Alderson Medical Center

Alderson Medical Center is a satellite office of Rainelle Medical Center. We offer healthcare services and accept Medicare, Medicaid, and most private insurance. We also offer sliding scale payment for those who are eligible.

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CDC - What Should I Know About Cervical Cancer Screening?

Call today to schedule your screening test or to speak with a nurse to see if HPV vaccine would be indicated for you! (Cervical Cancer Prevention and Early Detection)

cdc.gov Two screening tests can help prevent cervical cancer or find it early: the Pap test (or Pap smear) and the HPV test.

[12/10/18]   Alderson Medical Center will open at 10:30 am today, Monday, December 10, 2018.

[12/10/18]   Rainelle Medical Center and all satellite and dental locations (Maxwelton, Meadow Bridge, White Sulphur Springs, and Alderson) will be operating on a two hour delay tomorrow. We will update with any changes tomorrow morning.

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CDC Says “Take 3” Actions to Fight the Flu | Seasonal Influenza (Flu) | CDC

It's as easy as 1-2-3. This season, take 3 actions to fight flu:

1. Get a flu vaccine

2. Take eveyday preventive actions to stop the spread of germs

3. Take flu antiviral drugs if your doctor prescribes them

You can Learn more: https://go.usa.gov/xRpeJ

Rainelle Medical, Satellites, and School Based Health Locations offer nurse only visits for vaccines including the FLU Vaccine

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CDC recommends everyone be vaccinated by the end of October. Now is the time to get your FLU VACCINE!

[08/06/18]   A Healthy Start Begins With On-Time Vaccinations

National Immunization Awareness Month is a reminder children need vaccines right from the start.

Immunization gives parents the safe, proven power to protect their children from 14 serious and potentially deadly diseases before age 2.

To celebrate the importance of immunizations for a healthy start and throughout our lives – and to make sure children are protected with all the vaccines they need – Rainelle Medical Center is joining with partners nationwide in recognizing August as National Immunization Awareness Month.

The first week of the month will focus on babies and young children and emphasize a healthy start for little ones begins with on-time vaccinations.

Today’s childhood vaccines protect against serious and potentially life-threatening diseases, including polio, measles, whooping cough and chickenpox. There are many important reasons to make sure your child is vaccinated:

• Immunizations can protect your child from 14 serious diseases before they turn 2 years old.
• Vaccination is very safe and effective.
• Immunizations can protect others you care about.
• Immunization can save your family time and money
• Immunization protects future generations by reducing the prevalence of serious diseases.

When children are not vaccinated, they are at increased risk and can spread diseases to others in their family and community. Those at risk include babies who are too young to be fully vaccinated, and people with weakened immune systems due to cancer and other health conditions.

Parents can find out more about the recommended immunization schedule at
www.cdc.gov/vaccines/parents or Rainelle Medical Center or call 304-438-6188 and speak our pediatric department or nursing staff.

Just some things to remember as we start the grilling season!

Food poisoning peaks in summer months when warmer temperatures cause foodborne germs to flourish. Follow these tips for a safe and enjoyable grilling season! go.usa.gov/xN8gB

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parents | Protect Your Child at Every Age: Home | CDC

World Meningitis Day

April 24, 2018

cdc.gov Learn which vaccines are recommended for your child’s age, from birth through 18 years, as well as during pregnancy and adoption.

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Parents | Vaccines Your Child Needs | Immunization Schedule Resources | CDC

National Infant Immunization Week!

Call us today to schedule a well-visit and discuss vaccines your child may need!

cdc.gov Parents, view vaccine schedules, use interactive vaccine tools, and keep track of your child’s vaccines with these immunization schedule resources.

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Parents | Vaccines Your Child Needs | Immunization Schedule Resources | CDC

cdc.gov Parents, view vaccine schedules, use interactive vaccine tools, and keep track of your child’s vaccines with these immunization schedule resources.

[02/03/18]   Rainelle Medical Center has become aware of a scam that may effect people in Fayette, Greenbrier, and surrounding counties. Residents have reported receiving a phone call with caller ID showing Meadow Bridge Clinic. When answered, the caller tries to solicit the victim to give them credit card information to pay medical bills. This is in no way affiliated with Rainelle Medical Center, Meadow Bridge Clinic, or any of our other locations. If you receive one of these calls, do not give them any personal information, hang up, and contact your local sheriff’s department.

[05/18/17]   Rainelle Medical Center seeks a Director of Operations and Compliance
Qualifications:
Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree. Master’s Degree is preferred. Must have management experience. Strong attention to deadlines and detail. Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to make good judgment under pressure.
Basic Function:
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Director of Operations and Compliance will be responsible for enhancing the internal organization processes and infrastructure that will allow Rainelle Medical Center to continue to grow and fulfill its mission. Directs, supervises and coordinates the overall clinical and business operations for the Center. The Director also participates in development of long-range strategic plans, governance structure and objectives for practice management and acts as staff to the CEO by monitoring and reporting results of the compliance efforts of the company and in providing guidance for the senior management team on matters relating to compliance. The Director is authorized to implement all necessary actions to ensure achievement of the objectives of an effective compliance program.
To Apply:
Please send cover letter and resume with salary requirements to [email protected] or mail to Rainelle Medical Center, Attn: Administration, 176 Medical Center Drive, Rainelle WV 25962.

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'Medical Tattoos' Help Hide Surgical Scars

Did you know that medical tattooing is available to those who have scarring from cancer surgeries? Click on this article to learn more.

rmchealthrx.com FRIDAY, Sept. 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with unsightly scars from cancer surgeries may benefit from

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Tips for Avoiding Back-to-School Germs, Illnesses

Read this article for some great tips on helping your children avoid back-to-school illnesses.

rmchealthrx.com FRIDAY, Sept. 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Kids and germs seem to go together like peanut butter and jelly. But, there are ways that parents can help protect their kids from the usual barrage of back-to-school illnesses, a health expert says. Make sure children get plenty of sleep and e...

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How to Protect Yourself From the Seasonal Flu

Flu season has arrived. Are you taking the right precautions to help avoid getting it this year?

rmchealthrx.com FRIDAY, Sept. 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Don't let this year's flu season catch you by surprise. Experts say an annual flu shot is the best way to avoid the aches, fever, congestion and fatigue that flu brings -- and to protect those who are at high risk for flu-related complications....

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Cat Scratch Can Sometimes Lead to Serious Illness: CDC

Do you have a cat at home? This article has some great tips on how to reduce your risk of cat-scratch disease.

rmchealthrx.com WEDNESDAY, Sept. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- If Fluffy the cat gets out of sorts and scratches you, it's possible you could get a bacterial infection called cat-scratch disease that might even land you in the hospital. An estimated 12,000 Americans are infected each year with cat-scrat...

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Can Stress Lower a Woman's Fertility?

Stress can affect a woman's body in many ways including lowering their chances of getting pregnant. Read this article to find out more.

rmchealthrx.com TUESDAY, Sept. 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- New research seems to confirm that stress lowers a woman's chances of becoming pregnant, particularly stress that occurs around the time of ovulation.

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CDC Ends Zika Travel Advisory for Miami Neighborhood

The Zika virus still remains a threat to Miami-Dade County. However, the travel advisory has now been lifted by the U.S. Health Officials.

rmchealthrx.com MONDAY, Sept. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. health officials on Monday lifted the Zika virus travel advisory that urged pregnant women to avoid travel to Miami's Wynwood neighborhood. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continues to ask pregnant women and their partners t...

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Aggressive Drivers: An Accident Waiting to Happen

Are you an aggressive driver? Studies suggest that your risk of a collision increases if you are.

rmchealthrx.com FRIDAY, Sept. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Fury behind the wheel could cost you: Canadian researchers report that angry and aggressive drivers are more likely to get into car accidents.

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Parents' Use of Outdated Advice May Slow Concussion Recovery

Are you up to date on how to care for someone with a concussion? Read this article to find out!

rmchealthrx.com FRIDAY, Sept. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- When caring for a child with a concussion, many parents follow outmoded advice that could make symptoms worse, researchers say. A nationwide survey asked 569 parents how they would care for a child whose concussion symptoms lasted more than a w...

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For Kids Playing Pokemon Go, Catch These Safety Tips

This article has some great safety tips for parents that have children who play Pokemon Go!

rmchealthrx.com FRIDAY, Sept. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- It seems as if every kid in America is caught up in the Pokemon Go craze. But in the quest to

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Scientists Debunk the '5-Second Rule'

Do you go by the "5-Second Rule"? Research is finding that contamination could occur on food dropped on the floor in less than one second.

rmchealthrx.com THURSDAY, Sept. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Most people have invoked the

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Experimental Shingles Vaccine Looks Quite Effective: Study

An experimental vaccine against shingles for older adults is looking to be more effective then the one that is available right now. Read this article to learn more.

rmchealthrx.com WEDNESDAY, Sept. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental vaccine against shingles may offer lasting protection for most older adults who receive it, a new clinical trial found. Shingles is a painful rash that's triggered by a reactivation of the virus that causes chickenpox. About ...

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45 Potential Toxins Found in Household Dust

Researchers have identified 45 potentially toxic chemicals in household dust samples. Read this article for some great tips on how you can reduce your exposure to household dust.

rmchealthrx.com WEDNESDAY, Sept. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Household dust contains a wide range of toxic chemicals, potentially exposing people to harmful compounds in their own homes, a new evidence review contends. Researchers identified 45 potentially toxic chemicals in dust samples from homes in...

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Heart Docs: Never Expose Kids to Cigarette Smoke

Cigarette smoke exposure is harmful to children's long-term heart health and could even shorten life expectancy.

rmchealthrx.com MONDAY, Sept. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new American Heart Association statement recommends a

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Dosing Errors Common With Kids' Liquid Meds

Are dosing cups less precise then a syringe? Most measuring errors can occur when the targeted measuring line in a dosing cup is missed.

rmchealthrx.com MONDAY, Sept. 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Parents may give their child too much or too little medicine when dispensing liquid medication, especially if they use a dosing cup, a new study reports. Four out of five parents made at least one dosing error when using either a dosing cup or ...

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Know Your Risk for Ovarian Cancer -- and the Symptoms

All women are at risk of ovarian cancer. Do you know what symptoms to look for? Click on this article to find out!

rmchealthrx.com FRIDAY, Sept. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A major shift is needed in the prevention and treatment of ovarian cancer, according to a doctor who specializes in the disease.

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Savor Your Coffee -- and a Bright Smile

Is it possible that our morning java could have health benefits? Read this article to find out!

rmchealthrx.com FRIDAY, Sept. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Coffee may stain your teeth, but its health benefits outweigh that problem, dental experts say. Research suggests that java may help protect the liver; reduce risk of cancer, heart disease and diabetes; boost metabolism; and keep your brain shar...

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New 'Superlice' Resist Most Over-the-Counter Remedies

New research has shown that over-the-counter products have lost a lot of their effectiveness against superlice. However, certain prescription products can still get rid of them. Read this article to learn more.

rmchealthrx.com FRIDAY, Sept. 9, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- In the war against

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Antibiotics Before Age 2 May Be Linked to Allergies Later

Research is suggesting that exposure to antibiotics at a very young age could increase the risk of eczema and hay fever later in life.

rmchealthrx.com TUESDAY, Sept. 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Taking antibiotics at a very young age could increase the risk of certain allergies later in life, new research suggests.

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Salt-Based Spray May Help Chronic Nosebleeds

Studies are showing that a saline spray can be just as effective as certain medications in reducing nosebleeds. Read this article to find out more.

rmchealthrx.com TUESDAY, Sept. 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A simple salt-based spray is as effective as medicated sprays in controlling chronic nosebleeds, a new study contends.

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FDA Cracks Down on Antibacterial Soaps

Could some antibacterial soaps create potential health risks due to certain active ingredients? Read this article to find out why some of these soaps and body washes are being banned from store shelves.

rmchealthrx.com FRIDAY, Sept. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is banning most antibacterial soaps and body washes currently on store shelves, arguing that the products create potential health risks but don't perform any better than plain old soap and water. The ban cov...

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Parents Can Play Key Role in Setting Healthy Habits for Kids

Being a good role model for our children is key to teaching them healthy habits. Are you willing to put the extra effort in to help them stay healthy?

rmchealthrx.com FRIDAY, Sept. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Encouraging your kids to eat right, exercise and limit screen time may not be enough to instill healthy habits. You also need to lead by example, researchers suggest.

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Fried, Grilled or Baked Foods? They May Affect Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Are your cooking methods affecting your health? Read this article to find out!

rmchealthrx.com FRIDAY, Sept. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Changing the way you cook could help reduce your risk of getting type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests. Boiling, steaming and poaching look like the safest way to go, researchers say. When you fry, grill or bake foods -- also called d...

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New Textile Promises Cool Comfort Without Air Conditioning

Engineers are continuing to work on a new material that people could wear to help stay cool in hot climates without having to run an air conditioner. Read this article to find out more!

rmchealthrx.com THURSDAY, Sept. 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Stanford University engineers may have paved the way for the coolest clothes ever. The researchers developed a plastic-based textile that could be woven into fabric for clothing to help people in hot climates stay cool without air conditionin...

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Laser Pointers Can Cause Serious Eye Damage in Kids

Lasers can cause serious damage to a child's eyes. Researchers recommend educating your children about the dangers of laser pointers and to discourage or limit their use. Read this article to learn more.

rmchealthrx.com THURSDAY, Sept. 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Laser pointers may look harmless enough, but when children play with them kids can end up with blurry vision, blind spots or potentially permanent vision loss, eye experts report. A new study details the cases of four children, aged 9 through ...

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FDA Approves New Biological Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis

The FDA has approved a drug called Erelzi to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory diseases. Read this article to find out more on what this drug is, and what else it can treat when given by injection.

rmchealthrx.com WEDNESDAY, Aug. 31, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A new biological drug to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory diseases has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The drug Erelzi (etanercept-szzs) is a

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Researchers Find Another Way Zika Can Harm Babies

New studies are finding that a certain percentage of babies infected with the Zika virus could also experience some hearing loss. Click on this article to find out more.

rmchealthrx.com TUESDAY, Aug. 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- In yet another example of the damage that maternal Zika infection can inflict on a fetus during the early months of pregnancy, a new report suggests that close to 6 percent of these babies may also experience hearing loss. The most common and d...

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