Dave Oliver retires from CCHC
Medical Leader David Oliver Retires

From New Bern Sun Journal by Bill Hand June 9, 2020 A New Bern leader in the medical community has retired from his practice. Cardiologist David Oliver, a practitioner in the area for 42 years, was instrumental in founding the area’s first heart catheterization lab, and also one of the founders of Coastal Carolina Health…

CCHC Face Mask Donations

We are so grateful to the talented people who are donating these colorful masks to our providers. Our goal is to have two masks per person, so if you are good with a sewing machine, we would gladly accept newly made masks! We’re all in this together and these acts of kindness mean so much!…

Today is #GivingTuesday

Today is #GivingTuesday. One of the best ways to get involved is in your own community. By donating to the CCHC Foundation, you can help support patient assistance and other community programs such as the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program, and Vaping Education Programs in our schools. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the…

December 3-7 is National Influenza Vaccination Week

This week is designated by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as National Influenza Vaccination Week. Everyone 6 months of age and older should receive a flu vaccine, and it’s not too late to get yours now. Remember that as long as flu viruses are spreading and causing illness, vaccination is effective in helping prevent…

October is Healthy Lung Month

We rarely think about breathing except when it’s hard to do. That’s why every October, many organizations join forces to educate the public about the importance of protecting our lungs against general neglect, disease, mold, air pollution, and smoking. Bottom line: If we take care of our lungs, our lungs will take care of us….

Spring Allergy Tips

With the weather finally starting to warm up, all most of us want to do is get outside and enjoy! The only downfall? Allergies. Thankfully there are some tips and tricks to help lessen those allergy symptoms and help you keep enjoying the beauty of spring time! The biggest cause of allergies is pollen from…

World Cancer Day, CCHC health care, CCHC cancer care, North Carolina Cancer Care, New Bern NC
World Cancer Day

Every year February 4th is recognized as World Cancer Day. World Cancer Day was started to help bring awareness to the many issues surrounding Cancer. From the actual disease, to coping mechanisms for patients and care givers, World Cancer Day bridges the gap between people of all areas and ages to unite us in the…

National Dug and Alcohol facts week, know the facts, alcohol and drug abuse prevention, cchc health care new bern nc
Drug & Alcohol Facts Week

Last week was National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week. Across the country schools and others developed programs and events to help educate the youth on the effects of drug and alcohol use and abuse. With the rise in teen vaping over the past few years now is a better time than ever to educate yourself,…

How to help prevent hearing loss, make listening safe, CCHC health care, new bern nc
Turn Down for what?

“I love this song! Turn it up!” It’s a phrase we have all said at least once in our lives and can actually be damaging our ability to hear. How loud is too loud, and ways to keep the tunes rolling while also preventing hearing loss. Did you know that 1.1 billion people between the…

the flu versus the cold, cchc health care, new bern nc
Flu V. Cold

Cold and Flu season is upon us, as the cold weather outside is keeping us trapped indoors, it seems as though its harder to stay away from sickness. Many will end up with the common cold, but it is often hard to distinguish whether you have a cold or the Flu. Knowing the difference is…