Blog Posts in 2019

  • For Your Health - Fall 2019

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    Having a baby is one of the most exciting times in a woman's life. But the process of giving birth can be overwhelming. In addition to the expert medical care from Marshall Birth Center's team of doctors and nurses, we now offer practical and emotional help through labor support volunteers. “Research shows that women who use labor support are less likely to have a cesarean birth, or ...

  • Mt. Democrat - Cancer Resource Center receives blankets

    The Mountain Democrat ran a story about the Marshall Cancer Resource Center's reciept of blankets for cancer patients from Shingle Springs Subaru and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Click here to read the full story.


    Marshall Medical Center in partnership with Cold Springs Dental will be hosting a free screening event for head and neck cancer on October 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. If you smoke, drink alcohol or are sexually active, you may be at risk for cancer. A free, 10-minute screening could save your life. This year, there will be 65,000 new cases and 14,000 deaths from oral, head and neck cancer or ...


    Marshall Medical Center’s cancer program has been granted a three-year accreditation by the Commission on Cancer (CoC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet 34 quality care standards, be evaluated every three years through a survey process, and maintain levels of excellence in the delivery of ...


    As part of Marshall Medical Center’s mission to improve health in El Dorado County, and as required by state and federal law, Marshall has completed the 2019 Community Health Needs Assessment. The assessment identifies and prioritizes significant health needs of our community and is completed every three years. The study was conducted by Biel Consulting, and derived through interviews with ...


    Living out its mission to improve health in El Dorado County, Marshall Medical Center has invested in community benefit programs to enhance access to behavioral health services, prevent and better manage chronic disease, and increase primary care access. These actions were based on the findings of a Community Health Needs Assessment conducted in 2016. A three-year implementation plan addresses the ...


    Placerville, California (July 2, 2019) – July 1 – July 22 Marshall Medical Center will be conducting a donation drive for care packages for our troops deployed overseas. Donation bins are located at Marshall’s locations throughout El Dorado County at the main hospital and clinics in Placerville, Cameron Park, and El Dorado Hills. Example donations include: Single serving food and ...

  • Mt Democrat: Marshall Hospital marks 6 decades with party set in 1959

    Mt Democrat: Marshall Hospital marks 6 decades with party set in 1959 Click here to read the full story

  • May 23 is National Stop the Bleed Day

    May 23 is National Stop the Bleed Day. If you were at the scene of a casualty and needed to render care before emergency responders arrived, would you know what to do? Through a national program called Stop the Bleed, Marshall Medical Center is participating in a training program to prepare community members with knowledge on how to treat injuries caused by home accidents, motor vehicle accidents, ...

  • Annual Report to the Community

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  • Sacramento Business Journal - Marshall Medical Center CEO to retire after 38-year career

    Marshall Medical Center CEO to retire after 38-year career By Felicia Alvarez – Staff Writer, Sacramento Business Journal May 13, 2019 Click here to read the full story


    MARSHALL SELECTS SIRI NELSON AS CEO May 8, 2019 — Placerville, CA - Marshall Medical Center has named Siri Nelson, MHA, FACHE, CPA, as its new Chief Executive Officer. As CEO, Nelson will lead the 125-bed hospital with 1,800 employees, the largest employer in El Dorado County. The Marshall Hospital Board of Directors selected Nelson after a nationwide search that produced a field of 100 ...

  • Politico writes about Marshall's participation in California's Hub and Spoke program

    Click here to read the full story about how Marshall is participating in California's Hub and Spoke program for opioid use treatment.

  • Sign your kids (12 and under) up for the Kids' K Run


    Have you ever thought about signing up for a 5k race but just were just too intimidated to follow through? If one of your goals is to be more active this year, commit to the goal by signing up for a 5k (3.1 miles) or half marathon (13.1 miles) and then plan ahead to properly train for the event ahead of time. There are plenty of local runs to choose from. Beginner training programs are available ...

  • Avoid assumptions about colorectal cancer.

    Colorectal cancer – cancer that starts in the colon or rectum – is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in men and women combined in the United States. Approximately 140,000 people are diagnosed and more than 50,000 people die from colon cancer in the U.S. annually. At the same time, colorectal cancer is also the most preventable and ...

  • March is National Nutrition Month

    Try new lifestyle trends to become a healthier you: Use spiralized veggies such as carrot, zucchini, beets or sweet potato for your noodles. These foods provide satiety with added fiber and additional vitamins without the added carbs of pasta. Use Butternut squash or white beans as a substitute for cream-based sauces. Squash contains the antioxidants vitamin A & C, and beans provide both ...

  • For Your Health - Spring 2019

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  • Health and Human Services - Flu Season is Not Over

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  • Flu is Still Prevalent - Follow these Tips to Keep Healthy

    Spring is right around the corner. We’re happily anticipating clear skies, green grass and wildflowers, not to mention warmer weather. But the flu is still prevalent throughout El Dorado County. The best way to combat the flu is through preventive measures. Follow these tips to help keep you and your family healthy this cold and flu season: Keep Hands Clean. Hand washing is one of the most ...

  • Capital Public Radio - Opioid Treatment in the ER

    Click here to read Capital Public Radio's story on how rural California hospitals are treating opioid overdoses

  • Marshall Selected for Program to Expand MAT for Opioid Use Disorder

    New Training Program Will Enable 31 Heatlh Centers Statewide to Initiate Treatment on the Spot Placerville, CA (February 14, 2019) – Marshall Medical Center is among 31 health facilities selected from across the state to participate in the California Bridge Program, an accelerated training program for healthcare providers facilitated by the Public Health Institute’s Bridge program to ...

  • Signs of a Heart Attack Differ Between Men and Women

    Your heart is arguably the most important organ in your body. It pumps blood throughout your body, delivering oxygen and nutrients to every cell, ensuring that everything is running smoothly. Marshall Medical Center has some tips and information to help you keep your heart healthy and to know the signs when it’s not. SIGNS OF A HEART ATTACK DIFFER BETWEEN MEN AND WOMEN Heart disease is ...

  • Keeping Kids Active in Cold Weather

    Q: How do I keep my kids active in cold weather? A: As we sink further into winter and the weather continues to keep us chilly, it can be difficult to find ways to keep our kids active. According to Stanley Henjum, MD, cardiologist at Marshall Medical Center, exercise is good for the heart in a number of ways. “It reduces the chance of major cardiac events (heart attack and sudden cardiac ...

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