Blog Posts in 2020

  • No Visitors - Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital

    Over the past few weeks, Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital has had visitor restrictions in place. As COVID-19 continues to spread in surrounding areas and the Governor's orders get more stringent, it is our responsibility to do our part to keep our patients and staff safe. As of Wednesday, April 1st the “No Visitor” policy is in effect. During this time, no visitors can access our ...

  • Ravalli County Community Members Making Homemade Face Masks

    Wanting to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 disease caused by coronavirus, Ravalli County community members are stepping forward to do what they can to help. The sewing members of the community are sewing facemasks as a way to serve and put their stash of fabric and quilting tools to work. People wanting to help can pick up supplies and drop off completed masks at Patchwork Quilts in Hamilton. ...

  • Community Update: COVID-19

    Community Update: COVID-19 The Montana Department of Public Health has recently announced the first presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in Ravalli County. I want our community to know that we have a team of experts working around the clock to keep our community, patients, and caregivers safe. As this situation evolves, one of our top priorities is to ensure that we keep our caregivers safe and ...

  • Postponement of Elective Surgeries

    Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital - Postpones Elective Surgeries Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital has made the difficult decision to postpone all elective surgeries and procedures. This will take effect at the conclusion of all scheduled cases on 3/20/20. This suspension will aid in conservation of valuable health care resources, will conserve the blood supply, and protect patients and healthcare ...

  • Verizon Network Is Overloaded

    Having Difficulty Calling the Hospital and Its Clinics? Getting the “All Circuits Are Busy” Message? This is because the Verizon Network is overloaded. We a have a few options for you! 1. Please try again shortly or use a landline. 2. If you need to schedule an appointment with a specialty clinic click here Dermatology General Surgery Interventional Pain Management Mammography ...

  • MDMH Update on COVID-19

    Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital’s Incident Management Team is frequently meeting to ensure the safety of our staff, patients and community. Per the CDC, currently, there are no medications to treat or vaccines to prevent COVID-19. Therefore, we are working diligently to ensure the following: every patient receives the appropriate level of medical care; we are protecting our staff and ...

  • COVID-19 Update for March 16, 2020

    COVID-19 Update for March 16, 2020 The Hospital’s Incident Management Team Is Frequently Meeting to Ensure the Safety of Our Staff, Patients, and Community. Per the CDC, currently there are no medications to treat, or vaccines to prevent, COVID-19; therefore, we are working diligently to ensure the following: Every patient receives the appropriate level of medical care We are protecting our ...

  • COVID-19 concerns prompt changes at Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital

    HAMILTON — Visitor restrictions remain in place at Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital in Hamilton due to coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns. Additionally, the hospital has limited the number of entrances into the main facility. Patients and visitors can enter through the hospital’s main entrance, the Bitterroot Physicians Clinic, or the Emergency Department. People wishing to visit the ...

  • Marcus Daly hospital implements restrictions; groups cancel events

    Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital implemented temporary visitor restrictions on Saturday, and several agencies and organizations in the Bitterroot Valley canceled planned events, due to caution surrounding the coronavirus. The hospitals announcement read as follows: In response the recent confirmation of COVID-19 in our region and for the safety of our patients and staff, Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital ...

  • Temporary Visitor Restrictions at Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital

    COVID-19 Controlled Access and Visitor Restrictions Temporary Visitor Restrictions at Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital In response the recent confirmation of COVID-19 in our region and for the safety of our patients and staff, Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital has implemented the following visitor restrictions for all locations effective Saturday, March 14th at 8 AM. Visitor Restrictions: No visitors age ...

  • All Events and Classes in March Are Canceled

    All Events and Classes in March Are Canceled We Have Decided It Is in the Best Interest of Our Community Members and Hospital Staff to Cancel All Classes and Events for the Month of March These Cancellations Include: March 17: Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital Bereavement Group March 19: Protecting the Skin You're In with Dermatologist Angela Covington March 24: Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital ...

  • A Letter From Our CEO: Preparations in Place for COVID-19

    Our community and hospital are understandably concerned about the recent outbreak of the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19. This situation changes daily, and as your local health care provider, Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital is constantly preparing to care for patients arriving with respiratory illnesses, including COVID-19. According to the Department of Public Health and Human Services, as of ...

  • Bitterroot sees mask, sanitizer shortages

    Bitterroot Drug’s owner Dan Berk knows that people are concerned about the novel coronavirus arriving in the Bitterroot Valley. All he has to do is look at his shelves of his Hamilton store to verify that. His store has been out of face masks for about a week. His suppliers can’t give him a date on when the next shipment will arrive. The surgeon general has asked the public to refrain ...

  • Help us honor an outstanding nurse who has made difference in your life

    They care for us, comfort us and advocate for us. Nurses are indeed the heart and the backbone, often the weary backbone, of health care in western Montana. Nurses: The Heart of Health Care will accept nominations for western Montana nurses through March 31. Click on missoulian.com/nurses2020 to make your nomination, including examples of why your nurse was outstanding. There are more than 18,000 ...

  • Masonic Lodge honors first responders at third annual awards dinner

    The Ionic Masonic Lodge #38 hosted the third annual First Responder Awards Dinner to deserving individuals within our community who have been identified by their supervisors or nominating official’s as those first responders who truly represent the best in all of us. The event was held on Feb. 4. The purpose of the ceremony was to publicly recognize first responders and thank them for their ...

  • MDMH to present 'Stop the Bleed' class Feb. 25

    Applying plenty of pressure directly on a gaping wound for ten minutes may stop the bleed and save a life while far from medical services. A one-hour class will teach the critical information to save lives on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital. A national “Stop the Bleed” program was created after the 2012 tragic Sandy Hook event, where emergency medical providers ...

  • MDMH offer flu shot clinic

    Medical professionals say it is not too late to vaccinate, even if you have had the flu this year. Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital is hosting a Flu Clinic, Monday, Feb. 24. Registered nurses Alida Merritt and Gail Simpson shared the importance of vaccinations. “There are multiple entities trying to ensure that people in the community have the right information to make informed decisions about ...

  • Free class at Marcus Daly Hospital aims to 'Bust Heart Health Myths'

    Bust Heart Health Myths” is a free class with Brett Mollenhauer at Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital, Feb. 20. Mollenhauer, cardio vascular nurse practitioner, serves as a second provider with Dr. Anthony Navone at the International Heart Institute in Hamilton. “Dr. Navone has been running this clinic for several years and the volume has grown enough and is big enough to need a second ...

  • Nurse Tricia Porter selected as hospital's Daisy Award winner

    Registered Nurse Tricia Porter was announced as the recipient of the Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nurses at Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital on Monday. Porter works in the Medical Surgical Unit and she received her award in front of three dozen peers, family, friends and managers. “I went into nursing to serve and have been a registered nurse for four years,” Porter said. “When in ...

  • Class to focus on eliminating neck pain, treatment options

    Dr. Richard Day of the Rocky Mountain Neurosurgery Center will present a free community health class on eliminating neck pain and the many treatment options available at Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital, Thursday, Jan. 16. From holistic approaches, injections and minimally invasive treatment options to new technological surgeries, Dr. Day will present reasons to come be evaluated for neck pain. He ...

  • Hospital receives $500k from foundation for robotics system

    The Daly Hospital Foundation Board of Directors recently voted to disburse $500,000 from its investment earnings and targeted fundraising campaign to help Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital (MDMH) purchase a new DaVinci Robotics System for the Surgery Center. Tom Grymes is the Treasurer for the Foundation with responsibilities to oversee the investment accounts. He said, “The markets have been ...

  • It's a boy! Marcus Daly hospital announces first 2020 baby

    Baby Boy Philips is the first baby born in 2020 at Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital. He was delivered by Caesarean section at 8:15 a.m. on Jan. 2 by Dr. Mary Camden and greeted by proud parents John and Chelsea Philips, who didn’t know whether they were expecting a boy or a girl. “We drive everyone crazy because we don’t find out the gender before birth and we can’t decide on ...

  • Award: Marcus Daly cardiac rehab the 'gold standard'

    Recent recognition awarded to Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital's cardiac rehabilitation program shows it is the "gold standard" of such programs in the region, said Daniel McNeely, the hospital's cardiac rehab specialist. “We are a well-rounded team that can do what the patients need,” McNeely said. “Our little-big place has it and it is really good. Our care is ...

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Events

  • Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital Blood Drive

    Blood Drive! 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit RedCross.org and enter: marcusdaly to schedule an appointment.

  • Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital Blood Drive

    Blood Drive! 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit RedCross.org and enter: marcusdaly to schedule an appointment.

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