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2021 George E. French III Scholarship Recipient Named

Congratulations to Melinda Boyce, recipient of the 2021 George E. French III Scholarship. Melinda was presented with her scholarship award at Minden Medical Center by Mr. George French, CEO of MMC from 1982 until 2016, and Mr. Jim Williams, current CEO of MMC. Melinda is a 2021 graduate of Minden High School, and graduated in...
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Living Well with Kidney Disease: World Kidney Day 2021

                  World Kidney Day 2021 By Dr. Pallavi Shirsat 10% of the population worldwide is affected by chronic kidney disease (CKD) and more than 2 million people worldwide currently receive treatment with dialysis or a kidney transplant. Many more require treatment, but do not receive it. This...
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Weekly COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics Begin at Minden Medical Center March 4

Minden Medical Center will host its first COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic on Thursday, March 4 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Registration is now open for those who are interested in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine and eligible under the current vaccine guidelines in Louisiana. To register, visit You can also call 318-382-8282 to register over...
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Winter Weather Updates: Clinic Closures

We are continuing to monitor the weather and road conditions will share updates about outpatient clinic closures this week as decisions are made. Please stay safe and warm! FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19 UPDATE: Due to the ice and continued hazardous road conditions, the following clinics will be CLOSED on Friday, February 19: – Minden Medical Clinic...
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George E. French III Scholarship Now Accepting Applications from High School Seniors Planning to Pursue a Career in Nursing

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee Seeks Scholarship Applicants by March 15 NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, a charitable organization connecting generosity with need in 40 Middle Tennessee and beyond, announces its annual scholarship application process is now open and invites students to apply by March 15, 2021, at 11:59 p.m....
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Quick Thinking and Teamwork Leads to Successful Recovery for Minden Man After Experiencing Major Heart Attack

It is something we all dread experiencing: having a heart attack or watching a loved one have a heart attack. One day in late September, what started as arm pain for Minden native Mr. Timothy Wesley led to being a massive heart attack that could have ended his life. Thanks to him recognizing his symptoms...
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COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Donations Needed

WHAT IS COVID CONVALESCENT PLASMA (CCP)? Convalescent plasma is present in a person who has had a disease and recovered. Antibodies are formed to fight infection and are directed at a specific infection. For COVID-19, a recovered person now has antibody to SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes COVID-19. WHO RECEIVES COVID CONVALESCENT PLASMA? CCP is...
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Winter is coming, but there’s still time to get vaccinated against flu!

National Influenza Vaccination Week 2020 is December 6-12 If you are living with certain chronic medical conditions, such as heart disease, diabetes or asthma, you are at higher risk of developing serious complications from flu, like pneumonia, bronchitis, and other illnesses that can lead to hospitalization or even death. Even if your chronic condition is...
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MMC Recognized with Platinum Award from LOPA

Minden Medical Center was honored to receive recognition from LOPA – Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency with a Platinum Award for our participation in the Workplace Partnership for Life and activities to provide education and increase participation in Louisiana’s Organ, Tissue & Eye Donor Registry. Donors are heroes, and one organ donor can potentially save up...
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