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June 10, 2020
Gothenburg, NE—Gothenburg Health PA, Mike Crisman, raises awareness for National Men’s Health Week.Read more
June 9, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 6/9/2020 Gothenburg, NE— Gothenburg Health is offering a rapid COVID-19 test that provides results in less than 20 minutes. The test is available to those experiencing symptoms, as well as for those who do not have symptoms, but a medical consultation is required to order a test. Dr. Anna Dalrymple, Family Practice physician at Gothenburg Health, said the accuracy of the test is significantly higher than rapid tests released earlier. She added that this test uses a traditional nasal swab, which is more comfortable for the patient than the swabs that have previously been...Read more
May 12, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 5/12/2020 Gothenburg, NE— Elective Surgeries Resuming at Gothenburg Health on May 18. Gothenburg Health announced today it will resume elective surgery and outpatient procedures on May 18. This announcement comes after Governor Ricketts announced that hospitals in Nebraska can resume elective surgeries beginning May 4 if: 30% of hospital beds, ICU beds, and ventilators are available. Hospitals must have two weeks’ worth of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) on site. While Gothenburg Health met these requirements earlier this month, the facility chose to wait before...Read more
April 17, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 4/13/2020 Gothenburg, NE— Technology enables medical care from the comfort of your home. Gothenburg Health is excited to offer telemedicine as an alternative option for many clinic visits. Telemedicine enables patients to easily connect with their providers through video calls on various devices such as smartphones, tablets, and laptops. “Telemedicine has been a long-term goal for Gothenburg Health,” said Garrett Vetter, Clinic Operations Director at Gothenburg Health. “In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the implementation timeline was quickly accelerated to help...Read more
April 6, 2020
A question popularized by America’s cherished neighbor; Mr. Rogers has become critical in the days of “Shelter-In-Place” orders across the US. As local, state and federal authorities are urging Americans to “Do our part and stay apart”; the concept of neighborliness has become an important strategy for managing our daily activities. #ConnectDuringCovid makes being a good neighbor more important than ever! The feelings of connection that develop when we know our neighbors, brings out the best in us. The importance of being a good neighbor extends far beyond improving bonds with those you live...Read more
January 31, 2020
Discovering you have a heart problem has a significant impact on your life, and there is a multitude of questions you can be asking yourself. How am I going to overcome it? Am I still going to be able to do the things that I love? Will my life ever be the same again? While these questions can seem daunting, there are options out there to help. A cardiac rehabilitation program is an excellent opportunity to help you and your heart get back to being healthy. What is Cardiac Rehabilitation? Cardiac rehabilitation is a medically supervised personalized treatment plan for your specific heart...Read more
January 14, 2020
Gothenburg Health’s very own Niki Salomon and Rick Zarek were featured on the cover of the Nebraska Mortar and Pestle magazine. This magazine is the official publication of the Nebraska Pharmacists Association. Niki Salomon, PharmD. R.P. is a clinical pharmacist at the Gothenburg Clinic and Rick Zarek, RP is the pharmacy director. View the full magazine here. ABOUT GOTHENBURG HEALTH Gothenburg Health is a premier healthcare facility serving the community of Gothenburg and surrounding areas with state of the art facilities and highly skilled employees. We are a place of help and healing, and a...Read more
January 14, 2020
From an athletic training student to now a charge nurse at Gothenburg Health, Phillip Miller has had multiple positions in the medical field over the last couple of years. But he didn’t initially see himself working in the medical space until a series of events changed his mind. Miller studied athletic training at Black Hills State University in Spearfish, S.D., which led him to an internship in cardiac rehab. While interning, his grandpa also had open-heart surgery. Both his internship and the nurses who worked on his grandpa made a significant impression on Miller. Rather than continuing...Read more
November 26, 2019
GOTHENBURG HEALTH’S Senior Life Solutions Program Provides Tips to Beat the Winter Blues GOTHENBURG, NEBRASKA – The winter season is upon us, which for many means holiday celebrations filled with family and friends. This builds anticipation for those good times; however, for others this time of year can be a reminder of lost loved ones, lack of access to family traditions, or other changes that may bring about stress and anxiety. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, many people can experience feelings of anxiety or depression during the holiday season, and people who already...Read more
November 20, 2019
GOTHENBURG, NE, NOVEMBER 21, 2019– Gothenburg Health is proud to recognize the innovation, quality of care, and dedication of health professionals and volunteers in our community during National Rural Health Day 2019. National Rural Health Day falls on the third Thursday in November each year and recognizes the efforts of those serving the health needs of an estimated 57 million people across the nation. A special website (www.PowerofRural.org) has been established for rural health stakeholders to explore a partnership pledge, showcase individuals and organizations selected as 2019 Community...Read more

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