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R-2 BOARD HONORS CROSSING GUARD, BONNIE WENDT

Thursday, Nov. 10, the El Dorado Springs R-2 Board of Education Unanimously passed this resolution honoring our retiring crossing guard– Bonnie Floyd Wendt. A Resolution Honoring Bonnie Wendt Whereas, the roles of school safety personnel are incredibly important to the El Dorado Springs R-2 School District, its students, and parents; Whereas, Bonnie Wendt has safely

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Fire report for week of Nov. 13

On Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 9:15 a.m. the fire chief was dispatched to an apartment at 800 N. Main for a natural gas leak. The gas company was dispatched and handled the situation. On Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 3:30 p.m. the fire department was dispatched to a motor vehicle rollover accident on S. 151 Rd.

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CCMH RESPIRATORY THERAPY DEPARTMENT OFFERS MANY SERVICES

The CCMH Respiratory Therapy Department offers services vital to patient care. From Holter monitoring used for determining electrical activity in the cardiovascular system to pulmonary function testing used to evaluate respiratory conditions and diseases that affect the lungs. The Respiratory Therapists at CCMH are specifically trained in a multitude of respiratory modalities to aid patients

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CCMH WELCOME NEW OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Annie Thorpe, OTR/L grew up just one town west in Nevada – went to Longview Community College for her Associates Degree – then on to KU for her Bachelors and received her Masters Degree from KU Med. She and her husband have “two amazing boys” Bodie and Trigg and fill much of their free time

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TOPS: TLC (Therapeutic Life Change) for the body

TOPS Chapter 9319 El Dorado Springs met in The Hill Church, 1300 S. Summer St, El Dorado Springs on Thursday, Nov. 17, for their regular weigh-in and meeting. Laura Hicks, Leader, called the meeting to order. Carol led us in singing “Walkedy, Walk, Walk” to the tune of Frosty The Snowman. We said our TOPS

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Fire report for week of Nov. 6

On Sunday, Nov. 6, at 10:56 a.m. the fire department was dispatched to the High School football field to set up and protect a landing zone for a medical aircraft. Two trucks and 11 firefighters responded. On Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 9:49 a.m. the fire department was dispatched to a reported gas leak in a

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CCMH WELCOMES SARA SEITZ, PHYSICAL THERAPIST TO REHAB TEAM

Cedar County Memorial Hospital welcomed another great addition to the Rehab Services Department Team- Physical Therapist, Sara Seitz. Sara received her Bachelors of Biomedical Science from Texas A&M University in 2000 then graduated from UT Southwestern Medical Center in 2003 with her Masters in Physical Therapy. Her husband served in the U.S.Air Force – so

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FACELIFT AT CCMH

The helipad at Cedar County Memorial Hospital got a facelift last week thanks to the painting skills of John Roudebush with our Maintenance Department. Another sign of all of the forward movement and many improvements taking place at CCMH.

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SANDY CRAWFORD VISITS CCMH

Senator Sandy Crawford stopped by Cedar County Memorial Hospital last week as she was making visits throughout the district. Fresh off of her Senate win, she was welcomed by CEO Terry Nichols to discuss healthcare concerns that Critical Access hospitals such as ours face on a daily basis. Senator Crawford also toured the hospital and

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