BHC Nursing lifts the flu precaution ban on visitors to the Nursing Home

Broadwater Health Center is still on flu precautions for the Nursing Home but are now allowing visitors. BHC asks that all visitors wear a mask and sanitize when entering and leaving the facility.

Is the County Loaning BHC Money? (PART II)

(This is Part two of a 2 part series. To read part 1 click on Is the County Loaning BHC Money? Part 1)Last month I shared with you that the county is not loaning the hospital money.

John and Sharon Borer Letter to the editor

I guess when people get as sick as John and I have been the last week, they start thinking about what is important to them and has meant a lot after they get to feeling better and are on the mend. First of all, we got a case of this terrible stuff that is going around, probably have not been this sick in at least a decade. Got to experience firsthand this Broadwater Health Center facility thaqt has been in the works for a while. Normally, we bypass Townsend and go for the big city.

BHC Announces Board Changes

Townsend Health Systems (Broadwater Health Center) would like to announce the following changes to the Board of Trustees.

Bill Hubber recently resigned from the Board to pursue other interests. The Board would like to thank Bill for his dedicated service and for having led the Board as their chairman for the last four years. He was a steady force providing sage advice with many of the operational decisions of the Board.

BHC Auxilliary - January, 2017 Minutes

BROADWATER HEALTH CENTER AUXILIARY

January 17, 2017

(for more information about BHC Auxilliary click on BHC Auxilliary Page)

 

BHC Auxilliary Starts a New Year - Board Annual Meeting 10/26/2016

The BHC Auxilliary had a banner year with its fundraising. We ended in Oct. with a $21,000 balance and allocated $4,600 toward remodeling one of the nursing home rooms. That included a $3,000 grant from Montana Community Foundation. The Auxilliary also allocated $5,000 toward new signage.

2016 Broadwater Health Center Highlights

This article was originally printed in the Broadwater Reporter on Thursday, January 5, 2016:

 

Administrator Kyle Hopstad and board member Bill Upthegrove shared a year-end update with the city council at the regular city council meeting.

Because the council supported the CT scanner project in 2013 by backing the interim loan which was paid off in 6 months, status of utilization was reported.

DOT Physicals Available

BHC will be offering DOT Physicals this month on Januay 20, 2016 and January 21,2016.

Call BHC at  266-3186 Ext. 132 for your appointment.

BHC Clinic and Business Off will be closed on Thanksgiving Day

The Broadwater Health Center Wellness Clinic and the Business Office will be closed on Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 24).

BHC Collecting food for the Food Pantry

Broadwater Health Center will be collecting food for the Food Pantry during the holiday season.  If you would like to help those in need during this holiday season there will be boxes at the entry ways to collect food items.

Please give generously!!

2016 Evacuation Training

Once a year BHC is required to do a physical emergency training. This year the team practiced evacuating patients due to a gas leak. The team transported 3 mock patients down the street, about a block, to the Methodist Church.

BHC Featured on KXLH Medical Moment in 2 segments

The Broadwater Health Center is being featured on 2 Medical Montana Segments on KXLH.

The first segment is BHC Administrator Kyle Hopstad talking about BHC (click on Medical Montana Kyle Hopstad)

The second segment is "Donna" speaking of the care received at BHC (click on Medical Montana Donna)

Annual Senior Holiday Dinner and Townsend Light Tour

Every year the Townsend Rotary Club and the Townsend Lions Club get together to host a dinner for the local area Seniors at the Senior Center.  After the dinner the Seniors are invited to a tour of the Townsend Holiday Lights.

Broadwater Health Center receives Cardiac Recognition Award

Broadwater Health Center officials were presented with the Cardiac Recognition Award at the Montana Hospital Association's annual meeting in Billings on September 29. The Cardiac Recognition Award is sponsored by the Cardiovascular Health Program within the state health department.

CNA Education Classes

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Why Come to our FREE Diabetes Class

Diabetes can be a scary diagnosis. Here at Broadwater Health Center, we pride ourselves on making sure that the health of our community is the priority of the care that we provide. Diabetes is a diagnosis that is becoming more and more common, one that is not always easy to understand and manage. That is where we come in!

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Broadwater Health Center (BHC) is proud to participate in National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women and 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime.

Ambulance Service Updates

Broadwater Health Center Ambulance Ser-vice is staffed with dedicated paid volunteer Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT’s). The EMT’s respond to 911 calls for medical emergencies, for inter-facility transports, are on standby at local sporting events and provide medical support for the Fire Department on structure fire calls. The ambulance service area they cover extends north to the Lewis and Clark County line, east to the Meagher County line, west to the Jefferson County line and south to Wheat Montana Farms.

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