News & Events

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!

Celebrate Medical Laboratory Professionals Week — April 21‐27

There are approximately 300,000 practitioners of clinical laboratory science in the United States. Since the development of this career group in the 1920s, the clinical laboratory science professional has played an increasingly vital role in the diagnosis and prevention of disease. Today, the clinical laboratorian is a key member of a health care team. For all you do, thank you!

Sakakawea Medical Center and Coal Country Community Health Center to Launch Epic Electronic Medical Record

HAZEN, N.D. — On April 1st, Sakakawea Medical Center (SMC) and Coal Country Community Health Center (CCCHC) will launch Epic in the medical center and primary care clinic location sites. Epic is the most widely-used and comprehensive electronic health records system and provides a platform for integrated care to ensure patients have convenient digital access to their health information.

Mental Health First Aid Training

1 in 3 Americans will be diagnosed with a mental health condition this year. This course teaches people how to give first aid to individuals experiencing a mental health crisis situation and/or who are in the early stages of a mental health disorder. Join us on Friday, April 12, from 8 a.m. ‐ 5 p.m. at the Energy Wellness Center in Beulah. To register call Melissa at 7018736108. The cost of this course is free if you live in the service area or have been a patient at the clinic in the last year. Out of service area cost of this training is $50.