News & Events

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

Regular physical activity is good for everyone’s health and people of all ages and body types can be physically active. National Physical Fitness and Sports Month is a great time to spread the word about the benefits of getting active for all ages. Listed are just a few of the benefits:

Emergency Medical Responder Course

Registration is open for the May 27th online EMR Course. The online EMR course is a 50‐60 hour course offered to give students the flexibility of taking an EMS class without having to sit in a classroom for 2‐3 hours twice a week. To learn more please visit www.NDEMSA.ORG/EMR-course

Celebrating Hope and Healing — National Hospital Week — May 12 ‐ 18

National Hospital Week celebrates hospitals and the women and men who support the health and well‐being of their communities through dedication and compassionate care from the heart. Take this year’s National Hospital Week as an opportunity to thank all of the dedicated individuals — physicians, nurses, therapists, engineers, food service workers, volunteers, administrators and so many more — for their contributions.

Celebrate National Nurses Week — May 6 ‐ 12

During National Nurses Week, area healthcare providers would like to extend a special thank you to our nurses, as they continue to provide the highest level of quality care to their patients. Our nurses deserve special recognition for their efforts to inspire, innovate, and influence every day!

May is Mental Health Month

Treatment is the answer. Talk to us today about the solutions available to help you take the first step towards recovery. There are times in everyone’s life when personal problems and challenges may interfere with their quality of life. Our goal is to provide assistance to individuals and families who experience emotional and coping problems and those who have serious and persistent mental illness. Services are available for children, adolescents and adults experiencing a wide range of problems. These services qualify under the Sliding Fee Scale. Call CCCHC for more information, 7018737788.

Annual Hospital Auxiliary Turkey Dinner

The annual Hospital Auxiliary Turkey Dinner will be held on Sunday, May 5th. The dinner is scheduled from 11:00 ‐ 1:00 p.m. at the Hazen City Hall. Free will donations accepted.

Celebrate Spring

ow is a wonderful time to celebrate spring and give the gift of life. Sign up now as an organ, eye, or tissue donor at www.organdonor.gov and let life bloom!

Annual Hospital Auxiliary Turkey Dinner

The annual Hospital Auxiliary Turkey Dinner will be held on Sunday, May 5th. The dinner is scheduled from 11:00 ‐ 1:00 p.m. at the Hazen City Hall. Free will donations accepted.

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is an 8 hour public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge. Training is Friday, May 3rd from 8 a.m. ‐ 5 p.m. CT at Sakakawea Medical Center. Free if you live in the service area, $50 for out of service area. Call Melissa Herman at 7018737788 to register by April 30th.

Take a walk at lunch on Wednesday, April 24 — National Walk at Lunch Day

Taking a walk is one of the simplest, safest and most effective forms of exercise. In fact, walking at a pace of 3 mph can substantially reduce the risk of developing heart disease, stroke and diabetes. National Walk@Lunch Day provides the perfect opportunity to get up from your desk and get on your feet for a 30‐minute walk. Remember to bring your comfortable shoes to work on April 24, then grab a co‐worker and get out and walk!