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Brenda Johnson, APRN, Receives Hospice & Palliative Care Certification

 

Brenda Johnson, APRN, recently completed her Hospice & Palliative Care Certification. This certification is similar to the Board exams and validates her expertise as a nursing specialist. Nurses practicing in hospice and palliative care can take pride in their expertise…


Daisy and Star Award Recipients

We are excited to announce our DAISY and STAR award recipients! Anne Dockweiler, Home Health & Hospice, received the Daisy Award, and Courtney Goff, Lab, received our Star award. Congratulations, and thank you for all your hard work, and commitment, to our hospital!

The Daisy Award, which is specific to Nurses, is an internationally recognized award. The Daisy Foundation expresses gratitude…


5 Million in Grants Available for Nursing Students

Through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has been granted $5,000,000 to award $2,500 per semester scholarships to Nebraska Nursing Students.


Any Nebraska resident currently enrolled or intending to enroll in a Nebraska Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), or accelerated Bachelor of Science…


CCH&HS Receives Performance Leadership Award for Quality

As part of the National Rural Health Day celebration, Chadron Community Hospital & Health Services has announced it has been recognized with a 2022 Performance Leadership Award for excellence in Quality.  Compiled by The Chartis Center for Rural Health, the Performance Leadership Awards honor top performance among rural hospitals in Quality, Outcomes and Patient Perspective.

 “Our Mission…


Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association Certification Press Release

Chadron Community Hospital Home Health and Hospice Department is excited to announce:

Congratulations to Kendra O’Brien RN, Jennifer Swinney-Ruiz RN, and Ann Dockweiler RN who recently committed to preparation and successful completion of their Hospice & Palliative Care Certification.

Nurses practicing in hospice and palliative care can take pride in their expertise and commitment…


CCH&HS Performance Leadership Award 2021 - Top quartile performance in Quality

Chadron Community Hospital & Health Services

Receives Performance Leadership Award for Quality

Chadron, NE, November 9, 2021 – As part of the 2021 National Rural Health Day celebration, Chadron Community Hospital and Health Services today announced it has been recognized by…


Centers for Medicare and Medicaid has approved our request for an expansion!

CCH-Dialysis is happy to announce that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) has approved our request for an expansion of services as a supplier of renal services in the Medicare program under the End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) regulations.  Our facility is approved for the addition of three hemodialysis stations, including one isolation room.  CCH-Dialysis is now approved for Seven (7) Incenter…


How the COVID Vaccination can affect your mammo

Chadron Community Hospital Radiology Department is constantly evaluating to ensure the best practices are in place to take care of your breast health needs.  The Society of Breast Imaging recently released an advisory statement recommending that, if possible and where it does not delay your care, consider scheduling your screening mammogram BEFORE your first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination or 4 to…


Interim Health Recomendations For Fully Vaccinated People

Fully Vaccinated People Can:

  • Visit with other fully vaccinated people indoors without wearing masks or physical distancing. 
  • Visit with unvaccinated people from a singe household who are at low risk for severe COVID disease indoors without wearing masks or physical distancing.
  • Refrain from quarantine and testing following a know exposure of asymptomatic.

For…


Con Marshall Receives COVID Vaccination - PPHD Press Release

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Longtime Chadron resident and local and college sports reported Con Marshall was happy to receive his first COVID shot in early February.

"My wife Peggy and I were able to get our shots at Western Community Health Resources and have had no pain and no problems whatsoever," said…