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Council Considers Study for Year-Round Covered Pool

Council Considers Study for Year-Round Covered Pool

    Lamar is joining with High Plains Community Health Center in a Memorandum of Understanding to research the feasibility of a partnership leading to a year-round covered swimming pool or aquatics center to serve Lamar and the surrounding area on an annual basis. The goals outlined in the MOU include:  the ‘low-cost’ study of […]

Webster Wins Frontier Bank Bike

Webster Wins Frontier Bank Bike

  Frontier Bank has sponsored in part, the Annual High Plains Community Health Center “Health Expo” since its inception in 2011.  In an effort to encourage a healthier lifestyle Frontier Bank donates a Bicycle each year. Stephen Webster, pictured above, is this year’s lucky winner of the big yellow bike.  Frontier Bank would like to […]

High Plains to Form Patient Advisory Council

High Plains to Form Patient Advisory Council

    High Plains Community Health Center is adding an opportunity for patients and families to provide feedback about their patient experience. Applications are currently being accepted from active patients for membership on a Patient & Family Advisory Council.  We want to make sure that our patient’s point of view, perspective and experience are not […]

High Plains Community Health Center Recognized

High Plains Community Health Center Recognized

  High Plains Community Health Center meets with Deb Zambrano from Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment who was on site to present our provider staff with the Silver Award for Immunization Quality Improvement Star Award. This award is given to sites that show excellence in innovation, achievement, commitment, and collaboration to improve childhood/adolescent […]

Expanded High Plains Family Health Clinic Opens

Expanded High Plains Family Health Clinic Opens

    Groundbreaking ceremonies on the $1M expansion project for the High Plains Family Health Clinic were held this past October 6th and the ribbon cutting on the pediatric and dental clinic was held this past Wednesday, August 15th. High Plains Clinic Executive Director, Eric Niemeyer, welcomed the gathering at the front of the newly […]

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 Clinic Observes National Health Center Week

High Plains Clinic Observes National Health Center Week

The Prowers County Commissioners received a guided tour of the High Plains Community Health Center campus this past Wednesday, August 16th, accompanied by the Center’s Executive Director, Eric Niemeyer, Marija Weeden-Osborn –Alternative Payment and Care Model Manager Colorado Community Health Network out of Denver, Shae Emick – Vice President of Operations and Laurie Dimitt, Vice […]

High Plains Celebrates National Health Center Week

High Plains Celebrates National Health Center Week

    National Health Center Week will be observed August 13th-19th and High Plains Community Health Center is inviting the community to a day touring the facility on Kendall Drive on Tuesday, August 15th at 3pm. Laurie Dimitt, Vice President of Human Resources with High Plains Community Health Center, invited the Lamar City Council when […]

Loveless Assesses PMC  Future Finances

Loveless Assesses PMC Future Finances

Prowers Medical Center, like similar hospitals across the country, may experience some financial changes next year in light of federal funding changes and potential program alterations from the new administration in Washington, DC. Chief Executive Officer, Craig Loveless, told the Prowers County Commissioners, the hospital is exploring those lines of service that can generate the […]

New Board Membership Announced for PEP

New Board Membership Announced for PEP

Board members of PEP, the newly refurbished economic development organization, met on Tuesday, October 11th to approve their new by-laws and articles of incorporation.  The former PCDI, Prowers County Development Incorporated, transitioned into the new group following recommendations made by the study group, PUMA, last month.  The official adoption of the new rules on Tuesday […]

HPCHC Launches National Health Center Week 2016

HPCHC Launches National Health Center Week 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Laurie Larrick, Vice President of HR and Compliance National Campaign Celebrates Health Centers as Bipartisan Solutions in Healthcare A multitude of events around the country are planned as part of National Health Center Week (NHCW). The national campaign runs August 7-13th with the goal of raising awareness about the mission and accomplishments […]

Lamar Rotary Has New Ducky Dash Venue, Adds New Member

Lamar Rotary Has New Ducky Dash Venue, Adds New Member

Laurie Larrick was brought into the Lamar Rotary this past Thursday, April 14th , was assigned her duties as public relations representative and was immediately tasked with spreading the word about this year’s Lamar Days Ducky Dash, a well-known fund-raiser for the Lamar Rotary. Larrick, who is the Vice-President of Human Relations for the High […]

Youth Drug Abuse Concerns HPCHC

Youth Drug Abuse Concerns HPCHC

The High Plains Community Health Center in Lamar is exploring options to deal with the prevalence of youthful drug offenders in the local community. CEO Eric Niemeyer and Jim Farmer, chairman of the HPCHC’s board of directors, provided an update of current activities for the Prowers County Commissioners Monday, March 21st. Niemeyer recapped efforts to […]