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July 31, 2014

Shoals Lately: July 2014

july-2014

In this issue:

  • Shoals turns 46, launches “I Promise” ad campaign
  • Teens wrap summer of volunteer service
  • New tables in classroom, vending machine in cafeteria

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May 26, 2014

Shoals Lately: May 2014

May-newsletter

In this issue:

  • Hospital Week provides opportunity to celebrate!
  • J.W. Sommer receives certification from the Joint Commission
  • Birthdays and anniversaries

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May 14, 2014

In the News: Hospital rehab earns certification

Originally published in the Times Daily.

Billy Craft has spent the past three weeks in the J.W. Sommer Rehabilitation Unit at Shoals Hospital recovering from a stroke he had on Easter.

He does nearly five hours of physical and occupational therapy each day to regain mobility and strength on the left side of his body.

He’s readying to go home Saturday, a milestone he feels prepared for because of the therapy he received at J.W. Sommer, he said. Continue reading →

April 15, 2014

Shoals Lately: April 2014

April-14-Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Hospital Week celebration set for May 12-16
  • Welcome Phil Childree, Shoals ACFO
  • Volunteers recognized
  • April is OT month
  • Collins wins prize
  • Birthdays and anniversaries

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March 31, 2014

Shoals Hospital employees raise more than $600 for local disabled veterans

Blue jeans were the only incentive Shoals Hospital employees needed in order to raise $640 for the Colbert County chapter of the Disabled American Veterans.

Throughout the week of Feb. 17, employees were allowed to wear denim for a minimum $10 donation to the veterans. More than 45 individuals participated. Continue reading →

March 3, 2014

Shoals Lately: March 2014

March-14-newsletter

In this issue:

  • Celebration honors star achievement
  • Welcome Jeff Jennings, Shoals CEO
  • Volunteers recognized for actions, deeds
  • Upcoming events, important reminders
  • Birthdays and anniversaries

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February 18, 2014

Shoals Plastic Surgery initiates specialized support group

Shoals Plastic Surgery has initiated a support group specifically designed for women who have breast cancer and are seeking options for reconstructive surgery or women who have had reconstructive surgery.

The B.R.A.T. Pack, or Breast Reconstruction Awareness Talks Pack, has monthly meetings regarding awareness and education for breast reconstruction options. The Pack meets the third Thursday of each month in Suite 300 of the Medical Office Building adjacent to Shoals Hospital on Avalon Avenue in Muscle Shoals. Continue reading →

February 11, 2014

In the News: Hospitals prepared to remain fully staffed for winter weather

Originally published in the Times Daily.

Hospitals can’t close early when snow and ice are expected.

And they can’t keep the doors closed until the roads are cleared.

So when winter weather threatens, hospital staffs have to be prepared to be there.

As the Shoals prepares for a second round of winter weather, hospitals are also preparing to have staff in place to care for the patients already admitted and those who may come in through the emergency department. Continue reading →

February 1, 2014

Shoals Lately: February 2014

February-14-newsletter

In this issue:

  • We’re off to a great start! Let’s celebrate!
  • Relay for Life sets goal, fundraiser dates
  • Shoals supports its Scale Back Alabama participants
  • Birthdays and anniversaries

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January 6, 2014

Shoals Lately: January 2014

January-14-Newsletter

In this issue:

  • New year brings new (and familiar) faces to Shoals
  • HCAHPS and you
  • Birthdays and anniversaries

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