Jan. 6, 2021 Patient finds more comfortable housing with help from Vidant teams Wooten became a home health patient and he worked closed with his clinical team to become stronger and more stable when ambulating. Understanding Wooten’s physical limitations was a key component… Health News Jan. 5, 2021 Vidant Medical Center begins surge capacity plans amid increased COVID-19 community spread Vidant officials say that the surge capacity plan includes creating additional bed capacity. The hospital system continues to ask the community to help aid in slowing the spread of the… Covid-19 Dec. 31, 2020 Vidant Health News: Nurses fill in on COVID-19 unit to provide relief “I am a planner and I am living the unexpected. It’s like nothing – it’s nothing you could ever study for,” said Lillian Wooten, a staff nurse at Vidant Medical… Covid-19 | Health News Dec. 22, 2020 How to beat the holiday blues during the COVID-19 pandemic GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) – It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but in 2020, it can feel like there’s not much to celebrate. As your holiday plans are canceled… Health News Dec. 21, 2020 Lung Cancer Awareness Month Is A Reminder To Be Proactive About Lung Health One of the most important actions to take to preserve your health is to know your risks and to get a lung cancer screening if recommended by your health care… Cancer | Health News Dec. 21, 2020 Highlighting Your Health: Pediatric orthopedics helps kids get back to life “Being a pediatric orthopedic surgeon is unique because we are responsible for treating the whole child,” Dr. Palmer said. “We see so many unique cases, from limb deficiencies, to physical… Health News Dec. 17, 2020 Vidant Health receives first shipment of COVID-19 vaccine In Phase 1, the following Vidant team members and other community health care providers will be among the first to be offered the vaccine: Health care workers and first responders… Covid-19 | Health News Dec. 14, 2020 Learn To Recognize The Signs of Serious Headaches Dr. Zilfah Younus, a headache specialist at Vidant Health, says the signs of a potentially serious headache include: sudden onset of an intense headache, weakness or numbness on one side… Health News Dec. 5, 2020 Lung cancer: Knowing the risks in the era of COVID-19 Medical professionals at Vidant Health say lung cancer is the second most common cancer across the U.S. and the leading cause of cancer death. On average, about 13 people in… Covid-19 | Health News Dec. 4, 2020 Greenville COVID-19 Testing Site open Saturday, Dec. 5 The Greenville COVID-19 Drive-up Testing Site will be open, Saturday, Dec. 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. COVID-19 testing is covered through the CARES Act and currently there are no out-of-pocket costs… Covid-19 | Health News 123456 Previous Next Mission: To improve the health and well-being of eastern North Carolina.