News & Events
Electra Memorial Hospital Breaks Ground on Expansion and Renovation Project
January 4, 2012
Electra Hospital District Board of Directors, administration and staff participated in the ground breaking ceremony for the expansion and renovation of Electra Memorial Hospital today. Read more...
USDA Provides Funding For New Ambulance
September 15, 2011
Officials from USDA were in Electra on Thursday, September 15th, to present Jan Reed, CEO with a check for a $30,000 grant and a $77,000 loan towards the purchase of a new ambulance. Allen Lambright, USDA Regional Director, and Paco Valentin, USDA State Director, presented the check on behalf of USDA. Joining Mrs. Reed were Woody Gossom, Wichita County Judge; Rhonda Poirot, Assistant to Senator Craig Estes; City of Electra Mayor, Tom DeLizio, MD; and Hospital District Board Members, Roger Sanford (shown), Johnny Miller, Francine Rowe and Stuart Smith.
Mrs. Reed expressed the District’s appreciation to USDA for their support of the ambulance service, hospital district and the community. Judge Gossom and Mayor DeLizio joined her in thanking Senator Estes’ office for their support and noted the importance of the funding to the County and City as well as the Hospital District, since they also share in the purchase of the ambulance.
Electra Medical Clinic Offers Screening and Treatment for Diabetes
Diabetes is one of the leading causes of death in the United States, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. In recognition of National Diabetes Month in November, Electra Medical Clinic would like to educate the community on the importance of diabetes screenings and treatment.
Knowing Potential Health Issues Important for Women of All Ages
Thousands of women each year save their lives by becoming familiar with the healthy lifestyles and preventative screenings necessary to achieve health and wellness. Electra Hospital District is ramping up an initiative that encourages the women of our community to talk with a physician about taking measures to detect or preventative number of common cancers and illnesses.
Sleep Studies Program at Electra Memorial Helps Patients Dream
If you are one of the millions of Americans that have trouble sleeping, Electra Memorial Hospital may have a sleep study program that could help you get the rest your body needs. Adequate sleep provides many benefits, including increased alertness and improved memory and problem solving.
Prostate Cancer Screening Urged During Month of September
One in six men will develop prostate cancer during their lifetime, making it the second leading cause of cancer deaths among men in the United States. Electra Memorial Hospital wants to make sure men in Electra over the age of 50 talk with their physician about annual prostate screening.
Ovarian Cancer: Not Publicized, But Still a Danger
Causing more cancer deaths than any other cancer of the female reproductive system, Electra Memorial Hospital is joining a nation-wide initiative this September to promote ovarian cancer awareness.
Electra Hospital District Board Member Recognized for Excellence in Governance
Francine Rowe, secretary board member at Electra Hospital District, was recently recognized by the Texas Healthcare Trustees Foundation for excellence in governance as advocated by the Texas Academy of Governance initiative.
Immunization Schedule Not Just for Children
Thought of only as a childhood practice, keeping up with your immunization schedule as an adult is just as important as it was when you were in grade school. In fact, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, tens of thousands of people in the United States continue to die from a variety of diseases, all vaccine-preventable.