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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, […]

Congrats to BCH’s Employee and Provider of the Year!

Each year during the hospital’s National Hospital Week Celebration, BCH staff votes for Provider and Employee of the Year! This year, the staff who took the titles are Val Sanchez, Certified Pharmacy Tech, and Dr. Cooper Wester, MD. Val was nominated for going above and beyond, exemplifying the mission, vision, and values of BCH. She […]

BCH Raises 2,523.2 Pounds of Food for Local Food Banks

BCH is proud to announce that we raised 2,523.2 pounds of food to be donated to the St. Maries and Upriver Food Banks! Our Staff, Medical Staff, and Board Members really stepped up to give back to our community! Every year, St. Maries High School has a rivalry event with Kellogg High School, “Brawl for […]

Liz Sellers takes helm at Benewah Community

With nearly two decades of hospital administration experience, Liz Sellers took the helm of Benewah Community Hospital this week. Ms. Sellers has held multiple administrative positions, including Chief Clinical Officer and Chief Operating Officer in addition to serving as interim CEO for a collective five years. Her transition into the management position of BCH was […]

Meet our Family – Dr. Aragundi, MD

Dr. Aragundi, MD is a Board Certified Family Practice Physician who has 30 years of experience in family medicine. Dr. Aragundi is a compassionate provider who is looking forward to being your Doctor. She will return to St. Maries Family Medicine on January 23rd. To schedule an appointment to see her please call the Clinic […]

Prescription Assistance

Do you need assistance affording your prescriptions? Our Health Educator may be able to assist you! You may qualify if you are: Uninsured Underinsured Participate in Medicare Part D Take prescriptions not covered by your insurance Have high deductibles and copays. We will work together to determine your eligibility and assist you in receiving your […]