Tag: health

USD 457 staff receive grants for student health

Michelle Shull, school nurse at Abe Hubert Elementary School, and Michelle Thompson, wellness champion at Charles Stones Intermediate Center, have received a Healthy Habits for Lifegrant funding from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Foundation to fund at-school programs aimed at helping students enhance their health.  Shull received […]

Hospital celebrates Emergency Department renovation

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications St. Catherine Hospital celebrated the official opening of its renovated Emergency Department on Wednesday, following a nearly year-long project. Scott Taylor, hospital president and CEO, said the renovations will allow for expanded service at St. Catherine Hospital. “We heard you, our patients and […]

Wellness program a hit for county employees

By SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Finney County employees are taking advantage of a wellness program through St. Catherine Hospital that is helping them improve their health. The county has contracted with the hospital for the past four years. Health experts with the hospital provide wellness program services for […]

Health Awareness Week in Garden City Jan. 21-27

The Mayor of Garden City, Roy Cessna, read a proclamation at Gertrude Walker Elementary School Monday morning declaring the week of January 21st through January 27 as Health Awareness Week in Garden City. The proclamation urges all residents of Garden City to take advantage of the many wellness opportunities available […]

Hospital earns prestigious ‘baby-friendly’ status

Albany, NY — Baby-Friendly USA, announces that St. Catherine Hospital has received prestigious international recognition as a Baby-Friendly Designated birth facility and only the second Kansas hospital to do so. Based on the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding, this prestigious international award recognizes birth facilities that offer breastfeeding mothers the […]

St. Catherine’s Williams recognized with CPE award

Recently, Doug Williams, D. Med/D. Min, received the Dr. Richard C. Cabot, MD, award. The presentation, held in Jacksonville, FL, is awarded to only one recipient annually and recognizes “Excellence in Clinical Pastoral Education” (CPE). St. Catherine Hospital’s nationally accredited CPE program emphasizes developing pastoral skills and strengths. Clergy, church workers, […]