A student at Woodland Elementary has been diagnosed with meningitis, a disease that attacks the tissue surrounding the brain and spinal column and can potentially fatal. The school, disinfected Monday, continues to be cleaned today.
A parent reported that doctors recommended parents keep their children home from church Sunday.
Greenville Memorial Hospital has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline Silver Receiving Quality Achievement Award recognizing GHS’ commitment and success in implementing an exceptional standard of care for heart attack patients.
Each year in the United States, nearly 300,000 people have a STEMI, or ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction, the most severe form of heart attack. A STEMI occurs when a blood clot completely blocks an artery to the heart. To prevent death, it’s critical to immediately restore blood flow, either by surgically opening the blocked vessel or by giving clot-busting medication.
The journey to provide state-of-the-art health care to cancer patients hit a lot closer to home for greater Greer residents Wednesday.
The Gibbs Cancer Center and Research Institute opened a nearly $9 million, 10,000-square-foot health care facility at Village Hospital. Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System and Gibbs Cancer Center founders are touting it as the “next generation” of cancer research and healthcare.