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Letter to the editor

The meaning and purpose of Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association expands beyond the medical care provided to our community and the people passing through our community. The economic impact of DMHA is also extremely important. The direct effect of DMHA...

 

Primary ballots to be mailed May 8th

Carter County Election Administrator Pam Castleberry said this week that ballots for Montana's primary election will be mailed to Carter County voters on Friday, May 8. Locally, there are only two...

 

Letter to the editor

I am writing to thank you for your past support of the Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association operating mill levy. I am requesting your continued support for the mill levy for operational assistance. The importance of the levy is more than for the...

 

Hospitals come together to support improving healthcare in the region

Through the Rural Health Development Hospital Improvement Grant, several eastern Montana facilities have banded together to provide support for each other on a regional basis. The grant is designed...

 

Letter to the editor

For the purposes of this letter, I am speaking as a community member, as well as on behalf of my position with Dahl Memorial. During this time, there seems to be more questions than answers, more fear than normality, and more rules than rights....

 

COVID-19 updates

There is an overwhelming amount of information available that is related to COVID-19. Following are some guidelines all residents should practice. First, social distancing – keeping six feet...

 

COVID-19 threat has local impacts

As the coronavirus spreads throughout the world and country, the threat of the virus has made significant local impacts. Last Thursday, Montana Governor Steve Bullock declared a state of emergency....

 

Local health department releases statement on coronavirus

On Tuesday, Carter County Public Health released the following statement in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now is the time for social responsibility. We have to understand others in our circle are vulnerable, and we need to protect them....

 

Q's Health News

A virus is an infectious microscopic organism which invades a living organism, such as humans, animals, bacteria, and plants, and uses those host to replicate. There are a multitude of different viruses. Many viruses cause diseases in humans, such...

 

Tester, Hoeven team up to extend rural health care program

Last week, U.S. Senators Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and John Hoeven (R-N.D.) introduced legislation to extend the Frontier Community Health Integration Project (FCHIP) until August 2024, a program in ten facilities across Montana, Nevada and North Dakota...

 

The spirit of giving

On Monday, Heather VanGelder from ONEOK presented an $80,000 check to Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association. The funds from the grant will be used to purchase twenty-five new Stryker hospital beds for...

 

Q's Health News

by Raquel Williams, RN Sorry about the hiatus, life had gotten a little too hectic with college, work and Tegan’s schedule. However, now that I have moved into the Carter County Public Health department, I plan to reach out to the people of this...

 

Letters to the editor

Dear Editor, The Carter County Food Bank would like to thank everyone for their support. We are very fortunate to have this service available to needy families. Approximately 400-500 lbs of food per month goes out. The Montana Food Bank Network...

 
 Events   

Flu vaccine clinics November 10 and 11

Carter County Public Health and Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association will be hosting flu vaccine clinics on Sunday, November 10 and Monday, November 11. Sunday’s clinic will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the community hall in Alzada. The...

 

Mid-Rivers secures zero-interest loan for Dahl Memorial Healthcare

Mid-Rivers Communications has been awarded a zero-interest Rural Economic Development Loan (REDL) from USDA Rural Development on behalf of Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association in Ekalaka. The REDL program provides funding for rural projects through...

 

Loken, Padden elected to Dahl board

Most of the discussion at Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association’s meeting last week was about the new facility project. Dahl CEO Ryan Tooke explained that the association is currently working on electrical, plumbing and heating bids. “We are...

 

Construction starts on new healthcare facility

The first sod was turned for construction of the new Dahl Memorial Healthcare facility last Friday. Carter County Commissioner Steve Rosencranz, Dahl CEO Ryan Tooke and Dahl provider Dale Diede spoke...

 

Youth and ranch rodeo results

On July 20, Ekalaka Track and Arena held their annual youth rodeo and ranch rodeo. In addition to the event winners in the youth rodeo, all-around winners for each age group received buckles. Buckles...

 

New provider joining team at Dahl Memorial

Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association is thrilled to announce the addition of another healthcare provider! Alex Loudermilk, a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), will be starting on August 2 and will be w...

 
 Events   

Blood draw next week

Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association’s Annual Health Fair blood draw is scheduled for April 16, 17 and 18, from 6 to 10 a.m. at the Carter County Events Center. The cost for the basic blood draw panel is $35. Men can have a PSA (Prostate Specific A...

 
 Events   

Heart health awareness at February 9 basketball games

Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association will be hosting a heart health awareness event at the Carter County High School Basketball games versus Custer/Hysham on Saturday, February 9. All who wear red to the games that day will be entered into a drawing...

 
 By Ryan Tooke    Opinion    November 2, 2018

Letter to the editor

When I first thought of applying for the CEO position at Dahl Memorial, it was the possibility of building a new facility that excited me the most about the opportunity. When I left Ekalaka 20 years ago, I didn’t think my career path would take me...

 

Hospital building presentation Oct. 10

Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association will be hosting a new hospital building presentation and flu vaccine clinic on Wednesday, October 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Alzada Community Hall. CEO Ryan Tooke will be hosting a presentation concerning the new...

 

Annual hospital meeting sees good turnout

Over 75 members attended the Dahl Memorial Healthcare Annual Member Meeting last Thursday at Carter County Events Center. Around 90 attended in 2017 while only 45 turned out in 2016. The meeting...

 

Q's Health News

It’s that time of year… time to get your flu shot! Influenza is a highly contagious respiratory illness caused by the influenza virus. Respiratory means it’s an issue with lungs and breathing. Influenza (sometimes called the Flu) symptoms can b...

 

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