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CCHD Honors their Employees for their Years of Service

Castro County Healthcare (CCHD) recognized 175 years of service last Thursday, January 24at their Years of Service Reception. The employees that were honored had each reached a milestone in their careers at CCHD, ranging from five to 30 years of service. Their hard work over the years have not only allowed exceptional service to the community, but they continue to provide that service with enjoyment.   “Castro County Healthcare provided then, and continues to provide such awesome medical service to our community,” said Guila Barrios, a 10-year honoree and Welch [...]

January 30th, 2019|

Country View Living Construction Coming to an End

Construction of a new long-term care and assisted living facility in Dimmitt, Texas is quickly coming to an end.  Castro County Hospital District is building and will be responsible for the new facility, Country View Living.  The 45,000 square foot facility featuring a separate chapel, rehab area, fitness room, salon, community room and six outdoor patios will accommodate just about every need of the residents. The facility has a total of 54 beds and five assisted living apartments.  There are 26 private rooms and 14 semi-private long-term care rooms. Each wing [...]

January 15th, 2019|

CCHD’s Biggest Loser Contest Will Award even “Bigger” Prizes

A New Year means a new Biggest Loser Contest at Castro County Healthcare District. Starting on Monday, January 21, 2019 you can join the contest that will challenge you to lose the most weight against your friends, family, coworkers, or maybe even a stranger. This year is “bigger” and better with more prizes and more time to drop the pounds. The Biggest Loser Contest will last for 13 weeks, ending on Friday, April 19, 2019. After that date, they will announce the three winners who lost the most weight (all [...]

January 15th, 2019|

The Medical Center of Dimmitt now Offers the ASN Program

The Medical Center of Dimmitt is proud to announce that they now offer a new program known as Adult Safety Net (ASN). This program provides low-cost vaccines to persons 19 years of age and older who do not have health insurance. The program was created by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Immunization Unit to increase access to vaccination services in Texas for uninsured adults. This helped raise the immunization coverage levels and is helping improve the health of Texans. Just like infants and children, adults need vaccinations [...]

November 30th, 2018|

Seventh Annual Lights of Joy

 Castro County Healthcare along with the Plains Medical Foundation would like to invite you to help them light up the community. This is the Foundation’s seventh annual Lights of Joy Celebration and this celebration of joy gives people a chance to honor and donate in memory of someone close to them. Your gift to Lights of Joy will turn the hospital into a twinkling celebration of life. Join CCHD to remember friends and family members, honor loved ones, and to enrich the programs offered at Plains Memorial Hospital and the [...]

November 30th, 2018|

December Community Blood Drive

On December 5, 2018, Castro County will be having their Community Blood Drive at the Senior Citizen’s Building from 3PM to 7PM.  By giving blood you will receive a limited edition long-sleeved t-shirt, and a Sausage Dawgs with Queso. During your busy day, you can still make it to the blood drive by scheduling an appointment with Coffee Memorial Blood Center. Schedule today by calling 806-331-8833 or visit You can also save time by going online and answering the pre-donation questions to get yourself through the waiting line even [...]

November 29th, 2018|