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Heart to Heart Spring 2023

This issue of Samaritan Health Services’ Heart to Heart magazine features a local woman’s brave journey through a breast cancer diagnosis that led to choosing life over fear. There are also stories about Good Sam’s longest-tenured employee, two local graduates that found careers with Samaritan and a former nurse and community member who led a program to address barriers to stable housing in Linn County.

Celebrate Good Samaritan’s 75 years of collaboration and community and learn about how hospital care has progressed over the years. 

Get tips on how to take care of your skin and avoid mishaps in the great outdoors this summer. Find relief from seasonal allergies, learn what to eat while taking antibiotics, know when to graduate from pediatric care and how to Be Fast when you see warning signs of a stroke.

Enjoy a story about how service flags for veterans became a family project and tradition at Samaritan Evergreen Hospice House. Find out how to leave a lasting legacy by joining a Samaritan giving society and how SamFit is helping students spread their WINGS.

Finally, mark your calendar for our annual National Cancer Survivors Day and Make a Bouquet for Memorial Day events.

Heart to Heart is your local guide to good health from Samaritan Health Services. Read inspiring stories and get ideas on how you can be part of building healthier communities together.