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CCHD shows their support for Child Abuse and Neglect Awareness Month

Castro County Healthcare hung blue ribbons on Wednesday, April 18 in support of Child Abuse and Neglect Awareness Month. If you drive by Plains Memorial Hospital or the Medical Center of Dimmitt you can see the blue ribbons on the trees in front along Halsell street. “In 2015, it was reported in the fifty states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico that an estimated 683,000 children were victims of child abuse or neglect and 1,670 children died as a result of abuse or neglect,” stated on The National Child Traumatic Stress [...]

April 19th, 2018|

2018 Biggest Loser Winners

Lydia Davila wins $180.00 from Castro County Healthcare (CCH), by coming in first place, losing 10.60 percent, in the 2018 Biggest Loser Contest. On January 29, 2018, CCH started their sign-ups for the Biggest Loser Contest. Each contestant stepped on the same scale and began their weight loss journey. Paying $25.00 to participate, they received a free fitness membership to the fitness facility at CCH for the full two months of the competition. Final weigh-ins were held the last three days of March. With 12 participants, CCH collected $300.00 to [...]

April 4th, 2018|

National Physicians Week

This week, March 25 through March 31, is National Physicians Week and Castro County Healthcare (CCH) invites the community to help honor their three physicians. National Physicians Week is held each year in March to recognize the physicians that have dedicated their time to the art of medicine. CCH strives to hire physicians that work towards their vision statement, “to be better than the day before.” CCH appreciates their physicians continued dedication to provide high quality medical care to Castro County and the surrounding areas. Castro County Healthcare’s physicians are [...]

March 30th, 2018|

Dana Cobb named CCHD’s Chief of Nursing Officer

Castro County Hospital District is pleased to announce the promotion of Dana Cobb, RN to the position of Chief of Nursing Officer (CNO). Cobb has worked for CCHD for 20 years holding many positions including; Home Health Aide, RN for Home Health and Hospice, and has been a Charge Nurse with Plains Memorial Hospital. Cobb is certified in the Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN), and CPR. She is excited about this new chapter and the opportunity to [...]

March 26th, 2018|

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 [...]

February 20th, 2018|

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 [...]

February 20th, 2018|