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Hospital’s eCARE Emergency Program Goes Live This Week

BECKY KUNTZELMAN, THE IMPERIAL REPUBLICANBack in May, Chase County Community Hospital (CCCH) received a grant for $138,044.This grant provides funding to connect rural patients to emergency specialists.The Avera hub trauma center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota helped set up the new system at CCCH, and the Avera eCARE Emergency program and equipment went live Monday morning.Training for the new equipment…


CCCH HOUSING DECONTAMINATION UV TOWER FOR 15-COUNTY REGION

BECKY KUNTZELMAN, THE IMPERIAL REPUBLICANThe Nebraska Plains Healthcare Coalition has provided a UV sterilization tower (Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation tower) on site at Chase County Community Hospital (CCCH).“This is an amazing resource for our area,” said Kay Schmidt, head of infection prevention at CCCH.“This is the same technology being used in big cities. We are so fortunate to have it here…


LOCAL DOCTOR: CDC GUIDELINES IMPORTANT TO FOLLOW

DR. DAVID YOUNGER, M.D. CHASE CO. COMMUNITY HOSPITAL/CLINIC    COVID-19 is a serious disease and, at some point, it will come to Chase County.    When it does, some of us may die, including possibly you and me. The longer we keep it out of our community, the more time we give our leaders and research physicians to work on answers to lessen its impact.    The vaccine will take another 12 to 18 months.…


Chase County Community Hospital Taking Additional Preventative Measures to Address COVID-19


SUDAN COUPLE FROM IMPERIAL RECEIVES U.S. CITIZENSHIP

BECKY KUNTZELMAN, THE IMPERIAL REPUBLICANEltaib Abdellah is a familiar face in the lab at Chase County Community Hospital (CCCH). Abdellah and his wife, Alromissa, moved to the U.S. from Sudan Dec. 1, 2014. In July 2016, the family moved to Imperial where Abdellah accepted a position at CCCH as a medical technician (MT). The couple began the process in September 2019 to become U.S. citizens. The…