Free COVID‐19 testing will be available on Monday, November 2, 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 at testreg.nd.gov is strongly recommended to speed up your testing experience.
While Kurt Waldbillig only started his position at Sakakawea Medical Center and Coal Country Community Health Center a month ago, he's a familiar face to some of veteran staff, providers and community members.
Sakakawea Medical Center is pleased to welcome Madison Vance, PT, DPT, to our Rehabilitation Team. Madison began practicing at SMC in June.
In the fall of 1918, Hazen got an inadvertent and temporary hospital when its new school building was equipped with 24 beds and a staff of five Bismarck nurses to cope with the Spanish influenza epidemic. The facility closed shortly after. There was not even a temporary hospital when a sleeping sick ness (encephalitis) epidemic hit the community in the spring of 1923.