Summer Heat

Dustin Acosta Director of Plant Operations at Palo Pinto General Hospital  July 2, 2022 As summer approaches and the days get longer, the dangers of working outside during hot weather also increases. Knowing how to work safely in hot weather can help prevent heat...

Snake Bites

Carla Hay-Perdue, DNP, APRN, FNP, ANP-BC, NC-BC Community Education Coordinator/ Family Nurse Practitioner at Palo Pinto General Hospital July 7, 2022 IT IS SNAKE SEASON!  BE SAFE! Poisonous snakes in Palo Pinto County include RATTLESNAKE, COPPERHEAD, WATER MOCCASON,...

Water on Lungs

Carla Hay-Perdue, DNP, APRN, FNP, ANP-BC, NC-BC Community Education Coordinator/ Family Nurse Practitioner at Palo Pinto General Hospital July 13, 2022 Preventing dry drowning Dry drowning is a type of drowning, which is one of the leading causes of death in young...

Save Your Skin

Carla Hay-Perdue, DNP, APRN, FNP, ANP-BC, NC-BC Community Education Coordinator/ Family Nurse Practitioner at Palo Pinto General Hospital July 9, 2022 SAVE YOUR SKIN:   SLIP, SLOP, SLAP AND WRAP Skin Cancer is on the Rise in the United States.  Skin Cancer is the most...

Fireworks

Firework Safety Tips Carla Hay-Perdue, DNP, APRN, FNP, ANP-BC, NC-BC Community Education Coordinator/ Family Nurse Practitioner at Palo Pinto General Hospital July 1, 2022 July 4th is quickly approaching and firework sales are skyrocketing.  Fireworks are synonymous...