Hillcrest COVID-19 Call Center
Hillcrest HealthCare System has an established COVID-19 Call Center. Operators are available Monday - Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to answer patient questions, provide support and connect them to a provider. The Call Center line is 918-574-0920.

(918) 341-2556

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The holidays can be a fun and festive time of year. They can also bring about unwanted stress and anxiety. Psychologists have determined the holiday blues come about because of situations and our reactions to them. With the forever-long list of things to do, things to buy, parties to attend and ways we need to keep up with the rest of the world, the holidays can wear us down — and rather quickly, too. 
This year, we are celebrating Hillcrest Hospital Claremore’s 60th birthday! While our hospital has changed names and grown over the years, one thing that hasn’t changed since opening our doors in 1955 is our commitment to serving the Claremore community by providing quality care to our patients and their families. 
 
Jamil (Hendrix) Haynes, a lifelong resident of Claremore, could be considered one of our most veteran patients. She was born in the hospital when it was only five years old.
 
Probably the best perk of working for Hillcrest is the opportunity we have to positively impact the lives of our patients and their family members. Every day patients come to us for what may be seen as routine medical care. Sometimes even routine procedures can become critical and complex in a matter of seconds. Fortunately, our highly experienced and trained staff is prepared for unforeseen complications that may arise. 
 
For most students, school is officially back in session. Our children arrive at school in new classrooms ready to learn new material. It may seem like a long time ago for most of us, but learning science, math, English, history and a host of other subjects is a lot for kids to take in. One very important thing that is commonly overlooked that can make a world of difference in your child’s performance at school is getting a good night’s sleep. 
 
Do you like smoothies? Of course you do, everyone likes smoothies, especially while we are still trying to beat this heat. Did you know that they are super easy to make? You can also use your frozen fruit that we talked about last week. Here are a few short steps to making a refreshing ice-cold healthy smoothie at home:
 
1.    Decide what fruit you want to make your smoothie. It can be one type of fruit or a combo of your choice.
 

Freezing Fruit is the Ticket to a Healthy Snack while Beating the Hot Sun

The summer sun in this part of the country knows no mercy. It’s hot outside. Cooling down is a must. Why not cool down and be healthy at the same time? Freezing fruit is not only a good way to preserve the length of time your produce lasts, it is the perfect summertime snack for you and your children.

Health care providers, as well as researchers, have touted the benefits of a diet rich in fruits in vegetables for quite a while, as they help to reduce blood pressure, high cholesterol, the risk of stroke, and even help to prevent some forms of cancer. However, grabbing an apple for a snack instead of a bag of chips or adding a serving of green beans to dinner is not always the preferred choice for many of us. For each of these healthier decisions, our body - and mind - will benefit and it’s easier than you may realize to add more of them to your diet.

Advanced cardiology care is now available in Claremore. Hillcrest Hospital Claremore has opened a new cardiac catheterization lab, which began seeing patients in January.