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Walk this way: Getting healthier, one step at a time
Friday, September 25, 2020
It is no secret that exercise is a necessary part of being healthy. What may come as a surprise is that you do not need to go to the gym every day, run for miles or lift an assortment of weights to attain good health.
The show will go on for annual Monster Mash Halloween event in Covington
Thursday, September 24, 2020
It’s official: St. Tammany Hospital Foundation's annual Monster Mash is a go this year – although it will be noticeably different than in years past, in deference to the COVID-19 pandemic.
STHS to host blood drive this Friday (Sept. 25)
Thursday, September 24, 2020
To help ease blood shortages amid the COVID-19 pandemic, St. Tammany Health System is teaming with The Blood Center for a blood drive this coming Friday (Sept. 25).
‘Everybody needs to get a flu shot this year,’ STHS chief medical officer says
Thursday, September 24, 2020
. With COVID-19 concerns still running high, and with many experts predicting a surge in cases this fall and winter, Dr. Patrick Torcson said it’s particularly important for people to protect themselves and to avoid putting an undue strain on the nation’s medical infrastructure.
A peek inside the new four-story STHS patient tower taking shape along South Tyler Street
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Despite the challenges, St. Tammany Health System’s new patient wing – ground for which was broken in 2018 and which is part of the hospital’s three-year, $100 million Expansion 2020 plan – continues apace, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony expected to take place this winter.
Back-to-school 101: Spotting anxiety in kids
Monday, September 21, 2020
The Parenting Center's experts offer tips on spotting signs of anxiety and stress in your children as they head back to school.
STHS earns Guardian of Excellence designations from Press Ganey
Monday, September 21, 2020
Press Ganey named St. Tammany Health System among recipients of its annual performance achievement awards, honoring top-performing healthcare organizations whose commitment to delivering reliably safe, compassionate, high-quality care and creating a culture of excellence to engage and support caregivers has measurably advanced healthcare, even as the industry faced the immense challenges and demands presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Louisiana to ease COVID restrictions, governor announces
Thursday, September 10, 2020
Despite concerns over the volume of Labor Day gatherings across the state amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said Thursday that shrinking case counts warrant the further loosening of state-mandated restrictions. And so, effective Friday (Sept. 11), Louisiana will transition from Phase 2 to Phase 3 of its reopening, he said.
Blood drive set for Sept. 16 at STHS main hospital campus in Covington
Tuesday, September 08, 2020
All donors who successfully give blood will receive a free “Dat Blood Donor” face mask. Additionally, all donors’ blood will be screened for COVID-19 antibodies.
Back-to-school tips to help get the year off to a smart start
Friday, September 04, 2020
From organization to homework, getting back into a regular school schedule can be a challenging task for children and caregivers alike. A little advance planning, however, can make the experience easier for everyone involved.