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Access To Care From The Comfort Of Your Own Home

A doctor’s visit through your phone or computer? Coming right up! Who would have thought that in a split second the ways we provide healthcare to the masses could change so dramatically? With the onset of Covid-19, hospitals and physician practices had to adjust quickly and adapt their processes to provide uninterrupted care to their patients while practicing social distancing. One way Carson Tahoe, among other national healthcare providers, adapted was through the use of telemedicine. With Telemedicine, providers can ‘see’ patients for routine check-ups, including medication refills – without having them come to the office. Monitoring a patient’s health remotely introduces a new level of convenience for both patients and providers. Telemedicine can serve to enhance traditional face-to-face medicine …


Carson Tahoe Health Receives Emergency COVID-19 Response Grant from William N. Pennington Foundation

Carson Tahoe Health (CTH) recently received an emergency COVID-19 response grant in the amount of $98,960 from the William N. Pennington Foundation. The grant will contribute to needed equipment for Carson Tahoe during this dynamic virus outbreak. Since its creation in 1989, the William N. Pennington Foundation has served as a resource to the community during times of hardship. The purpose of the William N. Pennington Foundation is to award grants to nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations primarily in the State of Nevada, with an emphasis on Northern Nevada.  The Foundation’s focus is limited to grant-making in the fields of education, community services, health care and medical research. “During my years in business, I was fortunate to work with thousands of wonderful …


Coronavirus Updates

Click Here For Homemade Mask Pattern & Donation Information For information on treating respiratory symptoms and when to seek care, please call the COVID-19 Carson City Health & Human Services Hot Line at (775) 283-4789. Limiting Visitation Based on guidance from the CDC and the principal of social distancing, Carson Tahoe Health is taking measures to protect patients, visitors, and staff from the potential spread of COVID-19. New Visitor Limitation Guidelines (6/8/2020): No visitors age 12 and under. Routine visiting hours for inpatient units will be 2 – 6 pm, limited to one visitor per patient (please no large groups or families) Exceptions will be made for patient’s in critical condition, at the discretion of the caregiver, or for companions …


Community Partners Welcome First Baby Born in 2020

Royce Ponton gave birth to a new baby boy, Leviathan Wayne Ponton at 12:53 AM on Jan. 1, the first baby of 2020 at Carson Tahoe; he also achieved the title of first Northern Nevada baby born in 2020! But, unbeknownst to Royce, she had even more to celebrate! For the first time ever, Western Nevada College (WNC) provided the first New Year baby a full academic scholarship through the college’s foundation. Now, when Leviathan is of age and decides to explore higher education, he will have one less thing to worry about following high school graduation. The donation came as a wonderful surprise to the family. “We are so excited to receive such a significant, meaningful gift for our …


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 …