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Carson Tahoe Health’s Planned Construction
Transforming Medical Campus

If you’ve been by Carson Tahoe’s Medical Campus lately, you may have noticed a large connector bridge between the Regional Medical Center (RMC) and Sierra Surgery. 2019 marked the start of several major renovations and expansions to the not-for-profit’s medical center campus since opening in 2005. Now, after much dirt was moved, rocks relocated, cranes at work, and steel placed … the new walkway bridge has finally taken shape and the basic structural connection is complete. After years of planning & budgeting, Carson Tahoe broke ground on several projects in October 2019, beginning the first phase of its ten-year master campus improvements including an expansion of the emergency department and a 2-level enclosed walkway connector between the RMC and Sierra …


Carson Tahoe Asks For Community Support In ‘Sponsor A Caregiver’ Campaign

We are now approaching a full year of coordinated efforts to address and minimize the spread of COVID-19. This has presented challenges to many … including health systems near and far. Early this year, Carson Tahoe Health began to pivot service lines and conserve personal protective equipment (PPE). Its staff has worked tirelessly to take care of the community. As time has gone on, they’ve seen the real effects of wearing a standard N95 mask 8-12 hours a day including: rashes, breakouts, harsh sores, and pressure impacts on the skin. “N95s fit snuggly and over time, they start to leave indents and bruising on your face,” said Carson Tahoe ICU nurse, Alysha Chiasson BSN RN CCRN. “Taking care of COVID patients has been physically …


It’s COVID-19 AND Flu Season?

It’s COVID season. It’s rabbit season. It’s duck season. And, soon it will be flu season. According to the CDC, approximately 8 percent of the U.S. population, or approximately 26,176,000 people, get sick with the flu annually. The idea of flu season creeping in as we are still responding to the immense struggles and changes COVID-19 has laid out for us may be overwhelming. In certain parts of the country (and the world) hospitals are adjusting to a limited stockpile of personal protective equipment and facing the challenges of creating new respiratory clinics to better serve their patients. Additionally, many people’s immune systems may have been weakened from staying indoors for months on end with little to no physical contact, …


Behind Our Healing Hands & A Glimpse into Carson Tahoe Health’s Future

It has been said that a picture is worth a thousand words. Our logo, our hands, they are worth so much more. You know the ones – the hands that grace every Carson Tahoe Health location, that is on every single employee badge, and a guiding symbol of trust & compassion. These hands are really just a representation of us; our community and our employees. They remind us every single day why we do what we do. You see, these hands of ours, they care, support, treat, and give hope. They believe that embracing a person in empathy while treating them with expertise, elevates ‘advanced medicine’ into a healing art. These hands care for the whole person, not just their …


Carson Tahoe Kicks Off Think Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

  Carson Tahoe Health will celebrate its 16th annual Think Pink breast cancer awareness campaign on Monday, October 2. Red’s Old 395 Grill will once again host the event from 5:00p.m. – 7:00p.m. in Carson City. The event is free to attend and individuals wearing a Carson Tahoe Think Pink T-shirt (any year) will receive free appetizers courtesy of Red’s. T-shirts can be purchased for a $10 suggested donation at various locations and at the event. 100% of proceeds from all Think Pink T-shirts, specialty drinks, and raffle sales will go to the Carson Tahoe Cancer Resource Center for breast cancer education and support. “Statistics show that one in eight women will develop breast cancer within their lifetime,” said Michelle …