Weston County Health Services

A newcomer to Weston County has been chosen to join the Weston County Health Services board of trustees. Dorothy Briggs was appointed after trustees met in a July 21 executive session to select a new member from among six interested candidates. Briggs will fill the seat left vacant by the...
Diverting from normal practice to allow board members time to digest information about a full slate of candidates, the Weston County Health Services board of trustees tabled the appointment of a new board member until its July meeting. On June 16, the board met with Esther Murray, Dorothy Briggs,...
With the memory still fresh of the May 24 Uvalde, Texas massacre in which 19 kids and two teachers were shot to death in their classrooms at Robb Elementary School, plans are underway for a day of active shooter training in Newcastle schools.  “We need to be prepared. We always say it can’t happen...
The Weston County Health Services board of trustees approved a $26,486,368 preliminary budget for fiscal year 2023 on May 15. The budget includes expenditures and revenue from the hospital, as well as the Newcastle and Upton clinics and pharmacies.  “We’ve kept everything pretty status quo,” CEO...
In spite of a global pandemic and a downturn in the state’s energy economy, the pennies you pledged to support the local hospital piled up faster than expected and people who spend money in Weston County are about to get an early tax break. That’s because the specific purpose sales tax implemented...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Four members of the Weston County Health Services board of trustees were just selected by voters in this month’s special district election, but the board is already putting out a call in search of another individual interested in filling an open seat on the board....
The first election day of 2022 will be May 3 when both the Weston County Hospital District and Weston County Museum District hold their special district elections.  “All qualified voters are eligible to vote. The election will be held between the hours of 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.,” an election notice...
  1124 Washington Blvd., Newcastle (307) 746-2425 717 Pine St., Upton (307) 468-2302   Weston County Pharmacy is conveniently located in the front of Weston County Health Services and is now open 7 days a week. The pharmacy is open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Mondays, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday...
  1121 Washington Blvd., Newcastle (307)746-6720 717 Pine St., Upton (307)468-2302   Weston County Health Services strives to provide the best possible medical care to Weston County. In 2021, purchasing both clinics helped add to the medical services we could provide. Both Weston County...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   With 75 confirmed cases in the past 14 days and a COVID-19 test positivity rate of 40%, Weston County Health Services CEO Maureen Cadwell said the community must be aware that the illness remains in our community and that people who are instructed to quarantine...

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