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The Medical Center of Dimmitt June Spotlight: Erika Presas

There are many different people who assist you at the Medical Center of Dimmitt. Your first point of contact can affect your overall experience at Castro County Healthcare’s Clinic.   One of those people that greet you with a smile, or a upbeat hello on the phone is Erika Presas, a Registration Clerk and Scheduler.   “The most rewarding thing about my job is knowing at the end of the day that I helped someone out,” said Erika.  “Even if it’s as simple as making someone an appointment.”   Erika [...]

June 11th, 2019|

Country View Welcomes New Dietary Manager

Country View Living’s (CVL) focus on community and their residents has been a top priority since opening in March 2019. Their new Dietary Manger, Chas Fristoe’s, goals and focus falls in line with the newly opened senior living facility in Dimmitt, Texas.   Fristoe started at Country View Living on Thursday, May 30th with excitement and a determined drive. He comes to CVL after four years at West Texas A&M University (WTAMU) in Canyon, Texas where he was the Chef Manager.  He has had a total of 17 years of [...]

June 11th, 2019|

Country View Living offers Free Fitness Membership

Country View Living is offering a free fitness membership to anyone 65 years and older in Castro County. The only requirement for those who are eligible for the membership is that you take time to make a resident’s day. This could be by saying hello, giving a hug, or going to visit one of the residents. “We are excited to be able to provide this service to our senior community,” said Laura Kimball, CVL Administrator. “It is another way we can bring in the community to our facility, allowing our [...]

May 22nd, 2019|

Hats & Heels Gala has a Record Year

On April 27, 2019, the Plains Medical Foundation hosted their fourth Hats and Heels Gala at Sunrise Farms in Nazareth, Texas. The 2019 Gala was also a record setting year in sponsorship donations and earnings for the Castro County Hospital District. The Plains Medical Foundation is in its 18thyear, established in 2000, and continues to assist with the financial needs among the communities and patients served by Plains Memorial Hospital, newly opened Senior Living Facility, Country View Living, The Medical Center of Dimmitt, and the numerous departments within the Castro [...]

May 22nd, 2019|

The Medical Center of Dimmitt May Spotlight: Liliana Aguilar

The Medical Center of Dimmitt spotlights Liliana Aguilar this month for her dedication to providing compassionate care to the Castro County Community. Liliana has been providing this care to Castro County since July of 2016 with Dr. Shanley. “I decided to get into nursing for my kids,” said Lilana. “I wanted to be more educated about health for my kids and what to do if they got sick.” Her passion for nursing may have started with her kids, but she also loves to see the difference nurses make in a [...]

May 22nd, 2019|

2019 Biggest Loser Winner Earns $375.00

Jessica de Lima wins $375.00, a $50.00 Academy gift card, and a $10.00 Starbuck’s gift card by losing 10.05% in weight during CCHD’s 2019 Biggest Loser Competition. Lima competed against 25 other participants who signed up, but only 10 of those came to the final weigh in and had a chance to win. The 26 participants started their journey in weight loss on January 21, 2019 by signing up and paying the $25.00 to participate. All money collected is awarded to the top three finishers, and this year we added [...]

May 6th, 2019|