Mercy Health Love County - News

Dietary Department

Posted on Thursday, December 5th, 2013

 The Dietary/Food Service Department:

  • Plans and Cooks General and Special Diets for Hospital Patients
  • Prepares Food for Hospital Special Events
  • Responds To Calls for Guidance on Best Dietary Habits for Diabetes and other Chronic Conditions


Valerie DeFoor, Certified Dietary Manager (left), is celebrating her 25th year
in the department, the past 17 as manager. She plans meals based on the
Nutrition Manual of the Oklahoma Dietetic Association, with supervision
by a consulting Registered Dietician, Janet Charalampous. 

Erma Watson (right) has cooked for MercyHealth/Love County for 2 years, after
6 years with Lake Country Manor Nursing Home. She is known for her
potato soup.