Rockingham County Schools and Caswell County Schools will now benefit from quick and efficient touchless temperature screening.
Yanceyville, NC – Compassion Health Care, Inc. (CHC) has identified a more streamlined approach to temperature screening for patients and visitors to our facilities using the Xenon Fever Defense temperature scanning kiosks.
Health equity and people of color, especially the black community, have been placed in the spotlight for many reasons recently, but even more now in regards to the COVID-19 vaccines that are being offered to us here in the United States. The U.S. health care system has historically failed the black community and communities of color. This is a major source of medical mistrust, which can be attributed by many to the Tuskegee syphilis study.
Compassion Health Care, Inc. Launches Mobile Health Unit
Yanceyville, NC – Compassion Health Care, Inc. (CHC) is excited to announce the launch of a new permanent service line: CHC MOBILE HEALTH. Realizing that the COVID pandemic is far from over, CHC is proud to take another step in helping to ensure that our community has access to necessary health care services.
Another Step in Excellent Patient Care
Compassion Health Care, Inc. (CHC) continues to use temperature screening as part of the CDC recommended guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic for patients entering the building. We are taking it a step further by implementing new technology that will allow for non-contact temperature checks.
Enhancing the Patient Experience
A new air purification system has been installed in all Compassion Health Care, Inc. medical centers, taking indoor air quality to the next level to combat airborne viruses.
The flu vaccine is more important than ever in 2020.
We recommend getting your flu vaccine every year and 2020 is no different, but we are stressing it even more because of the similarities between the flu and COVID-19. We answer some of your most frequently asked questions about getting a flu shot.
The booster meningococcal meningitis vaccine (MenACWY) is a requirement for teens who are either 17 years old or who are entering their senior year of high school (12th grade) effective as of August 1st, 2020. The booster requirement protects against four types of bacteria, which are A, C, W, and Y.
Hepatitis C Treatment in Caswell County, NC and Rockingham County, NC
According to the CDC, “Hepatitis C is a liver infection caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV).” It is a small virus with seven distinct HCV genotypes identified. In 2017 there was an estimated 44,700 new infections and an estimated 2.4 million people living with HCV infection in 2016.