Celebrate Safely — Safety Tips When Using Fireworks

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More fires are reported on July 4th than any other day of the year. Remember, fireworks can be dangerous, causing serious burn and eye injuries. You can help prevent fireworks-related injuries by following these safety tips when using fireworks: Never allow young children to play with or ignite fireworks. Avoid buying fireworks that are packaged…

Local Industry, JELCO, Partners with Cullman Regional to Meet Supply Needs

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Pictured left, Philip Clemmons, President/CEO of JELCO poses with the final washable PPE gown constructed by his team next to the initial green gown designed by Sherrie Smith, pictured right, next to her husband, Cullman Regional Chief Medical Officer William Smith, MD. Cullman Regional has partnered with JELCO, local manufacturer of quality linemen’s safety and…

Home Care, Hospice and Palliative Care Month

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In honor of Home Care, Hospice and Palliative Care Month, we would like to recognize our home care and hospice team at Cullman Regional. This team consists of nurses, home care aides, physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, volunteer services, a social worker and a chaplain. Hospice care provides emotional support…

Radiologic Technology Week

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Radiologic Technology Week is celebrated annually to recognize the vital role Registered Radiologic Technologists play in the diagnosis and care of patients. Not all facilities have a registered technologist (R.T.) responsible for completing your imaging exam. But at Cullman Regional, all staff members hired to perform exams utilizing ionizing radiation are required to be registered…

Sleep Technologist Week

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Did you know that one in four U.S. adults have some type of sleep problem? From fatigue and slowed reflexes to impaired mental acuity and even depression, lack of restful and restorative sleep can affect every aspect of a person’s life. If you are one of the more than 100 million Americans who has trouble…

Physical Therapy Month

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Each year, 50% of Americans over the age of 18 develop a musculoskeletal injury that lasts longer than 3 months. Cullman Regional’s inpatient, outpatient and home health physical therapy teams work to relieve pain and improve strength, balance and mobility.  They train their patients to perform important everyday tasks to return them to prior activities…

Healthcare Facilities and Engineering Week

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In honor of Healthcare Facilities and Engineering Week, we would like to thank our Plant Operations and Bio-med teams for keeping our facilities safe and secure. This department performs a variety of services including maintenance, inspections, construction, lawn care and valet. Each team plays a pivotal role in keeping our hospital running and making sure…

Cullman Regional Offering FREE Peripheral Artery Disease Community Screenings on November 7th

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Cullman Regional is hosting free PAD community screenings on Thursday, November 7th from 7am to 3pm in the Colonel Cullmann Room, located in Professional Office Building 2 on the Cullman Regional campus. According to the American Heart Association, PAD affects about 8.5 million Americans, becoming more common as we age. PAD is a problem that…

Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month

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Diagnostic ultrasound (also called sonography) is an imaging technique using high-frequency sound waves to produce images of structures within your body. An ultrasound is commonly used to examine the abdominal and pelvic organs, breasts, joints, thyroid gland, blood flow in the arteries and veins, fetal development and to diagnose gynecological problems. In honor of Medical…