Care Flight — Covering Rural Nevada

By The Publisher | January 2, 2020 |

by Susan Weikel– Zac Hogan has been with Care flight for four years and flying for over seven. “I live in Minden,” he said, “but I’ve embraced the community here. I really like Fallon; it reminds me of home.” Fallon Care Flight first began its partnership with Banner Churchill Community Hospital in 2015 and received…

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Featuring — Banner Churchill Emergency Room

By The Publisher | December 27, 2019 |

by Susan Weikel — Are you looking for a comfortable, quiet room to take a break? With the remodel of Banner’s ER facility in Fallon, one might be tempted to think this was just the spot. The rooms are all new, clean, organized, and very private, each with their own computer and TV, and each…

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Featuring — Banner Churchill Emergency Medical Service

By The Publisher | December 26, 2019 |

by Rachel Dahl — Beth Riley is the paramedic supervisor at the Banner Churchill Community Hospital Emergency Medical Services. This hospital-based EMS covers the 5,000 square miles of Churchill County with two ambulance crews on a 24/7 basis. “We cover the entire county as well as assist the smaller surrounding communities of Fernley and Schurz,…

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Visitor restrictions at Banner Churchill Community Hospital

By The Publisher | December 4, 2019 |

In response to flu and respiratory virus season activity increasing, Banner Health has implemented visitor restrictions at all of its hospitals, effective today. The following restrictions are being placed at all Banner Health hospitals: Restricting visitors if they have a fever, cough, vomiting or diarrhea. Restricting visitors under the age of 13. Siblings, who do…

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Veterans Day Salute

By The Publisher | November 11, 2019 |

Veteran’s Day salute from Rob Carnahan, Chief Executive Officer at Banner Churchill Community Hospital For Rob Carnahan, it wasn’t just administering medicine in the field during the Persian Gulf War that taught him how to make level-headed decisions during a crisis. Throughout his three years of military service, the Banner Churchill Community Hospital Chief Executive…

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Banner Offers Mental Health Services

By Editor | October 30, 2019 |

Banner Churchill now offering mental health services for older adults. — courtesy Banner Health Addressing a critical community need, Banner Churchill Community Hospital is now offering an outpatient behavioral health program specifically designed for older adults struggling with a variety of mental health issues, including depression, anxious thoughts, bipolar disorder and addiction. The new Structured Outpatient…

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Hospital Foundation Working for the Community

By Editor | July 16, 2019 |

By Leanna Lehman  Ashley McMillan with the Churchill Community Hospital Foundation presented to the Chamber of Commerce last week sharing with members about the Foundation and how it serves the local community. Established in 2017, The Hospital Foundation supports the health care and wellness needs of the community and surrounding regions. Through their efforts and…

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The Nation Honors EMS Providers

By Editor | May 27, 2019 |

Staff report — Last week marked National Emergency Medical Services week as an official declaration by President Trump to “pay tribute to our Nation’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) providers, whose selfless dedication and extraordinary efforts help save countless lives each day.” In Fallon and Churchill County, the EMS Department at Banner Community Hospital covers over…

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Banner Health First to Offer BrainScope in Northern Nevada

By The Publisher | March 22, 2019 |

Submitted by Banner Health — Patients in northern Nevada will benefit from a new technology that allows for quicker assessments of head injuries, including concussions. Doctors at Banner Health Center in Fernley and the Banner Health Clinic in Fallon are now offering BrainScope, a non-invasive, hand-held device used to make head injury assessments on site…

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Banner Health Can Help Connect Uninsured Patients with Health Care Coverage Opportunities

By The Publisher | March 12, 2019 |

Courtesy Banner Health press release – Banner Health is proud to announce that it has teamed with Integrated Health Management Services (IHMS), to help connect uninsured patients with health care coverage opportunities. IHMS will help Banner Health patients obtain the health care benefits they may need for themselves and their family. “Our mission at Banner…

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