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Construction Projects at HPCHC Nearing Completion

Construction Projects at HPCHC Nearing Completion

    July will be a busy month for High Plains Community Health Center, according to CEO, Eric Niemeyer. He provided a recap on the construction work underway at the campus for the Prowers County Commissioners during a visit on Tuesday, May 16th. The Adult Heath Center, closed since this past January because of structural […]

High Plains Temporarily Closes the Adult Health Center-Press Release

High Plains Temporarily Closes the Adult Health Center-Press Release

  Recently, High Plains Community Health Center began to see structural concerns at its Adult Health Center located at 2221 Wellness Way in Lamar. These building concerns prompted High Plains Leadership Staff and Board of Directors to hire an independent contractor that specializes in structural engineering to survey the damage to the building. On Thursday, […]

High Plains Adult Health Center Closed

High Plains Adult Health Center Closed

    The Adult Health Center at 2221 Wellness Way in Lamar was closed Thursday, January 18th following an inspection of the facility by Lamar’s Chief Building Official, Craig Brooks. Felten Group of Denver, an engineering firm, was requested to do an assessment of the building which also took place on Thursday, January 18th. The […]

Groundbreaking for High Plains Pediatric Clinic

Groundbreaking for High Plains Pediatric Clinic

  Expansion work is underway at the High Plains Community Health Center Pediatric Clinic. The construction, to add 2,000 square feet to the building south of the main clinic on Kendall Avenue, will take six months and cost $1M, according to High Plains Executive Director, Eric Niemeyer.   “The adjacent dental clinic will also be expanded […]

Groundbreaking for the High Plains Pediatric Clinic Set for October 6th

Groundbreaking for the High Plains Pediatric Clinic Set for October 6th

High Plains Expansion Project High Plains Community Health Center is very excited to announce its most recent expansion project in the Dental Clinic and Pediatric Office. Both offices, located at 200 Kendall Drive, will undergo major changes over the next 6-9 months that will result in more effective clinic spaces for both locations.  High Plains […]

Release the Turkeys!!

Release the Turkeys!!

Okay, so it’s not as dramatic as, “Release the Kraken” from the ill-rated movie, “Clash of the Titans”, but it was definitely more fun watching four turkeys giving it all they got in a forty-yard dash around their race track at the Sand and Sage Fair on Family Night, Tuesday, at the Prowers County Fairgrounds. […]

Pediatric Expansion Plans Set for High Plains Health Center

Pediatric Expansion Plans Set for High Plains Health Center

Expansion plans for the pediatric department are getting closer to fruition. Eric Niemeyer, Executive Director of the High Plains Community Health Center said the Clinic’s board decided last year that the department needed more space as Dr. Figlio gave up his office to become an examination room.  “We have plans from our architect and have […]

LCC Expands Recent ESL Course Offerings

LCC Expands Recent ESL Course Offerings

Partnership with HPCHC, SCDC helps LCC provide ESL courses at no cost to the student For the past two semesters, Lamar Community College has partnered to offer evening English as a Second Language (ESL) courses at no cost to English language learners.  The fall course introduced English to community members whose primary or only language […]

Prowers Medical Center Receives Excellence Rating in National Standard

Prowers Medical Center Receives Excellence Rating in National Standard

“Last week Prowers Medical Center was listed as one of the top 100 critical access hospitals in the nation which puts us in the top 7.5%,” stated hospital CEO, Craig Loveless. He was briefing the Prowers County Commissioners on an update of events at the hospital on Tuesday, February 21st.  Loveless explained that there are […]

Holiday Festivities at the Enchanted Forest

Holiday Festivities at the Enchanted Forest

Lamar, CO – The Lamar Chamber of Commerce and several local organizations will celebrate this holiday season with family festivities in the Enchanted Forest beginning this Saturday, December 10th. To kick off this year’s family fun, the Lamar Chamber of Commerce and Lamar Parks and Recreation will host the Second Annual Dashers Dash 5k.  Registration […]

Commissioners Continue Work on Final 2017 County Budget

Commissioners Continue Work on Final 2017 County Budget

  Just about every item on the Prowers County Commissioner’s meeting agenda on Monday, November 7, focused on next year’s budget issues. A morning work session with Janet Lundy, Finance Director & Budget Officer began their day and from there, moved on to Road & Bridge, Building Operations, Public Health & Environment, Internet Technology, Department […]

County/City of Lamar Receives PCDI-PEP Talk

County/City of Lamar Receives PCDI-PEP Talk

Board members of PCDI/PEP, Prowers Economic Prosperity, have been busy since the middle of July, seeking funding for the next three years from the private/business/banking sectors of Prowers County. According to Rick Robbins and Aaron Leiker, President and Vice-President of PEP, they have been meeting with success in their endeavors, so far, raising a three-year […]

PMC, Ready to Finalize the Renovation Project

PMC, Ready to Finalize the Renovation Project

  “The project is completed at the hospital for all the punch list items,” stated Craig Loveless, CEO for Prowers Medical Center, during a recent update for the Prowers County Commissioners. He said a few tasks still need to be completed, such as the installation of a reverse osmosis system for the hospital’s boilers.  Loveless […]

PMC Renovation Project Nearing Completion

PMC Renovation Project Nearing Completion

“We did the final punch-walk through the gymnasium on Friday and found only some minor repairs were needed and we should be ready to move into the gym by Tuesday,” explained Prowers Medical Center, CEO, Craig Loveless, during a meeting with the Prowers County Commissioners. With the completion of some cosmetic remodeling issues in the […]

PMC Nearing Completion of Expansion Project, Dr. Smith Leaving for Temporary Reserves Deployment

PMC Nearing Completion of Expansion Project, Dr. Smith Leaving for Temporary Reserves Deployment

Craig Loveless, Prowers Medical Center Chief Executive Officer, provided a mix of informational updates for the Prowers County Commissioners on Monday, May 23rd.  He recapped the efforts required to place the new HVAC system atop the hospital several weeks ago and had been fearful the project would be delayed.  “The crane wasn’t able to leave […]