Scott & White volunteers help Fort Hood families, bring community together

When the families of the Fort Hood victims poured into hospital waiting rooms and hallways on Nov. 5, the Scott & White volunteers sprang into action to make sure they were being taken care of while their loved ones recovered. “After hearing about the tragedy, I said there’s got to be something I can do,” … Continue reading Scott & White volunteers help Fort Hood families, bring community together

Holiday Safety Tips for an Injury-Free Celebration

Every year an estimated 11,000 people are treated in hospital emergency departments because of some type of decoration-related injury, according to the American College of Emergency Physicians. Below are some tips to help you make safe choices when it comes to creating your own winter wonderland. Secure your ladder Bad idea: Hanging your lights while … Continue reading Holiday Safety Tips for an Injury-Free Celebration

What every parent should know about respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)

Children and babies are especially vulnerable to respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), which has symptoms similar to a bad cold, making it tough for parents to determine when to contact their doctor. RSV can lead to more serious problems like pneumonia, so it is important to know the difference. “RSV is a problem that occurs throughout … Continue reading What every parent should know about respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)

Scott & White Children’s BookWell program promotes literacy in children

Going to the doctor can be an unnerving and intimidating experience for children. Scott & White volunteers are doing their part to make the visit as enjoyable as possible. “When a child visits our hospital or one of our clinics for treatment, we want to provide them with as much comfort and joy as possible … Continue reading Scott & White Children’s BookWell program promotes literacy in children