September begins a busy event season for PCH Stokes. September 12th was the Stokes Parade in Danbury. Our float won second place! Thank you to the work by Pam Boyles, Ashley Rogers, Keith Lawson, Faye Mabe, and our Maintenance Department. We also attended the Stokes Stomp on September 12th and 13th in Danbury. The Stokes Fair was in King September 15th through 19th. Thank you to the South Stokes Students who volunteered to take Blood Pressures. We also had many hospital volunteers help. King Chief of Police, Paula May, came by to have her blood pressure checked. The Capella Health fair was held September 19th as well.
In Honor of Caleb and Michael Holt
Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States accounting for 1 in 4 deaths. In a push to raise awareness and money for the fight against cancer, Relay for Life and Pioneer Community Hospital of Stokes are partnering for a fundraiser golf classic at Pilot Knob Park Country Club on April 24th, 2015 with tournament play beginning at 1pm. Please join us in this effort as we remember Caleb and Michael Holt and all who have both lost and won their battle with cancer.
Pilot Knob Park Country Club
April 24th, 2015
Tournament play begins at 1pm,
If you'd like to form a team and join the fight for a cure, click below to register.
Swing for a Cure Registration Form
Pioneer Community Hospital of Stokes County Director Pam Tillman was named the 2014 Business Leader of the Year.
She thanked her family for their support as she has moved through her career in health care.
"I had a gift from the family that raised me to have wonderful roots and wings," she said. "I have the love and support of my parents and other extended family that gave me confidence that I could do anything I set my mind to.
Tillman said currently her mind is set on providing the best health care possible to the residents of Stokes County.
"We want to be the community hospital where we can take care of the folks who really need us," she said. "We want to be there for the folks who don't have the means to get to Winston. I feel excited that we are trying to identify the needs of the community that are not being met locally and and making sure those are available."
Tillman also thanked the staff at Pioneer for all of their hard work and continuing efforts to improve the care for the community.
Newsome Family Practice of King joined the team of Pioneer Community Hospital of Stokes on July 1st. Dr. Sam Newsome has served as the Medical Director for the Hospital for a number of years. The Newsome Clinic is located on Mountain View Road and has 11 employees. Long term Pioneer employee Ashley Barton will serve as the Office Manager. The clinic will be called Pioneer Family Medical of King. Assistant Administrator Pam Tillman said that this is a great move for the community and for Pioneer. "Dr. Newsome has a passion for helping patients and as a lifelong Stokes County resident he understands the community and the challenges we face." In addition to Dr. Newsome there are two other Medical Providers at the clinic. They include Nurse Practitioners Candice Key and Christen Duke. The clinic will serve a great need for the community as well as giving Pioneer a great referral source. The clinic is accepting new patients. The patients who utilized the Newsome Clinic previously will remain patients for the Pioneer clinic. If you have questions or would like to schedule an appointment please call 336-983-6898. Pioneer Family Medical of King, 304 Mountain View Road location.