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Earn Your Nursing Degree in Hazen

BSC Practical Nursing (LPN) Program is offered right here at Sakakawea Medical Center and allows individuals to achieve a personal career goal through non-tradition means. The program eliminates the need for students to travel away from home to obtain a career in nursing and offers small class size, reasonable tuition and on-site instructors. Interested applicants should contact Lacey at 7017487286 for more information.

Journey Through Grief

Sakakawea Hospice will offer the 10‐week session beginning February 27th. The sessions will be held from 1:00‐2:30 p.m. at the Coal Country Community Health Center Administration Office conference room located at 1101 3rd Ave NW in Beulah. Please register by February 18th, call Hospice at 7017487380 for more information or email

February is American Heart Month

You can make healthy changes to lower your risk of developing heart disease. Controlling and preventing risk factors is also important for people who already have heart disease. To lower your risk:

Valentine Cookie Fundraiser

Less than two weeks to get your Valentine cookie orders in. Help support Sakakawea Hospice and make someone's day.  Please have orders returned to Hospice no later than Tuesday, February 11th.  Order blanks available at local businesses and SMC Hospice office. For more information contact the SMC Hospice office at 7017487380.

Go Red for Women ‐ National Wear Red Day is February 7th!

Why Go Red? Heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 deaths among women each year, killing approximately one woman every 80 seconds. Fortunately, we have the power to change that because 80 percent of cardiac and stroke events may be prevented with education and action. That’s why you are encouraged to wear red on National Wear Red Day and encourage others to do the same. Know your risk and protect your heart. #WearRedDay or learn more at

DUI Seminar

The next 16 Hour DUI Seminar will be held February 7, 8, 9 & 10th. Please call Coal Country Community Health Center at 7018734445 to register by Feb. 5th.

2019 Flu Season Notice!

Please Note: Influenza has become widespread in our community. Patients coming into the Coal Country Community Health Centers and Sakakawea Medical Center for fever, chills, body aches, sore throat or cough are asked to wear a mask. Masks and alcohol hand wash are located at all main entrances to our facilities. If you cannot find one, please ask staff for assistance.

Give The Gift of Life!

The holidays are the sweetest time of the year and life is the sweetest gift of all! Register to be an organ, eye, and tissue donor to give someone a greater chance of receiving that gift. Learn more about organ donation and transplantation on the and

The Giving Tree 2019

Join the SMC Employees in making Christmas a special Holiday for many families young and old. If you would like to help, take one or more of the ornaments off of the GIVING TREE located in the main galleria at Sakakawea Medical Center and fulfill the wish. Return the gift wrapped or bagged and tagged with the ornament. Leave at the Business Office by Friday, December 13th for distribution.

Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment

Find health coverage that works for you. Open Enrollment for health insurance coverage for 2020 is here‐ Act Fast! Open enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace continues through December 15, 2019. CCCHC has Certified Application Counselors to assist you with finding quality coverage at a price you can afford. Please call Kara at 7018737486 for more information.