Community Health Blog
June 8 Board Meeting Agenda
5 Reasons to Wear Sunscreen
As we soak up the sun and embrace the warm weather, let's not forget the importance of wearing sunscreen. Here are FIVE reasons to wear sunscreen: 1️⃣ Shield against sunburn: Sunburn not only causes discomfort but also damages the delicate layers of our skin. Applying...
Employee Spotlight: Hannah Green
In a world where kindness and compassion can make all the difference, volunteer programs hold immense power to uplift communities and transform lives. Among the most impactful initiatives are those found in hospitals and nursing homes, where volunteers provide...
May 24 Board Meeting Agenda
DHCHD to Host Healthy Kids Day May 16
DALHART, TEXAS – A free family-friendly event will take place on May 16, 2023, at the courtyard at Coon Memorial Nursing Home from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. The event aims to promote healthy living among children and families and introduce local healthcare providers to the...
Ask the Doctor: Viruses
Dalhart Community, As the weather warms up, many of us feel a sigh of relief that viruses will soon be in the rearview mirror. Unfortunately, that is NOT the case. While it is true that viruses and their rates of infection are higher in the winter months, viruses can...
DHCHD Raises $10K+ to Kickstart Preston Ralston Memorial Scholarship Fund
DALHART, TEXAS – Dallam Hartley Counties Hospital District presented a check for $10,769.78 today to the Dalhart Education Foundation to kickstart a memorial scholarship fund in honor of Preston Ralston. The funds were raised by DHCHD during a breakfast burrito...
April 24 Board Meeting Agenda
Employee Spotlight: Mary Swecker
As the elderly population in the United States continues to grow, the need for reliable and efficient transportation services for seniors has become increasingly important. Fortunately, there are dedicated professionals like DHCHD’s Mary Swecker who are committed to...
March 30 Board Meeting Agenda
"THE DALLAM-HARTLEY COUNTIES HOSPITAL DISTRICT ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR'S TAX RATE."
"THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 7.99 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $14.19”
A long-term care ombudsman helps residents of a nursing facility and residents of an assisted living facility resolve complaints. Help provided by an ombudsman is confidential and free of charge. To speak with an ombudsman, a person may call the toll-free number 1-800-252-2412.