Hillcrest COVID-19 Call Center
Hillcrest HealthCare System has an established COVID-19 Call Center. Operators are available Monday - Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to answer patient questions, provide support and connect them to a provider. The Call Center line is 918-574-0920.

June 2012

It has been a long week of extreme heat for Northeastern Oklahoma.  If you are running out of ideas to stay cool when the thermometer is reading 100 or greater, here are some fun ways to beat the heat.

Go Barefoot

When you can, lose the shoes.  When we get hot, our feet tend to sweat, especially when we are wearing shoes without socks.  Give your feet a rest and allow the air to cool your skin and the blood in your feet.  As the blood vessels take that blood to other parts of your body, you will feel a greater sensation of coolness.

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It seems it doesn’t take long for the heat to take its toll.  Once the thermometer tops 100 most of us experience a few changes in our general attitude, including heightened agitation.  The inconvenience of the dog days of summer are setting in and you begin to hear people complain about it, if you aren’t already yourself.  However, regardless of your age and overall health, extreme heat is something everyone should heed with caution.

When the Thermometer Reaches 100, Everyone is in Danger

Prior to this week, we have gone nine months without a 100 degree day.  That means our... Read More »

Women's diets often fall short in vital minerals and vitamins for a variety of reasons.

Here are six nutrients that women are often deficient in, either because they lose too much of a nutrient, don't get enough of a nutrient, or both.

Calcium

Why you need it: Calcium builds teeth and bones, curbs premenstrual syndrome, helps maintain normal blood pressure, and may protect against colon cancer. It is also needed for muscle contraction, hormones and enzymes, and nervous system function, according to the American Dietetic Association. Nearly all of the body's calcium is stored... Read More »

We believe our employees are the heart of Hillcrest.  The high quality healthcare we provide our patients every day is in the hands of our great employees.  If you have been interested in finding the right job in the right place, this could be the perfect time for you!

Hillcrest Hospital Henryetta just launched our new jobs website.  It is easy to use, easy to find current job listings, and easy to apply online, even through your LinkedIn account.  You will discover Hillcrest and what it is like to work here. 

You will see how you can... Read More »

It is that time of year.  Flip-flops, sunny days, and the sound of kids jumping off the diving board are just a few indications that summer is here.  With summer comes fun with responsibility to ensure a safe time is had by all.  Here are some important tips and information to make sure your family has a safe and memorable summer this year, whether you are heading to the pool, beach, or lake.

 The phrase “respect the water” may seem trivial to some, but according to a recent Center for Disease Control report on children and teen accidents, nearly 1,000 deaths occurred in 2009 as a... Read More »