The National Rural Health Association has honored MCHD as a Top 20 National Critical Access Hospital in Quality for 2023. The unsolicited honor was based on the results of the Chartis Rural Health Performance index and its eight indices of performance.
Congratulations to Dr. Stephanie Diehlmann, who was appointed to serve a two-year term on the Texas Health and Human Services Commission’s Perinatal Advisory Council! In her capacity, Dr. Diehlmann will represent Moore County, MCHD, and rural providers’ perspectives on statewide obstetrical health issues.
This appointment places Dr. Diehlmann at the highest level of healthcare policy decision making within the State Department of Health and in a prime position to improve the quality of care for moms and babies across Texas!
Sealed Proposals will be received until 2:00 P.M., Local Time, June 27, 2023 in the Board Room of the Moore County Hospital, 224 East Second Street, Dumas, Texas, for the construction of the 2023 PARKING EXPANSION – MOORE COUNTY HOSPITAL, at which time the Proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Proposals should be addressed to Mr. Jeff Turner, CEO, Moore County Hospital.
Bids will be received for the General Construction of an 11 Car Off Street parking area on the west side of the Hospital property along Bliss Street, just south of East First Street. All Bidders must be approved by the Moore County Hospital District prior to receiving plans and specifications.
The Contract Documents may be examined at the offices of the Architects, BROOKS ARCHITECTURE, 1203 W 5th Avenue, Suite B, Amarillo, Texas, 79101.
Contract Documents (Plans and Specifications) may be obtained from the office of BROOKS ARCHITECTURE, 1203 W 5th Avenue, Suite B, Amarillo, Texas, 79101 or from Shawn Shafer, Moore County Hospital, 224 East Second Street, Dumas, Texas, upon deposit of $100.00 per each set of plans and specifications. Three (3) sets of plans and specifications will be furnished to each Bidder. Deposits on the three sets of plans and specifications will be returned to the Bidder upon receipt of a bona fide bid from the Contractor, and the return of the plans and specifications in good condition within ten (10) days after the bid opening. If plans and specifications are not returned to the Architect within the time specified, or if no bona fide bid is submitted, the entire deposit will be retained. Extra or additional set(s) will be furnished to Bidders at the cost of reproduction; such documents shall be returned to the Architect in good condition. Subcontractors and Material Suppliers can obtain sets or partial sets of documents by paying the cost of reproduction of drawings and specifications requested; in no case will Subcontractors and Material Suppliers be reimbursed for the cost of reproduction. The cost of mailing of plans and specifications will be at Contractor's and/or Material Supplier's expense.
A certified check, cashier's check, or bidder's bond payable to the Owner, in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the total bid must accompany each bid as a guarantee that the bidder will enter into contract and execute performance bond and payment bond within ten days after notice of awarding of contract.
In case of ambiguity or lack of clearness in stating prices in the proposal, the Owner reserves the right to adopt prices written in words, or to reject the Proposal.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids; to accept any bid deemed advantageous; and to waive all formalities.
Gasim Bella, Internist, has opened his new practice at Moore County Adult Medicine, providing Internal Medicine to adults aged 18 and up in the Moore County community.
Dr. Bella has provided care at both Moore County Hospital District in Dumas and Baptist Saint Anthony's in Amarillo.
Dr. Bella is currently accepting patients. For more information, visit the Moore County Adult Medicine website at the link below.
Renee Riley, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, joins the staff of Moore County Bone and Joint, providing orthopedic services to the Moore County area.
Dr. Riley joins Moore County Bone & Joint from the 100-bed Piedmont Newton Hospital in Covington, GA .
Dr. Riley is currently accepting patients. For more information, visit the Moore County Bone & Joint website.
The Drug Enforcement Administration is advising the public of an alarming emerging trend of colorful fentanyl available across the United States.
Since August 2022, DEA and our law enforcement partners seized brightly-colored fentanyl and fentanyl pills in 26 states. Dubbed “rainbow fentanyl” in the media, this trend appears to be a new method used by drug cartels to sell highly addictive and potentially deadly fentanyl made to look like candy to children and young people.
View the full article below.
The MCHD Board of Directors voted on September 28, 2022 and approved a reduction of the tax rate from prior year from 0.246770/$100 of value in 2021 to 0.228680/$100 value in 2022. This was a 7.3% decrease in the tax rate from prior year.
Average Homestead taxable value increased from the prior year from 128,637 in 2021 to 143,228 in 2022, which was a 11.34% increase
Tax on average homestead increased from the prior year from 317 in 2021 to 327 in 2022, which was a 3.15% increase.
Total tax levy on all properties increased from prior year from 5,935,395 in 2021 to 6,871513 in 2022, which was a 15.77% increase.
Moore County Hospital District adopted a tax rate (0.228680/$100 value) that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year’s tax rate. the tax rate will effectively be raised by 15.42% and will raise taxes for maintenance and operations on a $100,000 home by approximately $30.57.
The definition of Maintenance and Operations for the Hospital District include indigent and charity care. The recent construction and renovation was not funded by tax revenue.
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