JCHC to implement AED awareness and training program

A life saving device should be accessible, and a community should feel empowered and comfortable using one to save a life. That’s the goal of the Johnson County Healthcare Center’s AED awareness and training program. AED stands for automated external defibrillator. It’s a portable, life-saving device to treat people who are experiencing cardiac arrest. JCHC’s…

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Mask policy at JCHC

For the past two months, Johnson County has maintained a low COVID-19 case rate and continues to see a climbing vaccination rate. As such, the Johnson County Healthcare Center has modified its mask policy. The Johnson County Healthcare Center will not require fully immunized individuals to wear a mask within the main campus, including the…

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Vacation safety during the pandemic

Source: Association for Professionals in Infection Control & Epidemiology How can I make my travel plans safer? If you ultimately decide to move forward with your travel plans, follow these tips to ensure maximum safety during your trip: Get fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Wait two weeks after your second shot (or the one shot in…

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AHCC expands visitation

We are excited to announce that visitation restrictions are being loosened in the long-term care setting, which will allow in-room visitation with the residents. This change will be in effect at Amie Holt Care Center beginning on Monday March 29, 2021. Our Activities Department and volunteers will screen visitors at the main entry doors and…

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JCHC modifies COVID-19 policies

For the past six weeks, Johnson County has maintained a low COVID-19 case rate and continues to see a climbing vaccination rate. As such, the Johnson County Healthcare Center has modified its mask policy. Effective immediately, the Johnson County Healthcare Center will not require fully immunized individuals to wear a mask within the main campus,…

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What’s healthy anyway?

Sometimes the “healthy” meals we make aren’t always healthy. They can be packed with sodium or sugar. Here are some things to keep in mind when planning your healthy meals. Choose fiber-rich veggies. Vegetables have a lot of positives – they are full of antioxidants and low in calories per portion. They are also packed…

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Healthcare Center completes renovation project to curb virus spread

A $3.1 million renovation project aimed at preventing the spread of viruses at the Johnson County Healthcare Center is complete. The project was made possible through federal CARES act funds allocated to the state of Wyoming for costs incurred due to the coronavirus pandemic. Funds were specifically assigned to Wyoming health care providers, rural health…

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Community blood screenings set for February, March

Wyoming Health Fairs will once again host community wellness screenings in Buffalo and Kaycee. But this year is going to look different. There will not be an event at the Johnson County Fairgrounds. Instead, community members will be required to make an appointment. Appointments will be made in 15-minute increments and the screenings will be…

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COVID-19 vaccine update

At this time, Johnson County Public Health is administering all COVID-19 vaccines for the public. Due to a limited supply of vaccines, Public Health will not be taking additional appointments for the vaccine until mid-February. All vaccines issued to the county have been accounted for. Existing scheduled appointments are secure. Once more vaccines are available,…

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