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Nurses Matter

Dr. Walter Lawrence, Jr., is ninety years old and still seeing patients twice a week at the McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia. Dr. Lawrence recently wrote about why he loves his profession and reasons for his continuing practice. Although Dr. Lawrence's letter was addressed to potential medical school applicants, his remarks are also applicable to the nursing profession.
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A successful inspection by ICE

On June 8, 2017, Visiting Nurse Correctional Health participated in the closeout of a three-day inspection at Kenosha County Detention Center by Nokimoto, a group of inspectors hired by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).  The purpose is to ensure all aspects of service and health care meet immigration standards.  This year's closeout was a record two minutes long because no deficiencies were found. 
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Congratulations to Dominique Pritchett, a 2017 Susan B Anthony Women of Influence scholarship winner.  Dominique is employed by KVNA as a part-time mental health clinician at the Kenosha County Jail.  She also works full-time as a lead mental health clinician and psychotherapist at the Kenosha Community Health Center.  Dominque earned a master's degree from Loyola University and a bachelor's degree from Carthage College, both in social work.  She is halfway through a  blended five-year doctoral program in clinical psychology with Minneapolis-based Capella University.  Upon earning her docto
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A Flu Shot Now Offers Plenty of Protection!

Influenza, commonly known as "the flu", is an infectious disease caused by an influenza virus. Symptoms can be mild to severe. The most common symptoms include: a high fever, runny nose, sore throat, muscle pains, headache, coughing, and feeling tired. These symptoms typically begin two days after exposure to the virus and most last less than a week.
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Top Correctional Health Care Program

Early in June, the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) conducted an inspection of all operations and care involving ICE detainees at the Kenosha County Detention Center.  For our health services unit (HSU) the inspectors reviewed our suicide prevention training and response, PREA, overall medical/mental health services and intake procedures.  Twenty (20) health records were reviewed in-depth along with case-by-case situations.
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2016 HomeCare Elite Top 500

We are proud to announce that Kenosha Visiting Nurse Association has been named among the 2016 HomeCare Elite Top 500.  HomeCare Elite is an annual recognition program that compiles a list of the most successful home care providers in the United States based on quality outcomes.  This prestigious review identifies the top 25 percent of all Medicare-certified agencies and further highlights the top 100 and top 500 agencies overall.
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