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CONTRIBUTION WILL HELP PURCHASE NEEDED COLONSCOPY EQUIPMENT
WATFORD CITY, ND – Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES) presented a $41,924 check to the McKenzie County Healthcare Systems, Inc. in Watford City for the purchase of a colonoscopy equipment for the existing and new hospital.
“McKenzie County Health Center is a critical access, acute care hospital that many employees and families in the energy industry rely on,” said Steve McNally, Hess General Manager North Dakota. “Our contribution allows the surgeon to add a level of service that has not been available in the community before.”
“McKenzie County Healthcare Systems, Inc. would like to convey to all associated with Hess our deepest appreciation for the recent donation for the purchase of colonoscopy equipment,” said Dan Kellly, CEO of McKenzie County Healthcare Systems, Inc. “Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the third leading cause of cancer death in both men and women in the US. Obtaining a screening colonoscopy is core to prevention. Thanks to the generous donation from Hess, we will have ‘state of the art’, high-definition colonoscopes. In association with Dr. Mary Aaland, our surgeon, Hess will truly save lives in McKenzie County.”
Health and wellness are fundamental to the Hess culture and integral to its business. Hess is proud to invest in high impact programs, especially in the areas of education, health, and community development.