Kiowa County Hospital District

1208 Luther Street, PO Box 817
Eads, Colorado 81036-0817

Phone: 719-438-5401
Fax: 719-438-5697

Kiowa County Hospital District is currently looking for a full-time Nurse Practitioner to join our Care Team. Excellent benefit packages and incentive rewards. Please email your CV and references, accompanied with a letter of intent to or call 719-438-5401 ext 123 and speak to Tristen Sheridan for more information on this opportunity.

Dental Solutions is coming to Kiowa County
KCHD is proud to announce the partnership with Dental Solutions for Health. They will be providing mobile dental health for our community at:
1204 Luther St. (old public health bldg.)
Eads, CO 81036

Please call for your first appointment:
upcoming days of service:
Wednesday, July 13th
Wednesday, Aug. 10th
Wednesday, Sept. 14th
Wednesday, Oct. 12th
Wednesday, Nov. 9th
Article on Dental Solutions for Health from the Colorado Dental Association
Our Patients/Residents
The hospital would be nothing without the community it serves. Thank you to our community that believes in our facilities and services we provide.
KCHD welcomes Ann Carter, from the the Alzheimer's Association to our community on Wednesday the 25th of May for an educational presentation on new research in the areas of diet, nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement. This information will provide insight into how to optimize our physical and cognitive health as we age.

Please join us at the Cobbleston Inn @ 2:30pm-4pm.
501 E. Lowell Street
Eads, CO 81036

If you have any questions, please contact:
Ann Carter
Tristen Sheridan
Our Care Staff
Remember to take ever opportunity to thank all of the dedicated individuals – physicians, nurses, therapists, engineers, food service workers, volunteers, administrators and so many more – for their contributions.
Our Administration
Those professionals that would hard behind the scenens to make sure everything runs smoothly and efficiently.

Hospital Week 2016 Healthcare from the Heart

Flower Power Day 2016

Annual Balloon Lift 2016 with Eads Elementary

Tacky Day- Parachute Play & Balloon Volleyball 2016

The Mission Statement of Kiowa County Hospital District is to create a healthy community through access to quality, friendly, state-of-the-art health care and health education.
Quality Care Team

Dr. David Lenderts MD,  Chief of Staff
Dawn Back, PA-C
Dr. Fred Feinsod, MD ECU Medical Director
Dr. Tim Richardt PT, Physical Therapy Director
Wendy McDowell, RN, Director of Nursing

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Board of Directors

Official counts for KCHD Board of Directors Election 2016

Gary Aughenbaugh- 169
Priscilla Waggoner- 333
John Negly- 230
Mary Eikner- 278
Sylvia Shields- 265
Zelpha Deines- 149
Gary Aughenbaugh, Chairperson
Robert Woods, Vice Chairperson
John Negley, Secretary/Treasury
Roland Sorensen
Cathryn Anderson
Dennis Pearson
Lori Shalberg
Craig Kerfoot
Sylvia Shields

Kim Harris
KCHD History
  1. Swingbed (skilled nursing services)
    Swing bed services are to help inpatients as they transition from acute care for an illness or surgery to returning home. Often assistance is needed during recovery before you are able to care for yourself at home. Each patient's needs are evaluated, and a care plan is put into place. The care team consisting of the Provider, nurses, therapists, social worker, the patient's family, and of course the patient. The care team determines goals and plans to reach those goals. Swing bed services are paid by Medicare, Medicaid, and many private commercial insurances. If you have questions about our Swingbed services, please contact: Brandy Turcotte Social Service Director (719) 438-5401 ext. 147 Renay Crain, RN Acute Care Coordinator (719) 438-5401 ext. 134
  2. Physical Therapy
    This service is designed for those circumstances where the process of aging, injury, or disease threatens movements and function. The programs begins with an assessment and evaluation of physical problems and limitations and ends with maximal functional strength, flexibility, coordination, balance and mobility skills. This is accomplished with the appropriate interventions and treatments including: ◾Spine and Extremity rehabilitation ◾Sports rehabilitation ◾Joint and soft tissue mobilization ◾Functional mobility training ◾Gait and balance training ◾Neuromuscular re-education ◾Therapeutic exercise ◾Aerobic conditioning ◾Pain evaluation and treatment ◾Equipment prescription (ambulation devices and orthoses)
  3. Specialty Clinic
    Our speciality clinic offers services in the following scopes: Cardiology Dr. George Gustafson Dr. Barry Smith Podiatry Dr. James Yakel Ultra Sounds Ultra Imaging Sleep Studies Rocky Mountain Sleep Resource Chiropractor Dr. Sean Oquist Massage Therapy Ashley Gooden, MT Kenan Gooden, MT
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