Blog Posts in 2022

  • Grocery Store Tour

    Do you struggle with making healthy selections at the grocery store? Catawba Valley Medical Center Wellness Dietitian, Renee Greene, RD, LDN, is here to help! Check out our guided grocery store tour for tips and tricks on how to create your shopping list, the best items to buy, and ways to save on your shopping bill. Eating diverse and well-balanced meals is one of the best ways to develop and ...

  • All You Need Is Puppy Love

    CVMC Therapy Pets Provide Comfort for Patients HICKORY, N.C. - Throughout the halls of Catawba Valley Medical Center (CVMC), you’ll find nurses, doctors, staff members, and patients. Occasionally, you’ll even find a four-legged friend. After a brief hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the pet therapy program at CVMC is back in operation. One of the pets that frequents the hospital ...

  • Catawba Valley Medical Center Nationally Recognized by Newsweek as a Best Maternity Care Hospital

    Catawba Valley Medical Center (CVMC) was recently named to Newsweek’s 2022 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals in the nation. The distinction recognizes facilities that have excelled in providing care to mothers, newborns and their families. “Delivering a baby is one of the most important events in life,” said Jackie Miller, administrator of the CVMC Women & Children ...

  • Men's Health Month 2022

    June is Men’s Health Month. The following medical screenings are recommended for men from age 18 through adulthood. Men Aged 18-39* • Full Checkup with Height, Weight, Skin at least every 3 years • Blood Pressure Check Yearly • Blood Tests for Diabetes, Cholesterol, and Kidney Dysfunction at least every 3 years • Sexually Transmitted Diseases – both partners should ...

  • Twelve Consecutive 'A' Grades for Patient Safety

    Catawba Valley Medical Center (CVMC) has received an ‘A’ Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for Spring 2022. This national distinction recognizes CVMC’s achievements in protecting patients from preventable harm and error in the hospital, as well as meeting the highest safety standards in the United States. This marks the twelfth consecutive ‘A’ grade for safety that CVMC ...

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