Central Carolina Hospital Welcomes First Baby Girl and Baby Boy of the New Year

January 2, 2021

Central Carolina Hospital is ringing in 2021 with the year’s first two bundles of joy - a baby girl and a baby boy born just 10 minutes apart on January 1, 2021. Baby girl, Kamauri, was born first to mom, Genesis, at 2:42pm weighing just 5 pounds and 9 ounces and measuring 19.5 inches. Baby boy, Mertt, was born second to mom and dad, Tasha and Morgan, at 2:52pm weighing 8 pounds and 4 ounces and measuring 20.5 inches.

Brighter Days Ahead: Celebrate the New Year with a Healthy Start 

December 31, 2020

A new beginning. That’s one of the big reasons so many of us set New Year’s resolutions. Turning the page on the calendar gives us a chance to turn the page on unhealthy habits, resolve to be better, healthier versions of ourselves and look to the future with hope for what’s to come.  

Central Carolina Hospital Re-Implements Zero Visitor Policy

December 16, 2020

Effective immediately, CCH will be re-implementing a ZERO VISITOR policy. This is based on community transmission and with the safety of our staff, patients, and the community at large in mind. Some exceptions do apply including labor and delivery and end of life care.

Keeping the Happy in Your Holiday: Making the Most of This Year’s Challenging Season

December 9, 2020

Keeping stress at bay is an essential part of maintaining good mental and physical health and can help keep our immune system running as it should – a goal that is especially important right now. The good news is that there are some simple seasonal strategies you can adopt to minimize stress and help keep the happy in your holiday.

COVID Holiday Guidance

November 12, 2020

Celebrating Safely: How to keep you, your family and your community healthy this holiday season

Don’t Take a Chance with Your Health – Get Vaccinated for Flu Season 

September 16, 2020

At Central Carolina Hospital, our mission is Making Communities Healthier, and one of the most important ways we do that is by ensuring that our community understands how to fight preventable diseases, like the flu. And given the challenges posed by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic this year, it has never been more important to be proactive about your health.

Minutes Matter: Don’t Put Your Heart Health On Hold During the Pandemic

August 7, 2020

When a heart attack strikes, every minute matters. In fact, the first few minutes are critical in determining the short-term and long-term outcome for the patient. While the world continues to focus on the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, cardiovascular disease, or heart disease, is still the leading cause of death in the United States – and as such – it’s important to seek care in an emergency. 

Know Where To Go To Get The Care You Need

May 7, 2020

Knowing where to go to get the care you need can be confusing – especially now. Efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 have resulted in many new practices for hospitals, outpatient centers and medical offices.

Minutes Matter: Don’t Put Your Heart Health On Hold During COVID-19

April 21, 2020

At Central Carolina Hospital, we want to stress the importance of recognizing the signs and symptoms of a heart-related emergency and that our hospital is still a safe place to come should you or your loved ones need care. Not only do we have safety measures in place to protect our patients from infection, but quickly taking action in an emergency will help ensure that the victim gets proper medical treatment before it’s too late. 

Central Carolina Hospital Sees First Positive COVID-19 Case

March 31, 2020

We can confirm that we have identified a patient who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), and this patient is currently in isolation at our hospital. We have been preparing for the potential of COVID-19 in our community for several weeks, building upon the robust emergency operations plan we have in place year-round.  

COVID-19 Update: New Visitor Restrictions Now in Place at Central Carolina Hospital

March 23, 2020

As the situation regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve, so does our hospital’s response. Central Carolina Hospital remains committed to the safety of our patients, staff, providers, and the community at large. In accordance with recommendations from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the North Carolina Hospital Association, we have made the difficult, but necessary, decision to implement new visitor restrictions including a zero visitor policy for admitted patients. This policy will come into effect on Tuesday March 24th. 

Central Carolina Hospital Names Beth Skarbinski CNO

March 12, 2020

Central Carolina Hospital is proud to announce the hiring of a new Chief Nursing Officer, Beth Skarbinski, MSHCE, RNC, CPHRM, CPPS. Beth has served as the interim CNO since September 2019.

Is it a sign?

February 11, 2020

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), equating to approximately one in four male deaths and one in five female deaths. One of the ways to help change that statistic is by staying on top of the warning signs of heart disease so that it can be caught early.  

Give Your Kitchen Pantry Some Love

February 5, 2020

Eating smart for your heart starts at home. But how do you know what to stock up on to keep your meals heart-healthy?

DIABETES: What You Should Know

November 13, 2019

November is National Diabetes Month and 1 in 10 in the U.S. have this chronic disease. Take this opportunity to educate yourself on the different types, associated risks, and ways to prevent being diagnosed.