News and Events

Vaccine Booster Clinic December 9

A COVID-19 vaccine booster clinic for anyone 18 and above who has already received their COVID-19 vaccinations will be offered in McCook, according to Sharon Conroy, RN, Community Hospital Infection Preventionist.

The free COVID-19 booster clinic is Thursday, December 9 at Community Hospital’s Prairie View A meeting room. The clinic will offer Moderna booster vaccines only.

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Hospital Joins Lawsuit to Lift Mandate Requiring Vaccinations

November 22, 2021

Community Hospital, along with nine other Nebraska hospitals and hospitals from nine other states, drafted, signed and filed a declaration with a Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri last week.

This action was in response to a regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) that requires the COVID-19 vaccination of…

MCFF Donation Assists COVID Patients

November 11, 2021

A recent donation to Community Hospital from the McCook Community Foundation Fund will help COVID-19 patients breathe easier. The donation of nearly $14,000, given in memory of those who have died from COVID, helped purchase six new BiPAP machines valued at $19,200.

A BiPAP machine pushes pressurized air into the lungs of patients, according to the staff at Community…

Hospital and Clinic not in Network with Medicare Advantage

October 25, 2021 (EDITED)

McCook, Neb.—Open enrollment for Medicare began on October 15 and goes through December 7.  With the growing options for Medicare coverage, Community Hospital and McCook Clinic would like to inform the public that neither the clinic nor hospital is in-network with any Medicare Advantage products that are being sold in the area.

Though Community Hospital…

Diabetic Support Group Meets November 4

October 19, 2021

Come celebrate National Diabetes Month with Community Hospital’s diabetic support group on Thursday, November 4 at 3 p.m. in the Prairie View meeting rooms.

Sharon Conroy, RN, Community Hospital Infection Control Nurse, will discuss how the COVID-19 virus can affect people with diabetes. Pat Rice, Community Hospital Registered Dietitian, will demonstrate how to eat…

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Hospital Earns 2021 Digital Health Most Wired Award

Most Wired AwardOctober 7, 2021

The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) is pleased to announce that Community Hospital has earned 2021 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired recognition as a certified level 7.…

New Medical Specialists Center Entrance Opens Monday

Medical Specialists Center EntranceCommunity Hospital is excited to announce the new Medical Specialists Center entrance will open for patient use on Monday, October 4. Patients using the Medical Specialists Center, Cardiopulmonary…

Hospital Meets Basic Level Trauma Recertification

September 20, 2021

Community Hospital has met the requirements as a Basic Level Trauma Center after participating in a re-designation survey and site visit in March 2021. The hospital has met requirements for this designation since 2003. 

The statewide trauma program ensures that Nebraska hospitals meet the standards to be designated as a trauma center. Designations include Comprehensive,…

Hospital Hosting Insurance Education Meeting

September 16, 2021

Confused about health insurance? There have been several significant developments in health insurance this year. Because of that Community Hospital is hosting an insurance education meeting for the public on Monday, October 4 from 3:30 to 5:30 PM in Prairie View Meeting Room A.

Representatives from the Nebraska Department of Insurance will be present at the meeting…