CCCHC will be conducting a free COVID‐19 testing event on Monday, October 26 from 11 a.m. ‐ 1 p.m. in the SMC Ambulance Bay. Individuals wanting testing should enter west of the Mercer County Ambulance building and drive through the SMC Ambulance Bay to be tested. Pre‐registration for this event is available at testreg.nd.gov. This process is strongly recommended to speed up your testing experience.
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:
Sakakawea Medical Center and Coal Country Community Health Center are pleased to welcome Ann Ruffo, DO, to our team. Dr. Ruffo will primarily be serving patients at CCCHC Hazen. She will also be providing care in the emergency room at SMC.
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.