The Dot Johnson Fund Helps Families of the Guest House

Dot Johnson can aptly be described as a McLeod icon. Her retirement will be a difficult adjustment for those who are used to seeing her briskly moving through the corridors in her classic white nursing uniform and starched white hat. This “angel in white” set a pace that most could not keep up with as she cared for countless patients at McLeod since 1972.

The “Dot” stories could fill an encyclopedia as she is much loved and revered not only by her patients but ...

Tournament Proceeds Presented to Komen

On May 3, the McLeod for Health Florence Open Tennis Tournament presented its 2015 net proceeds – a total of $6,000 – to Susan G. Komen Lowcountry to help fight breast cancer in the region McLeod serves.

Richard Walker, Tournament Fundraising Chair, welcomed guests on behalf of the Tournament Committee, and McLeod Breast Surgeon Dr. Amy Murrell thanked everyone involved in the tournament for their exceptional efforts. City of Florence Director of Tennis and McLeodOpen Tour...

McLeod Health Employees Raise $1 Million for Patient Services

The McLeod Health Foundation is pleased to announce that its Annual Employee Campaign has reached an historic level of giving with more than $1 million raised for patient services and programs.

McLeod employees pledged $1,007,718 for 2016, demonstrating how dedicated they are to serving patients in ways beyond their job description. The donations, which total the largest amount for a single Employee Campaign in the history of the McLeod Foundation, will benefit the McLeod Cancer Cente...

McLeod Safe Kids Introduces "Safety Town"

John Powell, Shelley Fennel and Martin Dickerson, members of the Florence Police Department, demonstrate Safety Town with children from theMcLeod Child Development Center.

Because of generous donations to the McLeod Health Foundation, McLeod Safe Kids recently purchased Safety Town, a comprehensive educational program that introduces safety awareness and preventative procedures to children in the setting of a miniature city.

This interactive classroom can be used ei...

McLeod Physicians Partner with Schools to Decrease Childhood Obesity

Dr. Benjamin Elder, far right, and Bentley Oates, 8th Grade Assistant Principal at Sneed Middle School, discuss with students the benefits of exercise and healthy eating as part of the Docs Adopt© School Health Initiative.

McLeod Children's Hospital has taken an active role in decreasing childhood obesity in our community through a partnership with Florence School District One and the Docs Adopt© School Health Initiative, led by Dr. Benjamin Elder, Assistant Profe...

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