Imagine not being able to put one foot in front of the other without feeling totally out of breath. That’s what it was like for a Naples woman living with heart failure, until a team of doctors at at NCH Healthcare System stepped in and performed a heart procedure. Read More > Fox 4 Now …
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Local health officials say more people are showing up in the emergency room with COVID cases on the rise in Southwest Florida. Dr. David Lindner, medical director for the COVID-19 response team at NCH Health, said people are visiting the ER for a bunch of different reasons. Read More > Fox 4 Now covers longer …
As surging COVID-19 cases fill hospitals, leading to hourslong wait times at emergency rooms and urgent care facilities, there’s an easier and free option to get care. Both Lee Health and NCH are waiving normal fees for telehealth, and you can do it from anywhere at any time. Read More > WINK News covers rising …
COVID-19 cases are surging because of the Omicron variant. Fox 4 talked to nurses working at NCH Healthcare System about the lessons learned from the Delta variant surge last year, and how it prepared them for another wave of COVID-19. Read More > Fox 4 Now covers the ongoing pandemic from the NCH nurses experience.
YOUR HEALTHY FAMILY: The CDC says obesity affects 42 percent of adults in our country. A Southwest Florida woman who struggled to lose weight for years turned to a non-invasive procedure, ORBERA at NCH Healthcare System to finally get healthy. Watch More > Fox 4 Now’s Lisa Greenberg covers NCH’s non-invasive ORBERA®.
WINK News could only find a few CVS pharmacies with openings for COVID-19 tests on Wednesday, while the Florida Department of Health and CenturyLink are fully booked, and health experts say the omicron variant is spreading quickly. Read More > WINK News covers the impact of Omicron cases on Southwest Florida.
There is a renewed push in Southwest Florida to get your COVID-19 booster shot. Lee Health says now is the best time to get it because the positivity rate in Lee County has started to creep back up. Read More > WINK News covers the rising COVID hospitalizations.
NCH Baker is opening its new emergency department on Monday, with larger rooms that offer more privacy and state-of-the-art equipment that will make it easier to treat people faster. Read More > WINK News covers the new NCH emergency department.
NCH Healthcare System‘s Simulation Center has a piece of technology that allows doctors, nurses and staff members to analyze human cadavers in a unique, high definition way without the physical body in front of them. It’s called an Anatomage Table. Read More > Fox 4 Now covers the NCH simulation center’s Anatomage Table.
NCH Healthcare System is launching Collier County’s first obstetrics emergency department, part of long-range plans to advance services for women and children as more families move into the community. Read More > Naples Daily News covers NCH’s new obstetrics emergency room and coverage.