Press Release Archive
Come See Us in the New Year 2019
Friday, December 28th, 2018
Visit a Holiday Blood Drive
Friday, December 21st, 2018
EMS/Fire Brigade Training Lifts Paramedic's Career
Friday, December 14th, 2018
EMS/Fire Brigade Covers More than the Casino
Friday, December 7th, 2018
EMS/Fire Brigade a Unique Fit
Friday, November 30th, 2018
EMS/Fire Brigade Always On Duty
Friday, November 23rd, 2018
Firefighter/Paramedic's Career Tracks With Casino Growth
Friday, November 16th, 2018
Learning CPR Leads to Paramedic Career
Friday, November 2nd, 2018
Marietta Dentist Takes SoonerCare Patients
Friday, October 26th, 2018
Hospital Takes On Medicare Counseling
Monday, October 15th, 2018
New Medicare Counselors: Carla Bolton and Kari VanBeber of Mercy Health/
Love County Hospital’s business office, completed certification training as Medicare
Assistance Program counselors. They are currently available to assist people review
their current medication lists to make sure the Part D Prescription Drug Plan in
which they are enrolled is still the best option for them or if a lower cost plan
is available for 2019. Assisting with the new counselors’ training were Anna Farha
Meet Our Clinic's Specialists in OB/GYN and Cardiology
Friday, October 12th, 2018
Clinic's Longest-Serving Nurse 'Born to Work'
Friday, October 5th, 2018
Clinic Nurses Ready to Assess, Care, and Document
Friday, September 28th, 2018
Clinic Nurses Aid Patients from Moment of Arrival
Friday, September 21st, 2018
Clinic's Customer Service Reps Are Patient and Caring
Friday, September 14th, 2018
Adult Day Center Director Building Clientele
Friday, September 7th, 2018
Veterans Rep Now Visiting Hospital 2 Times a Month
Friday, August 31st, 2018
Adult Day Center Staff Gaining Experience, Education
Friday, August 17th, 2018
Adult Day Center RN Skilled in Science and in Art
Friday, August 10th, 2018
Adult Day Center Beautiful Place to See and Visit
Friday, August 3rd, 2018
New CNAs Live Up to Tenets of Profession
Friday, July 27th, 2018
New Nurse Poised for Next Level of Patient Care
Friday, July 6th, 2018
Hospital Dietitian Has a Full Plate of Duties
Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
Hospital Pharmacist Promotes Drug Knowledge
Friday, June 22nd, 2018
Hospital CT Upgraded to 16-Slice Scanner
Friday, June 22nd, 2018
Radiology technologist Rick Stephens shows the hospital's new GE
BrightSpeed 16 slice CT scanner.
Mercy Health/Love County recently upgraded its CT scanner from a 4 slice scanner to a 16 slice scanner.
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That high speed reduces the patients’ exposure to x-ray radiation and the amount of time they spend in the unit. The time...
State's Top Medicare Volunteer Helping Our Seniors
Monday, June 18th, 2018
Teamwork Saving Seniors Money on Medicare: Don Sessions (r) of
Falconhead Resort, Burneyville, has been recognized by the Oklahoma Insurance
Department as the state's top Medicare volunteer for 2017. He meets with
seniors to tell them about Medicare choices that can save them money,
especially on prescriptions. As a public service, the Marietta Pharmacy,
represented by pharmacist Jenny Hambrick, provides a consultation
room for Sessions, and Mercy Health/Love County Hospital, represented
Maintenance Engineer Handles Growing Physical Plant
Friday, June 15th, 2018
New Greeter Is Seen and Heard
Friday, June 1st, 2018
Business Office Director's Curiosity Guides Her Career
Friday, May 25th, 2018
School Blood Drive Inspires Executive Assistant's Career
Friday, May 18th, 2018
Business Office Specialist Steeped in Medicine
Friday, May 11th, 2018
Business Specialists Keep Books in Order
Friday, May 4th, 2018
Hospital Helps with Payment Plans
Friday, April 27th, 2018
Housekeepers Operate Robot Broadcasting UV Light Sanitation
Friday, April 20th, 2018
Citizens Impressed with Love County Health Care;Want More
Friday, April 13th, 2018
Health Needs Assessment: Citizens and members of the Love County
Community Coalition review local health needs with Lara Brooks,
Rural Health Analyst with the Oklahoma Office of Rural Health.
Mercy Health/Love County Hospital, Clinic, and EMS services are highly regarded, with 9 out of 10 patients reporting satisfaction with the care received.
The overall results among 193 patients surveyed was a 99.3% favorability rating for the doctors, family nurse practitioners, and...
Hooray for Trees at Legacy Park!
Friday, March 30th, 2018
Above & Below: Some of the trees arrayed for planting.
Legacy Park north of Mercy Health/Love County Hospital took a beautiful leap forward on March 20 with the installation of 33 trees donated by Love County organizations and individuals.
Very soon the trees will provide shade to walkers and joggers on the popular ½ mile Legacy Park recreational loop trail that opened in 2016.
Among the Oklahoma native trees planted were bald cypress, Chinese pistache, sycamore, chinkapin...
Clinic Staff Looks Back on Memorable Moving Day
Friday, March 23rd, 2018
Clinic Building Doing Its Job -- The Mercy Health/Love County
rural health clinic celebrated 20 years in its own building on March 22.
Shown is the original building that opened in 1998 adjoining the hospital
plus a 3,000 square-foot expansion on the right that opened in 2011.
It was one of the most awaited moving days in local memory.
The distance covered was 150 feet plus a world away from congestion.
That was the scene on March 22, 1998, when a dedicated clinic building opened
ER Manager Ready for Any Challenge
Friday, March 16th, 2018
Physician Assistant Brings Wealth of Experience
Friday, March 9th, 2018
City-Raised PA Falls for Rural Medicine
Thursday, March 1st, 2018
Notice About Medical Record/Computer Inventory Incidents
Monday, February 26th, 2018
ER Technician Addresses Retired Educators
Friday, February 23rd, 2018
Judy Sanchez-Fermamdez. a 2003 Marietta graduate, was guest speaker for the Love County Retired
Educators meeting on February 6, 2018. Sanchez-Fernandez has served Mercy Health/Love County
Hospital and the community as a patient care technician and Spanish language interpreter in the
emergency room. She is also a member of the Love County Board of Health and a senior business
major at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Educators pictured (clockwise from front) are
Ron Jacobs, Chiquita...
Lab Adds New Flu Testing Device
Friday, February 23rd, 2018
Laboratory director Kelvin McMillan displays the speedier machine and test kit items the hospital and
clinic are using to detect influenza. Patients are testing positive in about equal numbers to influenza A and
influenza B, McMillan said. About 60 patients were diagnosed with flue in the first five days from
February 9-14. The equipment takes 15 minutes to scan a nasal swab and display the test results.
Physician Assistant Answers Student's Challenge
Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
ER Staff Pursues Higher Education
Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
ER Serves Patient and Family
Friday, February 2nd, 2018
Clinic Director Builds Impressive Leadership Record
Friday, January 26th, 2018
Clinic Fast Tracks Your Specialist and 'Prior Authorization' Arrangements
Friday, January 19th, 2018
Clinic Billing Process Explained
Friday, January 12th, 2018
Customer Service Reps Listen, Really Listen to Patients
Friday, January 5th, 2018