News and Events

PA Joins CH Orthopedic Surgery Team

Serving as an Army combat medic, then moving into field artillery officer in Iraq gave physician assistant Jordan Mattern the drive to go back to school and begin a career in medicine. During a particularly hard encounter, Mattern wasn’t able to provide medical support to a wounded civilian. “I reached this point where I did not know how to care for her. I had this medical military medicine background,…

CHHF Invests in Baby Bassinets

Community Hospital Health Foundation is excited to announce the acquisition of state-of-the-art baby bassinets, the Halo BassiNest, designed to revolutionize the newborn care experience at our Community Hospital.

 The introduction of Halo BassiNests is part of our ongoing commitment to providing the highest standard of care for newborns and their families. These innovative bassinets are…

Third Annual Teddy Bear Toss to Raise Support

In a heartwarming tradition that has become a beloved community event, McCook Bison fans are gearing up for the Third Annual Teddy Bear Toss during the halftime of the boys’ varsity basketball game against Gering on Friday, February 9th. The much-anticipated event aims to bring joy and comfort to pediatric patients by collecting and donating stuffed animals.

Basketball enthusiasts and compassionate…

CH Hosts Special Event to Celebrate Cancer Survivors

Community Hospital is delighted to invite cancer survivors and their guests to a special event celebrating resilience and hope. The Light of Hope Survivor Dinner will take place at Prairie View meeting rooms in Community Hospital on February 24 starting at 6:00 PM.

Kim Holiday, the utilization review and swing bed coordinator for Community Hospital, shared her personal journey as a cancer…

EVS Team Achieves Cleanliness Milestone

Patients and visitors at Community Hospital have long held the expectation of a pristine and sanitized environment, and the dedicated Environmental Services team has consistently exceeded those expectations. Led by EVS Director, Dan Curtis, the team prioritizes the health and safety of patients and visitors daily, resulting in outstanding cleanliness ratings.

During fiscal year 2023, an…

CH Welcomes Second Experienced Orthopedic Surgeon

Community Hospital is proud to announce the addition of Dr. Douglas Tice, a renowned and highly skilled orthopedic surgeon, to its esteemed medical staff. This exciting development highlights our mission of leading our region to a healthier future.

Dr. Tice brings a wealth of experience and expertise to Community Hospital, having spent two years at Shepherd Air Force Base as the Chief Orthopedic…

CHHF Appoints New Board Members

The Community Hospital Health Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of esteemed community leaders to its Board of Directors. New members, Shari Lewis, Karen Craw, and Matt Nielsen, bring their wealth of leadership experience to the Health Foundation, with Shari Lewis embarking on a three-year term, and Karen Craw and Matt Nielsen representing the Community Hospital Board of Directors for…

Grief Support Group Starts January 23

January 16, 2024

Adults who have experienced a recent loss of a loved one are invited to join Community Hospital’s grief support group, which begins January 23.

The support group meets for eight weeks on Tuesdays from 4:30 to 6 p.m. starting on January 23. Other dates include January 30, February 13, 27, March 12, 26, and April 9 and 23. This is a closed support group. New members…

Community Hospital Announces 2024 New Year’s Baby

Community Hospital is excited to announce the birth of the New Year’s baby, a sweet little miss Kira Elizabeth Zuck. Born at 12:53 AM on January 9, Kira is a happy new addition to the family of first-time parents, Cassidy and Allen Zuck.

Weighing in at 7 pounds, 9 ounces and measuring 19.5 inches long, baby Kira made her entrance into the world under the care of McCook Clinic family physician,…

Health Foundation Recognizes Employee Generosity

The Community Hospital Health Foundation acknowledges the tremendous dedication and generosity of its employees in the recent Employee "Giving is Contagious" Campaign. The campaign saw an impressive 58% of Community Hospital employees actively participating, making annual gifts or signing up for payroll contributions.

While a 60% participation goal was ambitious and not entirely met, the…