HCHC offers expanded hours for chemotherapy patients in 2018

Henry County Health Center chemotherapy services will be available five days a week beginning Jan. 1, 2018. In addition to HCHC?s weekly Oncology Clinic held every Wednesday, patients can now receive chemotherapy at the health center Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

HCHC?s Infusion/Chemotherapy Department provides care for patients through all stages of cancer treatment, combining caring, compassionate staff with state-of-the-art cancer care. HCHC partners with regional cancer specialists to help keep treatments close to home. Located on the second floor of the health center, patients find a friendly and relaxing atmosphere as they receive chemotherapy treatment. HCHC?s licensed nurses are available to patients from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

In addition to visiting oncologists every Wednesday, HCHC also offers the following outpatient services for cancer care: imaging services including MRI, nuclear medicine, PET/CT, CT scans, fluoroscopy, general X-rays, stereotactic breast biopsies, 3-D mammography, ultrasound; laboratory services, surgical services, rehabilitation services and nutrition education.

The Infusion/Chemotherapy Department also offers the following non-cancer treatments and services: Infusions for rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn?s disease, iron deficiency, osteoporosis and other chronic diseases; blood and blood products, hydration fluids, steroids, antibiotic infusions; infusion line and port care; and injections and wound vac maintenance.

For more information about HCHC services, please call 319-385-6124.