Upcoming Events


COOKING MATTERS FOR PARENTS


A free 6-week course teaching parents how to prepare and shop for healthy, low-cost meals while empowering them to raise healthy eaters. Class meets once a week, for 2 hours. To graduate the class, you must attend 4 out of the 6 class sessions.

Who: Parents or Adults

When: Thursdays,
August 24 - September 28,
5:00pm-7:00pm


Where: Minnick Building, Springfield, CO

Course topics include:

Tips on raising healthy eaters and setting the example

Food safety and hands-on food preparation

Identifying healthy food options and portion sizes

Reading food labels

Preparing quick and easy healthy snacks

Menu planning and smart shopping

Each week you will receive:

A bag of groceries

Enjoying the food you have prepared in class

At the completion of the course series, you will receive:

A guidebook with all nutrition information and a recipe bank

A graduation certificate

Contact: Cassie Rogers,
Regional Health Connector,
rhc@oterogov.org
(719) 383-3048



Train To Be A Nurse Aide


If you, or someone you know, would like to become a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA), Southeast Colorado Hospital District will be offering a Nurse Aide Class this spring. Applicants need to be 16 or older, and must pass a background check and a drug screen. The class is free if you work for SECHD or for Walsh Healthcare.

Train To Be A Nurse Aide

If you, or someone you know, would like to become a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA), Southeast Colorado Hospital District will be offering a Nurse Aide Class this fall. Applicants need to be 16 or older, and must pass a background check and a drug screen. The class is free if you work for SECHD or for Walsh Healthcare.

Classes: October 2-20, 2017


Deadline for application: September 15

Wages at SECHD when Certified: $10.50

Wages at SECHD after 90 days: $11.50

Contact: Sherrilyn Turner, Human Resources 719-523-2160


Nurse aides learn to care for hospital patients and residents in Long Term Care Centers. The Nurse Aide Class is an opportunity to begin a career in the medical field. The classes run three weeks, from 8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday. To apply, you must be 16 or older with no record of a felony, violent or theft crime and you must pass a drug screening to be considered for the class. A reading comprehension test and an interview will be completed prior to acceptance into the Nurse Aide Class.

Note: The next Nurse Aide Class will take place in January 2018. For information regarding future Nurse Aide Classes or to be placed on the waiting list, please contact Sherrilyn Turner at 719-523-2160.