April is Occupational Therapy Month

By Ashley Hughes / April 7, 2022 /

Occupational Therapy addresses deficits in daily activities experienced at home, work or in the community. Deficits can be experienced by people of all ages and backgrounds, but there are ways to adapt and reduce the impact of many difficulties. Johnson County Healthcare’s occupational therapists focus on restoring maximum independence by providing home safety evaluations for…

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JCHC to implement AED awareness and training program

By Jennifer Burden / January 10, 2022 /

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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Taking control of your heart health

By Jennifer Burden / February 22, 2021 /

Did you know heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States? But here’s the good news: Heart disease is preventable in most cases. According to the CDC, “when people adopt a healthy lifestyle, which includes not smoking, maintaining a healthy weight, controlling blood sugar and cholesterol, treating…

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A match made in health care

By Jennifer Burden / February 8, 2021 /

There is laughter flowing from Dr. Alyse Williams’ office. It’s coming from her nurse, Niki Stenson. It’s been a long day, but Stenson and Williams still have a sense of humor. It’s obvious they have a connection – they’ve been a nurse/physician team at the Johnson County Healthcare Center for more than three years. “I…

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Community blood screenings set for February, March

By Jennifer Burden / January 30, 2021 /

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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