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CHI ND Violence Prevention Program Reaches Milestone

The CHI North Dakota Violence Prevention Program, an intimate partner violence prevention effort operating in eight CHI communities statewide recently concluded its third year of operations. Committed to creating and promoting a culture of non-violence as an essential element of healthy communities, the program has reached a pivotal Milestone.

ND Violence Prevention Program

Faith In Action Drivers Honored at CHI St. Alexius Health Carrington

Faith In Action drivers Carole Pepple and Bill Bauer were recently recognized for their service to the patients of CHI St. Alexius Health Carrington. Pepple and Bauer give of their time and the use of their vehicles to bring community members to medical appointments either in or out of town.

CHI St. Alexius Health Carrington named Top 20 Critical Access Hospital

CHI St. Alexius Health, Carrington was recently named a 2018 Top 20 Critical Access Hospital for overall performance in the country. This is the fourth time since 2014, CHI St. Alexius Health, Carrington has been recognized with the Top 20 distinction.

Extraordinary Nurses Recognized at CHI St. Alexius Health Carrington

Nurses at CHI St. Alexius Health Carrington were honored with the seventh annual DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses during National Nurses Week. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation's program to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform everyday.

Diabetes Education Day in Carrington

Carrington, ND - A half-day seminar will be held to empower patients to become more informed and involved with their diabetes care on Wednesday, May 9, 2018. Registration is set for 8:30 am – 9 am followed by presentations from 9:00 - 11:15 am at the CHI St.

National Presenter from Futures Without Violence to Speak at Summit

Catholic Health Initiatives’ (CHI) North Dakota Violence Prevention Program is hosting its third annual summit and training, Spotlight on Intimate Partner Violence on April 24, 2018 from 8:30 am - 5 pm. This free event will be held at CHI St. Alexius Health Bismarck Medical Center, Boniface Auditorium located at 900 East Broadway Avenue. Videoconferencing is available in Carrington, Dickinson, Lisbon, Oakes, Valley City and Williston.

Screenings Best Way to Deter Colon Cancer

Cancer research continues to make strides but it is still not completely clear what causes colon cancer. We do know most colon cancer begins as a growth called a polyp. And while not all polyps become cancerous, the only way to find out is by getting screened.

The American Cancer Society recommends that men and women at average risk start colorectal cancer screening at age 50. Some people may be at higher risk based on their family health history and need to start testing earlier. Recommended screening options such as Fecal Occult Blood Test, Stool DNA test kit shipped directly to your own home or colonoscopy are available.

Kristie Todd-Reisnour, FNP

Years of Service Recognized at CHI St. Alexius Health Carrington

Milestones were recently celebrated at CHI St. Alexius Health Carrington where 340 cumulative years of service were recognized during the annual Days of Devotion staff gathering.