New Systems Being Installed at NOCHS to Kill Germs in the Air
November 11, 2020

For months now, we’ve all been more vigilant about cleanliness as we fight COVID-19. But do you ever think about how… Read More

Mask Care
May 13, 2020

Here are some important things to know about how to wear, remove and care for your face mask. Q. Why… Read More

If you need help NOW, then you need NOCHS!
February 26, 2020

An emergency is defined as “a sudden, urgent, usually unexpected occurrence or occasion requiring immediate action.” Immediacy becomes even more… Read More

Are You Getting the Best Joint Replacement Care?
January 29, 2020

A joint replacement is often recommended to relieve chronic pain and restore function.  Although routine, the surgery complex with outcomes… Read More

New Technology for Crisis Care

The word “crisis” gets used a lot.  Sometimes, it’s used as an overstatement.  However, there are at least two places… Read More

Choose NOCHS When You Need a “Scope”
November 21, 2019

Most of us don’t spend too much time thinking about endoscopy. The idea of sending a tube spiraling through our… 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

Important Safety Information for Our Patients: Biotin (Vitamin B7) Interferes with Many Lab Tests
September 6, 2019

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

Centennials, New Leadership and Growth… Joy Gaasch, Chamber President, Is NOCHS New Board President
August 20, 2019

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