The Difference between COVID-19, the Flu, Allergies, RSV, and a Cold

By jsmith | January 13, 2022

We’ve all been there; you wake up with a sore throat and your brain immediately starts rattling off the possible sicknesses you’ve caught. With cold and flu season colliding with COVID-19 spikes, it’s hard to tell what you’ve come down with. Cue the frantic Googling! To help settle some of…

Emergency Room Services

By jsmith | January 5, 2022

Providing the care you deserve When thinking of a hospital, it may be hard to remember a time when anything other than COVID-19 came to mind. And although our healthcare workers on the frontlines continue to give this pandemic their all, hospital and emergency room care extend far beyond the…

Get Your Elf on the Shelf a Doctor’s Note

By jsmith | December 1, 2021

It’s that time of year again! Time to break out the hot chocolate, Christmas lights, and your child’s favorite—Elf on the Shelf! We understand that during the hustle and bustle of the holidays, it can be hard to keep up. That’s why we’re offering a unique way to give parents…

Caring for Your Skin

By jsmith | November 8, 2021

Skin is the largest organ we have, so why does it often get neglected? November is National Healthy Skin Month, a reminder to take care of the skin you’re in. We’re sharing our easy self-care tips, as well as skin cancer risks and red flags to look for.   Tips…

Understanding ADHD

By jsmith | October 18, 2021

We’ve all heard of ADHD before, but what exactly does it entail? We’re breaking it down for National ADHD Awareness Month! You may have heard someone throw around the term when they felt scatterbrained, but true ADHD isn’t a momentary fog or a temporary phase; it’s a diagnosable behavioral disorder…

What You Need to Know About Newborn Screening

By jsmith | September 16, 2021

September is Newborn Screening Awareness Month! As exciting as becoming a new parent is, the preparation can be overwhelming. It’s hard to sift through all the advice and information out there for those expecting. That’s why we’re utilizing Newborn Screening Awareness Month to educate soon-to-be moms and dads about the…

Overdose Awareness Day

By jsmith | August 30, 2021

Addiction is a disease, and it’s one that is far too prevalent.  The CDC has estimated that 90,237 people have died from overdoses from September 2020 to April 2021. And The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime reports that North America continues to have the highest drug-related mortality rate…

What You Need to Know About CPR

By jsmith | July 26, 2021

Countless lives are saved every day by cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR, and it’s some of the most valuable knowledge you can have. This week on the blog, we’re covering the basics of CPR, including when and how to give it. When to use CPR If someone is not breathing, it’s…

UPDATE: COVID-19 Testing

By njeffers | July 20, 2021

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911. Arkansas is experiencing yet another rise in COVID-19 cases. Testing has become an important tool in detecting the presence of COVID-19 in the body and stopping the spread of the virus in our community. Cabot Emergency Hospital offers safe, fast,…

Celebrate the Fourth of July the Safe Way

By jsmith | June 30, 2021

It’s the Fourth of July weekend, and we’re ready to celebrate! Nothing kills the mood faster than an accident or injury at a holiday gathering. That’s why we’re reviewing these important outdoor safety tips, so nothing interferes with your fun-filled Independence Day! Grilling safety Whether you have ribs, kabobs, or…