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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 [...]

April 28th, 2020|

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 [...]

April 23rd, 2020|

March Clinic Spotlight: Linda Aguero

Behind every successful team is a successful leader. The Medical Center of Dimmitt is spotlighting their leader, Linda Aguero, Clinic Director for the month of March. Linda has been with CCHD for seven years and has held multiple positions during that time. She started with the hospital on the floor as an RN (Registered Nurse) and moved to Charge Nurse and ER Nurse. After three years at the hospital she was asked to fill in at the clinic and has loved it ever since. She began as Dr. Altenberg’s nurse, [...]

March 19th, 2020|

February Clinic Spotlight – Luz Fernandez

The Medical Center of Dimmitt has an exceptional team that helps patients from the time they enter the clinic, to being referred to a specialist, if needed. Have you ever wondered who sets up the referral appointment for you? This month the Medical Center of Dimmitt is spotlighting their Referral Clerk, Luz Fernandez.   Luz has been working as the Referral Clerk at Castro County Healthcare for six months. Her long-term goal is to become a Registered Nurse (RN), and she felt working at Castro County Healthcare would help her [...]

February 26th, 2020|

American Heart Month & Heart Disease

February is not only the month of ‘Love’ but is American Heart Month. This year marks the 56th consecutive American Heart Month. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, heart disease is the number one cause of death for men and women in the United States. American Heart Month provides awareness and the importance of taking care of your heart year-round. Cardiovascular disease (heart disease and stroke combined) kill about 2,300 people a day. Youth are being diagnosed with heart disease earlier than ever due to obesity [...]

February 4th, 2020|

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 [...]

February 4th, 2020|