SMC has teamed up with the UND Center for Rural Health, Coal Country Community Health Center, Custer Health, Hilltop Home of Comfort and Knife River Care Center to gather information about the communities we serve and learn more about how local services are used. The results of this survey will be used to develop a plan to improve and expand the care we provide.
The Community Health Needs Assessment Survey is available at http://tinyurl.com/Hazen21. Complete the survey online and register for a chance to win a $50 VISA gift card. If you would like a paper copy of the survey mailed to you, please call 7017487218. All survey responses are tabulated by the Center for Rural Health and will remain anonymous.
Local businesses Union State Bank and Stroup Insurance have provided the SMC Foundation with $3,000 in match funds to kick off Giving Hearts Day. Giving Hearts Day is a 24-hour fundraising event for charities in North Dakota and northwest Minnesota. As the longest-running giving day in the country, GHD has helped charities raise more than $112 million since its founding.
Sakakawea Medical Center has been recognized as a 2022 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital by The Chartis Center for Rural Health. This annual recognition program honors outstanding performance among the nation’s rural hospitals based on the results of the Chartis Rural Hospital Performance INDEX™.
The Sakakawea Medical Center Foundation Golf Tournament is scheduled for June 18. The goal of this event is to assist SMC Foundation is securing funding needed to help SMC continue to provide quality healthcare close to home.