While the year 2020 was quite uncertain, one thing remained clear. We would continue to support the cancer patients of Harrison County through continued fundraising.
This past year presented many different challenges and obstacles that tested our strength and resiliency. The global pandemic forced us to cope with situations we never imagined, and many of us struggled with our mental health as a result. The good news is that there are tools and resources available that can support the well-being of individuals and communities.
For the nearly 220 of us who are fortunate enough to work for the Harrison County Community Hospital District (HCCH), Hospital Week (May 9-15) provides an opportunity to express gratitude to the patients who trust us to provide their care and to celebrate our essential work.
Harrison County Community Hospital Foundation will host its thirteenth benefit golf tournament at the Bethany Country Club on Friday, June 18, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The tournament will award $2,100 in prize money over three flights, and golfers have a chance to win $25,000 and other prizes for a hole-in-one.
The Food and Drug Administration’s approval of Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines for COVID-19 is welcome news after a year of strife. As of early April, about 18.5 percent of the U.S. population has been fully vaccinated.
Harrison County Community Hospital offers students the opportunity to explore the many occupations available in health care. Health Careers Boot Camp will be held July 19-23 at the hospital in Bethany.
Harrison County Community Hospital offers free colorectal cancer screening tests during March, which are set aside annually to raise awareness about the disease.
Harrison County Community Hospital Auxiliary and the HCCH Foundation are accepting applications for $1,000 college scholarships to assist students who are planning to enter a health-related field.
The start of a new year is an opportunity to take stock of our health and establish goals to build and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Harrison County Community Hospital has provided more than 100 vaccinations to our front-line health care workers who are among the first group eligible to receive the vaccines.