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New Year's Message from Providers and Staff

Friday, December 29th, 2017




Thank You for Your Loyalty This Year and Every Year!

Season's Greetings from Medical Providers and Staff!

Friday, December 22nd, 2017



Merry Christmas, Love County, From Your Friends in the Hospital, Clinic, EMS, and Adult Day Center!

Medical Clinic Sets a High Bar for Customer Service

Friday, December 15th, 2017



Naomi Lornes Puts Memory for Names to Good Use

Physical Therapist Carves Out Business Career

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017



Meet Jeri Gill McKenzie, PT, Consultant in Rehabilitative Therapy to the Hospital

Notice to Patients About Medical Records Incident

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017



Notice to Mercy Health/Love County Hospital and Clinic Patients About a Medical Records Incident

Licensed Physical Therapist Oversees Patient Care

Friday, December 1st, 2017



Meet Tanya Smith, PT in Hospital, Clinic, and Therapy Building

Speech-Language Pathologist Treats Wide Range of Disorders

Friday, November 24th, 2017



Speech Therapy Not Just for Kids

Patients Relearn How To Feed, Bathe, Groom, Dress Themselves

Friday, November 17th, 2017



'Occupational' Therapy Means Regaining the Ability to Live Independently Says Krystin Oxley, Our Therapist

Physical Therapist Has 35 Years' Experience

Friday, November 10th, 2017



Get Recquainted with Brenda Beard, PTA

Physical Therapist Has a Heart for Elderly Patients

Friday, November 3rd, 2017



Meet Stephanie Lang, PTA

Outstanding Pulmonary Rehab Program Featured

Friday, October 27th, 2017


Meet Respiratory Therapist Robert Umphrey

Lab Holds Time Speed Record for Test Completion

Friday, October 27th, 2017


Sharing the TAT Award: Laboratory technologists Dunhill Casipong and
Christa Kirby and laboratory director Kelvin McMillan enjoy an 
individual version of the quarterly "Turnaround Time" trophy from
Mercy System. The Mercy Health/Love County laboratory has won every
award for fastest testing laboratory among regional hospitals for the
past two years.

The Mercy Health/Love County laboratory is the reigning “Turnaround Time” champion among regional hospitals in the Mercy System.

“The award...

Respiratory Therapists Visit With Every Hospital Patient

Friday, October 20th, 2017



Meet Respiratory Therapists Lively and Kimery

Sooners and Longhorns Owe Each Other

Friday, October 20th, 2017


Strange But True, Longhorn and Sooner Fans Owe Each Other!

By Barbara Sessions, co-president, OU Club of Love County (Marietta, OK)

Some recent research by the OU Club of Love County reveals how much Longhorns and Sooners owe each other.

Without Texas, There Wouldn't be Sooners

Historian J. Frank Dobie, author of the Longhorns, tells us on pages 47-49 that back in the days when the Longhorn cattle had the run of Texas, there were no fences. Owners of cattle branded their own and...

Many Treated at Mock Bioterrorism Exercise

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Practicing for Disaster: Laura Guerrero, LPN, makes a record of medication
dispensed to adult nurse practitioner Rhonda Mose while incident commander
Michele Lively (back) maintains radio communications with health and safety
officials during a mock bioterrorism exercise at Mercy Health/Love County
Hospital on October 12, 2017.

Both the Love County Health Department and Mercy Health/Love County Hospital experienced a high rate of participation in operating separate mock bioterrorism exercises...

Lab Technology a Satisfying Career

Friday, October 13th, 2017



Take Our Advice say Lab Technologists McMillan and Kirby

Lab Tests Identify Diseases

Friday, October 6th, 2017



Meet Lab Technologists Acayan and Casipong

'We're the Laboratory of the County' Says Director

Friday, September 29th, 2017



Meet Lab Technologists Galano and Brown

Supervisor Orders All Supplies and Equipment

Friday, September 22nd, 2017



Departments Depend on Longtime Supervisor of Materials Management

Patients Notified of Data Security Incident

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017


Mercy Health Love County Patients Notifed of Data Security Incident

Long-Term Radiology Techs Seen Lots of 'High Tech'

Friday, September 15th, 2017


Meet Marneta Dorsey and Rick Stephens, Veteran Members of the Radiology Department

Radiology Techs a Big Part of the Picture

Friday, September 8th, 2017



Meet Blake Scott and Tyler Neely

Specialist Handles Insurance Claims Reviews and Records Requests

Friday, September 1st, 2017


Hospital's Jamie Girard Follows Up on Stalled or Denied Insurance Claims; See Her Also for Copies of Your Medical Records

State Champions Hold Cross Country Meet at Legacy Park

Saturday, August 26th, 2017


High School Girls Cross Country race gets underway in front of hundreds of
spectators on August 26 at Legacy Park.


Marietta High School Cross Country teams  held the first home meet in school history on August 26, thanks to the excellent facilities of the hospital's Legacy Park.

In front of several hundred spectators, 15 cross country teams from Oklahoma and Texas competed on 3 mile and 2 mile courses laid out on the hospital's 85 acres.

The starting and finishing lines were...

Proper Coding Clarifies Billing and Payment of Insurance Claims

Friday, August 25th, 2017


Meet Evelyn Bean, Medical Coder for ER, Laboratory, Radiology, and Ambulance Expenses

Longest-Serving Employee Leads Medical Records Area

Friday, August 18th, 2017



Meet Linda Dixon, Longest-Serving Hospital Coworker!

Experienced and New Nurses Serving Our Hospital

Friday, August 11th, 2017


Proudly Presenting Nurses Gaither, Ross, and Graham!

Meet More of Our Nursing Staff

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017


Proudly Presenting Nurses Yow, Laguna, and Miller!

Sisters of Mercy Key in Startup of Professional Nurse Training

Friday, July 28th, 2017



Proudly Presenting Nurses Sanchez-Fernandez, Paulette Manning, and Eubanks

Hospital Opened in 1972 With 12 Nurses

Friday, July 21st, 2017



Meet Nurses Marutzky, David Manning, and Sims

Registered Nurse the Fastest Growing Profession

Friday, July 14th, 2017


Proud to Introduce Nurses Nipp, Davis, and Guerrero!

County Support Tax Renewed Overwhelmingly

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

Love County voters approved in overwhelming fashion the renewal of a penny sales tax that supports Love County EMS, among other vital county services, on July 11, 2017.

The special election question was approved Yes 468, 93 percent, No 35, seven percent. There wasn't a single No vote in the Greenville precinct and countywide, the absentee and early voting count was Yes 78, No 0.

The tax dates back to 1988 when it was first approved and has now been renewed six times. Without Tuesday's...

EMS and Firefighters Awaiting Results on Sales Tax Renewal

Monday, July 10th, 2017


Keep Love County Running:  (seated) Sheriff Marty Grisham, Hospital Administrator
Richard Barker, OSU Extension Educator Mike Steele, Love County Senior Volunteer Program
Board member Ron Jacobs; and (standing) OSU Extension Educator Randi
McCann, Love County Commissioner Linda Hyman, and Love County Senior
Volunteer Director Eyvonna Lemons, display the slogan for a campaign to renew
a countywide one-cent sales tax that supports the operations of fire, ambulance,
seniors, OSU Extension, and...

Nurses The First Professionals Sick People Seek

Friday, July 7th, 2017



Meet Three of Our Valued Nurses: Carrow, Collins, and Hicks

Nurses Licensed and Regulated by State Nursing Board

Friday, June 30th, 2017


Meet Nurses Lyons, Bearden, and Throneberry

Nurses on Duty Around the Clock

Friday, June 23rd, 2017



Meet Nurses Rush, Wilson, and Young

Nursing Is the Most Trusted Profession

Friday, June 16th, 2017



Proud to Introduce Nurses Polizzo, Justus, and Byles

Caring Families Create Trusts Benefiting Hospital

Friday, June 9th, 2017



A Salute to Brannan, Wilkins, and McGehee Family Trusts Benefiting Hospital!

Meet Your Love County Health Center Foundation

Friday, June 2nd, 2017


Citizens Group Makes Spending Decisions on Hospital Charity

Meet Your Ambulance Board of Control

Friday, May 26th, 2017



Citizens Serve on County-Owned EMS Board of Control

Meet Your Hospital Board of Control

Friday, May 19th, 2017


Citizens Make Up Your County Hospital's Board of Control

Veterans Representative Sets May Visit

Friday, May 12th, 2017


Veterans Representative Will Be Here May 16, 2017

National Days for Nurses, Hospitals in May

Friday, May 5th, 2017




Meet Our Staff As We Salute Nurses and Hospital Workers!

Celebrating Laboratory Professionals Week!

Friday, April 28th, 2017



Laboratory Workers Perform 40,000 Tests Per Year

Nurses Use Hover Mats To Lift Patients with Ease

Friday, April 21st, 2017



Lifting Mats Reduce Load Being Moved to 10% of Paient's Weight!

Hospital's Interpreter System Communicates in 200 Languages

Friday, April 14th, 2017



Online Interpreter Helps Nurses and Patients Communicate in Patient's Preferred Language

Hospital's Emergency Radio Room Backs Up County's Dispatchers

Friday, April 7th, 2017



When Storms Knock Out County Dispatch, Hospital's Emergency System Takes Over

2 Ambulance Stations Share Vehicles for Wider Coverage

Friday, March 31st, 2017


Medics at Stations 1 and 2 Work 48 Hour Shifts; Backup Ambulances Circulate Between Stations To Assure Constant Coverage

No Ambulance Rolls Without A Paramedic Aboard

Friday, March 24th, 2017



Paramedic In Charge on Every Ambulance Call!

Veterans Service Representative Here on Third Tuesdays

Friday, March 17th, 2017


Veterans, Spouses, and Children May Apply For VA Benefits Here!

Our EMS/Fire Brigade Totally Unique

Friday, March 10th, 2017



Hospital's EMS Manages a Fire Brigade, Too!

Thousands on Casino Grounds Benefit from First Aid Attendants

Friday, March 3rd, 2017



Large Population of Casino Employees and Patrons Benefit from Our First Aid Attendants

Most Paramedics in Rural Oklahoma!

Friday, February 24th, 2017



Thanks to Our EMS/Fire Brigade, Love County Has Most Paramedics Among Rural Counties!

Learn CPR, Use of AED, and First Aid

Friday, February 17th, 2017



Be More Than a Bystander When Someone Has Cardiac Arrest

Train to be an EMT or Paramedic Here!

Friday, February 10th, 2017



Want to Be a Paramedic or EMT? Train Right Here in Marietta at Hospital-EMS Training Center

Growers Market Planning Year 2 Sales Season

Friday, February 3rd, 2017



Growers Market at Legacy Park Welcomes Grower and Customer Inquiries at (580) 276-9410

Recreational Trail, Growers Market Offer Healthy Choices

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017


Mike and Jerri Toumbs and their dog, Bevis, walk
along the half-mile loop trail east of the hospital.
At back is the growers market where fruits and
vegetables will be sold beginning in mid-March.


One of the community's healthiest corners is located outside the walls of Mercy Health/Love County Hospital and Clinic.

Legacy Park on hospital grounds features a recreational trail and a growers market.

The object, project leaders say, is for patients and the general public to use the trail...

Skip on Over to Our Recreational Trail!

Friday, January 27th, 2017



Legacy Park on Hospital Grounds Features 1/2 Mile Loop Trail

Find DHS at our Social Services Building

Friday, January 20th, 2017



Hospital Houses DHS and Child Welfare offices on Wanda St.

Hospital Operates Adult Day Center

Friday, January 13th, 2017



Hospital Staff Providing Day Services to Adults of Any Age at Our Beautiful Center on Wanda St.!

January Is National Blood Donor Month

Friday, January 6th, 2017



5 Blood Drives in Love County Listed