The American Cancer Society's national website www.cancer.org serves as a credible and reliable source of up-to-date cancer related information, breaking news, and upcoming American Cancer Society community events.
The DCDC is a group of business owners and concerned citizens working together to promote, build and enhance the community of Deckerville to attract more businesses, tourists and consumers to our town. As a member of this group, Deckerville Community Hospital helps support Deckerville businesses and cooperates with these companies to help create a positive community perception.
Provides information on the Critical Access Hospital Program in the State of Michigan. Deckerville has been a CAH facility since 2000. Of prime importance is information on the statewide quality project that has been established by the CAH facilities to evaluate care provide and support a system for ongoing improvement.
The collaborative group addresses issues that impact the lives of children, families and other special populations in Sanilac County. Members are made up of health, social service, education, and community-based organizations. As an active participant in the SCCC, Deckerville Community Hospital supports the group’s mission to "provide leadership, coordinate policy, leverage resources, build assets, and foster partnerships that will promote healthy growth, learning and development" for all community residents.
Established in 1994 to build local philanthropy, the Sanilac County Community Foundation holds a collection of endowed funds, contributed by many individuals, corporations, private foundations and government agencies to benefit the Sanilac County area. Deckerville is one of the original members that established a fund to reach Kellog Foundation matching goals bringing thousands of dollars to the county. In addition, there has been a sitting representative on the Foundation Board since 1998.
Sanilac Medical Control was established to coordinate emergency services across the county improving care and increasing life saving support to area ambulance services and first responders. The Authority now meets the requirements of the State of Michigan in regulating such programs and has expanded to providing ongoing EMT and paramedic service education through a proprietary school, Sanilac Medical Services. Deckerville is one of three hospitals that are charter members of the established 501c3 organization, Sanilac Medical Control Authority.
Thumb Resources is an internet-based resource directory for Huron, Sanilac and Tuscola Counties, with a stated mission to "connect families to community resources". Available at the site is information about local agencies and organizations, as well as links to community awareness campaigns. At ThumbResources.org, you will find valuable information about programs and events offered at the hospital, as well as the surrounding communities.