News and Events

CH Celebrates 50 Years!

You're Invited!
Join us in celebrating a significant milestone - the 50th Anniversary of Community Hospital! Your friendship and support have played an important role in our journey, and we would be honored to have you with us as we mark this special occasion.

Date: June 20
Location: Norris Alley, McCook, NE
Reception: 5-6pm
Music by Switchbak: 6-8pm

Bring a lawn…

CH and UNK Partner in Rural Immersion Program

McCook, Neb. – Community Hospital is proud to announce its continued partnership with the University of Nebraska - Kearney in the UNK Rural Immersion Program. This innovative program aims to provide UNK students with firsthand experience in rural healthcare settings, fostering a deeper understanding of the challenges and opportunities present in such communities.

The pilot phase of the program…

Community Hospital Celebrates Arbor Day 2024

In commemoration of Arbor Day 2024, Community Hospital proudly placed a chinkapin oak tree on its premises yesterday, April 23, symbolizing a dedication to growth, resilience, and environmental consciousness.

Embracing its role as a cornerstone of regional health, Community Hospital recognizes the profound impact of green spaces on fostering healing and well-being. The introduction of the…

CH Honors Dedicated Volunteers at Annual Luncheon

Community Hospital celebrated the invaluable contributions of its dedicated volunteers at the annual Volunteer Luncheon held on April 23. The event, which took place at Coppermill Steakhouse, served as a heartfelt tribute to the generous individuals whose steady commitment helps to drive the institution's mission of care and compassion.

"Volunteers are the heart and soul of not only our…

CH Recognized as LEARN Breastfeeding Champion

Community Hospital has proudly been acknowledged as a L.E.A.R.N. (Lactation Education Across Rural Nebraska) Breastfeeding Champion! This esteemed recognition underscores our unwavering commitment to advancing breastfeeding initiation and support within both our hospital and the broader region.

On April 16, Pam Minary, nurse at Community Hospital, had the privilege of receiving this honor…

Exploring Healthcare: Health Science Camp

McCook, Neb. – Calling all 7th and 8th graders with a passion for healthcare! Get ready for an exciting opportunity! The University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK) and Community Hospital are teaming up for the upcoming Health Science Explorers Camp, set to take place on Thursday, June 6, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Community Hospital in McCook.

This FREE camp offers an immersive experience where…

CH Empowers Employees with Life-Saving Course

Community Hospital took a significant step towards enhancing public safety on Tuesday morning, April 9, 2024, as Todd Hovey, Community Hospital Clinical Educator, in collaboration with four employees, led an insightful session aimed at increasing awareness of bleeding control measures.

Recognizing the critical role bleeding control plays in saving lives, Hovey spearheaded the educational…

CHHF Enhances Access with Translation Equipment

McCook, NE - In line with Community Hospital’s dedication to providing equitable access to healthcare, the Community Hospital Health Foundation has acquired a Stratus Translation system for Community Healthcare and Hospice.

Serving seven counties in southwest Nebraska, Community Healthcare and Hospice offers essential home health, hospice, and palliative care services. Barbie Long, Director,…

Concert for Healthcare Announces Band Hairball

Get ready for an electrifying night of rock 'n' roll as Hairball takes the stage at the Kiplinger Arena, Red Willow County Fairgrounds, on Saturday, October 12. This special event coincides with the celebration of Community Hospital's 50th Anniversary, taking attendees on a nostalgic journey back in time.

Hairball isn't just a concert; it's a bombastic celebration of arena rock that packs…

CH Pro-Am Announces Program Revisions

The organizing committee of the Community Hospital Pro-Am at Heritage Hills is unveiling significant revisions to the program for its much anticipated 35th annual event. In a strategic move, the event, traditionally spanning 2 1/2 days, will now be condensed into a single, action-packed day on Friday, June 7. This streamlined approach not only ensures a more concentrated and dynamic event but also…