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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Sanford Health & Wellness News

Health and wellness are community-wide priorities in Sanford and Lee County.

A Duke Lifepoint Hospital, Central Carolina Hospital (CCH) is the focal point for comprehensive health care in Sanford and Lee County.  CCH has earned state and national recognition for its services in a variety of areas, including its treatment of surgically-related infections, heart care, pneumonia treatment, surgical care and joint care.

FirstHealth of the Carolinas is another regional health care leader in south central North Carolina.  It’s network employs over 4,000 people in a 15 county area, that includes 4 local hospitals, several medical practices and in Sanford, the FirstHealth Convenient Care center.

Lee County residents are served by over 50 health care provider practices, covering the full range of modalities. The area is also home to over 2 dozen dental practices, approximately a dozen chiropractic offices and other specialists. Local residents also have plenty of places and opportunities to maintain optimal health, with several fitness centers, workout facilities, gymnastics programs, outdoor activities and sports and recreational leagues to choose from.

To keep up on the latest news and accomplishments in the Sanford health and wellness community, please bookmark this page and visit often.

Coronavirus Coping Strategies From Central Carolina Hospital

As we pull together as a community in the midst of the Coronavirus epidemic, it's important to be aware of some basic "do's and don't's" that involve personal health habits. Central Carolina Hospital has...

Sanford Adds A 2nd Massive Gene Therapy Company To The Community

With North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper in attendance, Sanford and Lee County officials have announced the impending arrival of Audentes Therapeutics to the area. Audentes, like its new neighbor Pfizer, undertakes significant work in...

Special Delivery! Meet 2020’s First Baby!

Sanford's Central Carolina Hospital was the home of a very special delivery on Thursday, January 2, 2020, when little Baby Isaiah entered the world at 10:58am. With his emphatic arrival, Isaiah become Sanford and Lee...

Central Carolina Hospital Cardiac Rehab Earns National Certification

Central Carolina Hospital's Cardiac Rehabilitation Program has earned accreditation status by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR), after completing a rigorous peer-review application process. The extensive documentation in the program includes...

CCH Nurse Kellie Fuquay Earns National Recognition For Superior Care

Central Carolina Hospital Nurse Kellie Fuquay has been recognized by the DAISY Foundation for exceptional patient care. Kellie is an RN in the OB Department at the hospital and was recently nominated by a...

Get Your Free Flu Shot!

Flu Season is upon us and always it's important that you get your flu shot! As anyone who has gotten the flu can tell you, a momentary stick from vaccination is nothing compared to...

Hiking Across Sanford

Though the Summer heat hasn't yet left us, the leave are changing and the smell of Fall is in the air! The Autumn is a great time to visit and explore the nature of...

Pfizer Brings 300 More Jobs To Sanford

Pfizer Biopharmaceuticals Group has announced plans to create a new $500 manufacturing facility on its Sanford campus to produce gene therapies that are targeted to treat diseases such as muscular dystrophy and hemophilia. This...

Breastfeeding Brings Benefits To Baby & Mother

World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) was introduced in 1991 by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) and aims to “protect, promote and support breastfeeding.” WBW is observed in August each year and is an...

Central Carolina Hospital To Reopen Broadway Family Practice

Central Carolina Hospital has announced plans to reopen the newly renovated Central Carolina Sandhills Family Care practice, located at 101 Church Street in Broadway, North Carolina on August 13. This step marks the return...