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Save Lives with Hands-Only CPR

Monday, June 5, 2023

Imagine you are at a baseball game and see someone collapse in the stands. People yell, “Who knows CPR?” but everyone looks at one another, and there is no medical professiona…

Iredell Urgent Care – Statesville Set to Open June 20, Will Have Extended Hours

Friday, June 2, 2023

Iredell Urgent Care – Statesville, a part of Iredell Health System, will officially open on Tuesday, June 20.

The new extended hours facility will be open daily, including hol…

Statesville Woman Spreads Stroke Awareness: “Do Not Be Hesitant, and Immediately Call 9-1-1”

Monday, May 29, 2023

During a stroke, every moment matters. Hazel Davidson, of Statesville, may understand that better than anyone.

The evening of January 19, 2023, started out as a typical Thursd…

Questions about Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Answered by a Healthcare Provider

Monday, May 22, 2023

Everyone experiences anxiety from time to time. If a stranger approaches you at an ATM, you should feel some anxiety. If you are hiking and spot a bear, you will probably feel…

Iredell Health System Announces New Vice President of Iredell Physician Network

Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Iredell Health System is pleased to announce that Damon Hays, DPM, MBA, has been promoted to the position of Vice President of the Iredell Physician Network (IPN).

Hays has se…

Shining the Spotlight on Critical Care: Two Women Speak on Their Life as a CCU Nurse

Monday, May 15, 2023

A few years ago, you may have pictured a hero as someone with a cape and tights. However, since the pandemic, you may now imagine a hero as someone in scrubs. The COVID-19 pan…

Iredell Health System Announces Director of Graduate Medical Education

Wednesday, May 10, 2023

Iredell Health System is pleased to announce Paula Roberts-Ratcliff as the Director of Graduate Medical Education.

Ratcliff has over 20 years of experience in healthcare admin…

A Parent’s Guide: When Asthma Attacks

Monday, May 8, 2023

For many children, warm weather means outdoor activities and fun in the sun. But for the 4.8 million American children with asthma, this time of year may bring on more dread t…

Iredell Health System and Iredell Health Foundation to Hold Inaugural Cancer Survivor Event at Statesville Owl’s Baseball Opener

Wednesday, May 3, 2023

Iredell Health System and the Iredell Health Foundation are pleased to announce its first Cancer Survivor Event, to be held June 3 at 7pm during the Statesville Owl’s baseball…

Iredell Health System Welcomes New Director of Radiation Therapy

Tuesday, May 2, 2023

Iredell Health System is pleased to welcome Laura Kerzwick, MHS, BSRT, (R)(T), as the new Director of Radiation Therapy.

Kerzwick has over 33 years of experience in radiation …

World Hand Hygiene Day: Handwashing to Protect Your Health

Monday, May 1, 2023

Our hands our one of our body’s main tools — they enable us to touch, grasp, hold, and interact with our environment. In healthcare, the hands of trained professionals can tre…

Iredell Memorial Hospital Dialysis Unit Receives New Name

Friday, April 28, 2023

The Iredell Memorial Hospital dialysis unit has recently received a new name to honor the life and legacy of former department director, Steve Kivett. Dedicated in his memory,…

Iredell Urgent Care – Statesville Will Provide Seamless Care Between Clinic and Other Iredell Health System Locations

Thursday, April 27, 2023

When Iredell Urgent Care – Statesville opens this summer, patients will have an added peace of mind knowing their healthcare providers within Iredell Health System will be abl…

Coping with Workplace Stress

Monday, April 24, 2023

Everyone who has a job has probably felt the pressure of workplace stress. Even if you love your job, sometimes the abundance of emails flooding your inbox, back-to-back meeti…

National Osteopathic Medicine Week: What is Osteopathic Medicine? A DO Explains

Thursday, April 20, 2023

You may have seen the letters “MD” following a doctor’s name, but have you seen “DO?”

If a doctor went to an allopathic medical school, they’ll have an “MD” after their name, …

Iredell Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center Receives Prestigious Center of Distinction and Clinical Excellence Award

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

Iredell Health System is pleased to announce Iredell Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center has been named a recipient of the Center of Distinction Award and the Robert A. Warrine…

Iredell Health Foundation Announces Grateful Patient & Families Grant Recipients

Tuesday, April 18, 2023

The Iredell Health Foundation has recently awarded grants from its Grateful Patients & Families Fund to three patient care projects. The goal of the fund is to support pat…

Understanding Type 1 Diabetes in Children

Monday, April 17, 2023

Eight-year-old Braelyn Starnes is one of nearly 300,000 U.S. children living with type 1 diabetes. And unfortunately, misunderstandings, misconceptions, and even misdiagnoses …

80-Year-Old Back to Biking After Spine Surgery

Monday, April 10, 2023

Johnie Watkins had dealt with leg pain for several years but had remained very active even through the pain. As an avid biker, the 80-year-old Stony Point resident used to ave…

Iredell Health System Raises Pay Rates for Nurses, Other Positions, Will Hold Clinical Meet and Greet April 12 in Statesville

Thursday, April 6, 2023

Iredell Health System recently announced pay raises for the majority of its 1800 employees, to be rolled out in the coming months.

“As we continue to see salaries escalate thr…