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Community Connections

At Prowers Medical Center, we are committed to not only improving your health, but the health of the entire community. That’s why we have several community partnerships and sponsor health-related events. Key community connections and activities include:

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City of Lamar

Prowers Medical Center is located within the city limits of Lamar, CO.

Lamar is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Prowers County.

City of Lamar

City of Lamar Parks and Recreation

The Recreation Department offers a wide variety of recreation programs for all ages.

Prowers Medical Center coordinates and partners with the Lamar Parks and Recreation Department (LPRD) on a variety of events throughout the year.  The Annual Spring Sprint is co-hosted with LPRD and Prowers Medical Center during the month of May.

City of Lamar Parks and Recreation

Lamar Chamber of Commerce

Prowers Medical Center is an active member of the Lamar Chamber of Commerce and coordinates on community activities throughout the year, i.e. Oktoberfest, Enchanted Forest, etc.

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Prowers County

Prowers County is located in Southeastern Colorado.

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Prowers Medical Center Health Fairs

Onsite, annual community health fair for the public. In May 2017, a total of 741 people attended the 3-day event and received low-cost lab panels. We also provide health and wellness fairs to various businesses and school districts throughout the surrounding communities starting in February of each year. Total attendees of the various health and wellness fairs in 2017 – approximately 1100.

Colorado Alzheimer’s Association

Provide space for support group.

Colorado Alzheimer’s Association

Lamar Community College

Provide clinical training for nursing students, serve on advisory board, share athletic trainer who attends sporting events when possible (same for high school games).

Lamar Community College

Lamar Public Schools

Prowers Medical Center supports Lamar Public Schools with sports physicals and health fairs, as well as athletic training during the school sports.

Lamar Public Schools

Prowers County Public Health & Environment, Southeast Health Group, High Plains Community Health Center

Conduct community-wide health needs assessment every three years to decide the community’s most pressing health needs and what action to take.

Prowers County Public Health and Environment
Southeast Health Group
High Plains Community Health Center
Community Health Needs Assessment

Prowers Economic Prosperity (PEP) – Economic Development Group

Active participant with this county subgroup.

PEP

Prowers Medical Center Patient Family Advisory Council (PFAC)

Planned in 2016 and launched in 2017 to give the community a voice in their care.

PFAC

Big Timbers Community Alliance

Multiple healthcare entities who come together to focus on overall community wellness, active participant.

Big Timbers Community Alliance

BridgeCare Health Network

Network of 5 southeastern Colorado hospitals to improve quality of care in region.

The Lamar Ledger

The Lamar Ledger reports on local news, sports, businesses and entertainment activities in Lamar and the surrounding areas.  Hosts a weekly Spotlight Column for newsworthy articles from Prowers Medical Center.  Published each Thursday – providing information in English and Spanish.

The Lamar Ledger

The Prowers Journal

The Prowers Journal serves as a primary source website and print edition newsletter for community-oriented information within Prowers County and the surrounding areas.  Prowers Medical Center is an active sponsor of this news source.

The Prowers Journal

KVAY

Beacon Broadcasting, LLC.  KVAY – 105.7 FM.  Southeast Colorado’s Best Country Radio Station.  Active guest appearances on their morning radio program on the 4th Thursday of each month.

KVAY

KLMR

Cherry Creek Radio, LLC.  KLMR – 93.5 FM.  Classic Country on KLMR-AM and Classic Hits on KLMR-FM.  Active guest appearances on their morning radio show “Anything Goes” on the 3rd Friday of each month.

KLMR