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Is it time for your Child’s Next Check Up?

Castro County Healthcare and the Medical Center of Dimmitt offers the care you need for you and your family. They understand that a lot happens in your daily life and you might need reminding on when you should schedule your child’s next checkup or immunization. Regular visits are important for your child’s health and wellness. Staying up to date results in safety and nutritional behaviors, and builds a relationship between your child and their primary care provider. The Medical Center of Dimmitt, as well as the Center of Disease Control [...]

June 20th, 2018|

Skating with Safety

“Safety First” is what the Castro County Healthcare’s Injury Prevention Committee addressed to children at the Dimmitt Skate Park on Saturday, June 9th. The committee invited Proletariat Skateboard Company in Lubbock, Texas, who came and hosted a competition for those in attendance. It was a fun way to provide information on safety to the children in the community. Dana Cobb, Chief of Nursing at Plains Memorial Hospital, spoke to those in attendance about ways to have fun but avoid injury during outdoor activities with their scooter, skateboard, and/or bicycle. One [...]

June 15th, 2018|

Medical Center of Dimmitt Awarded $5000.00 Grant

The Medical Center of Dimmitt received a grant from Superior HealthPlan. The Regional Grant Committee approved a grant of $5000.00 to be used for clinic improvements to enhance the health and well-being of patients. The grant was written by Clinic Director at the time, Rachel Batenhorst, and submitted during the Third Quarter of 2017. On December 20, 2017, the Medical Center of Dimmitt received a letter congratulating the organization on their award of the grant. Provider Relations Representative, Vanessa Vasquez, came to the clinic to hand deliver the check for [...]

June 13th, 2018|

44th National EMS Week

May 20 through 26 is the 44thannual National EMS Week. Since 1974, this week has been used to celebrate and honor those who are on the ‘front line’ of medical emergencies and provide day-to-day lifesaving services to our community. May 23 is a day dedicated to raising awareness about specialized emergency care for children, called Emergency Medical Service for Children (EMSC) Day. This year Castro County EMS, subdivision of Castro County Hospital District, is visiting schools in the Castro County community to help raise this awareness. Last week on May [...]

May 21st, 2018|

‘Betty’s Buddies’ raised over $4,000.00 at Fundraiser

Last week during National Hospital Week CCHD had many events that honored those who provide quality healthcare to the Castro County Community. Even throughout all the food and fun CCHD raised $4,422.00 for one of their employee’s. On Thursday, May 10th, CCHD with the help of Hands of Hope and the Plains Memorial Hospital Auxiliary held a ‘Fiesta Fundraiser’ for their friend and coworker, Betty Oltivero. Oltivero is waiting on a kidney transplant, and has a long road ahead of her. The money was raised by selling an enchilada plate [...]

May 21st, 2018|

National Hospital Week Focuses on Caring for You

DIMMITT – National Hospital Week is May 6 – 12, and during that time Castro County Hospital District will be honoring their 120 employees, who have dedicated their time to the healthcare in Castro County and the surrounding area. CCHD is thankful for the support provided by staff members, Board of Directors, Auxiliary Committee, and the Plains Memorial Foundation and their newly added External Relations Committee. It is because of the support and efforts of these people that CCHD can provide quality healthcare to our community. As it states on [...]

May 9th, 2018|