Elf on the Shelf Doctor’s Note

Elf on The Shelf

Parents, get your official Elf on the Shelf doctor’s note today and get 3 days off from all elf duties! Calling all Elf on The Shelf Parents!  It’s that time of year again. Hanging lights, preparing a gift list for Santa, hot chocolate, and of course, your child’s favorite – Elf on the Shelf. Over…

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The Most Common Winter Respiratory Illnesses 

winter respiratory illness in lungs

Discover this year’s top respiratory illnesses and learn how to prevent them from affecting your life.  It is that time of year again. You know, the one where you cough once, and everyone in the room gives you a death stare. The winter months are known to bring cold weather and a long list of…

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Oklahoma ER & Hospital Obtained Reaccreditation from the Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality (CIHQ)

CIHQ accredited

Media Contact: Makailyn Dillon Director of Marketing mdillon@okerhospital.com (EDMOND, Okla. October 31, 2022) – Oklahoma ER & Hospital has been resurveyed by the Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality (CIHQ) and has once again successfully met the requirements for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating compliance with CIHQ Standards and the Conditions of Participation. This recognition reflects…

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The Best and Worst Candy for Kids’ Teeth 

During October, grocery store aisles are lined with candy corn, festive cookies, frosted cupcakes, and every type of candy under the sun. Thanks to all the gooey goodness, it’s only appropriate that October is National Dental Hygiene Month!  Types of Candy  Let’s talk Halloween candy—what’s OK, and what you may want to skip buying this…

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Emergency Care for The Whole Family

Emergencies can happen without warning at any given time. That’s why we’re here to provide you with the care you need 24/7/365. Our facility offers comprehensive medical care, treating major and minor injuries. Whether you require imaging for a broken bone or testing for an infection, you can rely on our board-certified physicians and expert…

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Detecting Breast Cancer Early

This October, we would like to increase awareness about early detection and breast cancer education. We encourage women everywhere to monitor their bodies closely for signs and symptoms of breast cancer. Breast cancer touches many lives. One in eight women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. In the United…

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How the No Surprises Act Affects Patients

As always, we aim to have full transparency with our community and educate our patients on changes in the healthcare industry. In accordance with the Federal No Surprises Act of 2022, you will notice a change in your Explanation of Benefits (EOB). We honor in-network benefits so your EOB will now reflect an adjusted median…

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We’re Here for Your Children

children

We know that kids can get sick or hurt at any given time. Not to worry though; we’re here for you and your family. Our physicians are board-certified and trained to treat pediatric ER cases, and with on-site imaging and laboratory, we are prepared to make your child’s visit quick and comfortable. Our location offers…

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Protect Yourself from UV Rays

UV Rays

Summer is in full swing, which means we are all spending more time outside. We strongly encourage everyone to be aware of the importance of protecting their skin from the sun and UV rays. As you may know, too much exposure to UV could cause skin cancer. According to The National Cancer Institute, skin cancer…

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How to Stay Safe This Fourth of July!

As the holiday weekend rolls in and the celebrations begin, we encourage you to take caution in the activities and stay safe this July 4th! We have some tips for you to stay safe this Independence Day. Firework Safety Tips Fireworks are an essential part of the Fourth of July, and although fireworks are tons…

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