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Posted on Oct 21, 2014

Portales, NM – Roosevelt General Hospital will now be pre-screening for Ebola outside of its facility. Patients and RGH visitors arriving at the hospital and clinic will be asked a series of questions regarding symptoms of Ebola disease. The ...

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Posted on Jul 18, 2014

Portales, NM –Roosevelt County was awarded $500,000 to construct a new building for Arise Sexual Assault Services through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). Roosevelt County was one of 12 applicants to be fully funded for the CDBG. A ...

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Posted on Jan 10, 2014

By Christina Calloway, PNT senior writer ccalloway@pntonline.com Roosevelt General Hospital’s director of infection control said Thursday flu cases and people showing flu-like symptoms are increasing in the county. Tersa Bonifant said November ...

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Posted on Dec 12, 2013

by Eric Norwood Jr., PNT staff writer enorwood@pntonline.com The CareFlight helicopter is nearing its one-year anniversary in Portales, and the impact is already being felt. According to CareFlight Vice President of Business Development Scott ...

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Posted on Nov 19, 2013

by Christina Calloway, PNT senior writer ccalloway@pntonline.com It’s been hard for Barbara Layog to see destruction caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the country she grew up in. Layog moved from the Philippines to Roosevelt County about nine years ...

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Posted on Oct 12, 2013

By Eric Norwood Jr., PNT staff writer enorwood@pntonline.com Residents flocked to Roosevelt General Hospital Saturday morning to get flu shots, child immunizations, blood screenings, and other services at its health fair. A hospital spokesperson said ...

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Posted on Mar 02, 2013

Portales, NM - Patients with critical, or life-threatening, medical conditions will now receive quicker air ambulance transportation to regional and metropolitan hospitals due to TriState CareFlight opening a new base at Roosevelt General Hospital. ...

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Posted on Nov 22, 2012

By Alisa Boswell: PNT staff writer Published: Thursday, November 22nd, 2012 Roosevelt General Hospital now has the ability to transport medical patients by air after signing a contract with Tristate CareFlight, an organization operating across five ...

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Posted on Oct 13, 2012

By Alisa Boswell: PNT staff writer Published: Saturday, October 13th, 2012 More than 400 people swarmed into Roosevelt General Hospital Saturday morning for the hospital's annual health fair to receive free flu shots and low cost blood tests, ...

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Posted on Oct 11, 2012

Christina Calloway PNT senior writer Published: Thursday, October 11th, 2012 Claude Elswick watched multiple blood samples rotate in a chemistry analyzer in Roosevelt General Hospital’s laboratory. The lab technician says the machine can ...

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Posted on Oct 10, 2012

By Christina Calloway PNT senior writer Published: Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 Christina Calloway: Portales News-Tribune Dr. Erika Garcia of Roosevelt General Hospital plans to promote literacy among young children in Roosevelt County with the ...

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Posted on Aug 15, 2012

By Christina Calloway PNT senior writer Published: Wednesday, August 15th, 2012 Roosevelt General Hospital officials said they have received a lot of questions about wellness checks from Medicare patients. Dr. Erika Garcia, who practices family ...

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Posted on Jul 06, 2012

News Channel 10 - By Eric Ross PORTALES, N.M.- Big changes are coming to the Roosevelt General Hospital. A $2.1 million renovation project is now underway. It includes connecting the RGH Clinic to the hospital through two corridors with space being ...

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Posted on Jul 05, 2012

By Christina Calloway: PNT senior writer Published: Thursday, July 5th, 2012 Expansion of Roosevelt General Hospital means faster service, more jobs and an increase in the amount of patients seen daily, according to RGH officials. The near $2.1 ...

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Posted on Apr 18, 2012

By Christina Calloway: PNT senior writer Published: Wednesday, April 18th, 2012 Christa Prewitt no longer fears her annual mammogram appointments. She described her experience with past mammograms as painful. The discomfort associated with older ...

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Posted on Apr 13, 2012

Alisa Boswell Published: Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012 Roosevelt General Hospital is operating in the black for the first time since the hospital reopened in 2001, according to hospital officials. RGH Administrator Larry Leaming said the hospital ended ...

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Posted on Feb 01, 2012

Alisa Boswell Records are a vital part of the medical field, according to Roosevelt General Hospital personnel in the records office. “These charts are patients’ lives,” said records office Administration Assistant Krystle Barton. ...

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Posted on Jan 31, 2012

Freedom New Mexico Published: Tuesday, January 31st, 2012 The Roosevelt General Hospital Auxiliary recently purchased several pieces of physical therapy equipment for RGH Rehab Services. This equipment will enhance patient care by allowing the ...

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Posted on Dec 02, 2011

PORTALES - Roosevelt General Hospital (RGH) employees aim to help Roosevelt County residents in need this holiday season through a food drive. RGH is looking to partner with employees and area residents in collecting both non-perishable food products ...

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Posted on Oct 21, 2011

PORTALES - Roosevelt General Hospital now provides the latest in "high tech, soft touch" mammography. The facility combines full-field digital mammography with a new breast cushion that dramatically eases the discomfort many women feel when ...

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