According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women. It is estimated that 1 in 8 women in the US will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime. Recommended yearly for women 40 years of age and older, the Radiology Department at BCHC is proud to provide the […]Read More
Area Football Teams to Receive Concussion Management Program
The Wellness and Therapies Departments at BCHC recently partnered to offer a concussion management program to Buchanan County high school football teams. A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury due to direct or indirect force applied to the head.
Due to the higher risk of a concussion occurring in football players, Director of Rehab, […]Read More
BCHC Administrators Get “Pie’d” for a Cause
Proud supporters of Relay for Life and a Walk to End Alzheimer’s, BCHC employees recently raised $480 by holding a pie-in-the-face contest between the administrative leaders. After three weeks of fundraising, the employees gathered for a celebratory cookout and reveal.
“During the final days of the fundraiser, […]Read More
Scratch Curbside to Visit BCHC – A Walk to End Alzheimer’s Fundraiser
Scratch Cupcakery’s Curbside will be in Independence on Thursday, August 20th in the south parking lot at Buchanan County Health Center. Beginning at approximately 11:00 a.m., the public is cordially invited to visit the campus of BCHC and purchase these sweet treats.
“If you have never tried a Scratch Cupcake, you are in for a […]Read More
BCHC Wellness Center to Hold First Aid Training and Health Care Professionals CPR Course
On Thursday, August 20th, the Wellness Center at BCHC will hold a first aid class, followed by a health care professionals CPR course. Beginning at 1:00pm, the first aid class will teach students critical skills to respond to and manage an emergency until emergency medical services arrive. Immediately following, at 2:00pm, a CPR course will […]Read More
BCHC Community Blood Drive, August 18th at Independence Senior Center
The Buchanan County Health Center Community blood drive will take place on Tuesday, August 18th from 12:00-5:30 pm at the Independence Senior Center located at 400 5th Ave NE in Independence. The blood drive will be facilitated by Lifeserve Blood Center, the sole supplier of community based blood products to BCHC.
Currently, there is a need […]Read More