skip navigation
| | Text Size: -A | A | A+


May 9, 2021
VARNVILLE, S.C. (May 9, 2021) - National Hospital Week is an opportunity to highlight our hospitals, health systems and health care workers and the innovative ways they are supporting the needs of their community members, especially during this pandemic. As National Hospital week approaches, Hampton Regional would like to honor the entire hospital and it's team members for all their work. This year's theme Inspiring Hope through Healing celebrates health care workers sacrifices during the COVID-19 pandemic.

During National Hospital Week (May 9-15, 2020), Hampton Regional Medical Center (HRMC) joined hospitals across the nation in highlighting health care workers, and the innovative ways they are supporting the needs of their community members during the COVID-19 pandemic.

"The essential role health care workers play in the health and well-being of our community is now more clearer than ever," said Dave Hamill, CEO, HRMC. "Whether on the front line or behind the scenes, our employees stand dedicated and resilient in the face of adversity to continue providing exceptional healthcare services to our patients. It is an honor to recognize our dedicated heroes, who go above and beyond the call of duty each day to save lives and create stories of hope in our community."

The nation's largest health care event dates back to 1921 when it was suggested by a magazine editor who hoped a community wide celebration would alleviate public fears about hospitals. The celebration, launched in Chicago, succeeded in promoting trust and goodwill among members of the public and eventually spread to facilities across the country.

Amid unprecedented challenges this year due to COVID-19, HRMC and Coastal Plains held a fun-filled celebration for employees. Throughout the week, staff enjoyed delicious treats and fun activities, to include a visit from the South Carolina Hospital Association's (SCHA) Healthcare Heroes truck.