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  • Haxtun Health hosts successful 3rd annual Health Fair

    From Haxtun Health|Jun 13, 2024

    Haxtun Health hosted their third annual Health Fair on Saturday, June 1. Each year the Health Fair takes place at the Haxtun Community Center on the first Saturday of June. The goal is to offer the community lab draw packages at an affordable rate. They are firm believers that healthcare should be available to all and not a luxury. "I have spoken with several people who attended the Health Fair that have expressed their gratitude," said Sara Huss, Marketing and Communication Coordinator at...

  • HH partners with HPRN to offer training on mental health conversations

    From Haxtun Health|Jun 6, 2024

    Haxtun Health, in partnership with the High Plains Research Network is hosting a free COMET training on Wednesday, June 12, from 12-1:30 p.m. at the Haxtun Community Center at 125 East Wilson Street in Haxtun. COMET (Changing Our Mental and Emotional Trajectory) is a unique program developed in rural eastern Colorado. It equips community members with seven simple guiding questions to initiate conversations about mental and emotional well-being with someone they might be concerned about. “We all know that mental health is just as important as ph...

  • Haxtun Health plans annual Health Fair for June 1

    From Haxtun Health|May 9, 2024

    Haxtun Health will host its annual Health Fair on Saturday, June 1. The Health Fair will be from 7 a.m.–12 p.m. at the Haxtun Community Center. Pre-registration is available online at haxtunhealth.org. Participants can also register in person on the day of the fair. Upon registration, participants can choose which panel fit their needs. Payments for lab panels are due at time of service by cash, check or credit card. Lab draws will be performed by highly trained staff at the Haxtun Community Center on the day of the fair. Results are then m...

  • Morgen Budde joins Haxtun Health team

    From Haxtun Health|Nov 16, 2023

    Haxtun Health is thrilled to welcome Morgen Budde, Physician Associate to the team. Morgen is very familiar with the joys and challenges that come along with rural living. Her hometown of Leoti is located in the heart of America within the western plains of Kansas. Leoti is home to a hospital much like Haxtun Health. They have an emergency room, clinic, inpatient care, as well as a long-term care unit all within the same building. She is accustomed to seeing a handful of providers assist in all...

  • Health and wellness grows at Haxtun Health

    From Haxtun Health|Oct 26, 2023

    A familiar face to many in our community has rejoined the team at Haxtun Health. Wendy Evans, Physical Therapist, has rejoined the Haxtun Health Care Team as Director of Health and Wellness. Although she will be treating physical therapy patients, her focus is on developing a range of programs in the community, including fitness classes, education programs, seminars and fitness assessments. Her role will also include establishing relationships with community partners to provide education and...

  • Memory, forgetfulness & aging: What's normal and what's not?

    From Haxtun Health|Oct 26, 2023

    Many older adults worry about their memory and other thinking abilities. For example, they might be concerned about taking longer than before to learn new things, or they may sometimes forget to pay a bill. These changes are usually signs of mild forgetfulness — often a normal part of aging — not serious memory problems. What's the difference between normal, age-related forgetfulness and a serious memory problem? It's normal to forget things once in a while as we age, but serious memory problems make it hard to do everyday things like dri...

  • Board of Directors move to oppose Proposition HH

    From Haxtun Health|Oct 5, 2023

    Haxtun Hospital District opposes Proposition HH, Property Tax Changes and Revenue Change Measures, which will appear on the Nov. 7 ballot. If approved by voters this fall, Proposition HH will reduce property taxes, for a time, resulting in billions of dollars of lost revenue for special districts and local governments. Approval will allow the State to keep and spend these taxes, that normally would be refunded to you. They are calling these retained tax dollars a "state surplus." "The State plans to use your tax dollars (that they now would...

  • Haxtun Health's annual Health Fair planned for Saturday, June 3

    From Haxtun Health|May 10, 2023

    Haxtun Health will host its annual Health Fair on Saturday, June 3. The Health Fair will be from 7-11:30 a.m. at the Haxtun Community Center located at 125 E. Wilson Street in Haxtun. Pre-registration is available online before the event at HaxtunHealth.org. Participants can also register in person on the day of the fair. Upon registration, participants can choose which health screenings they would like. Payments for lab tests will be taken on the day of the fair by cash, check or credit card. Lab draws will be performed by highly trained...

  • Haxtun Health holds annual Girls' Night Out despite winter weather; Rachael Fryrear introduced

    From Haxtun Health|Feb 8, 2023

    Against the odds of another winter storm, Haxtun Health carried on with their free to the community Annual Girls' Night Out Event on Saturday, Jan. 28. The evening, known for its lighthearted focus on women's health, dinner, chocolate and a little wine, was a success despite the weather conditions. Highlighting the evening was Haxtun Health's celebration of women's health by honoring the 2023 class of Wellness for Women award nominees: Megan Wolff, Dottie Oman and Stephanie Starkebaum. The...

  • Haxtun Health plans annual Girls' Night Out event on Jan. 28

    From Haxtun Health|Jan 18, 2023

    Haxtun Health will host its free annual Girls' Night Out event on Saturday, Jan. 28 at the Haxtun Community Center from 5:30-8 p.m. Community-women of all ages are invited to attend. RSVPs are not required, but tables or seats can be reserved by calling Sara Huss at (970) 774-6123, texting Julia Biesemeier at (970) 520-9213 or registering at https://forms.office.com/r/5MpRHypHMy. In keeping with the event's tradition, the evening will focus on and celebrate women's health. The evening's dinner and wine bar will open at 5:30 p.m. for lasagna...

  • Reaching your health goals in 2023; Getting healthy in the New Year

    From Haxtun Health|Dec 14, 2022

    The New Year is quickly approaching. A new year, for many, means new goals to strive towards. Set yourself up for success by implementing a plan to help you reach your targets. Haxtun Health offers the tools to get you to where you want to be in your health journey. The Haxtun Health Specialty Clinic is sponsoring a free community-wide Weight Loss Class beginning on Jan. 24 with six installments spanning seven weeks. Registered Dietitian, Haley Edwards, will be leading the class, eager to share her abundance of knowledge about what healthy eati...

  • Physicians' Assistant Rebecca "Reba" Bean joins team at Haxtun Health

    From Haxtun Health|Nov 2, 2022

    Rebecca "Reba" Bean, Physician Assistant, earned her Physician Assistant Bachelor of Science and Masters at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Neb. Bean also served her country by enlisting in the United States Army for 10 exemplary years treating over 10,000 soldiers, their family members and civilians throughout the United States, South Korea and Iraq. In addition to the years spent in the military, Bean has many years of urgent care experience that she will be able to...

  • Haxtun Health physical therapy staff changes amid transition of director

    From Haxtun Health|Aug 31, 2022

    Haxtun Health's Physical Therapy is changing as Director Wendy Evans transitions out of her role and relocates back to the Denver area. The Physical Therapy team remains strong with existing staff and Haxtun Health has solidified additional PT staff to help fill in the gaps in scheduling. At the same time, a search is underway for a new director. "Even though our Physical Therapy department is changing, we continue to provide a great team of rehabilitation specialists that work with our patients, residents and community to ensure they receive t...

  • Haxtun Health launches "Healthy Student, Happy Teacher" campaign

    From Haxtun Health|Jul 13, 2022

    Haxtun Health is helping students and teachers gear up for the start of school with the inaugural “Healthy Student, Happy Teacher” campaign. For the months of July and August, for every student who completes a well child check or annual wellness exam, Haxtun Health will donate $10 to that student's classroom teacher to help offset classroom preparation expenses. Well Child Checks and Annual Wellness Exams are typically covered by insurance. These appointments also meet the requirements of a sports physical. Appointments can be made in eit...

  • Haxtun Health plans health fair for Saturday, June 4 at comm. center

    From Haxtun Health|May 25, 2022

    Haxtun Health will host its annual Health Fair on Saturday, June 4. The Health Fair will be from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Haxtun Community Center located at 125 E. Wilson Street in Haxtun. Pre-registration is available online before the event at HaxtunHealth.org. Participants can also register in person on the day of the fair. Upon registration, participants can choose which health screenings they would like. Payments for lab tests will be taken the day of the fair by cash, check or credit card. Lab draws will be performed by highly trained...

  • Free diabetes and weight loss class offered by Haxtun Health

    From Haxtun Health|Mar 23, 2022

    Haxtun Health is launching their second Diabetes and Weight Loss Class beginning Monday, March 28 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Haxtun Community Center. This six-week, interactive course includes sessions on the following dates: March 28, April 5, April 12, April 19, April 26 and May 3. This is a free class sponsored by the Haxtun Health Specialty Clinic. Spots are limited but those interested in joining the class should call KrisAnna Teel at (970) 774-6123. The deadline to sign up is March 24....

  • Haxtun Health to host annual Girls' Night Out

    From Haxtun Health|Feb 9, 2022

    Haxtun Health will host its free annual Girls Night Out event on Saturday, Feb. 19 at the Haxtun Community Center from 5:30-8 p.m. Community women of all ages are invited to attend. RSVPs are not required, but tables or seats can be reserved by calling (970) 774-6123 or texting Julia Biesemeier at (970) 520-9213. Childcare will be provided in the east room of the Community Center for those who need it. Keeping with the tradition of the event, the wine, women and wellness evening will focus on, and celebrate women’s health. The evening’s din...

  • Haxtun Health partners with HealthONE

    From Haxtun Health|Dec 22, 2021

    Technology offers 24/7/365 access to HealthONE’s H1VN Telemedicine Network neurologists, psychiatrists and behavioral health clinicians for the diagnosis, treatment of stroke victims and patients with neurologic and behavioral health needs. HealthONE Virtual Network (H1VN) is now providing telemedicine stroke-neurology, acute-neurology, psychiatry and behavioral health assessment services to Haxtun Health. The H1VN Telemedicine Network is an innovative system that uses technology to bring the best of stroke, neurology, psychiatry and b...

  • RSV cases reported locally

    From Haxtun Health|Nov 10, 2021

    Fall is upon us here in northeastern Colorado. When cooler temps arrive, so do illnesses. Dr. Amy Seinfeld, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at Haxtun Health, discusses what we can do to prevent transmission, RSV symptoms and how to treat those symptoms. Symptoms As parents, we want to ensure our children are healthy and thriving, but we know that germs are everywhere and children will get sick at some point or another. So, let's dive into what symptoms of RSV may look like and how the virus...

  • Haxtun Health vaccination boosters now available

    From Haxtun Health|Sep 29, 2021

    Following the CDC’s approval of the Pfizer booster, Haxtun Health has received approval from Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to begin administering booster vaccines for Pfizer recipients. Haxtun Health will be holding a Pfizer Booster Vaccination Clinic on Thursday, Sept. 30 at the Haxtun Health Specialty Clinic located in the main hospital. To schedule a booster appointment, please call the Haxtun Health Clinic at (970) 774-6187. Pfizer booster vaccinations are available only to those who have received Pfizer as their i...

  • HHD files waiver applications for employee COVID-19 vaccination mandate

    From Haxtun Health|Sep 8, 2021

    On Friday Sept. 3, Haxtun Hospital District filed a State Regulation Waiver Application Request with the Colorado Department of Health and Environment on behalf of Haxtun Hospital District regarding the recent "emergent" regulation change for COVID-19 vaccination for healthcare employees. The Waiver asks that Haxtun Hospital District be exempted from the requirement. Haxtun Hospital District believes that this change will cause a critical staffing shortage and adversely affect the health, safety...

  • Haxtun Health locks in sports physical days

    From Haxtun Health|Jun 2, 2021

    Haxtun Health Sports Physical Days have been scheduled for June 14 and June 28 from 9 a.m. — noon at the Haxtun Health Clinic. Student athletes are encouraged to make an appointment as available slots are limited. The exams are $20 per student. Although many local student athletes are still competing this season, the 2021-22 sports season is just around the corner and student athletes will need another Colorado High School Activities Association sports physical release. Although the sports physical meets the requirements set out by CHSAA to g...

  • Haxtun Health swing bed rehab: providing an exceptional transition from hospital to home

    From Haxtun Health|Jun 2, 2021

    Healthcare isn’t always black and white. There are times when a patient isn’t fully healed from their condition, but they also aren’t sick or hurt enough to the point they still require around-the-clock medical attention. Where can these individuals go when they’re in this gray area — on the mend, but still not safe enough to return home? Haxtun Health’s Swing Bed Rehab program. These post-acute care services in Haxtun allow patients to recover close to home in a place they trust. The Swing Bed Rehab program provides a stable, therapeutic...

  • What the Public Option bill means for Haxtun Health, NE Colorado

    From Haxtun Health|May 12, 2021

    A public option bill currently in review by the Colorado Legislature seeks to lower the cost of healthcare by allowing the state government to set service costs. The bill, Colorado Option HB20-1349, mandates that health insurance premiums set by insurance companies be reduced in price by 20 percent. If insurance companies do not meet this requirement, then hospitals — including Haxtun Health — will get paid 20 percent less. While paying less for insurance seems positive at face value, Dewane Pace, Chief Executive Officer for Haxtun Health, war...

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