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Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation

Local Community Hospital: A Lifeline for Families

In the heart of our community stands a beacon of hope and healing: our local hospital. For many, it’s more than just a medical facility; it’s a place of comfort, support, and crucial healthcare services. Today, we want to share the story of one of our monthly donors, Sarah.  She is a community member, a daughter, and a mother whose experiences as a patient at Stevenson Memorial Hospital underscore the vital importance of our community hospital.

Sarah is a devoted mother of two. Her journey with our hospital began in 2012 when she welcomed her second child. Her first, born in 2008, could not be delivered at Stevenson. At that time, the maternity department was closed. Thankfully, the department was reopened, and Sarah’s experience in 2012 was incredibly uplifting and positive. She and her family were treated with the utmost care and compassion, setting a precedent for future families of infants who would begin their lives at Stevenson Memorial Hospital.

The exceptional care extended beyond childbirth; it became a lifeline for Sarah and her children in times of need. From severe breathing symptoms to developmental growth issues requiring surgery, from x-rays after serious injuries to ENT services, Stevenson has been there every step of the way.

But it doesn’t stop there. Like many others in our community, Sarah relies on our hospital for various medical needs. Whether she sees specialists, receives yearly mammograms, or accesses emergency services, our hospital is a cornerstone of healthcare accessibility and quality for families like Sarah’s.

Sarah’s story is a testament to our community hospital’s indispensable role in ensuring our residents’ well-being. It’s not just about medical treatment; it’s about the peace of mind that comes with knowing help is close when needed most. The convenience of having essential healthcare services nearby cannot be overstated, especially for families juggling the demands of daily life.

In an era where healthcare access is a pressing concern, we must recognize and appreciate the value of institutions like our local hospital. It’s not just a building with medical equipment; it’s a lifeline woven into the fabric of our community, touching lives and making a difference every day.

As we celebrate the stories of resilience and gratitude like Sarah’s, let’s reaffirm our commitment to supporting our community hospital. Whether through advocacy, volunteerism, or financial contributions, let’s ensure it continues to thrive and serve future generations. Our community’s health and well-being depend on it.

Let Sarah’s story remind us of our local hospital’s immeasurable impact on families like hers. Let’s ensure it remains a beacon of hope and healing for all who call our community home.

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By: Kara Harris-Row – Communications Coordinator, Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation

For more information:

Kara Harris-Row

Communications Coordinator

Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation | cell: 705-434-8289