Harrison County Community Hospital has announced the addition of dermatology to its outpatient specialty clinic
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. High school seniors in Harrison County schools are eligible to apply for the one-time funding opportunity.
Harrison County Community Hospital and its medical clinics in Bethany and Eagleville will become tobacco free properties on November 21, a date that coincides with the Great American Smokeout. HCCH’s current policies ban smoking inside the hospital and clinics, but the new policy eliminates the designated outside smoking areas and bans use of any tobacco products on property owned or leased by HCCH, including inside vehicles that are parked on the property.
Harrison County Community Hospital's Home Health has been named a Top Agency of the 2019 HomeCare Elite®, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. For 14 years, HomeCare Elite has annually identified the top 25 percent of Medicare-certified agencies and highlighted the top 100 and top 500 agencies overall.
Harrison County Community Hospital’s tenth annual Hospital Hill Fun Run and Walk, held on October 12, raised a record $8,245.52 for the Harrison County Cancer Transportation Fund. The volunteer-run fund provides financial assistance to Harrison County residents who have been diagnosed with cancer and are traveling to medical appointments.
Harrison County Community Hospital has announced an addition to its outpatient cardiology clinic. Dr. Sajjad Ahmad will see patients at the hospital in Bethany twice a month beginning November 19. Cardiologists are physicians who specialize in treating disorders of the heart and circulatory system.
Harrison County Community Hospital will feature information about women's health during Ladies' Night on Thursday, October 17. The event will be held at the hospital (2600 Miller Street in Bethany) from 5:00 to 8:00 pm.
September is National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month and Harrison County Community Hospital’s Senior Life Solutions program is working to raise awareness. According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, an average of 129 deaths by suicide occur per day and there are an estimated 1,400,000 suicide attempts per year. Talk of suicide should never be dismissed. If you or someone you know is thinking of suicide, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.
Registration is now open for Harrison County Community Hospital’s tenth annual Hospital Hill Fun Run & Walk, which will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2019. The Fun Run & Walk offers 1-mile and 2.5-mile routes through Bethany, both beginning at the hospital (2600 Miller Street in Bethany).
The Harrison County Community Hospital Foundation’s annual golf fundraiser on July 12 attracted 80 golfers, the largest number of participants in the event’s 11-year history. Golfers from as far as the Kansas City area competed for $2,100 in cash prizes under sunny skies at the Bethany Country Club.