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Beyond Pandemic Stress: Ongoing Crisis Can Cause Trauma

You don’t have to fight a war or be the victim of a violent crime to experience trauma.

Essentia Health and CommonSpirit Health sign Letter of Intent

Negotiations move forward regarding opportunity for CHI facilities in North Dakota and Minnesota to join Essentia Health

Essentia Health and CommonSpirit Health have signed a Letter of Intent for CommonSpirit-owned facilities operating under the CHI brand in North Dakota and Minnesota to join Essentia Health. This includes CHI St. Alexius Health in Bismarck, a full-service tertiary hospital and 13 critical access hospitals, along with associated clinics and living communities currently operated by CommonSpirit and CHI Health at Home home health and hospice agencies.

Essentia Health and CommonSpirit Health sign Letter of Intent

Eating for Two? Maintaining a Healthy Pregnancy Weight

Pregnancy is an exciting time. Everything you do affects baby too, which is likely how the old saying “eating for two” came about.  While you should eat enough to nourish another little life, how much more is that? Can too much weight gain be dangerous? Read on for answers to common pregnancy weight questions.

Eating for Two

CHI Gift Shop Donates Towards Medical Surgery Room Renovation project

The CHI St. Alexius Health Williston Foundation is happy to announce a $10,000 donation from the Mercy Medical Gift Shop which will be used in the renovation of our Medical Surgery and ICU wings. "I am grateful to the many patrons of the gift shop (many of them employees) and the volunteers who help keep this open, says Marilyn McGinley, Gift Shop Coordinator. “Their support enables us to help the hospital in much needed projects.”

CHI Gift Shop Donates Towards Medical Surgery Room Renovation project

CHI gift shop, auxiliary donate thousands to hospital foundation

The Williston Hospital Auxiliary is helping CHI St. Alexius meet patients’ needs by donating a large some towards the purchase of new equipment. The auxiliary and gift shop at CHI have been donating to the CHI St. Alexius Foundation for many years with various events and fundraisers throughout the year. Events like the masquerade jewelry sale, bedding sale and the popcorn cake sale have helped contribute thousands of dollars towards the hospital’s equipment needs. Recently, the gift shop made a large donation to the foundation, presenting them with a check for $10,000.

CHI gift shop, auxiliary donate thousands to hospital foundation

New Year, New You: Take Positive Steps into 2021

If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that our health is precious, and we all want to be around as long as possible for our loved ones. With 2020 in the rear view and a COVID-19 vaccine on the horizon, there’s no better time to take steps for a healthier you. 

New Year, New You

CHI St. Alexius Health Williston receives first doses of COVID-19 vaccine

CHI St. Alexius Health Williston received their first shipments of the COVID-19 vaccine, with three health care providers receiving the first doses. CHI Chief Medical Officer Dr. Wayne Anderson, along with Drs. Bruce Pugatch and Curtis Small received the first does of the Moderna vaccine, which arrived at CHI around 12:30 p.m. on Dec. 22. CHI received around 300 doses of the vaccine, which will be administered to the hospital's front-line workers.

Williston receives first doses of COVID-19 vaccine

CHI St. Alexius Health Williston prepares for first COVID-19 vaccine shipment

The Williston Herald spoke with CHI’s Pharmacy Director Dave Sandberg regarding CHI’s vaccine distribution plan. The FDA issued an Emergency use Authorization for the Pfizer version of the vaccine, which has already begun distribution. CHI will be utilizing the Moderna COVID vaccine, as it does not require cold-chain storage like the Pfizer vaccine.