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Carson Valley Quilt Guild Donates Handmade Quilt to First Baby Born on National Quilting Day

To commemorate National Quilting Day Saturday, March 19, 2022 The Carson Valley Quilt Guild worked together to create a handmade quilt, special for the first baby born that day at Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center. Newborn baby boy Luke Cooley, born at 2:09 a.m., weighing 6 lbs. and 13 oz. was the lucky recipient of the multi-colored quilt. Luke’s parents, Kassidy and Kelly Cooley, were happy to receive the basket and are enjoying embracing their little one in the handmade blanket.   The Carson Valley Quilt Guild comprised of about 125 members, celebrated National Quilting Day in a number of ways including the traditional “bed turning” at the Museum in Gardnerville. It is here where quilters stack their quilts on …


Carson Tahoe Health recognized by national organization with top awards for excellence in healthcare

PRC, a leader in the healthcare intelligence space, has awarded Carson Tahoe Health as a 2022 PRC Excellence in Healthcare Award recipient in four categories. Carson Tahoe received 5-Star recognition, top honors from PRC, for facility services in Emergency Department Services, Inpatient ICU Services and Outpatient Surgery Services. In addition, Kathy Goldsworthy, DNP, APRN was also recognized with an overall rating of provider care for Advanced Practice Provider Services. The organization annually recognizes the top 10% of healthcare providers in various categories. “Those of us in healthcare don’t do it for the awards,” says Alan Garrett, President and Chief Executive Officer, Carson Tahoe Health. “But, it is certainly uplifting to know that our efforts are proving worthwhile. I’m especially pleased …


William N. Pennington Foundation provides half a million-dollar donation to support Carson Tahoe Cancer Center

The William N. Pennington Foundation recently granted $543,898 for renovations of the only no-cost lodging in our region for patients facing cancer. The grant will cover all of the internal cottage upgrades, including new furniture, fireplaces, paint, window coverings and more. The cottages are utilized by patients from all over rural Northern Nevada who would otherwise have to travel great distances multiple times a week to receive care. Since its founding in 1989, the William N. Pennington Foundation has demonstrated a commitment to improving the lives of rural Nevadans. Their generosity supports individuals like Susan from Lovelock, who shared how access to these cottages impacted her: “My first thought when receiving the treatment plan was ‘I can’t do this. I …


Connector Between Carson Tahoe Health Regional Medical Center & the Sierra building Now Open!

A construction project in the works since 2017, before the pandemic, before a national staffing shortage, and before grueling Tahoe fires … is now complete. After much planning, two years of construction and fine-tuning, and a blessing from Peggy Locke, CTH Chaplain, the Carson Tahoe Walkway between Carson Tahoe Health’s Regional Medical Center and Sierra is open for use. The enclosed structure bridges across Eagle Valley Creek and offers large windowed walls and spectacular views of the surrounding flora and fauna while providing patients, staff, and visitors convenient access between the two buildings. With two levels, the multi-purpose walkway can be used by both visitors and guests (upper level), and by staff and emergency medical services to transport patients (lower …


Scholarship program for Carson City AYSO Region 140 fully funded through 2022

AYSO Carson City, which has served more than 25,000 children since 1976, is able to cover the cost of partial and full scholarships thanks to a grant provided by Carson Tahoe Health’s (CTH) Community Partnership Fund and the determination of one CTH employee. AYSO, a non-profit organization, will use the funds to cover registration fees for families who demonstrate need to the organization. For more information on AYSO Carson City, visit www.aysocarsoncity.org.    “As an all-volunteer organization, we work diligently to deliver a great soccer learning experience for every child we work with,” said Jon Hager, Commissioner for Carson City AYSO Region 140. “Thanks to the support of the CTH Community Partnership Fund, we are able to greatly reduce registration …