COVID co-infection and reinfection: Can they happen?

U.S. health experts urge people to get a flu shot this year to help avoid what could be a “twindemic” of coronavirus and influenza.

  Facts vs. Fiction: Local doctor provides insight on wearing face masks during pandemic

Let’s answer some of your questions about masks.

  Midlands firefighter back on the job after a big sacrifice

Thursday was his first day back on the job for Chastain Cannon after being out six months to recover from donating the majority of his liver

‘Just Say Know’: Understand your heart disease risk factors

Don’t let heart disease put you on the sidelines of life.

New research shows dogs help improve heart health

Come to Lexington Medical Center on Valentine’s Day from 1 to 3 p.m. for a “Pet Therapy Stress Break.”

LMC opens Lexington Medical Heart and Vascular Center

This new collaborative practice combines all cardiovascular services available in the hospital’s network of care.

Register for the 2020 Lexington Medical Center Governor’s Cup

The race is February 21 and 22.

LMC opens Urgent Care clinic to help during flu season

It’s a busy time of year for colds and flu.

Lexington Medical Center welcomes new OB/GYN associates

The center is pleased to welcome South Carolina OB/GYN Associates to the hospital’s network of care.

Lexington Medical Center to host special ‘Nurses Night Out’

Enjoy music, food, a photo booth, a grand prize drawing and more.

  Is the shingles vaccine worth it?

Aches, pains, chills, nausea, and a headache. Who wants to feel those? You most likely will if and when you get the shingles vaccine - something that’s recommended once you hit the age of 50.

Lexington Medical Center to host Women’s Night Out in October

The annual event honors breast cancer survivors and their families.

Lexington Medical Center receives award from American Heart Association

It's the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline STEMI Gold Quality Achievement Award.

Tunnel to Towers 5K will honor heroes lost on 9/11

Run, walk and honor our heroes!

Is your thyroid medicine hurting your heart?

People on thyroid supplementation are being alerted to a fairly new study pointing out a connection between a high level of their thyroid hormone replacement drug - and heart risks.

Need a new primary care physician? LMC welcomes new doctor

Need a new primary care physician? Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome Dr. Brandi Derrick to its network of care. Dr. Derrick is practicing with Peterson & Plante Internal Medicine Associates, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice with convenient locations around the Midlands. She’s accepting new patients. Visit PetersonPlante.com.

Lexington Medical Center Foundation's Women's Night Out

Each year, the Lexington Medical Center Foundation celebrates breast cancer survivors and their families at Women’s Night Out. This year’s event is set for Tuesday, October 16. It includes a silent auction, dinner and talk. Visit LMCFoundation.com for tickets.

Run. Walk. Honor Our Heroes!

Run. Walk. Honor Our Heroes! Sign up for the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers South Carolina 5K Run & Walk on Friday, September 14 in Columbia’s Vista. This race honors the service and sacrifices our military members, law enforcement officers, and first responders make every day. Visit http://www.t2trunsc.org to register.

Join the Lexington Medical Center Foundation for Wine on the River

How does a night of sampling delicious food and wine along the Congaree River sound? Join the Lexington Medical Center Foundation for Wine on the River on Saturday, August 25. The event benefits expanding the hospital’s 3-D mammography program. Visit LMCFoundation.com to purchase tickets.

Welcome Lexington Surgical Associates' newest team member!

Richard C. Webb, MD, has joined Lexington Surgical Associates, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice. A veteran of the United States Army, Dr. Webb specializes in general, breast and colorectal surgery. Visit LexingtonSurgicalAssociates.com.

LMC suggests adding vaccine updates to your back-to-school list

A back-to-school reminder from our friends at Lexington Pediatric Practice, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice: Around age 11, children need a whooping cough booster and meningitis vaccine. During adolescence, boys and girls should receive an HPV vaccine. LexPediatric.com

Get set for the 6th annual Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers South Carolina 5K!

Run, Walk, Honor our Heroes! Registration is underway for the 6th annual Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers South Carolina 5K presented by Lexington Medical Center. Visit www.t2trunsc.org to sign up for the September 14 race in Columbia’s Vista.

Lexington Medical Center is hiring!

Lexington Medical Center is hiring! With a new patient care tower opening in 2019, the hospital is growing to meet the health needs of the community. On-site interviews will take place July 13 and 14. Go to the link below to fill out an application and schedule an appointment with a recruiter.

Calling all nurses! LMC is hiring!

Calling all nurses: Lexington Medical Center is hiring! They’re undergoing the largest hospital expansion in state history and offer great benefits. Visit LexMed.com/Careers for job listings.

Long days at work on your feet causing pain? There's help for that.

A typical day may include long hours of standing. Over time, people can develop a painful condition in the bottom of their feet called plantar fasciitis. It may feel like you’re stepping on a small rock. Ouch! Lexington Podiatry, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice, can help. Visit LMCLexingtonPodiatry.com

Congratulations, Lexington Medical Center!

Congratulations, Lexington Medical Center! The hospital received a “Gold Plus” Quality Achievement Award for stroke care from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke program. That’s the highest honor possible. Learn about treating and preventing strokes at LexMed.com/Stroke.

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Authorities say Tyell Grant’s attack partially severed his mother’s arms and caused severe nerve damage, while the attack caused one of his father’s arms to be partially amputated.