Community hospital’s new patient wing opens

AREA News, Photo Feature - 06.27.11

Phase I of a $30 Million renovation and expansion project, the new 25-bed patient wing at Community Hospital opened January 31, 2011. Phase II of the project is now under way, and will create new operating rooms, a healing garden and many other improvements.

Community Hospital is a Critical Access Hospital, located in McCook, Nebraska, that provides acute inpatient and outpatient care, skilled nursing, emergency medicine, surgery, obstetrics and delivery, diagnostic facilities, a pharmacy and rehabilitation services. The hospital offers two rural health clinics, an outpatient services center, home health and hospice programs, visiting specialists, sleep study and orthopedic clinics. Community Hospital serves the 11,500 residents of Red Willow County along with residents of Frontier, Furnas, Hayes, and Hitchcock counties in Nebraska; and Cheyenne, Decatur, and Rawlins counties of Kansas.