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Archive for January 2021

Ambulance Service Purchases Lifesaving Technology

Lincoln Health System recently purchased 3 LUCAS hands-free, mechanical CPR system for the LMC Ambulance Service. Training on the new devices has already been completed and the LUCAS devices are in the ambulances ready for use. “We purchased the LUCAS system as an additional resource for our ambulance to assist in maintaining chest compressions during…

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Monoclonal Antibody Treatment for COVID Available at LMC

Monoclonal antibody therapy or Bamlanivimab is a great treatment option for non-hospitalized COVID positive patients.  Lincoln Medical Center began offering the treatment to qualified patients in October 2020 with great success. According to the FDA, which issued an emergency use authorization for the treatment in November, monoclonal antibodies are “laboratory-made proteins that mimic the immune…

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UV Light Technology Keeps Ambulances Safe

LMC Ambulance service is using the technology of UV lights to keep their ambulances safe and clean during the COVID-19 pandemic. The UV lights are used in addition to their already strict cleaning protocols and adds an extra layer of protection against COVID-19 and flu viruses. The UV sanitation lights were added to each front…

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Fayetteville Welcomes the First Baby of 2021

It’s a Girl!  Layla Jade Patterson became the first baby born in Lincoln County in 2021 when she arrived at 4:58 am on January 2, 2021. Layla is the first child for parents Savanna and Joseph Patterson.  At birth, Layla weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces, and was delivered by Dr. Theresa Morrison of Stonebridge Medical…

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