CHI Mercy Health Holds Open House for New CT Scanner

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VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( -Patients at CHI Mercy Health have access to the latest computed tomography (CT) diagnostic technology made possible through a grant from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust’s Rural Healthcare Programs.

Helmsley awarded CHI Mercy Health $400,000 for a new 64-slice CT scanner in April 2017. CT scanners provide essential diagnostic images of structures inside the body. The new scanner produces high-quality images, allowing medical staff to quickly determine the health status and course of treatment for patients in this area.

CHI Mercy Health Vice President of Clinical Services Camille Settelmeyer talked about the advantages of having this new CT scanner in this community.


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October Domestic Violence Awareness Month; APOC Fundraiser Friday

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VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – Valley City mayor Dave Carlsrud declared October domestic violence awareness month during a proclamation made at the city commission meeting on October 3rd.

Show your support for victims and survivors of domestic violence by attending the Abused Persons Outreach Center fundraiser supper on Friday, October 6th from 4:30pm to 7pm at the VFW Club in Valley City.

They’ll be serving roast beef or chicken dinners. Ice cream from Midwest Dairy Association.

Buy $1 tickets for a chance to win a prize basket. $10 for adults, $5 for kids under 12 and preschoolers eat free.

The funds raised from this event will be used to help local victims of domestic violence and survivors.

L to R APOC director Kasey Skalicky, CHI Mercy Health’s Stephanie Mayfield and Valley City Mayor Dave Carlsud.