To protect the health and safety of our patients, their families and our staff from the spread of COVID‐19 in our community and healthcare facilities, Sakakawea Medical Center has implemented a new visitor policy, effective Friday, March 13, 2020.
One visitor per patient, immediate family members only.
Family members must be healthy and will be verbally screened for signs of respiratory illness, including cough and fever.
Family members will be asked about recent travel and if they have had direct contact with a person confirmed to have COVID‐19.
Sakakawea Medical Center continues to follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines. It is our No. 1 priority to keep our community safe and healthy!
As a reminder, if you think you may have been exposed to COVID‐19, contact your healthcare provider at Coal Country Community Health Center by phone. If you are calling after‐hours, please contact Sakakawea Medical Center at 7017482225.
Vaccinations are now open to the general public. Individuals 18 years of age and older are eligible to receive their vaccine at Coal Country Community Health Center. The following vaccines are available at all CCCHC locations:
Observed in April each year, National Donate Life Month helps to encourage Americans to register as organ, eye and tissue donors and to honor those that have saved lives through the gift of donation. Visit www.donatelife.net to register today!
SMC Rehab offers an innovative therapy that helps with the development of muscle strength for a variety of patients. Steve Ziegler, PT, DPT, is certified to offer Blood Flow Restriction Therapy which is often used on patients prior to or following surgery in their extremities. Research has proven that BFRT can minimize loss of muscle mass, decrease bone healing time, and allow patients to improve muscle size and strength. BFRT is also a great option for patients with osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteopenia, or osteoporosis.