South County Health News

Mark Your Calendar! Car Seat Safety Check

Mark Your Calendar! Car Seat Safety Check

Published 07/17/2017

EVENT Saturday, September 16: Stop by South County Health’s FREE safety event where trained installers and members of the EGPD will check your child seat for safety.

Athletes beware: Don’t play through the pain

Athletes beware: Don’t play through the pain

Published 07/11/2017

Contrary to its name, tennis elbow doesn’t just affect tennis players. According to Charlotte Moriarty, MD, PhD, who specializes in sports medicine at OrthoRI - South County, it is one of many common overuse injuries people can easily avoid.

Ultra-violet light disinfection system fights infections

Ultra-violet light disinfection system fights infections

Published 07/03/2017

At South County Hospital a robotic device was recently added to the Environmental Service staff to help create a virtually germ-free environment in operating rooms, isolation rooms, and other patient areas.

Diagnostic Imaging upgrades help physicians, help patients

Diagnostic Imaging upgrades help physicians, help patients

Published 06/29/2017

South County Health’s diagnostic imaging capabilities have improved dramatically with the recently installed 1.5 MRI. Considered to be a top-of-the-line system in its class, the Siemans Magnetom Aera MRI was operational as of June 28, 2017.