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Norton Healthcare and JCPS to expand school telehealth program to all elementary schools

Thanks to a grant from the Norton Children’s Hospital Foundation, Norton Healthcare and Jefferson County Public Schools are expanding a partnership to offer virtual medical care to students and staff at all 89 public elementary schools across Jefferson County over the next two school years. With parental consent, the Norton eCare School Telehealth program allows…

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Early flu symptoms may include fever, but not always

Early flu symptoms can come on suddenly, usually within a few days of exposure to the influenza virus, and can include a fever. While fever is often thought of as a common flu symptom, not everyone who gets the flu runs a temperature. In addition to fever, common early flu symptoms include: Chills Body aches…

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Is it a Mpox rash or something minor?

Mpox rash symptoms include pimples or blisters that can be painful or itchy and often are located on or near the genitals or anus, according to health care providers. In addition to the groin area, a monkey pox rash can break out on the hands, feet, chest, face or mouth. If you are concerned about…

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eCare, Recruiting, Sports Health

Bellarmine University, Norton Healthcare announce largest program partnership in university’s history

Bellarmine University and Norton Healthcare announced plans that will expand their partnerships in sports medicine, campus wellness and nursing. This new 5-year, $2.4 million partnership will ensure the health of the campus community while also expanding and diversifying the regional workforce. This is the largest partnership in Bellarmine’s history. “I want to thank the Norton…

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eCare, Norton Now, Prevention and Wellness

How long does norovirus live on surfaces?

You may know noroviruses by their hallmark symptoms — vomiting and diarrhea. Also known as gastroenteritis or winter stomach bug, norovirus is sometimes mistaken for food poisoning. Symptoms tend to pass after a few days, but norovirus can live on surfaces — and sicken others — for up to two weeks. According to the Centers…

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Can antibiotics make you sick?

Antibiotics are lifesaving drugs that fight bacterial infections, but can antibiotics make you sick? Reactions from antibiotics account for 20% of medication-related emergency room visits, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Common side effects of antibiotics can include rash, dizziness, nausea, diarrhea and yeast infections. More serious side effects of antibiotics…

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COVID19, eCare, Norton Now, Telehealth

Norton Healthcare opening Express Services drive-thru outpatient testing to increase patient convenience and complement telehealth services

Norton Healthcare Express Services, a drive-thru outpatient medical facility, opens Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. The unique center is located at the corner of Breckenridge Lane and Taylorsville Road, and will offer diagnostic testing, COVID-19 testing, vaccinations and lab work with a provider referral seven days a week. Russell F. Cox, president and CEO, Norton Healthcare,…

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Dehydration, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heatstroke symptoms and what to do

Dehydration, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heatstroke can catch you off guard and be life threatening during the high temperatures and humidity of summer in Louisville and Southern Indiana. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that in the United States, over 9,000 high school athletes are treated for heat illnesses each year. Many…

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You’ve been sitting in wet clothes – now that troubling itch may mean a yeast infection

Wet underwear after a workout, a wet bathing suit, any wet clothes for too long can lead to one of the most irritating health issues a woman can experience — a vaginal yeast infection. It’s an unpleasant, but very common fungal infection that just about every woman will experience at some point. A yeast infection…

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