Monthly Archives: November 2022

A National Diabetes Month Story: Elvia Alcala

I’m Elvia. I Found a Program to Help Me Prevent Type 2 Diabetes, and Now I’m Sharing it With My Community. It works.   A National Diabetes Month Story   Seeing results firsthand is what motivated Elvia Alcala to become a lifestyle coach for CDC’s National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) lifestyle change program. Elvia

By |2022-11-14T20:22:01-06:00November 23rd, 2022|Diabetes Prevention, Wellness|

CCH Welcoming New Providers in 2023

CCH has been a proud member of our community since 1950. Today, we are one of Columbus’ largest employers, employing more than 175 people. To continue delivering exceptional care and to serve our growing community, Columbus Community Hospital is expanding its team and hiring additional providers. New primary care providers joining CCH in 2023:

By |2023-02-02T20:32:39-06:00November 22nd, 2022|Primary Care|

A National Diabetes Month Story: Olga Aguirre

I’m Olga. When I Wanted to Improve My Health, I Did it With Other People. We Learned From Each Other.   A National Diabetes Month Story   Olga Aguirre has been in good health for most of her life. Because of her family’s history with diabetes, her doctor recommended that she join CDC’s National Diabetes

By |2022-11-14T20:22:09-06:00November 16th, 2022|Diabetes Prevention, Wellness|

Walk in Comfort and Safety at our Wellness Center

It’s finally getting colder, and days are getting shorter. That means getting out for a regular walk can be more challenging. Columbus Community Hospital’s new wellness center has an indoor track so you can keep up with your walking routine. We’re open early (5:30 a.m.) to late (8 p.m.), Monday through Friday, and we’re open

By |2022-11-14T17:03:26-06:00November 14th, 2022|Wellness|

Benefits of Strength Training for Women

Women over 50 can benefit from regular strength training, but you don’t have to be a professional body builder to see physical benefits and experience better health. As we age, we lose lean muscle mass. In fact, we lose approximately 3% to 8% of muscle mass every decade after the age of 30! And, the

By |2022-11-14T17:02:07-06:00November 14th, 2022|Wellness, Women's Health|

A National Diabetes Month Story: Jack and Joyce

I’m Jack, and I’m Joyce. We Eat Healthier Together. A National Diabetes Month Story What if the saying “Happy wife, happy life” could change your life forever? That’s what happened to Jack Aponte; thanks to the help of his wife, Joyce, he reduced his risk of developing type 2 diabetes.   It all started at

By |2022-11-14T20:22:19-06:00November 9th, 2022|Diabetes Prevention, Wellness|

A National Diabetes Month Story : Glen Keller

I’m Glenn. I Set Goals to Improve My Health. A National Diabetes Month Story From the cab of his 18-wheeler, long-haul truck driver Glenn Keller uses his voice to motivate people to improve their lives. Glenn is not only a truck driver – he’s a certified motivational speaker who helps people set and achieve goals

By |2022-11-14T20:22:37-06:00November 1st, 2022|Diabetes Prevention, Wellness|

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Columbus Community Hospital is proud to serve the Columbus community and the broader region. As rural hospitals struggle, Columbus Community Hospital continues to grow and provide high-quality services patients can trust.

The National Rural Health Association has named CCH a Top 100 Rural and Community Hospital in the country. In 2021, NRHA named CCH a Top 20 Rural and Community Hospital.

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