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Coronavirus Updates – Visitor Policy

The health and safety of our staff and community is BCH’s highest priority. Many restrictions have been put into place over the last year during the COVID-19 pandemic. We know how important it is for our patients to be with their loved ones when they are ill/hospitalized. As COVID positive tests continue to decline in our […]

Patient Portal – Secure, Portable Online Health Records

Benewah Community Hospital offers you access to your health records through Cerner Health. By utilizing the secure, online portal, you can send a message to your Provider’s Medical Assistant/Nurse, request an appointment, view your health profile, and look up lab results (to include COVID-19 test results). Once signed up, Cerner Health offers an app, “HealtheLife,” […]

February is American Heart Month

As February is American Heart Month, it reminds us to take care of our heart! Consider adopting healthy lifestyles to prevent heart disease. Move more, work on your weight and salt intake, quit smoking – take care of YOU! To learn more about Heart Health, Click Here! https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/all-publications-and-resources/move-more-making-physical-activity-routine

BCH begins process of Vaccinating Community

BCH’s Clinic has begun scheduling pre-screening appointments for patients to complete paperwork and talk with a provider regarding getting a COVID-19 vaccine. Please see press release with specific information below: Final COVID Vaccine Press Release 01.2021 (PDF)

BCH Starts Vaccinating Employees and Medical Staff

Starting in December 2020, BCH was able to start vaccinating our staff for COVID-19. General Surgeon and Chief of Staff Dr. Bill Wheeler at BCH was among one of the first BCH staff members to receive his vaccine. Our healthcare workers are taking precautions to slow to spread of COVID-19! Our goal is to stay […]

BCH Welcomes New CEO!

Valley Vista Care CEO Chuck Lloyd has taken on the role of CEO at Benewah Community Hospital.  Mr. Lloyd has previously worked as a chief financial officer, chief operations officer and healthcare administrator.  He has also overseen operations and multiple healthcare facilities simultaneously.  According to Mr. Lloyd, it is not uncommon for healthcare facilities, particular […]

BCH is Prepared for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Benewah Community Hospital has been working closely with Panhandle Health District on updates for Coronavirus (COVID-19). BCH is prepared for any cases that may present to the hospital. As of June 24, 2020, there have been 13 positive COVID-19 cases in Benewah County, most of these being on the CDA Reservation. BCH has been providing information to […]

February is National Heart Month!

*Article from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Heart Disease: It Can Happen at Any Age Heart disease doesn’t happen just to older adults. It is happening to younger adults more and more often. This is partly because the conditions that lead to heart disease are happening at younger ages. February is Heart Month, […]

BCH Supports Local Athletics!

BCH Employees participate in School Events to raise community support for St. Maries Lumberjack Pride! This year, for their homecoming week, BCH staff dressed up in the class colors each day to show support! Our staff also participate in the school’s food drive each year in efforts to fill the local food banks! Each Spring, […]