CCH News & Events

CCH Foundation Annual Fundraiser Gala – March 3

The Central Community Hospital Foundation Board invites you to join them for a night of celebration as they host their annual Foundation Fundraiser Gala Saturday, March 3, 2018, at Johnson’s Reception Hall, Elkader. The Gala will feature a social hour at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. followed by a program, music and dancing by the band D.R.'S of Rhythm & Soul. The evening will also include the drawing for a quilt raffle, door prizes, and a treasure chest drawing with multiple chances to win $100 worth of prizes. Proceeds from the Gala will go toward bringing 3D mammography to Central Community Hospital (CCH). Advancements in technology are needed to help CCH meet the health care needs of the patients in the communities we
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Wellness screenings to be held in February

Central Community Hospital Lab Department will hold their annual Wellness Screenings Mondays through Fridays the entire month of February. No appointment or doctor referral is needed for the tests. The $30 screening includes: total cholesterol, LDL/HDL/triglycerides, glucose (diabetes test), TSH (thyroid), and hemoglobin (anemia). For men there is an optional fee of $10 for the PSA (prostate) test. The only requirement for the screenings to ensure accurate results is to fast for 12 hours prior to the screening. If you need to take your medication during that period, a small amount of water is allowed if necessary. For more information on the screening contact CCH Lab at 563-245-7033.
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Crogan achieves Board Certification as CT Technologist

Congratulations to Elizabeth “Lizzy” Crogan, of the CCH Radiology Department on becoming a Board Certified CT Technologist. Lizzy completed the remainder of her CT competencies here at CCH and applied for CT boards. She successfully passed the CT examination November 1, 2017 given by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. This ARRT exam assesses individuals on patient preparation, contrast administration, radiation safety, physics, image evaluation, anatomy, pathology, and imaging procedures. Lizzy will continue to complete ongoing continuing education to keep herself knowledgeable with current technology and CT standards.
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Students attend CCH babysitting class

Twenty-six students attended the Central Community Hospital Babysitting class held November 18. CCH CNA, Andrea Knipper, covered the primary responsibilities of a sister, family life health & safety and how and when to call 911. Watch for information on the next CCH babysitting class to be held in the spring.
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Medicare Open Enrollment: Choosing the Part D Plan Best For You

The Iowa Insurance Division’s Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) is reminding Iowans of the Medicare Open Enrollment period which is currently underway and ends December 7. From more information CLICK HERE
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Hospital Auxiliary Light for Life fundraiser

The Holidays are always a special time to remember the loved ones we have lost. It is also a time to thank family and friends for all they do for you day in and day out. A perfect way to honor those loved ones is through the Central Community Hospital Auxiliary LIGHT FOR LIFE fundraiser. A Christmas tree light can be purchased in someone's name and will serve as a remembrance, thank you, or any other friendship gesture on the purchaser's behalf. Each light is a $5 donation. All donations will be posted on the display in the hospital lobby, website, and community newsletter. Funds raised will be used for needed equipment for the hospital. For more details refer to the poster.
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EMT course to be offered in Elkader

Northeast Iowa Community College will be offering an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course beginning January 2018. The majority of the course will be held at the Elkader Keystone AEA, through zoom video conferencing. Funding assistance is available for Central Ambulance Service members or future members of the team. If you are interested in giving back to the community in a much needed role by taking this course and becoming a member of the ambulance crew, please contact Central Community Hospital HR Director, Angie Gerndt, for more information by December 15, 2017.
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Important Information for AmeriHealth Caritas Patients

Click on link below... AmeriHealth Caritas Patients Information
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