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Understanding Your Grief Journey

Sponsored by SMC Hospice, the 10‐week session will begin on Thursday, March 22nd. Each session will be held from 1:00‐2:30 p.m. at the CCCHC Administrative Office Building in Beulah. For more information or to register, please call SMC Hospice at 7017487380.

March Celebrates National Social Work Month

Celebrate the contribution of social workers during National Social Work Month this March. Social Workers confront some of the most challenging issues facing individuals, families, communities and society and forge solutions that help people reach their full potential and make our nation a better place to live. To our area Social Workers, thank you for all that you do!

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

In 2016, 1 in 3 people age 50 and older are not up to date with colorectal screenings. This equals 23 million people. More than 60% of deaths from colorectal cancer could be avoided by screening. If you are 50 or older, get tested for colon cancer, even if you have no family history. Help finish the fight against colon cancer! To schedule a screening, contact your medical provider today!

Regions Hospital partners with Sakakawea Medical Center to treat burn patients

Agreement in place to help care for patients with burn or frostbite injuries

FREE Health Education Seminar ‐ Thursday, February 15th

Please Join Us! Dr. Andrew Carter, interventional cardiologist at Sanford Health, will give a free presentation about TAVR Heart Valve Replacement. Presentation begins at 12:00 noon at the Cobblestone Hotel & Suites Meeting Room in Beulah, ND. We will also be offering FREE blood pressure checks at 11:30 a.m. and a light lunch will be served. Registration is required. Visit sanfordhealth.org/doctalk to register or call 8443626330 to learn more.

Give The Gift of Life!

The holidays are the sweetest time of the year and life is the sweetest gift of all! Register to be an organ, eye, and tissue donor to give someone a greater chance of receiving that gift. Learn more about organ donation and transplantation on the organdonor.gov (English) and donaciondeorganos.gov (Spanish)

SMC Hospice Valentine Cookie Fundraiser

Help support Sakakawea Hospice and make someone's day. Please have orders returned to Hospice no later than Monday, February 12th. Order blanks available at local businesses and the Hospice office. For more information call Hospice at 7017487380.

Go Red for Women ‐ National Wear Red Day is February 2nd!

Why Go Red? Heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 deaths among women each year, killing approximately one woman every 80 seconds. Fortunately, we have the power to change that because 80 percent of cardiac and stroke events may be prevented with education and action. That’s why you are encouraged to wear red on National Wear Red Day and encourage others to do the same and take the time to Know Your Numbers. Five numbers, all women should know to take control of their heart health are: Total Cholesterol, HDL (good) Cholesterol, Blood Pressure, Blood Sugar and Body Mass Index (BMI). Knowing these numbers can help women and their healthcare provider determine their risk for developing cardiovascular diseases

SMC Newsletter (Winter 2017- 2018) available

2016‐2017 Winter Edition of the SMC Newsletter, Sakakawea Dispatch is now available. To access the newsletter click here. Newsletters are also distributed at Sakakawea Medical Center or call 7017487218 to have a copy mailed to you.

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