Even during a year that brought extraordinary challenges, there were many reasons to celebrate. We welcomed 276 babies into the world at Fairview Range Medical Center in 2020. Here are the most popular names chosen by our families last year.
We’re lucky to live in an area that offers plenty of good food, fresh air, and outside activities. This is useful during any winter, but it’s especially important during the COVID-19 pandemic. Staying mentally and physically healthy during the colder, darker months can boost your wellbeing and your happiness. According to Dr. Susan Hoyum, a Family Medicine physician at Fairview Mesaba Clinic – Hibbing, here are a few ways you can keep up your health right now.
We’re all ready to ring in a new year. At Fairview Range, we want you to have a healthy 2021 and that starts with how you celebrate New Year’s Eve. While we’d love to all be raising our glasses together in Times Square, that’s just not in the cards this year. Let’s all celebrate 2021 safely so we can also all celebrate 2022. Here’s a few recommendations for a safe New Year’s Eve.
Jean MacDonell, President and CEO of Grand Itasca Clinic & Hospital in Grand Rapids, MN has been named Interim President and CEO of Fairview Range in Hibbing, MN. Effective January 4, 2021, she will assume the dual leadership position in addition to her role at Grand Itasca. She has 22 years of experience in health care, 13 of which have been at Grand Itasca.
As the pandemic continues, we highly suggest that you stay home, if possible. However, if you are following pandemic best practices and are feeling healthy, we encourage you to look into donation blood. With the fear of COVID-19, the number of blood donations has decreased. Minnesota hospitals are always in need of vital blood and plasma for patients. If you are following pandemic best practices and are feeling healthy, we encourage you to look into donating blood.
Fairview Range was recently recognized for excellence in workplace safety and health during the MN/SD Safety & Health Virtual Conference. Fairview Range is one of 262 employers that were honored through the awards program, coordinated by the Minnesota Safety Council.
Patrick Sharp, Fairview Range President and CEO, will step down from his role as the organization’s top leader effective January 4, 2021. Patrick and his family will be beginning a new chapter as he has accepted an opportunity that will allow them to fulfill their family goal of relocating to Colorado.
November 18, 2020
Flu season is upon us. We’re already dealing with COVID-19, which makes prioritizing your health even more important. Here are the top ways you can protect you and your family from everyday germs.