Try These Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes!
October 25, 2019

The average American will consume a hefty 3,000 calories on Thanksgiving — for dinner alone. Drinks, dessert and appetizers can… Read More

Palliative Care and Hospice: Apples and Oranges? 
October 24, 2019

We often like to say that when two things are radically different from each other, they are ‘apples and oranges.’ … Read More

Ask a Doc: Breast Health
September 23, 2019

Michael Schmidt, M.D. of Envision Radiology answers your questions about breast health. Why is an annual mammogram important? Statistics show… Read More

Ladies: NOCHS Has a Better Mammogram Experience. Go Do It!
September 12, 2019

There are a lot of things I dread when it comes to my personal health.  I despise going to the… Read More

2019 Community Influenza Vaccine Schedule
September 6, 2019

Join us at one of our community Flu vaccination clinics staffed by our Registered Nurses. Walk-ins welcome. Medicare Part B… Read More

Important Safety Information for Our Patients: Biotin (Vitamin B7) Interferes with Many Lab Tests

North Ottawa Community Health System would like you to be aware that some laboratory tests can be affected by high… Read More

Ask A Doc: Palliative Care
August 20, 2019

Dr. Stuart VanderHeide from Hospice and Palliative Care of North Ottawa Community answers your questions about palliative care. What is… Read More

Centennials, New Leadership and Growth… Joy Gaasch, Chamber President, Is NOCHS New Board President

If you love synchronicity and interesting coincidences, then here’s one you’ll appreciate. North Ottawa Community Hospital opened its doors in… Read More

Sleeping Not as EZ-Z-Z As It Should Be? Talk to the professionals at NOCHS’ Center for Sleep Disorders

Anyone who has spent the night staring at the clock, tossing and turning, knows that sleeplessness can ruin the whole… Read More