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"IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM RUSSELL COUNTY HOSPITAL: If you feel you have coronavirus symptoms and want to be tested, contact your Physician FIRST to get a Doctors order for the test BEFORE coming to the hospital. Acutely ill come to the Emergency Room." | COVID-19 Rules effective on August 2, 2021 . Masks are now required AGAIN for everyone entering the hospital, vaccinated or not vaccinated. This includes Hospital Employees, Patients, and Visitors. Russell County Hospital is looking out for the safety and welfare of Employees as well as Patients and the Community. Also, the Russell County Hospital Health Fair and Lab Draws have been cancelled.

 


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Respiratory Therapy

If you or a family member has asthma or chronic pulmonary disease, your physician has likely discussed with you the importance of getting these conditions or conditions such as these treated. We offer many services to help you live a healthier life, including:

Oxygen therapy
Nebulizer therapy
Mechanical ventilation
Croup tents
Pulmonary function tests
Holter monitors
Stress testing
Event monitors
EEG
EKG

During the period from late October through March, the number of clients we serve triples as a result of "Pneumonia Season." Our fully-trained staff of five full-time employees and seven part-time employees is here 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to meet your needs.

In addition to the many services offered by the Respiratory Therapy Department, a Cardiac Clinic is provided twice a week for the convenience of our local residents. A rotating staff of approximately 25 cardiologists sees an average of 13 patients on Mondays and Wednesdays.
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