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CCHD Recognized Employees for their Years of Service


Castro County Healthcare District (CCHD) honored their employees with an Employee Potluck Luncheon in January. They recognized the employees who had reached a certain milestone in their careers at CCHD. “It is not only a place of employment, but it becomes a second family,” said Candis Rodriguez, a 5-year honoree. The luncheon was in honor of those who have worked for Castro County Healthcare for 5, 10, 15, 20, and 25 years. Each honoree was given a pin that reflected their years of service by the CEO, Linda Rasor. The four employees who have been with CCHD for 25 years were [...]

CCHD Recognized Employees for their Years of Service2018-03-29T02:10:17-05:00

Olivia Herrera named Employee of the Month


Castro County Healthcare awards Olivia Herrera as Employee of the Month for February. Herrera has been working for CCHD for two years and seven months as the Administrative Assistant to the CEO, Linda Rasor. Her role includes not only to administer help to the CEO, but anyone else who needs it. “My favorite thing about working for CCHD is the people,” said Herrera. “I am inspired daily by their dedication to the care and needs of our community.” She also states how honored she feels to be chosen for employee of the month because she sees all the hard work everyone [...]

Olivia Herrera named Employee of the Month2018-03-29T02:08:18-05:00

Castro County Healthcare Breaks Ground on the New Senior Living Facility


DIMMITT, Texas: Castro County Hospital District (CCHD) and Korte Company held the ground-breaking ceremony on Feb. 1st at 2:00 pm for the New Senior Living Project located at the intersection of Butler Boulevard and Front Street. Castro County Healthcare, along with their Board of Directors and public figures of Castro County represented the start of the Senior Living Project by lifting their golden shovels with dirt for the numerous Castro County community members in attendance. Henry Ramaekers, Chairman of the Board of Directors, shared a few words about the facility and what the facility will mean for Castro County. “We feel that [...]

Castro County Healthcare Breaks Ground on the New Senior Living Facility2018-03-29T02:06:55-05:00

Dr. Stephanie Bryan joins Castro County Healthcare


In August of 2017, Castro County Healthcare District (CCHD) introduced a new family medicine practitioner, Dr. Stephanie Bryan, Doctor of Osteopathy (DO). Bryan comes to CCHD from Waurika, Okla. There she had a similar position working in a clinic and seeing ER, hospital, and nursing home patients.  Originally born and raised in Los Angeles, Calif., Bryan has also lived in New Mexico, Texas, and Oklahoma. “I love working here and the people in Dimmitt are great,” said Bryan Bryan began her work life as a travel agent, which she did for 15 years and got to travel the world extensively. Then she [...]

Dr. Stephanie Bryan joins Castro County Healthcare2018-03-29T02:06:01-05:00

Sheila Higgins is now a Full Time Nurse Practitioner at CCH


Castro County Healthcare District (CCHD) welcomed Sheila Higgins, Family Nurse Practitioner (NP), to their full-time staff in December. Higgins has been working for the Medical Center of Dimmitt for the past year part time while practicing as a Family Nurse Practitioner in Hereford, Texas for the past five and half years. “I am so happy to be home serving Castro County and the surrounding areas,” said Higgins. Higgins was born and raised her entire childhood, just 16 miles west on Highway 86. She said she has always been intrigued with how the human body works, even as a child, which led [...]

Sheila Higgins is now a Full Time Nurse Practitioner at CCH2018-03-29T02:04:51-05:00

New Website Coming Soon!


We are refreshing our look! Here at Castro County Hospital, we are committed to providing you with the absolute best quality healthcare experience possible! In keeping with that commitment, we are in the process of re-creating our website. This process takes time as we want to ensure we are providing you with the best online experience possible. We will be launching our new, fresh website in March and will continue to post more updates as the new year draws closer. Thank you for allowing us to serve you! #OnlineExperience

New Website Coming Soon!2018-03-29T01:59:11-05:00

CCH Works to Simplify Managing Your Healthcare with Chronic Care Management Services


Managing your healthcare can be overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be. Castro County Healthcare is here to help with our Chronic Care Management Services. If you have Medicare and live with two or more chronic conditions like arthritis, diabetes, depression, or high blood pressure, chronic care management services can help connect the dots so you can spend more time doing what you love. SERVICES INCLUDE: • At least 20 minutes a month of chronic care management services • Personalized assistance from a dedicated health care professional who will work with you to create your care plan • Coordination of care [...]

CCH Works to Simplify Managing Your Healthcare with Chronic Care Management Services2017-11-27T20:59:43-06:00

EMS Announces Shelby Acker Paramedic Licensure


Congratulations to our EMT Shelby Acker who passed her National Registry Exam to become a licensed paramedic! Shelby has been an EMT at CCH since May and has been pursuing her full paramedic licensure since then. We are proud to have Shelby on our EMS crew!

EMS Announces Shelby Acker Paramedic Licensure2018-03-29T01:58:08-05:00
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