New Nurse Practitioner at SCHHC

Southern Coos Hospital & Health Center is pleased to announce the arrival of a new family nurse practitioner, Elizabeth Ogunnaike. Elizabeth is most recently from the Dallas, Texas area, and is board-certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). Ms. Ogunnaike graduated from Vanderbilt University in 2009 and 2011; first with a Bachelor [...]

Patient Portal Now Available

The Patient Portal at the Southern Coos Hospital & Health Center is now available. Please follow this link to access your health records. The SCHC Patient Portal is your gateway for any of your records generated while a patient at any SCHC facility. Follow this link to access your SCHC records: https://www.mymedicalencounters.com.

Southern Coos Hospital Auxiliary

Volunteers with the Southern Coos Hospital Auxiliary have donated more than $43,000 in the past few years to help purchase patient-focused equipment for our hospital. They raise money with sales in the Auxiliary Gift Shop, located in the hospital lobby. The shop has a nice assortment of jewelry and gift items at extremely reasonable prices. [...]

Free blood pressure checks

Free blood pressure checks are offered every Tuesday at the Bandon Senior Center. A service of Southern Coos Hospital and Health Center, the blood pressure checks are available from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. weekly. All members of the community are invited to take part. The Senior Center is located in City Park on 11th Street. For [...]

Pain Management Clinic

Chronic pain.  It consistently costs people their jobs, their marriage, their friends. It can put a person into total isolation.  Social connections and income can be lost. Unceasing pain reduces some lives to shambles.  And, it can happen to anyone at any time. Help for many, however, is as close as the interventional Pain Clinic [...]

Hospital Expanding

Looking to a growth-filled future, the Southern Coos Health District Board has authorized staff to begin the permitting process that will lead to a new Outpatient Specialty Clinic on the hospital campus. The new manufactured building will provide more than double the space of the existing rented quarters of the Outpatient Specialty Clinic, and will [...]

Zero Hospital-Acquired Infections

Bandon’s Southern Coos Hospital had zero hospital-acquired infections in 2012, according to statistics released by the Oregon Health Authority. “It’s safe to say that there hasn’t been a hospital acquired infection here since the state required reporting in 2009,” Jay Straley, manager of the hospital lab and the hospital’s Infection Control Coordinator, said. “Preventing hospital [...]