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New MRI unit helps physicians, patients

South County Health's diagnostic imaging capabilities have improved dramatically with the recently installed 1.5 MRI. Considered to be a top-of-the-line system in its class, the Siemans Magnetom Aera MRI was operational as of June 28, 2017.

Doctor's advice: "Follow your dream." 22 local students receive South County Health scholarships

On Friday, June 16, 2017, representatives from the Medical Staff at South County Health awarded a total of $11,800 in scholarships to 22 area high school graduates.

Recognizing extraordinary nurses

South County Health's Jaime Gardner, RN, was the latest recipient of the DAISY Award, an award that is part of an international program that rewards and celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care given by nurses every day. Jaime was nominated by the daughter of her patient, for whom she provided end-of-life care.

Pictured at left is Anne Schmidt, Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer at SCH, with Jaime at the award ceremony on the Medical/Surgical Nursing Unit.

Your mission should you choose to accept it

South County Health presents MISSION: POSSIBLE on Saturday,September 9, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the Dunes Club.

  • Complimentary Cocktail Reception and Dinner
  • Live and Silent Auctions
  • Auctioneer John Terrio
  • Music and Dancing with The Cartells
Three ways to purchase tickets:
  • Call 401 788-3893
  • Email
  • Visit us online
To reserve a sponsorship or table, please contact the Development Office at South County Health at 401 788-3893 or
From loyalty to legacy: Joseph Beaudoin puts his home where his heart is

Throughout his life, South County Hospital has been a community stronghold for Joseph and his family. "My mother was born there. I was born there. I've had multiple surgeries there. It's the only hospital I've ever gone to," Joseph recalled. It has been there when he needed help. And now, he plans to return that favor.

Sun Safety Tips for Exercising Outdoors

Exercising outdoors is good for your body and it often boosts your mood, but when you exercise outside, it's important to protect your skin from the sun's harmful rays, even on cloudy days. 
Here are 7 important tips to help prevent sun damage and reduce your risk of skin cancer: