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Parkinson’s Support Group Returning

Community Hospital is resuming the Parkinson’s Support Group that met up until the COVID-19 pandemic. The Speech Therapy Department will be hosting a Parkinson’s support group on Friday, May 26 from 11AM to 12:30PM in the Prairie View A meeting room. Lunch will be served.

This startup meeting will be used to greet former attendees and meet new members, as well as learn about topics the members…

Healthy Connections Lunch and Learn Returning May 24

May 16, 2023

Community Hospital is hosting a Healthy Connections Lunch and Learn event at the hospital meeting rooms on Wednesday, May 24 from 11:30AM to 1PM. “Boosting Your Mental Well-being” will be presented by Joshua Clark, one…

Community Hospital Hosting June 8 Science Camp

May 15, 2023

Community Hospital, in partnership with the University of Nebraska at Kearney, will host a Health Science Explorers Summer Camp June 8 at the hospital for students going into the seventh and eighth grades.

The camp, which runs from 9:30AM to 1:30PM, will provide hands-on activities designed to increase the students’ awareness of healthcare professions. They will have…

Generational Legacy of Community Hospital and HFMA

April 13, 2023

Five past and present presidents of the Nebraska chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association gathered at the recent annual meeting. From left, Virgil…

Diabetic Support Group to Meet April 13

Community Hospital’s diabetic support group will meet Thursday, April 13 at 6 p.m. in the Prairie View A meeting room. Andie Stang, Community Hospital Wellness Program Specialist will discuss how stress affects Type 2 Diabetes. April is Stress Awareness Month.

RSVPs are not required. For questions, call Terrie Unger at 308-344-8539 or email, Guests should bring their…

Eat Smart Get Fit Prediabetes Program Recognized by CDC

March 27, 2023

Community Hospital’s Eat Smart – Get Fit program has earned CDC Full Plus Recognition from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This designation is reserved for programs that have effectively delivered a quality, evidence-based program that meets all of the standards for CDC recognition and additional retention thresholds.

The achievement means Community…

Radiology Equipment Grant Gives Doctors a Longer View

March 22, 2023

Community Hospital Health Foundation’s Board of Directors recently granted $5,000 toward the purchase of new radiology equipment allowing orthopedic and spine specialists to see long leg and full spine images for effective and efficient treatment.

The Mobile Overlap Trans-Former DR Panel Grid Cabinet lets the radiology technician capture full spine or hip-to-ankle…

Wellness Fair April 12

March 16, 2023

The public is invited to a wellness fair hosted by Community Hospital, Wednesday, April 12 from 7-9 AM in Community Hospital’s Prairie View A meeting room at 1301 East H Street in McCook. The health fair will offer a grab and go breakfast and a variety of health screenings at a free or reduced rate.

Attendees should enter the outside meeting room door on the south…

Concert for Healthcare Entertainment Lined Up

March 6, 2023

A night of great music is planned for this year’s Concert for Healthcare at the Kiplinger Arena, Red Willow County Fairgrounds, on Saturday, October 7 when Priscilla Block presents her Block Party Tour. The intimate, yet energizing show raises funds to support Community Hospital’s mission.

Country artist Priscilla Block draws listeners in with her unfiltered, relatable…

Free Colorectal Cancer Screening Kits Available

March 5, 2023

Community Hospital in partnership with CHI Health Good Samaritan, in recognition of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, has joined forces to provide the community with free colorectal cancer screening test kits in March. Men and women ages 45 or older and those with increased risk are encouraged to contact Community Hospital Outreach Coordinator, Baleigh Abbott, at 308-344-8550…