Newman Regional Health News and Events

Newman Regional Health’s prime focus is keeping families healthy and informed. See below for news and upcoming events that promote wellness in the community and beyond.

News and Press

NRH to use community focus groups for upcoming strategic planning cycle (Emporia Gazette)

Nurse technician and ESU student receives prestigious nursing scholarship (Emporia Gazette 02/23/24)

Newman Regional Health Volunteers off to a great start in 2024 (Emporia Gazette 02/20/24)

A family culture: Celebrating staff, providers at Newman Regional Health (Emporia Gazette 02/17/24)

PROGRESS 2024: Newman Regional Health looks forward to 2024 and beyond (Emporia Gazette 02/10/24)

PROGRESS 2024: Schnakenberg celebrates survival thanks to Cardiac Rehab (Emporia Gazette 02/10/24)

KVOE Newsmaker 2: Kent Schnakenberg and Newman Regional Health medical team members. (KVOE Audio 02/15/24)


Newman Regional Health announces opening of Outpatient Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program  (Emporia Gazette 02/07/24)

KVOE Newsmaker 2: Newman Regional Health administrators discuss the new Outpatient Pulmonary Rehab program. (KVOE Audio 02/22/24)

Newman Regional Health Recognized for Higher Quality and Cost-Efficiency in Maternity Care (NRH 01/24/24)

KVOE Newsmaker Maternity Care BCBS Plus Designation (KVOE Audio 02/08/24)

Newman Regional Health first in nation to launch RapidAlerts project for drug-resistant organisms (Emporia Gazette 02/02/24)

Newman Regional Health welcomes first baby of 2024 (Emporia Gazette 01/06/24)

Newman Regional Health approves $500K investment in ESU’s new nursing simulation hospital (Emporia Gazette 01/05/24)

Community meetings and educational classes

Becoming a Mom® Free Prenatal Classes – Being pregnant and having a baby is a wonderful experience, yet it can be scary, too! The more you can learn with each pregnancy, the better you will be able to care for yourself and your baby and the healthier you will both be.

  • CLASS A: January 2 – February 6, 2024
  • CLASS B: February 27 – April 2, 2024
  • CLASS C: April 23 – May 28, 2024
  • CLASS D: June 18 – July 23, 2024
  • CLASS E: August 13 – September 17, 2024
  • CLASS F: October 8 – November 12, 2024

Diabetes Support Group Meetings – Each meeting covers a topic concerning how diabetes affects a person and how they can cope with the disease.

  • March 7, 2024 – Diabetic Foot Care
  • June 6, 2024 – Healthy Snacking
  • September 6, 2024 – Eye Care with Diabetes
  • November 7, 2024 – Holiday Recipes Taste Testing

Stop the Bleed® – Take the STOP THE BLEED® training course and become empowered to make a life or death difference when a bleeding emergency happens.

  • January 26, 2024

Stepping On – The aim of the program is to reduce falls, increase confidence and give people the tools to remain active, safe and independent within their community.

  • March 28, 2024

Weigh to Grow! Mom’s Support Group – Weigh to Grow! is a support group for Moms whether they are breastfeeding or bottle-feeding their babies. Moms have a chance to weigh their babies and receive help with infant feeding. Come meet other new mothers with infants!

  • Tuesday: 10 am – 12 pm
  • Thursday: 5 – 6:30 pm

Prediabetes Support Group – Dedicated to helping community residents and patients manage, monitor and improve the healthcare dangers in Type 2 Diabetes.

Denim & Diamonds – Annual event that has a direct impact on community healthcare

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Newman Regional Health
1201 W 12th Avenue
Emporia, KS 66801
Newman Medical Plaza
1301 W 12th Avenue
Emporia, KS 66801