Norton County Hospital to host community meeting Sept. 27th

NORTON, Kan. – Norton County Hospital would like to invite anyone interested in learning about our local health care system to a community meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 27. The meeting will be hosted from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the basement of Prairie Land Electric Cooperative, 14935 U.S. Highway 36, Norton.

The event brings back the series of quarterly community-wide meetings being hosted by the hospital to educate on the current status of local health care provided at the hospital and its clinic, Norton Medical Clinic, as well as allow administration and board members to answer questions posed by the public. The series paused in 2020 due to COVID-19, and the hospital looks forward to providing new updates.

In addition to the in-person option, the hospital plans to livestream the meeting on Facebook to allow for more participation. Please follow the Norton County Hospital and Clinics Facebook page for more details.

If you have questions about the event on Sept. 27, please call Norton County Hospital at 785-877-3351, and direct calls to Katie Wagner, community relations director. You may RSVP for this event by contacting the hospital as well. An RSVP is not required but is appreciated by Sept. 23 to plan accordingly for the event.

Derek Nester
Derek Nester
Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids and graduated from Valley Heights High School in 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications. In 2002 Derek joined Taylor Communications, Inc. in Salina, Kansas working in digital media for 550 AM KFRM and 100.9 FM KCLY. Following that stop, he joined Dierking Communications, Inc. stations KNDY AM & FM as a board operator and fill-in sports play-by-play announcer. Starting in 2005 Derek joined the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network as a Studio Coordinator at 101 The Fox in Kansas City, a role he would serve for 15 years culminating in the Super Bowl LIV Championship game broadcast. In 2020 he moved to Audacy, formerly known as Entercom Communications, Inc. and 106.5 The Wolf and 610 Sports Radio, the new flagship stations of the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, the largest radio network in the NFL. Through all of this, Derek continues to serve as the Digital Media Director for Sunflower State Radio, the digital and social media operations of Dierking Communications, Inc. and the 6 radio stations it owns and operates across Kansas.

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