File Photo. Photo by Noe Magaña.

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Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital designated as a Level IV Trauma Center

The hospital has demonstrated an ability to provide advanced trauma life support (ATLS) prior to transfer of patients to a higher level trauma center.

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Non-denominational chapel opens at Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital

Funding for the chapel was donated by the hospital board chair Jeri Hernandez in memory of her husband Ismael, who died of cancer in 2017.

Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital. File photo.

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Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital announces new interim chief clinical officer

Barbara Anne Vogelsang assumed her role September 7. She has over 20 years of experience.

The board of directors approved the resolution to spend up to $2 million to replace Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital's roof. Google Earth photo.


Hazel Hawkins seeks $2 million loan to replace roof

The hospital board opts for replacement rather than repair in order to get a new warranty.

Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital. File photo.

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Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital receives assistance for roof replacement

Construction is expected to take place in 2022.

Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital. File photo.


Hazel Hawkins Memorial Hospital re-implements COVID-19 protective measures

Hospital takes action in response to increase in cases.

CEO Ken Underwood thinks it's unlikely the healthcare district won't be designated a Critical Access Hospital, but says plans are in place to keep it operational if the certification is denied. Photo by John Chadwell.


Hazel Hawkins banks on winning ‘critical access’ status

CFO explains Plans B and C to keep the hospital’s doors open.

Many of those attending the March 28 Hazel Hawkins Hospital Board of Directors meeting voiced their approval of the current anesthesia group, as well as concern about accusations against anesthesiologist and outspoken board member Ariel Hurtado. Photo by John Chadwell.

Hospital staff voice support for current anesthesia group during contract talks

ACE Anesthesia praised by 10 nurses for its dedication and expertise.

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Hospital Hit With Voting Rights Lawsuit

Lawsuit claims the hospital practices “institutional racism” in picking board candidates