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Health Care Town Hall

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The Norton County Hospital and the Norton County Health Department are required to complete a Community Health Needs Assessment every three to five years.  In order to gauge the overall health needs of Norton County, the Hospital and Health Department invites community members to participate in a Community Health Care Needs Assessment Town Hall discussion group.  The Town Hall will ... Read More »

Norton County Hospital Notes

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The tour of the second floor of the Hospital and the newest board member were items for the Norton County Hospital Board of Trustees at their meeting Wednesday night.  Jean Ann Wilson, the director of the Colby Community  College Nursing program gave a tour of the area that the College has been using for years.  They will be moving to ... Read More »

Red Cross Blood Mobile

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EVERY TWO SECONDS, SOMEONE IN AMERICA NEEDS BLOOD.  THE SUMMER BLOOD SUPPLY IS OFTEN AT CRITICALLY LOW LEVELS, WHICH COULD PUT HOSPITAL PATIENTS’ LIVES IN JEOPARDY.  EVERY DAY, 500 BLOOD DONORS ARE NEEDED IN KANSAS AND NORTHERN OKLAHOMA FOR HOSPITAL PATIENTS.  IMAGINE WHAT A DISASTER IT WOULD BE TO HAVE NOT BLOOD ON HOSPITAL SHELVES FOR THOSE IN NEED.  YOU ... Read More »

Norton County Comment

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The Norton County Commissioners are striving to keep Norton County citizens up to date on county services and departments.  They are highlighting a different department each month.  Norton County EMS leads the way in providing quality care and compassion to all they serve. NCEMS has 20 technicians covering three stations within 990 square miles. There are 3 First Responders, 15 ... Read More »

Diabetes Program

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The Norton County Hospital and Doctors Clinic will once again be hosting a wellness program for area residents.  This program will deal with diabetes.  Due to the tremendous response of the last wellness program in February, the program will be held in the basement of Prairie Land Electric.  Internal medicine physician Doctor Martin Griffey will be leading the session to ... Read More »

Scholarships Available

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THE DANE G. HANSEN FOUNDATION ANNOUNCED THAT HEALTH CAREER SCHOLARSHIPS WOULD BE MADE AVAILABLE IN 2011.   ANY APPLICATION FOR A HEALTH RELATED CAREER THAT WILL ENHANCE THE DELIVERY OF HEALTH CARE IN THE PHILLIPSBURG/NORTON AREA WILL BE CONSIDERED.  TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP, THE APPLICANT MUST HAVE COMPLETED THE PRE-REQUISITE CLASSES AND BEEN ACCEPTED INTO THEIR CHOSEN MEDICAL FIELD.  ... Read More »

Hospital Board Agenda

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THE UPDATE ON THE CLINIC AND THE RENOVATION OF THE EXISTING CLINIC BUILDING WILL BE ON THE AGENDA FOR THE NORTON COUNTY HOSPITAL BOARD OF TRUSTEES TOMORROW NIGHT.  THE BOARD WILL GET AN UPDATE ON THE CLINIC PROJECT THAT IS SCHEDULED TO BE FINISHED NEXT MONTH.  THEY WILL ALSO DISCUSS THE PLANS FOR THE CURRENT AND CLINIC RENOVATION PLAN.  THE ... Read More »

Red Cross Blood Drive

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blood drive  2/22/11  dw  With the latest round of severe winter storms, the Red Cross has been unable to collect blood donations in certain parts of the state and areas of the nation.  As a result, there is a ten-year low on blood collections across the United States.  There is a recovery plan in place.  The Norton Community Blood Drive ... Read More »

Hospital Board Notes

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  The update on the clinic project and the change orders were items for the Norton County Hospital Board of Trustees Wednesday night.  Randy Lenicke from the Murray Company and maintenance supervisor Ty Bruton took the board on a walk through of the clinic project.  They are about 80 PERCENT complete with a completion day of mid april.  They will ... Read More »

Norton County Hospital Board Agenda

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  THE UPDATE ON THE CLINIC PROJECT AND A SURVEY WILL BE ITEMS FOR THE NORTON COUNTY HOSPITAL BOARD OF TRUSTEES TONIGHT.  THE PROGRESS REPORT FOR THE CLINIC WILL BE PRESENTED AS WELL AS THE CHANGE ORDERS THAT ARE BEING REQUESTED.  ALSO, THE BOARD WILL RECEIVE A SURVEY FROM THE KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT.  THE UPDATE ON THE ... Read More »