A More Comfortable Mammography Experience for Women

October 26, 2020

Castleview Hospital’s mammography department is currently closed as the new technology is being installed. However, Castleview is currently scheduling appointments for mid-November. As recommended by the American College of Radiology and Society of Breast Imaging, women should have an annual mammogram starting at the age of 40. Talk to your doctor about scheduling a 3D mammogram.

Lower Your Cholesterol, Lower Your Risk

September 15, 2020

Cholesterol screening should begin early in life (more than one in five children ages 6 to 19 have unhealthy levels of cholesterol), and the general recommendation is to be screened every four to six years in adulthood.

Don’t Take a Chance with Your Health – Get Vaccinated for Flu Season

September 9, 2020

One of the most important ways we are Making Communities Healthier is by ensuring that our community understands how to fight preventable diseases, like the flu. Fortunately, there are a few simple things you can do to protect yourself, your family and our community; prevent the flu from spreading; and even speed up your recovery if you do become ill.

Know where to go to get the care you need

May 27, 2020

Knowing where to go to get the care you need can be confusing – especially now. Castleview Hospital’s commitment to providing a broad range of healthcare services won’t change.

Taking Care of Your Mental Health During COVID-19

May 12, 2020

National Mental Health Month is observed each May to provide a platform for discussing mental health and raising awareness of the important role it plays in our lives. This May, as we continue to navigate these unprecedented times, it is more essential than ever.

Minutes Matter: Don’t Put Your Heart Health On Hold During COVID-19

April 30, 2020

When a heart attack strikes, every minute matters. In fact, the first few minutes are critical in determining the short-term and long-term outcome for the patient. While the world continues to focus on the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, cardiovascular disease, or heart disease, is still the leading cause of death in the United States – and as such – it’s important to seek care in an emergency.

Castleview Hospital to Resume Elective and Non-Urgent Surgeries and Procedures on a Limited Basis

April 27, 2020

“Resuming these important services is an essential component of meeting our community’s health needs and advancing our mission of Making Communities Healthier,” said Greg Cook, Chief Executive Officer of Castleview Hospital. “As this work gradually gets underway in our hospital again, we remain committed to conserving critical supplies, being vigilant in our fight against COVID-19, and ensuring that our facility is a safe place for all patients, providers and employees.”

COVID-19: What Castleview Hospital is Doing and What You Can Do

March 20, 2020

Castleview Hospital is committed to providing the highest quality care and ensuring the safety of our patients, employees, providers, volunteers and visitors at all times. While COVID-19 is new, effectively responding to other infectious diseases is not. We have tested processes and plans in place to respond to situations involving infectious disease year-round. Here is what we are doing to stay ready and effectively respond to COVID-19

Diabetes 101: What You Should Know

March 16, 2020

“It’s important to understand this condition and get proper treatment for it right away because when your body’s insulin process is compromised, too much blood sugar remains in your bloodstream,” says JoAnn Stout, RN and certified diabetes educator at Castleview Hospital. “When this happens, over time it can lead to heart and kidney disease, as well as vision loss – all of which can seriously impact your overall health and quality of life.”

Novel Coronavirus (COVID–19) Hospital Preparedness

March 12, 2020

Castleview Hospital is committed to providing the highest quality care and ensuring the safety of our patients, employees, providers, volunteers and visitors. We are continuing to work closely with Southeast Utah Health Department, the Utah Department of Health, and following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to ensure our hospital is prepared with the appropriate plans to detect, protect and respond should anyone in our community contract or be exposed to the novel coronavirus (COVID–19). Additionally, we have readied our facility’s robust emergency operations plan and proactively completed a number of preparation initiatives out of an abundance of caution.

Nursing Scholarships

March 6, 2020

Castleview Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary is pleased to offer Nursing Scholarships to students currently accepted into the 2020-2021 College of Eastern Utah Nursing Program.

Castleview Hospital Named as a Top 20 Rural Hospital

February 28, 2020

Castleview Hospital was recently named to the top 20 rural and community hospitals by The National Rural Health Association (NRHA) out of 1,821 total rural community hospitals across the United States. Castleview accompanies only two other Utah hospitals on the list. This year marks the hospital’s third time being named a top 20 rural and community hospital in the past four years.

Eat Right, Bite by Bite: How to make good nutrition work for you

March 1, 2020

Eating healthy helps us get and stay healthy. And there’s no better time to adopt useful strategies for making good nutrition an essential part of your health journey than National Nutrition Month.® This year’s theme is “Eat Right, Bite by Bite” – a great reminder that eating healthy and responsibly doesn’t have to be a daunting prospect. Small steps toward changing your food habits can add up to a big, positive impact on your health. Here are four steps to get you started.

Thank You for Joining Us in 29 Days of Heart!

February 29, 2020

Thank you for joining us on this 29-day journey of heart health. We hope you’ve found it helpful and that you’ve learned something about your heart that you may not have known before.

Did You Brush? The Surprising Link Between Dental Health and Your Heart

February 28, 2020

Studies have shown a link between gum disease and increased heart disease risk and that poor oral health can increase the risk of bacterial infection in your bloodstream. One study published by the American Heart Association showed gum disease appearing to worsen blood pressure and interferes with hypertension medications.

Heart Disease: An Unwanted Heirloom

February 27, 2020

If you don’t know your family’s full health history, start with your immediate family first. Find out if your siblings, parents or grandparents had or have heart disease. Share this information with your primary care provider so that they can help you develop a preventive care plan that works best for you.

Five Surprising Ways to Boost Your Heart Health

February 26, 2020

You probably know that healthy eating and regular physical activity are critically important to maintaining good heart health. But there are a number of other things you can do to give your heart an extra boost that might surprise you.

Minutes Matter: Knowing the Signs Can Save a Life

February 25, 2020

When a heart attack strikes, minutes matter. Those first few minutes following a heart attack are critical in determining the short-term and long-term outcome for the patient. According to the National Institutes of Health, about half of those who die from heart attacks will die within an hour of their first symptom. Being able to quickly recognize what’s happening and act can help ensure that the victim gets proper medical treatment as soon as possible.

Heart Health at Any Age

February 24, 2020

Things change as we get older. How you took care of yourself in your 20s might be very different from how you take care of yourself today. That said, it’s important to understand what you should keep in mind as you age. Check out these pointers on what to remember as each decade comes and goes, as well as some things to keep in mind at every age.

Got Kids? Give ‘Em Heart!

February 23, 2020

As a parent, there are a number of great reasons to get your kids to think of their health as a priority. And there are a number of great ways to help them do that, including regular physical activity.

We Heart Dessert

February 22, 2020

Luckily for your sweet tooth, some desserts are healthier than others, like this recipe for Grilled Peaches with Yogurt and Honey. When peaches aren’t in season, try swapping them for some heart-healthy blueberries or raspberries.

Sleeping Beauty

February 21, 2020

Consistently getting a good night’s sleep is one of the most beneficial things you can do for the health of your mind and body. And it’s particularly important for your heart. Even though it keeps beating after you close your eyes, it benefits from the lowered blood pressure that happens when you drift off to dreamland. Check out these pointers to ward off tossing and turning and help ensure a deep and relaxing sleep that leaves you rejuvenated and ready to tackle your day.

Your Once-A-Year Day: Annual Screenings are Good for Your Heart

February 20, 2020

Playing an active role in your preventive health is a key factor in preventing heart disease and managing your risk factors for heart problems. And one of the best preventive health measures is your annual check-up with your primary care provider.

It Does That? Fun Facts About Your Hard-Working Heart

February 19, 2020

Your heart is one hard-working muscle – a fascinating, giant pump that’s working every second of every minute of every day. It’s working hard for you, so let these fun facts about your heart inspire you to work a little harder to keep it healthy.

How to Have a Heart-to-Heart about Health

February 18, 2020

Understanding the risk factors, signs and symptoms of heart disease can have a big impact on the likelihood of a positive outcome and a strong recovery when issues arise. Besides recognizing these in yourself, it’s also important to be able to recognize them in your loved ones and be able to comfortably discuss them.

Castleview Hospital Recognized by The Chartis Center for Rural Health as a Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital

February 14, 2020

“This achievement confirms the dedication of our physicians and staff to providing the highest quality care to our patients,” said Greg Cook, chief executive officer at Castleview Hospital. “Our staff is passionate about helping those in the community because this is also their home and community. We are delivering care to our neighbors, friends and family. We take that responsibility seriously, which is why it’s an honor to have this recognition from the CCRH.”

Time Out: Does Your Heart Need a Break?

February 14, 2020

There are many benefits to taking time for yourself. A little alone time can help you recharge, improve your focus and manage stress – which is key to maintaining a healthy heart.

A Happy Heart is a Healthy Heart

February 12, 2020

You’ve heard the phrase, “Laughter is the best medicine,” right? There might be more truth to it than you think. Not only is laughter free, but research shows that laughing can strengthen your immune system, boost your energy, alleviate pain and protect you from the damaging effects of stress.

Is it a sign?

February 11, 2020

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), equating to approximately one in four male deaths and one in five female deaths. One of the ways to help change that statistic is by staying on top of the warning signs of heart disease so that it can be caught early.

More Numbers and a Major Risk Factor to Know

February 10, 2020

When it comes to heart health, you might hear your provider talk about your “numbers” – specifics about your health that play an important role in your heart health and determining your risk for heart disease. We’ve already talked about blood pressure, cholesterol and waist size, but there are other numbers that play a part, too.

Workplace Workouts: Easy Ways to Make Your Day More Active

February 9, 2020

From commuting to work and spending hours sitting behind a computer to watching TV or surfing the internet, there’s no doubt that we simply sit too much. The good news is that there are some easy ways to combat the sedentary lifestyle

An Egg White a Day…

February 8, 2020

If you’re an egg lover, you may scoff at eating just the whites. Not so fast. If you’re open to a change, utilizing just the whites of the egg every now and then can benefit your heart, particularly if cholesterol is a concern. Egg whites are low in calories, high in protein and have no cholesterol.

Namaste Healthy: The Heart Benefits of Yoga

February 7, 2020

Another great way to protect your heart: managing stress. And while there are many ways to accomplish that feat, there’s one in particular that’s been helping people for centuries: yoga.

How Weight Weighs on Your Heart

February 17, 2020

Even with life’s challenges, it’s important for us to find ways to help our heart be healthy. Weight can be a critical indicator of our risk level for heart problems. More specifically, where that weight is can also elevate risk.

Heart Health Starts at Home

February 16, 2020

The great thing is that exercise doesn’t have to be “work.” It comes in all shapes and sizes and can be done from the comfort of your own home!

Know Your Numbers

February 6, 2020

Do you know your numbers? Check out some key stats that play a big role in your heart health.

Give Your Kitchen Pantry Some Love

February 5, 2020

Eating smart for your heart starts at home. But how do you know what to stock up on to keep your meals heart-healthy?

Heart Disease 101: Warning Signs for Women

February 4, 2020

Particularly alarming is that it isn’t just heavy smokers, stressed out or overweight women who fall victim to heart attack. Otherwise healthy women can also suffer a heart attack. And it’s these women who often write the condition off as something else – the flu or an unusually stressful period in their life – delaying potentially life-saving care.

Not All Symptoms Are Obvious: Overlooked Symptoms to Watch

February 3, 2020

We are sharing a few common – and often overlooked – signs that a heart attack may be approaching. If you have concerns about experiencing these symptoms, talk to your provider and ask questions about your risk factors so you can get a pulse on your heart health.

29 Days of Heart: This Leap Year, Take Charge of Your Heart

February 1, 2020

Leap Year gives you an extra day. But a healthy heart can give you extra years. That’s why Castleview Hospital is celebrating American Heart Month with 29 Days of Heart. For each day in February, you can visit CastleviewHospital.net for an informative article to help you take charge of your heart health.

Welcome to 29 Days of Heart Health

February 1, 2020

This February marks not only American Heart Month, but another leap year. That means an extra day to enjoy quality time with family and friends. An extra day to chase after your 2020 goals. And an extra day to focus on your heart health. Because, while leap year adds an extra day to the calendar, staying focused on maintaining good heart health can help add years to your life. So, welcome to the 29 Days of Heart Health.

Lindsey Metelko named Chief Nursing Officer at Castleview Hospital

January 27, 2020

Castleview Hospital announced today that Lindsey Metelko has been named Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) of Castleview Hospital, effective January 26. Metelko is a long-time Price resident and employee at Castleview, serving in various positions for more than 17 years, most recently as interim chief nursing officer.

Castleview Hospital Named a LifePoint Health National Quality Leader

January 27, 2020

Castleview Hospital today announced that it has been named a LifePoint Health National Quality Leader, recognizing its continued efforts in transforming its culture of safety and achieving high standards of quality care, performance improvement and patient engagement. The designation replaces the hospital’s former recognition as a Duke LifePoint Quality Affiliate.

Protecting Yourself and Our Community from the Flu

September 23, 2019

At Castleview Hospital, our mission is Making Communities Healthier, and one of the most important ways we do that is by ensuring that our fellow community members stay informed on how to be healthy and fight preventable diseases, like the flu.

It's Rural Hospital Week

May 25, 2017

Castleview is joining community hospitals and caregivers across the nation in highlighting the many ways we are making communities healthier - both inside and outside of our communities.