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    • SEPTEMBER 24, 2020
    PMC Conducts Training for “Healthy at School” Telehealth Program

    PMC Conducts Training for “Healthy at School” Telehealth Program

    PIKEVILLE, KY – On Thursday, September 24th Pikeville Medical Center staff conducted a hands-on training for school nurses and other designated staff of the Pike County School System on the PMC Healthy at School Telehealth Program. With the telehealth platform in Pike County schools, students who are attending in-person classes and become sick will have

    • SEPTEMBER 18, 2018
    Flu Season is unpredictable, varies in severity and is rapidly approaching

    Flu Season is unpredictable, varies in severity and is rapidly approaching

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is preparing for flu season by bringing awareness to the community about influenza. In the 2017- 2018 Flu season PMC reported over 3,193 positive flu tests. Last year the flu rapidly affected people of this region. PMC opened a flu clinic with special times to accommodate all those affected by the

    • DECEMBER 1, 2017
    New blood pressure guidelines announced

    New blood pressure guidelines announced

    The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association announced new comprehensive guidelines for evaluating blood pressure in November that will drastically increase the number of Americans who have hypertension.   The committee that drafted the new guidelines lowered the blood pressure range of what is considered normal. That means people whose blood pressure used to be considered pre hypertension,