to welcome Brittany Leafe to the Rehab Department. Brittany is a physical therapist and earned her doctorate of physical therapy at Ithaca College. She received a bachelor’s of science in clinical health studies with a minor in sports psychology. Brittany grew up in a small town in Northern…

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AHCC receives five-star rating

Amie Holt Care Center recently received a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. According to CMS, the five-star quality rating system was created to help consumers, families and caregivers compare nursing homes more easily. The rating is based on three criteria: health inspections, staffing and quality of resident care issues. These…

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