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HCA Healthcare experts urge flu vaccine to help avoid ‘twindemic’

The 2020-2021 flu season is here, and HCA Healthcare experts continue to urge the public to take action to protect themselves and others. With the looming threat of flu season colliding with the COVID-19 pandemic, learn why the flu shot is critically important this year and what vaccine options are available… twindemic [ twin-dem-ik ]…
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COVID-19 preparedness is key: keeping patients, colleagues and visitors safe

Jane Englebright, senior vice president and chief nurse executive for HCA Healthcare, sheds light on coronavirus (COVID-19) preparedness efforts.  COVID-19, or the coronavirus, continues to make news around the world, and hospitals across the country have been preparing for several weeks. For HCA Healthcare, preparing for coronavirus means protecting and supporting our nurses and other…
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HCA Healthcare experts urge: it’s time to give the flu vaccine another shot

It’s a season just like winter, spring, summer and fall. However, unlike the four seasons, this is one we don’t look forward to: flu season. During the 2018-2019 flu season, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates 42.9 million cases of flu, resulting in up to 647,000 hospitalizations and up to 61,200 flu-related deaths. “Flu…
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Pharmacy Corner: spring clean your medicine cabinet!

We take spring cleaning pretty seriously here at HCA Healthcare. There is one place in your home that may not be on your list to de-clutter and dust, but it should be – the medicine cabinet. Spring is a great time to re-evaluate the safety of your family’s medicine cabinet and clean out your household…
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