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Starting Off 2022 on the Right Foot: A Resolution for Exercise

Monday, January 10, 2022

It’s the very beginning of the New Year, and after another challenging year, we’re all ready to make a positive, healthy change. After all, new year, new me, right?

According …

Iredell Health System Requests Community’s Help amid Surge of COVID Positive Patients

Friday, January 7, 2022

While we all strive to return to normalcy, we cannot ignore what is happening within our nation’s health systems and communities. We frequently find ourselves asking, “How muc…

Iredell Memorial Laboratory Welcomes Chief Pathologist and Laboratory Medical Director

Thursday, January 6, 2022

Iredell Health System is pleased to welcome Asha Sigei, MD, MMCi, as the new Chief Pathologist and Medical Director of the Iredell Memorial Laboratory.

Sigei, of Piedmont Path…

Iredell Memorial Hospital Celebrates First Baby Born in 2022

Tuesday, January 4, 2022

Iredell Memorial Hospital delivered its first baby of the New Year on January 2.

Mother Estella Martin and father Donald Sifford, of Statesville, arrived at Iredell Memorial l…

Iredell Health System Now Offering Highly Advanced Robotic-Arm Assisted Joint Replacement Surgery with Mako SmartRobotics™

Monday, January 3, 2022

Do you have arthritis or other injuries to your knee or hip? You rely on the joints in your knees and hips every time you stand, sit, or walk. When disease or injury causes pa…

Understanding RSV and When to Seek Help

Monday, December 27, 2021

Your baby wakes up with flushed cheeks, warm skin, a runny nose, and a cough. You grab the thermometer and it reads 101° F. As a parent, you want to protect your child from an…

Feeling Down with the Holiday Blues

Monday, December 20, 2021

The holiday season is supposed to be a magical time for spreading cheer, creating memories, rekindling relationships, and relaxing after a long year — as promised by popular H…

Iredell Health System Welcomes Family Nurse Practitioner to Iredell Occupational Medicine

Monday, December 13, 2021

Iredell Health System, in partnership with the Iredell Physician Network, is pleased to welcome Ashi Chabeda, FNP-C, to Iredell Occupational Medicine.

Chabeda is a board-certi…

Preventing Slips, Trips, and Falls this Winter

Monday, December 13, 2021

If you’re “dreaming of a white Christmas,” you may want to watch where you step. While snow can be beautiful, it can make for a potential fall hazard and pose a true safety co…

Iredell Memorial Welcomes New Director of Surgical Services

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Iredell Health System is pleased to welcome Gary Butler, MHA, BSN, RN, CNOR, as the new Surgical Services Director.

Butler has over 30 years of nursing experience, and for the…

Antibiotic Resistance: Spreading Infections that Medicine Cannot Treat

Monday, December 6, 2021

When you have a bacterial illness like strep throat, antibiotics can cure your infection and help you feel better quickly. However, when used improperly, antibiotics can cause…

Iredell Imaging at Mooresville Earns ACR Accreditation

Thursday, December 2, 2021

Are you in need of imaging studies? Iredell Imaging at Mooresville has recently been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in computed tomography (CT), ultrasound, and ma…

Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes: One Woman’s Story

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Diabetes is a disease we hear of often. In fact, you likely know a handful of people who have diabetes. Though the word is tossed around so frequently, and the disease is so p…

Tips for a Healthier Thanksgiving

Sunday, November 21, 2021

It’s hard to stay healthy around the holidays, especially on Thanksgiving. Every year, families gather to give thanks, celebrate togetherness, and have that highly anticipated…

The Great American Smokeout: Quitters Always Win

Monday, November 15, 2021

We’ve all heard the saying, “Winners never quit, and quitters never win.” But, when it comes to quitting smoking, this saying could not be further from the truth.

If you are a…

Iredell Health System Welcomes New Director of Iredell Health Foundation

Thursday, November 11, 2021

Iredell Health System is pleased to welcome Jen Balog, MHA, CFRE, CAP, as the new Iredell Health Foundation Executive Director.

Balog has 13 years of experience in development…

Iredell Memorial Welcomes New Director of Health Information Management

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Iredell Health System is pleased to announce Cara Nielsen, RHIT, as its new Health Information Management Director and Privacy Officer.

Nielsen has over 20 years of experience…

Thankful for Radiation Therapy: “If you need it, take it.”

Monday, November 8, 2021

When 83-year-old Roosevelt Booker was told he needed to receive radiation treatment for prostate cancer, he was willing to try anything to get better.

Booker did not know he h…

Iredell Health System Welcomes Physician Assistant to Tondo Internal Medicine and Care Transitions

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Iredell Health System, in partnership with the Iredell Physician Network, is pleased to welcome Karen Rohde, PA-C, to Tondo Internal Medicine and Iredell Care Transitions.

Roh…

Take a Shot Against the Flu

Monday, November 1, 2021

Did you forget about the flu? It’s true — last year, we saw much fewer flu cases than usual, and especially during the pandemic, this was an inarguably good thing.

However, wh…