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PMC & HPCHC Holding Joint Board Meeting

Prowers Medical Center and High Plains Community Health Center Announce Joint Board Meeting Scheduled  (Lamar, CO) February 4, 2016 –  Prowers Medical Center and High Plains Community Health Center would like to announce that a joint Board Meeting between the Board of Directors for Prowers Medical Center and High Plains Community Health Center has been […]

County Commissioners Meet New High Plains CEO

Eric Niemeyer, the new Chief Executive Officer of High Plains Community Health Center, was introduced to the Prowers County Commissioners by outgoing CEO Jay Brooke during the commissioner’s Tuesday meeting, November 24th.  Niemeyer, who hails from Casper, WY, was hired by the board of directors of HPCHC earlier this month and is gaining knowledge about […]

High Plains Community Health Center Awarded Quality Outcome Funds

High Plains Community Health Center has received $61,775 in federal funds as a result of continuing to reach and surpass goals for clinical outcomes. Examples of these would be how well High Plains’ diabetic patients have their blood sugar levels controlled and how patients with high blood pressure have their readings within normal limits. Dr. […]

High Plains Community Health Center Observes Double Anniversary

  High Plains Community Health Center marked two observances with a free community barbecue this past Tuesday, August 11 at the clinic. National Health Center Week is observing 50 years of service August 9-15 and this fall will mark the center’s 20th anniversary of serving the Prowers County area. President/CEO, Jay Brooke, noted several areas […]

Holly Commercial Club Reviews Bluegrass Festival

Members of the Holly Commercial Club discussed last month’s annual Bluegrass Festival, which was another success for the region.  The Bluegrass dinner served 75 people on Friday which resulted in some leftover food.  Tracie Kalma was able to make a profit on the resale which helped eliminate some of the overhead expenses.  Profits from the […]

By Bikes or By Feet, June 24 is a Morning Treat

A lot of breakfast was served to over 100 persons who attended the annual Bike to Work Day event at the Lamar Community Building.  Matt Neuhold, said, “We easily went through 15 pounds of bacon for the crowd and I usually base this year’s grocery purchase against what we did last year, so we had […]

High Plains Breaking Ground on Pediatric Clinic

Jay Brooke, Executive Director of High Plains Community Health Center, revealed that following a review of architect plans, bids will be sent out for construction of a pediatric clinic at the medical campus off Kendall Drive in Lamar.  “We plan to have the bids go out next week,” Brooke told the Prowers County Commissioners during their […]

High Plains Community Health Center Welcomes New Providers

In an ongoing effort to provide quality, affordable care to the citizens of Lamar and the surrounding communities High Plains Community Health Center is committed to recruiting providers who will serve its clients with the best quality care. High Plains is pleased to announce its newest additions to its health care team. Cameron Freeman PA-C […]

High Plains Expanding with Pediatric Center

High Plains Community Health Center is planning to develop a pediatric center next to the Chronic Care Adult Center.  Although a construction date hasn’t been mentioned at this time, Center Executive Director, Jay Brooke, briefed the Prowers County Commissioners during a recent meeting.  “Dr. Figlio needs some additional space as he’s given up his office […]

Honkers Welcome High Plains Health Providers

Members of  The Lamar Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Lamar Chamber Honkers recently welcomed three new health care providers at High Plains Community Health Center in Lamar. The new arrivals are Cameron Freeman, PAC who is employed as a Physician’s Assistant, Samantha Stuart offers chiropractic and acupuncture therapy, and Tracee Nelson, FMP-C is […]

Honkers Welcome Two New Health Providers at High Plains Clinic and High Plains Adult Health Center

Mary Muller, LPC, and Sharon Headrick, LCSW, CAC-II, were welcomed to the Lamar community by the Lamar Honkers earlier this summer. Muller has been a therapist for 30 years, practicing in both the private and community mental Health setting, working with patients of all ages, family and individuals.  Her work is located mainly at the […]

High Plains Walking Club Returns!

“The most popular form of exercise in the United States is walking.” We’re Baaaack!!! The High Plains Walking Club will meet every Saturday morning at Lamar Community College from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. at the Wellness Center’s indoor track. The High Plains Walking Club is facilitated by Beth Parker and Holly Burton, Health Coaches from […]

4th Annual Community Wellness EXPO

(Lamar, CO)  The region’s most affordable health fair returns with the 2014 Community Wellness Expo on April 16th & 17th.  The Community Wellness Expo is sponsored by High Plains Community Health Center, Frontier Bank and the Lamar Parks and Recreation Department.  A $30 fasting blood work panel includes:  Lipids (cholesterol); A1C (diabetes); CBC (infection & […]

New Year, New You: Healthier Living Colorado Workshops Begin in January

Lamar, CO—For people with chronic health conditions, good medical care is just part of the equation for maintaining good health. Equally important is the ability to make healthy decisions, following the recommendations of your provider and proper monitoring of your condition. Healthier Living Colorado, offered by High Plains Community Health Center, is a workshop which […]

Clark Confirmed as Director of County Health & Environment

  Tammi Clark’s appointment as the Prowers County Public Health & Environment Director was made official by the county commissioners during their meeting on Thursday, November 21.  Clark, a Registered Nurse with 20 years medical experience in the community, was hired as deputy director on July 15.  She has lived in Lamar for almost 30 […]

Wiley Clinic Grand Re-Opening Sept 9th

Wiley, CO  High Plains Community Health Center will celebrate the re-opening of the Wiley Clinic with a Community Open House on September 9th, 4 – 6 pm. Long-time area physician, Dr. John Abbott and his team will be available to offer healthy snacks, talk to you about our services, and greet patients and interested community […]

PMC & HPCHC Focus on Joint Medical Services for the Community

  Hosting joint community health fairs and developing programs to inform the public about economic and health insurance impacts from the pending Affordable Care Act, were two ideas discussed by board members from Prowers Medical Center and High Plains Community Health Center.  The joint board meeting held this past Tuesday, July 16, was a follow-up […]

Honkers Visit Gino Figlio, MD, FAAP at Grand Opening

Lamar, CO – Friday, June 28th – The Lamar Chamber and Honkers recognized Gino Figlio, MD, FAAP at his new location with High Plains Community Health Center. Refreshments were served as many individuals stopped by to welcome Dr. Figlio during the Grand Opening of his new office located at 200 Kendal Drive in Lamar. Dr. […]

Families Had the Fun this Weekend

    Click a picture to start the slide show. The hot and windy weather didn’t deter area residents from attending the Lamar Fireman’s Family Carnival at Bi-Centennial Park this past Friday, June 21.  The winds did pick up on Friday which meant that several of the display tents at the park had to come […]

Lodging Panel Funds Remember Foundation BBQ/Dance

  Holly Burton and Lisa Thomas, representing the Remember Foundation, a local Alzheimer’s support group, outlined the organization’s second annual fundraiser, set for July 3 this year.  Their request for $600 in marketing costs was approved by the Prowers Lodging Tax Panel during their monthly meeting, Tuesday, June 18.  The event, which will be held […]