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Mask up for the good of your community
Mask up for the good of your community

COVID-19 can be spread by people who do not have symptoms and do not know that they are infected. Unwittingly, they can spread the virus through coughs, sneezes or even a conversation. That is why emphasis has been placed on widespread usage of cloth face coverings or face masks and practicing social distancing. To reduce

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Statement from McGuffey Healthcare on COVID-19 case
Statement from McGuffey Healthcare on COVID-19 case

Gadsden, Ala. — McGuffey Healthcare learned that one of our employees has tested positive for COVID-19. The employee was last at work on June 13 and was tested on June 19. The employee is in self-quarantine and will not return to work until they are cleared by a doctor and have a negative test result.

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An update on coronavirus (COVID-19)
An update on coronavirus (COVID-19)
Since news of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak became known in January, like other healthcare providers, we began monitoring this situation and educating ourselves about this new virus. We feel it is important to share reliable information with our community about this global public health challenge. COVID-19 is a respiratory illness that can spread from person
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McGuffey Healthcare’s longest-serving employee to retire
McGuffey Healthcare’s longest-serving employee to retire

After spending nearly a lifetime taking care of others, one nurse is finally getting a little more time for herself. Jewell Dean Garrett will celebrate her retirement this month from McGuffey Healthcare & Rehab First, where she has worked for 54 years. After graduating from Good Samaritan Nursing School in Selma, Alabama, Garrett followed the

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McGuffey Healthcare recognized nationally for improving quality of long-term care
McGuffey Healthcare recognized nationally for improving quality of long-term care

McGuffey Healthcare has been recognized by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) for its achievements in the quality of care they provide. McGuffey accomplished two out of four national goals including improved customer satisfaction and functional outcomes (mobility) for residents. McGuffey is the only center in Gadsden to achieve

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McGuffey Healthcare to join community in teaching kids safety lessons
McGuffey Healthcare to join community in teaching kids safety lessons

Gadsden families and kids will get a few safety lessons during the 3rd Annual Spring Break Preparedness Day. Set for Tuesday, March 26, the event will take over downtown Gadsden to promote disaster preparedness for young people. Sponsored by the Gadsden/Etowah County Emergency Management Agency and local businesses, the event will feature several learning stations

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Valentine’s Kings and Queens
Valentine’s Kings and Queens
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Gadsden nursing home wins statewide excellence award
Gadsden nursing home wins statewide excellence award

GADSDEN, Alabama ­– (January 17, 2019) —McGuffey Healthcare has been recognized as a 2018 recipient of the Pathway to Performance Excellence Award for its commitment to improving the lives of residents through quality care. The distinction is the introductory level of three progressive award levels through the Alabama Performance Excellence Award Program. The program promotes

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Gadsden nursing home wins national award for its quality care
Gadsden nursing home wins national award for its quality care

Gadsden, Ala. (June 1, 2018) —McGuffey Healthcare has been recognized as a 2018 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award for its commitment to improving the lives of residents through quality care. The facility is one of just nine facilities in Alabama to receive this recognition. The distinction is the first of three

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New Medicare cards to be issued to beneficiaries
New Medicare cards to be issued to beneficiaries

Between April, 2018 and April, 2019, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will mail new paper Medicare cards to all people with Medicare.  When you or your representative receive the new Medicare card, please bring it to McGuffey Healthcare’s business office so we will have your new information on file. To make them more

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