After nearly two months of interrupted services, Memorial Hospital of Carbon County is preparing to resume surgical services. The COVID-19 Pandemic forced healthcare facilities to temporarily cancel surgical procedures for patient safety and conservation of limited PPE (Personal Protection Equipment.) MHCC’s COVID-19 Steering Committee has developed a strategic plan utilizing the team’s expertise as well [...]
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Memorial Hospital of Carbon County is the newest location to join Wyoming Medical Center’s Telestroke Program. Telemedicine is a rapidly growing field and one that compliments rural areas such as Wyoming very well. This service provides access to specialists and technological advances that otherwise would not be possible in small hospitals. The partnership with Wyoming Medical [...]
The first case of coronavirus in Carbon County has been confirmed. An employee of Memorial Hospital of Carbon County tested positive following the exhibition of symptoms of the virus. It is important to note that the employee does not work in a clinical area and has been self-isolated at home for the last seven days. [...]
As the leading healthcare provider in Carbon County, we are committed to the health and wellbeing of Wyoming citizens through preventive care and health awareness. Due to increasing public concerns about COVID-19, otherwise known as Coronavirus, MHCC Administration and the Emergency Preparedness Group have made the decision to cancel the 2020 Health and Wellness Fair [...]
After two and a half weeks of disrupted services due to impaired heating and ventilation systems, Memorial Hospital of Carbon County is resuming normal business operations. Patients are now able to utilize Physical Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, Women’s Clinic and the OB Department. Beginning Monday, March 2nd, the facility’s Operating Rooms and Medical Surgery Department will [...]
A dual failure within the hydronic heating system has been identified as the cause of recent closures for multi-departments within Memorial Hospital of Carbon County. Cator Ruma and Associates, a leading, regional engineering firm, has completed a full analysis of the facility. Findings confirmed that occurrences on two separate occasions, resulting in mass water leaks [...]
Following the previous press release issued today at 5:00 pm, additional water damage has since occurred, resulting in the closure of inpatient areas within Memorial Hospital of Carbon County. The emergency department remains open at this time; the hospital has activated its emergency plan and administrators are working closely with local and state health officials [...]
MHCC has temporarily closed its operating room and a portion of its medical/surgical unit due to multiple water leaks. The hospital and its Emergency Department remain open and continue to accept patients while authorized personnel work to address the issue. Inpatient care was not impacted by the incident and individuals with scheduled surgical procedures have [...]
On February 4th, 2020, at approximately 1:15 pm, Memorial Hospital of Carbon County experienced a water leak resulting in the activation of a fire watch status. During routine cleaning of a patient care area on the third floor, a sprinkler head was bumped causing the head to break, releasing a large amount of water from [...]
Nurses at Memorial Hospital of Carbon County now have the opportunity to be recognized and honored through The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses ®. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation's mission to recognize the extraordinary, compassionate nursing care they provide patients and families every day. The kick-off event was held December 16th, 2019 [...]