A new interactive map of outpatient clinics and other areas frequently used by patients and visitors is now available at http://www.unchealthcare.org/site/aboutus/howtofindus/interactivemap.
To provide the highest possible level of protection for our patients and colleagues, flu vaccines are now available to all UNC Health Care personnel. Both inactivated (shots) and live attenuated (nasal spray) flu vaccines are available.
Since the end of April, you could dial either “7” or “9” to make an outside call from University and UNC Health Care landlines. Soon, however, only “7” will work.
The UNC Department of Psychiatry and the UNC Women’s Mood Disorders Program have opened a 5-bed unit for women with moderate to severe post-partum depression (PPD). The unit is the first of its kind in the country. You are invited to join us for an open house on Thursday, Sept. 15 from 3 - 4 p.m. on the 4th floor of the N.C. Neurosciences Hospital.
Four UNC Health Care nurses are among the 17 nurses identified in the Triangle by NBC-17 and Chapel Hill Magazine as 'Super 17 Nurses.' Congratulations to Doreen Marlowe (PICU), Angela Norton (5 Anderson), Darryl Rogers (3 West) and Susan McKenny (Oncology)!
An Omega Jewelry fundraising sale, sponsored by UNC Health Care's Volunteer Association, is scheduled from 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sept. 13 - 15 in the Children's Hospital lobby.
The September issue of "Inside Supply Chain Services," the newsletter from Central Distribution, is now available.
While many were tracking Hurricane Irene and her impending landfall, or preparing to hunker down amidst the bad weather, a group of UNC Health Care employees were preparing to head east.
One lane of Old Mason Farm Road will be closed from the intersection of Fordham Blvd (15-501) east of the Ronald McDonald House between 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. until Tuesday, Oct. 11.
News this week includes: UNUM Whole Life Insurance Offering open enrollment; MetLaw annual enrollment; Employee Records at UNC Hospitals; Employee Benefits at UNC Hospitals; NC Supplemental Plan Sessions; and NC Flex Annual Enrollment begins Oct. 3.
Thanks to everyone who has joined team UNC Health Care for the 2011 Triangle Heart Walk! It is only two weeks away on Sunday, Sept. 25. It's not too late to join the team.
Please review the following Nursing policy updates for September 2011.
The 3rd Annual Dimensions of Diversity Conference: "The Many Faces of Healthcare in North Carolina," will take place Oct. 28, 2011, at the Friday Center.
Enroll now in Tobacco Free Tar Heels and lunch is on us!
Congratulations to UNC Health Care's Top 5 Clinics, based on Press Ganey patient satisfaction scores, in the most recent quarter: Burn Clinic, ENT Clinic at Carolina Pointe, Surgery Oncology Minor Procedure Clinic, Cancer and Adult Genetics Clinic, and Speech and Audiology Clinic at Carolina Point.