Chenitra Grimes-Washington returned with family members to thank the team who helped save her life.
Every day, Judy Rutledge and her dog walked four to five miles through her pastoral neighborhood in Forestell, Missouri. She had always found great joy in leading an active lifestyle. So when Judy began experiencing severe back pain, she was determined not to let it slow her down.
Lifesaving experience changes perception of Christian Hospital.
Mike began feeling very sick late one night and his wife rushed him to nearby Christian Hospital. He credits his care team for saving his life and taking extra steps to find the cause of his illness.
James and his wife found themselves needing help when they suddenly became guardians for their four grandchildren. Christian Hospital’s Pathway to Health program helped them access care.
Imagine being not being able to do all of the things you do on a regular basis — go to the grocery store, walk around the neighborhood, drive your car. Chronic pain made that Diane’s reality.
Lafayette Gatewood III, 56, of St. Louis, Mo., has been a high school teacher and football coach for 28 years. In July of 2019, Lafayette was on the football field at practice, like he is most days, when he developed a blister on his foot. With a history of diabetes and kidney failure, he became particularly worried when his foot swelled up.
Lima was at a North County coffee shop when she suffered a health episode. She experienced the compassionate and expert care of the Christian Hospital Emergency Medical Services team.
As supervisor of social services at the Ferguson Community Empowerment Center, Valerie Valiant, 51, of Florissant, Mo., spends her days empowering individuals and families in the community to overcome barriers. However, it wasn’t until her own hospitalization in the midst of the pandemic that she could personally attest to the high level of care and expertise being offered right here in north St. Louis County.