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Curbside Testing Availability at Big Bend Regional

Curbside Flu and COVID-19 Testing   To make testing more available to our community, Big Bend Regional Medical Center offers self-referral curbside testing at the parking lot at the end of the Emergency Driveway. Curbside Flu and COVID testing will be Monday...

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Test your asthma I.Q.

For more than 25 million people in America, breathing easy is hard work. Asthma causes inflammation in the airways, especially after breathing in something that irritates them. The muscles around the airways also become tighter, making it difficult for air to fill the...

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How Overworking Hurts Your Heart

Consistently logging long hours at work can leave you stressed and fatigued, but there’s a potential consequence that may not be readily apparent — a higher risk of heart-related complications. Your heart is no stranger to hard work — if you live 70 years, it may beat...

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Diabetes and the Flu can be a Dangerous Combination

November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and Big Bend Regional Medical Center wants people to stay on track with their care during the COVID-19 pandemic and start of the flu season. “We’ve seen how avoiding the doctor and emergency room has negatively impacted the health...

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Sepsis: An Unrecognized Risk

Sepsis affects 1.7 million people in the U.S. annually, but Americans still know less about this potentially life-threatening illness than they do about rare diseases, such as Ebola and malaria. Sepsis occurs when an overwhelming response to an infection triggers...

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