SHA Now Offers Shuttle Service!!

Take advantage of the new shuttle service Sweetwater Hospital Association offers Monday – Friday, 8 am-4 pm. Rain or shine, SHA provides a ride from your car in Parking Lot “D” or Parking Lot “L” to your chosen hospital door. When you have finished visiting with your doctor, family member, or friend, just text or…

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How to Combat Seasonal Affective Disorder

The National Institute of Mental Health notes that SAD is a type of depression characterized by its recurrent seasonal pattern. The common cold is synonymous with times of year when temperatures dip. When people spend more time indoors, they’re more vulnerable to contagious cold viruses. But the common cold is not the only health issue…

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SHA Presents the PHIL Award

Congratulations to Joanmarie Thackrah, CRT, for receiving the first SHA PHIL Award. The PHIL Award® is The FACES Foundation’s® signature program. It is the only nationally recognized hospital-based recognition program dedicated to honoring outstanding respiratory therapists who provide exemplary care and treatment for patients with respiratory illnesses, as nominated by patients, family members and other…

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What Men Should Know About Prostate Cancer

The digital age has dominated twenty-first century life and transformed how people live. Access to information pertaining to just about any topic is now never more than a quick smartphone search away. That’s made information more readily available, but it’s also led some to believe there’s simply too much data to process at times. It’s…

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Q&A About “Flu Season” and Vaccinations

“Flu season” has become such a commonplace turn of phrase that it’s easy to overlook just how big a threat the flu can pose. But estimates from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggest that as many as 41 million illnesses and 52,000 deaths each year can be attributed to the flu. There’s…

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SHA Introduces Interim CEO

Sweetwater Hospital Association Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Andrea Henry, BSN, as the Interim Chief Executive Officer. Andrea began her career at Sweetwater Hospital Association in 1989 as a Nursing Assistant and Unit Secretary. After graduating with her RN, she worked in multiple nursing departments and was later promoted…

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Community Needs Assessment

Sweetwater Hospital Association (SHA) is participating in a Monroe County Community Health Survey. The Monroe County, Community Health Survey, is designed to gauge various health-related aspects of life within our county from the perspective of those who live or work here. This survey will be utilized to gather information assisting in future planning for potentially…

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