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What to Expect From a Primary Care Visit at the Columbus Medical Clinic

Knowing what to expect from your annual check-up or primary care appointment can help you better prepare and maximize your visit. While no two patients are alike, there are a few basic steps to expect with every primary care visit. What to Expect During Your Primary Care Visit Basics and Vitals: No matter how long

By |2024-02-29T09:25:25-06:00February 19th, 2024|Primary Care|

6 Benefits of Regular Check-Ups

Regular check-ups with your primary care provider (PCP) are the backbone of a healthy lifestyle. Regular visits help you and your doctor keep your health on track as you age and provide a host of benefits for your life. Some of these benefits include: Early Detection of Diseases: Regular check-ups can aid in the

By |2024-02-29T09:29:34-06:00February 19th, 2024|Primary Care|

Columbus Community Hospital Welcomes First Newborn of 2024

Columbus Community Hospital welcomed the first newborn of 2024 when Theo Vavrusa was born January 2 to Dana Benz and Trey Vavrusa of Hallettsville. Dr. Eslam Elhammady and the labor and delivery nurses at CCH delivered the 8.3 lbs. baby boy. “Welcoming the first baby of the new year is always exciting for everyone

By |2024-01-08T21:39:53-06:00January 8th, 2024|Maternity|

Columbus Community Hospital Adds to Internal Medicine Team

Columbus Community Hospital has added to its growing roster of internal medicine doctors, welcoming Ashraf Ali Allahwala, M.D. to the Columbus Medical Clinic. Dr. Allahwala is accepting new patients, and appointments are available now. “Adding talented and dedicated physicians to our team is an essential part of our strategy to meet the care needs of

By |2023-11-16T19:58:34-06:00November 16th, 2023|Primary Care, Recognition|

5 Benefits of Working Out With a Personal Trainer

Say goodbye to giving up on your fitness plan. The Columbus Wellness Center’s professionally certified personal trainers are ready to create a personalized fitness program that works for you. From getting started and learning proper techniques to providing support and encouragement along the way, a personal trainer offers a host of benefits for anyone

By |2023-12-08T15:30:26-06:00November 13th, 2023|Wellness|

Columbus Community Hospital to Celebrate New and Expanded Facilities With Public Dedication and Celebration Event

Columbus Community Hospital will celebrate the completion of its multi-year building expansion and renovation project at the Columbus Community Dedication and Celebration event November 20 at 1 p.m. at the Columbus Wellness Center. The event is free and open to the public. “Being a rural health care leader means planning for the future and enabling

By |2023-11-13T20:06:31-06:00November 6th, 2023|Expansion, Wellness|

What the New Measles Case Means for Texans

For the first time since 2019, a confirmed case of measles has been recorded in Texas, occurring in Hood County. According to a report by the Texas Department of State Health Services, a young child was diagnosed with measles despite not traveling to an area where measles is spreading or having any known exposure to

By |2023-06-14T20:43:04-05:00June 14th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Free Prostate Screenings at Columbus Community Hospital

Columbus Community Hospital will be offering free prostate screenings June 26 – 30 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Total health care is about more than just receiving care when you are sick. Preventative screenings are an important part of maintaining good health. Prostate screenings use a simple blood test to measure the level of

By |2023-06-29T14:50:29-05:00June 14th, 2023|Primary Care, Wellness|

Columbus Community Hospital Celebrates our Dedicated Auxiliary Volunteers During National Volunteer Week

This week we celebrate and recognize the selfless dedication our volunteers have shown our hospital and the entire Columbus region. Our auxiliary volunteers have donated over 3,500 volunteer hours since May 2022, and have collectively volunteered nearly 240,000 hours at Columbus Community Hospital since 1980. Top row, left to right:  Debra Cummings, Yolanda

By |2023-04-19T18:52:45-05:00April 19th, 2023|Recognition, Uncategorized|

Successful High-Risk Delivery Demonstrates Expertise and Skill of Rural Hospitals

55-Year-old Mother Delivers Baby at Columbus Community Hospital As a mother of four, Shirley Behrens knew that another journey through parenthood with a fifth child would be challenging and rewarding, and her experience as a local business owner taught her that having the right team around her is essential for success. She knew she needed

By |2023-04-17T22:32:33-05:00April 17th, 2023|Uncategorized|

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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