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Occupational Therapy Month

The American Occupational Therapy Association has declared the month of April as Occupational Therapy Month. The Castro County Healthcare District through the Welch Rehab Center has one occupational therapist, Mary Crow, and one occupational therapist assistant, Christina Pantoja. “They are a group of young professionals full of drive, knowledge and constantly continuing their education in their field,” said Guila Barrios, Welch Rehab Admission Clerk. “Seeing our patients healing and feeling better about themselves and their health is a rewarding part of my job.” Occupational therapy is a profession that helps [...]

April 9th, 2019|

The Medical Center of Dimmitt April Spotlight: Nadia Reyna

The Medical Center of Dimmitt would like to spotlight one of their nurses, Nadia Reyna, for her dedication to providing compassionate care to the Castro County Community. Her love of helping people is what drew her to a career in nursing. Nadia has been at the Medical Center of Dimmitt for 13 years. “Everyone is like family,” said Reyna. “We take care of each other.” Reyna became a part of CCHD’s family in April 12, 2006. Prior to her employment at CCHD she worked for Runningwater Draw Care Center in [...]

April 9th, 2019|

Country View Living’s Grand Opening

On March 26, 2019 Castro County Hospital District (CCHD) proudly presented their new long-term and senior living facility, Country View Living (CVL), to the community, with an exciting grand opening. Over 600 people from Castro County and the surrounding area came to see the 60-bed facility. The grand opening event began at 2:00pm on Tuesday with a ribbon cutting and then speeches from Jim Bradford, Chairman of the Board of Directors for CCHD and Henry Ramaekers, recently retired Chairman of Board of Directors for CCHD. Both spoke of the exceptional [...]

March 28th, 2019|

Physician Appreciation – Take time to thank those who keep you Healthy!

This week, March 24 through March 30, is National Physicians Week and Castro County Healthcare (CCH) invites the community to help honor their three physicians. March 30 also honors them on National Doctor’s Day. These national holidays are to honor our physicians and all the work they do for their patients and the community of Castro County. It is through their hard work and dedication that we are kept healthy. CCHD invites you to thank them for doing that for you and your loved ones. CCHD strives to hire physicians [...]

March 28th, 2019|

Healthy Living with Ideal Protein

Every year in March the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics focuses on healthful eating, because March is National Nutrition Month. By making more nutritious eating decisions, and engaging in physical activity you can make a difference in your health, and healthy habits. Castro County Healthcare District (CCHD) offers a healthy living and weight-loss program, called Ideal Protein. The program is designed to help every individual reach their goals and teach you how to make healthier choices to help create a healthy lifestyle. “Eating right doesn’t have to be hard,” said [...]

March 18th, 2019|

Starbuck’s Is Now Open at Country View Living

If you have driven by the new long-term care and senior apartment living facility, Country View Living (CVL), this past week you may have noticed more cars than usual. The facility that was recently built at the intersection of Butler Blvd. and Front Street in Dimmitt, Texas opened their doors to the public on March 11, 2019, inviting them to come and enjoy a cup of coffee. It is no regular cup of coffee though, it is Starbuck’s Coffee. In February 2019, CVL announced that construction on the facility had [...]

March 18th, 2019|