January 27, 2022 Board Agenda


CASTRO COUNTY HEALTHCARE 310 W Halsell  PO Box 278 Dimmitt, Texas 79027 Phone 806-647-2191    Fax 806-647-2407 Notice is hereby given that the Board of Directors of Castro County will hold a scheduled meeting on Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 5:00pm in the Ettie McDermitt Education Room at Plains Memorial Hospital.    Agenda Call to Order- Reading of the Mission Statement Public Comments FY 2021 Durbin Audit Presentation Approval to Call for Board Member Election CT Purchase Review of Financials and Statistics- December 2021 Consent Agenda Approval of 11/18/2021 Board Meeting Minutes Quarterly Review of Pledged Securities Approval for Destruction of Records [...]

January 27, 2022 Board Agenda2022-01-25T15:19:44+00:00

Celebrate our Healthcare Staff


Over the past few months communities have recognized their family, friends, or neighbors that work in healthcare. They have noticed the sacrifices healthcare workers and their families have had to make by putting themselves at a higher risk to be there for those who need it. Every year these same healthcare workers are recognized during national holiday weeks like hospital week, nurse’s week, and many more. These holidays are designed to celebrate each departments specialty and the work they do. This year healthcare workers should be very proud of their work, and what they do for the district and the communities [...]

Celebrate our Healthcare Staff2020-04-28T17:18:31+00:00

We Are Still Here For You


There is a lot going on, and CCHD understand that you may have lots of questions and concerns about what to do if you need to just have a checkup or prescription change. That is why they have separated their office hours to make the clinic still feel like a safe place to come.   “We want to reassure all of our patients that we are following all proper cleaning techniques and taking every precaution after each patient,” said Linda Aguero, Clinic Director at CCHD. “We have spilt our Monday through Friday clinic hours to see the ‘well’ patients in the [...]

We Are Still Here For You2020-04-23T17:19:21+00:00

Combined 115 Years of Service at CCHD


Each year Castro County Healthcare (CCHD) recognizes their employees for their years of dedication and service to the Hospital District. This year, CCHD had 115 combine years of service recognized at their afternoon banquet on January 22, 2020. On that day, Jolene Schulte was recognized for 45 years of service, Gloria Hinojosa and Hortensia Ramirez for 20 years, Jamie Blasingame and Vicenta Martinez for 10 years, and Benny Navarro and Cathy Wilcox for five years. When you speak to anyone who has worked at CCHD, especially one of these seven who were awarded will mention the ‘family’ like environment that they [...]

Combined 115 Years of Service at CCHD2020-02-04T17:42:22+00:00

Become a CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) at Country View Living


Country View Living (CVL), the new long-term living facility, in Dimmitt, TX is having another CNA class, starting in January 2020. CVL has already held four CNA classes this year (2019) and have had a 100% passing rate. A CNA is an important piece of the workflow at CVL. Nurses depend heavily on the CNA’s when it comes to the resident’s care. CNA’s are the nurses and doctors ‘eyes and ears’ during their shift. The CNA class is taught by two nurses in the Castro County Hospital District, Raneta Patton, RN and Charge Nurse, and Tonya Ethridge, RN. If you have [...]

Become a CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) at Country View Living2019-12-24T16:45:49+00:00

There is Power in Rural Health Care


‘Plug into the Power of Rural’ is a mantra for National Rural Health Day on November 21, 2019. National Rural Health Day was founded by the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) as a way to showcase rural America, increase awareness of rural health-related challenges, and promote the efforts of those who are addressing those challenges.   An estimated 57 million people – nearly one in five Americans – live in rural and frontier communities throughout the United States. An assessment by The Texas Organization of Rural and Community Hospitals (TORCH), states that in the 1960s there were [...]

There is Power in Rural Health Care2019-11-20T15:04:29+00:00

100% Passing Rate in Country View Living’s Certified Nursing Classes


Country View Living, the long-term living facility in Dimmitt, TX, has dedicated time in educating young professionals on how to be a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). They have held four CNA classes, with a 100% passing rate. These classes are taught by two Registered Nurses (RN) who work at Country View Living (CVL) and have worked for the Castro County Hospital District (CCHD) for many years.   Raneta Patton, a RN and Charge Nurse, was an instructor for the CNA course. She has been working with CCHD as a nurse for six years, but also began working with CVL when they [...]

100% Passing Rate in Country View Living’s Certified Nursing Classes2019-11-13T15:57:44+00:00

Senior Living Community in Dimmitt, TX opens their Doors to all Communities


Country View Living (CVL), the newly opened long-term living facility, in Dimmitt Texas is reaching out to offer their service and high quality of care to not only Castro County residents, but the surrounding area as well.   The new state of the art facility that opened in March of 2019, offers more than your average long-term living community. They have opened their doors not only to people who need care, but to the community as well. They have done this by offering the only Starbuck’s Coffee within 48 miles of Dimmitt, TX and the surrounding communities. In addition, Country View [...]

Senior Living Community in Dimmitt, TX opens their Doors to all Communities2019-07-16T21:10:04+00:00

Recover Near Home through Plains Memorial Hospital’s Swing Bed


Plains Memorial Hospital (PMH) offers patients extended care for a smoother transition through their Swing Bed program. Swing Bed can serve each patient differently, especially for extended care following an extensive surgery, neurological disorders such as stroke, generalized weakness due to certain chronic condition, and when someone no longer needs acute care but they are not quite ready to go home.   The Recovery Near Home program (Swing Bed) at Plains Memorial Hospital allows them to receive the extended care they need without the need to change facilities. It is a unique program that acts as a bridge between the hospital [...]

Recover Near Home through Plains Memorial Hospital’s Swing Bed2019-07-11T18:26:10+00:00
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