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DCMH congratulates coloring winners

December 12, 2018

Decatur County Memorial Hospital would like to congratulate those children whose drawings were selected as this year’s DCMH holiday cards. Over 100 entries were submitted, which made for a difficult decision by our committee members. Each year, President & CEO Rex McKinney sends holiday cards to hospital staff and community leaders on behalf of DCMH. This year, a committee chose seven submissions to feature on the holiday cards. The winners include: Carlie Cathey, age 11, granddaughter of Kelly Amburgey, daughter of Russell and Kayla Cathey Joshua Chastain, age 10, son of Derek and Jennifer... View article

Civil War game supports Pink Ribbon Fund

December 6, 2018

Last Friday night, the North Decatur Chargers and South Decatur Cougars men’s basketball teams battled for the Civil War Trophy. Decatur County Memorial Hospital helped sponsor the rivalry night. DCMH took part in recognizing and showing support for those battling breast cancer and those affected by cancer in general. Every cancer survivor earned free admission to the game and attendees were asked to wear pink to show their support. All basketball players and cheerleaders wore pink shirts provided by DCMH and the Greensburg Fire Department. DCMH also handed out pink bracelets and rally towels before the... View article

Caring for yourself during the Holidays

We all love the Holiday season. The whirlwind, the food, the parties, the gifts, the decorations – or, maybe we don’t always love the Holidays? Sometimes it’s all just too much. Too much money, too little sleep, too many expectations, and too many calories! According to the National Mental Health Association, reasons for feeling blue around the holidays are numerous. They range from fatigue, a result of all of the increased holiday activity, to financial limitations and family tensions. Experts say one of the fastest routes to holiday depression is unrealistic expectations. Volunteer. One of the best... View article

Ornaments available for DCMH Love Light Tree

December 4, 2018

GREENSBURG — The holiday season is a special time of year. It is a time when friends and families can be together and share the love of the season with one another. It is also a time to honor those individuals who have made a difference in our lives as well as remember loved ones who can no longer celebrate with us. Decatur County Memorial Hospital would like to help you celebrate those individuals and cherish the memories of your loved ones. DCMH will be displaying a “Love Light Tree” in the main entrance of the hospital. All hospital staff and community members are encouraged to place an ornament on the... View article

DCMH Holiday Blood Drive Dec. 6

December 1, 2018

GREENSBURG – Holidays are a slow time for blood donations because people are especially busy. However, the need for blood doesn’t take a holiday. Patients are still in the hospital and needing transfusions. Thankfully, Decatur County Memorial Hospital is hosting a Holiday Blood Drive from 2 until 7 p.m. Dec. 6 in Conference Room D at the hospital. Sign up to give back this holiday season! Everyone is encouraged to roll up their sleeves for those in need. Those interested can easily sign up for a donation appointment online at redcrossblood.org. Walk-ins are also welcome. In order to donate, you must... View article

Community tree lighting set for Dec. 7: Decatur County Memorial Hospital to memorialize Schmalenberg

November 27, 2018

GREENSBURG – Santa, his reindeer, and even a few of his elves will help Decatur County Memorial Hospital usher in the Christmas season starting at 6 p.m. Dec. 7. Games, treats, and Santa fun will make for a festive kickoff to the season, but the evening’s main event will actually be the lighting of a living spruce tree, the very type of tree Nancy Schmalenberg preferred for Christmas. A living 12-foot spruce will be planted on the DCMH campus, and it will be accompanied by a landscape boulder inscribed with the Mother Teresa epithet: “Love has to be put into action to selflessly serve others, Mother... View article