Palo Pinto General Hospital

Community Education

Please browse community health education resources below. Categories include General Health, Nutrition, Stress Management, Physical Activity, as well as educational flyers and for wellness and rehabilitation.

 

Educational Videos

CPR for Infants

General Information Sites

Center for Disease Control
www.cdc.gov
(A – Z topics): https://www.cdc.gov/az/a.html

WebMD
www.webmd.com
(A – Z topics): https://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/health-centers 

Current Topics/Patient Information

Asthma
https://www.cdc.gov/asthma/
https://www.webmd.com/asthma/default.htm

Cancer
https://www.webmd.com/cancer/default.htm

Cholesterol
https://www.webmd.com/cholesterol-management/default.htm

Corona Virus
https://www.cdc.gov/media/dpk/diseases-and-conditions/coronavirus/coronavirus-2020.html

Diabetes
https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/
https://diabetes.webmd.com/default.htm

Nutritional Fact Sheet
https://www.eatright.org/cps/rde/xchg/ada/hs.xsl/nutrition_350_ENU_HTML.htm

Diabetes Meal Plans & A Healthy Diet
https://www.diabetes.org/food-nutrition-lifestyle/nutrition/meal-planning/diabetes-meal-plans-healthy-diet.jsp

My Pyramid Plan
https://www.mypyramid.gov/mypyramid/index.aspx

Palo Pinto General Hospital offers outpatient diabetes self management education and is nationally accredited with the American Association of Diabetes Educators.

Diabetes Self-management education/training (DSME/T) is the ongoing process of facilitating the knowledge, skill, and ability necessary for diabetes self care.

This process incorporates the needs, goals, and life experiences for the person with diabetes and is guided by evidence-based standards. The overall objectives of DSME/T are to support informed decision-making, self care behaviors, problem-solving and active collaboration with the health care team, and improve clinical outcomes, health status, and quality of life.

For more information contact:
Janiel L. Werner MS, RD, LD
Clinical Dietitian
Palo Pinto General Hospital
940-328-6235

Additional Information on Diabetes
https://www,healthline.com/health/type-2-diabetes

H1N1 (Swine Flu)
https://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/general_info.htm

Heart Disease
https://www.webmd.com/heart-disease/default.htm

Hypertension
https://www.webmd.com/hypertension-high-blood-pressure/default.htm

MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus)
https://www.cdc.gov/mrsa/

MRSA in Schools
https://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dhqp/ar_mrsa_in_schools.html

MRSA among Athletes
https://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dhqp/ar_MRSA_AthletesFAQ.html

MRSA and the Environment
https://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dhqp/ar_mrsa_Enviro_Manage.html

Recently gave birth to my son at Palo Pinto General hospital. I can't find or say all the words to describe how amazing each and every one of the staff members were! They were all extremely sweet, caring and outstanding. I especially could not have imagined doing it without two specific nurses, Cathy and Heidi. They were beyond helpful, supportive, very caring, never hesitated to answer any of my million questions, and always made sure I was okay. My labor and delivery there could not have gone any better! Thank y'all so much

Tiffany Allman

Employees are always helpful, friendly. Usually the wait to see a doctor in the emergency room isnt too long and no matter if your health issue at the time is severe or not - each patient is treated with the same care, kindness & compassion.

Amie Carroll

Great service! Hands down the best place to have a baby. From labor & delivery to postpartum to caring for the baby, best people to have caring for your.

Meagan L