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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 Health’s Emergency Department: Reimagined

Carson Tahoe Health (CTH) is proud to announce the completion of a recent renovation to the emergency department triage area.  The newly designed space maximizes resources for quick care (testing and treatment) and serves as a monitored, internal waiting area. Newly carpeted and furnished, the triage area was completed and opened to patients just last week. Over the past few years, Carson Tahoe Health’s Emergency Department has seen significant and continuous growth in their volume of patients. In 2016, the CTH team saw a little over 37,000 visits and that number has steadily increased each year. “This year we anticipate over 43,000 visits and we want to be ready to provide efficient, high quality, patient-pleasing care to our community whenever …


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 …


Stay Safe in the Smoke!

  Regular air quality updates for our region can be found at nvair.ndep.nv.gov. With several summer fires roaring through our region and air quality levels reaching a “moderate” to “unhealthy for sensitive groups” smoke level, it’s important to be mindful of our surroundings and make small adjustments to our daily routine to stay safe. Carson Tahoe Health recommends everyone start to consider the following precautions in times of moderate or worse levels: Stay inside Refrain from exercising outdoors Keep hydrated to suppress a cough and help prevent smoky air from settling in lungs Limit use of vacuums or gas stoves Keep windows and doors closed, and use air conditioning if possible to help filter air throughout the house When driving …


Fun Museum Finds for Kids in Our Area

Stuck on what to do with the kids over the weekend? Consider an educational adventure to the museum! Museum trips allow for a fun learning experience and outing that the whole family can enjoy and take part in. Even better, according to AAM’s Center For The Future Of Museums, “Museums can change the world.” That being said- we’ve compiled some popular museum finds in the area for you to check out! Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada in Carson City. A Carson area favorite, this museum is an interactive-based community where children will learn through playing. Their exhibits include: brickation, a rotating climbing wall, human anatomy, balloon with vertical fan, and a space shuttle with “Magic School Bus Solar System software.” …