Sakakawea Medical Center


New Issue of the SMC Newsletter is Now Available

Summer 2018 issue of the SMC newsletter Sakakawea Dispatch is now available. Keep up with what is happening at your community hospital!

FREE Health Education Seminar — Monday, May 21st

Please Join Us! Dr. Shiraz Hyder, Neurologist at CHI St. Alexius Health, will give a free presentation regarding understanding the signs and symptoms of stroke and recommendations to help decrease your risk factors. Presentation begins at 12:00 noon at the Sakakawea Medical Center Conference Room, in Hazen, ND. We will also be serving a free light lunch during the presentation. Registration is required. Email or call Marcie at 7017487287 to register.

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

With more than 3.3 million people diagnosed annually, skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. Fortunately, skin cancer is also one of the most preventable forms of cancer and highly treatable when detected early. Sunscreen alone is not enough, seek the shade and cover up with clothing, a hat and sunglasses. Examine your skin and see your physician every year for a skin exam.

SMC Foundation Charity Golf Classic — 4 person scramble

13th Annual SMC Foundation Charity Golf Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, June 16th at the Hazen Golf Course. Tournament fills‐up fast; register your team today by calling Marie at 7017487218.

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

Regular physical activity is good for everyone’s health and people of all ages and body types can be physically active. National Physical Fitness and Sports Month is a great time to spread the word about the benefits of getting active for all ages.