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Columbus Community Hospital Earns Level I Neonatal Care Designation

Columbus Community Hospital has earned a Level I Neonatal Facility designation from the Texas Department of State Health Services. This designation is only awarded following an in-depth assessment and review of the hospital’s neonatal care program. “We’re committed to providing excellent care for families and expectant mothers in the Columbus region,” said Columbus Community Hospital

By |2023-11-08T14:48:10-06:00November 9th, 2023|Maternity|

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, a call for awareness and action surrounding the disease that affects one in five Americans. More than 37 million Americans have diabetes and approximately 96 million are considered prediabetic. Unlike type 1 diabetes, which is an autoimmune disease typically detected at an early age, anyone can develop type 2

By |2023-10-30T15:51:31-05:00November 1st, 2023|Diabetes Prevention, Wellness|

The Difference Between 2D and 3D Imaging for Mammograms

2D and 3D mammograms represent the two main forms of breast cancer screening and diagnostic tools used by caregivers to identify breast cancer. 2D remains the standard screening technology, while 3D offers further diagnostic benefits for some women. 2D mammograms are the standard in terms of breast cancer screenings, helping caregivers identify abnormalities in the

By |2023-10-26T15:13:08-05:00October 31st, 2023|Primary Care, Women's Health|

Early Breast Cancer Detection Through State-of-the-art Mammography Imaging

With more than 200,000 cases of breast cancer diagnosed every year in the U.S., mammography screenings are essential for the early detection of a disease that affects one in eight women. Columbus Community Hospital utilizes the latest in 2D Mammography technology, with digital and computer aided detection (CAD) equipment that helps our team detect potential

By |2023-10-26T15:12:19-05:00October 26th, 2023|Primary Care, Women's Health|

Celebrating More Than 40 Years of Volunteer Service

Our dedicated auxiliary volunteers contribute their time, energy, and compassion to Columbus Community Hospital and our mission of advancing care in the Columbus region. Our selfless auxiliary team has collectively donated more than 240,000 hours to the hospital so far. Top row, left to right: Debra Cummings, Marilyn Baumbach, Melba

By |2023-10-11T19:13:59-05:00October 11th, 2023|Recognition|

Understanding Medicare Advantage Plans Before You Commit

Choosing the right Medicare coverage can be challenging, as Medicare Advantage plans differ from traditional Medicare plans and no two Medicare Advantage plans are alike. Attempting to switch to a different plan or traditional Medicare after enrolling in a Medicare Advantage plan can also complicate enrollees’ coverage options. The team at Columbus Community Hospital encourages

By |2023-10-02T16:08:17-05:00October 2nd, 2023|Medicare|

Flu Season Forecast: Flu, COVID, and RSV Combine to Elevate Risk of Illness

This fall and winter, the combined presence of the flu, COVID-19, and RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) viruses will put everyone at a greater risk of contracting one or more potentially serious respiratory diseases. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention forecasted several scenarios for this fall and winter, including a potential “tripledemic” where the flu,

By |2023-09-28T21:26:00-05:00September 28th, 2023|Primary Care|

Updated COVID-19 Vaccines are Available Now

Because the virus that causes COVID-19 is changing over time, your protection against the virus needs an update each year. The newly updated COVID-19 vaccines target the predominant variants currently circulating and restore protection from COVID-19 that may have decreased over time. Columbus Community Hospital encourages everyone over the age of six months to stay

By |2023-09-28T21:13:06-05:00September 27th, 2023|Primary Care|

Schedule Your Flu Shot Today

Much like last fall and winter, the 2023-2024 flu season poses an elevated risk of illness, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tracking several countries in the Southern Hemisphere (which have their flu season before the U.S.) that are experiencing higher or earlier flu activity compared to previous years. No matter your age

By |2023-09-28T20:50:06-05:00September 26th, 2023|Primary Care|

Be Well with Columbus Community Hospital

Get guidance you can trust on your journey to health and wellness right here in Columbus. Columbus Community Hospital’s Be Well Program is a total wellness journey that will equip you with the tools you need to build a healthier future. The Be Well program incorporates nutrition, fitness, and wellness, so that anyone can

By |2023-09-05T22:22:53-05:00September 11th, 2023|Be Well, Wellness|

Columbus Community Hospital

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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