Celebrate National Nurses Week — May 6 ‐ 12

During National Nurses Week, area healthcare providers would like to extend a special thank you to our nurses, as they continue to provide the highest level of quality care to their patients. Our nurses deserve special recognition for their efforts to inspire, innovate, and influence every day!

DUI Classes Offered

DUI Classes are being offered May 4‐7th at Coal Country Community Health Center Beulah Clinic. Please contact the clinic at 7018737788 for more information or to register.

April 16 ‐ 27 is National Healthcare Decisions Day

We plan so many aspects of our lives, yet we often don’t think about how we want to live toward the end of our lives. What is most important to you. If you were injured, needed medical care, and unable to speak for yourself, who would make important medical decisions for you? Take the time to talk with your loved ones about your wishes. Visit for more information.

Turning 65 Medicare Basics

Join us in Hazen or Killdeer for a Medicare Basics informational session. From 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. local time, classes will be held on April 13, at Sakakawea Medical Center Conference Room in Hazen or on April 20, at the Dunn County Road Department in Killdeer. Preregistration is required, for Hazen call Mercer County NDSU Extension Office 7018735195, for Killdeer call Dunn County NDSU Extension Office 7017645593.

Celebrate Spring ‐ Let Life Bloom!

Sakakawea Medical Center is proud to serve our community by helping people share the gift of life. It’s National Donate Life Month! Let Life Bloom by registering to be an organ or tissue donor today at

Become a Hospice Volunteer!

Volunteer training will be April 9, 10 & 12 from 5:00‐9:00 p.m. each day in the Hospice Conference Room in Hazen. Supper and supplies will be provided. Call 7017487380 for more information.

FREE Community Education Session — April 11th

Organ and Tissue Donation ‐ How Can You Help? and Advance Care Planning community education session will be held on April 11th at 5:30 p.m. in the SMC Conference Room. A FREE light dinner will be served. Register by calling Marcie at 7017487287 or email by April 9th.

Annual Hospital Auxiliary Turkey Dinner

The annual Hospital Auxiliary Turkey Dinner will be held on Sunday, April 8th. The dinner is scheduled from 11:00 ‐ 1:00 p.m. at the Hazen City Hall. Free will donations accepted.

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Alcoholism is a chronic, progressive disease, genetically predisposed and fatal if untreated. However people can and do recover. In fact, it is estimated that as many as 20 million individuals and family members are living lives in recovery! Alcohol Awareness Month provides a focused opportunity across America to increase awareness and understanding of alcoholism, its causes, effective treatment and recovery. Call CCCHC, 7018737788 for information on the recovery services offered

Spring Fling: Can You Dig It, Ladies Night Out

Join us for an evening of appetizers, desserts, informational booths and listen to Annie Carlson of Morning Joy Farms talk about gardening and local food! The event will be held at Sakakawea Medical Center in Hazen, ND on Thursday, March 22nd. Doors Open at 5:30 p.m. with speaker at 7:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.