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May 6, 2020

National Nurses Week 2020

“Being noble is defined as having, showing, or coming from personal qualities that people admire (such as honesty, generosity, courage, etc.) There are a few noble professions in this world. Practicing medicine is one of them. And being a nurse is perhaps the noblest in the house of medicine... Read More
April 8, 2020

'War without guns': Local manufacturers build key equipment for N.M.

By its very nature, Marpac Inc. had already joined the fight against the novel coronavirus. The Albuquerque-based medical manufacturer’s main business is producing key components used in ventilators. But when supplies of personal protective equipment began to run low amid the spread of... Read More
April 7, 2020

Roswell nurses assist New Jersey hospital during pandemic

Heeding the call of their occupation, three nurses from Roswell are now in one of the areas of the nation most affected by the coronavirus. Lovelace Medical Center intensive care unit nurses Brittany Dickman, Cara Alsafi and Jesse Gomez arrived in New Jersey Thursday night and reported Friday... Read More
April 1, 2020

New Mexico got aggressive start on testing for virus

New Mexico got aggressive start on testing for virus BY RYAN BOETEL / JOURNAL STAFF WRITER
Published: Monday, March 30th, 2020 at 10:12pm
Updated: Tuesday, March 31st, 2020 at 12:02am People arrive at a testing facility across the street from Lovelace Medical Center, 601 Dr. Martin...
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March 30, 2020

Combat social distancing with technology

The COVID-19 pandemic has reignited the practice of social distancing. Advised by government and health officials, social distancing is essential to slowing the spread of the coronavirus. To keep our patients and staff safe, we now have a no-visitor policy with few exceptions until further notice.... Read More
March 27, 2020

Activities for You & Your Children

Re-engage, Reconnect and Make Memories! Unexpected time at home can be a transition. There can be added stressors when you are worried about work and illness. Try taking a few moments to re-engage and reconnect with your family. Make some memories. If you’re looking for activities to keep... Read More
March 23, 2020

7 Tips for Mental Health when Social Distancing

Managing stress and anxiety during this time of uncertainty will make you, and those around you stronger. If you are practicing social distancing or home quarantining here are a few helpful tips to maintain and improve your mental health.
  • Establish healthy routines during the day. Plan a... Read More
March 23, 2020

First Responders PSA: Do Not Drive To The ER

Heart attacks are often portrayed with dramatic flair – someone clutching their chest and falling to the ground. While chest pain is a symptom of a heart attack, there are several other symptoms that indicate... Read More
March 22, 2020

Pregnant During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Stay up to date with the latest information from the CDC here. Pregnant women are more vulnerable to respiratory viruses in general with COVID-19 being one of many such viruses. If you are an expectant mother and have a prenatal appointment already scheduled, please go to that appointment. Your... Read More
March 18, 2020

Albuquerque Hospital Launches Drive-Up COVID-19 Testing

Albuquerque Hospital Launches Drive-Up COVID-19 Testing
Drive-up COVID-19 testing is now available at an hospital in downtown Albuquerque. By Associated Press, Wire Service Content March 14, 2020, at 6:45 p.m.
U.S. News & World Report ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Drive-up...
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