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Health Foundation Grants Money to Boost Visitor Experience

September 21, 2023

Community Hospital Health Foundation is excited to announce a $1,200 grant to enhance the experience of patients and visitors. This grant funds two strategically located courtesy charging stations in the Emergency Department and Outpatient Surgery waiting areas, ensuring that loved ones can stay connected by keeping their devices charged.

 The grant, submitted…

Foundation Grant Supports Home Health and Hospice

September 7, 2023

In total, nearly $70,000 was granted from the Community Hospital Health Foundation in support of home care services provided by Community Healthcare and Hospice in fiscal year 2023. In addition to $66,000 of direct operational support, funds were provided for patient-specific supplies, needs, and educational resources.

“The Health Foundation is raising funds in…

Discover Wellness at the Virtual Wellness Fair

September 1, 2023

Community Hospital is announcing the launch of the annual Virtual Wellness Fair, which is an engaging and interactive event designed to encourage community members to prioritize their health and take proactive steps toward a healthier lifestyle.

 “With health and wellness at the forefront of our mission, Community Hospital is excited to provide a platform for individuals…

Entertainment Line Up for Concert for Healthcare

August 31, 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 energizing show raises funds to support Community Hospital’s vision of cultivating healthy communities through progressive and proactive care. Jordan Fletcher, a Nashville…

Grief Support Group Starts September 26

August 31, 2023

Adults who have experienced a recent loss of a loved one are invited to join Community Hospital’s grief support group, which begins September 26.

The support group meets for eight weeks on Tuesdays from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on September 26, October 10, 24, November 7, 21, December 5, 19, and January 9. This is a closed support group. New members will not be added after…

Diabetic Support Group to Meet August 30

August 14, 2023

Community Hospital’s diabetic support group will meet Wednesday, August 30 at 6 p.m. in the Prairie View A meeting room. Terrie Unger, RN, Community Hospital Diabetic Educator, and Pat Rice, RD, Community Hospital Registered Dietitian will discuss “What’s New in Diabetes Treatments.”

A light diabetic meal will be served. RSVPs are not required and there is no charge…

Welcome Medical Oncology Nurse Practitioner

August 10, 2023

Ellen Branham, NP-C, has joined Community Hospital as a medical oncology nurse practitioner. She will work closely with Dr. Benjamin George, visiting medical oncologist from Callahan Cancer Center in North Platte. Branham’s focus will be on creating care plans during and following treatment, managing side effects, counseling and educating patients and families, as well as…

Mobile Vascular Screenings at Community Hospital

August 3, 2023

Bryan Health will provide mobile vascular disease screenings on Thursday and Friday, August 24 and 25 in McCook. The Bryan Health mobile screening bus will be at Community Hospital, 1301 East H Street in McCook to perform atrial fibrillation (AF or afib) screenings, carotid artery ultrasound screenings, abdominal aortic ultrasound screenings, and peripheral arterial disease…

Phototherapy Blankets and Sleep Sacks Purchased for Nursery

July 19, 2023

Community Hospital Health Foundation provided nearly $13,000 in grants to purchase new equipment for the hospital nursery and sleep sacks for its youngest patients. 

The Health Foundation purchased two phototherapy blankets for Community Hospital’s nursery, giving the nursery a total of three phototherapy blankets. Jaundice, also known as hyperbilirubinemia, is caused…

AED Granted for Curtis Mall Commercial Building

Thanks to the efforts of Frontier County Physical Therapy and a grant from Community Hospital Health Foundation, a new automated external defibrillator (AED) was purchased and donated for use at the Curtis Mall, 302 Center Avenue. The building houses physical therapy, banking, newspaper, legal, and postal services. The easy-to-use medical device can analyze the heart’s rhythm and if necessary, deliver…