News & Events
A look back at Backus
Backus Hospital celebrated its 117th birthday on Monday, Oct. 4, 2010. Things have changed a lot over the years. At one time, there was one wing for men and another for women. One operating room that sported the very latest: A one-inch thick plate glass operating table. And the whole thing cost $185,000 to build â€” about $85,000 more than originally estimated. Backus Hospital opened its doors on Oct. 4, 1893. Here are some vintage photos from the Backus collection. If you have some, we inv ...
You might also be interested in
May 7, 2012 Backus, UCFS offer women’s health program
- April 1, 2013 20 reasons to have a Primary Care Provider 1. Continuity of Care: Your Primary Care Provider (PCP) will have a better overall understanding of your health issues and family history. 2. Preventative Care: Can reduce ...
- April 26, 2010 Creamy Cruciferous Risotto Cruciferous vegetables have powerful plant nutrients that greatly enhance our immune system! This high-fiber dish has many spices adding much flavor to this risotto. Directions ...
June 28, 2013 Vol. 42, No 26