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Feel good about giving back by donating blood

August 14, 2016 Dubuque, IA — Many people want to give back to the community, but may not have a lot of time to volunteer. more »»

Grundy County Public Health news

August 7, 2016 E. Coli know as Escherichia coli: a type of bacteria that can cause bloody diarrhea and is on the rise in Iowa. It is usually seen in the summer and most types of . more »»

GCMH offers 100 day weight loss challenge class

July 31, 2016 The 100 Day Weight Loss Challenge Class at Grundy County Memorial Hospital (GCMH) includes weekly Monday weigh-ins and five weight loss classes from August 29 – December 6, 2016. more »»

New HIV diagnoses up 27 percent in Iowa

July 31, 2016 The Iowa Department of Public Health’s (IDPH) annual HIV Surveillance Report for 2015 finds there were 124 new HIV diagnoses last year, an increase of 27 percent from the 98 cases reported in 2014. more »»

World breastfeeding week comes to Covenant Medical Center

July 31, 2016 New mothers, expecting moms and women who are currently breastfeeding will celebrate World Breastfeeding Week at Covenant Medical Center on Wednesday, August 3, 2016. more »»

NAMI family to family class

July 28, 2016 NAMI Family-to-Family is a free 12-week class for family members who have relatives with mental illness. more »»

CPR and first aid class offered July 26 and August 9

July 24, 2016 GRUNDY CENTER – Grundy County Memorial Hospital (GCMH) will offer a ‘Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED’ class on Tuesday, July 26 2016 and Tuesday, August 9, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. more »»

Grundy REC aids hospital renovation financing

July 24, 2016 GRUNDY CENTER - The Grundy County REC is providing a boost to the renovation project currently underway at the Grundy County Memorial Hospital (GCMH). more »»

IAFP seeking nominations for 2016 family physician of the year award

July 17, 2016 Des Moines, Iowa: Is your Family Physician the best of the best? Do they go above and beyond to care for their patients? Are they active in the community? Do you think they deserve the 2016 Family... more »»

Local hospital recognized for applying technology to patient care

July 17, 2016 GRUNDY CENTER – For the third year in a row, Grundy County Memorial Hospital (GCMH) has received national recognition for its use of Health Information Technology. more »»

Free and reduced meals

July 17, 2016 The Iowa Department of Education, Bureau of Nutrition and Health Services announced its policy for free and reduced price meals for children unable to pay the full price of meals served under the... more »»

Classes and health education at Grundy County Memorial Hospital

July 10, 2016 Nutrition and Sports Performance 101 – Monday, July 18 What a young person eats in the days and hours before his or her next sporting event can impact performance in the game or meet. more »»

Blood donors needed to supply local hospitals

July 10, 2016 One in seven people admitted to the hospital will need a blood transfusion, and there’s only one way to ensure that blood is on the shelf. more »»

Allen College engagement - Salvation Army partnership

June 19, 2016 Waterloo, IA - The ACE-SAP Free Clinic in Waterloo is offering free healthcare services on Wednesdays during June and July. Services are available 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. more »»

Nurse practitioner Theresa Borcherding joins Covenant Clinic

June 12, 2016 Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare-Iowa is pleased to welcome Theresa Borcherding, ARNP, to its Covenant Clinic in Reinbeck. Borcherding is a family nurse practitioner and is now seeing patients. Mrs. more »»

Community health grant

June 5, 2016 REINBECK - A Community Health Grant will support the Gladbrook Reinbeck School District’s effort to teach a comprehensive health class to juniors and seniors. more »»

CPR and first aid class offered June 14

May 29, 2016 GRUNDY CENTER – Grundy County Memorial Hospital (GCMH) will offer a ‘Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED’ class on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.. more »»

Blood donors needed to prevent summer shortage

May 29, 2016 DES MOINES, Iowa –LifeServe Blood Center is asking donors to step up and donate blood this summer to prevent a shortage in the community blood supply. more »»

Volunteer health insurance counselors needed

May 29, 2016 GRUNDY CENTER - Life is full of complex and confusing issues. At the top of the list for many older adults is health care coverage and related insurance need. more »»

Medical Reserves

May 29, 2016 The GC-MRC is a network of local volunteers dedicated to strengthening public health, improving emergency response, and building resiliency in our communities. more »»



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