CCDC Awards $50,000 for New Infinity Health Dental Clinic

Infinity Health’s mission is to help the communities in which they serve meet their healthcare needs. The shortage of dental professionals in the area dictated the move to add dental care.

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Students and Industry Collaborate to Create Bike Repair Stations

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(OSCEOLA, IA May, 2, 2022) Clarke Community Schools’ students use their skills to design and manufacture bicycle repair stations in Osceola, Iowa. The students of the Clarke Community High School welding class is working with local manufacturers to create bicycle repair stations on the different trails around

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Better Choices Better Health Free Workshop

April 4, 2022 Better Choices, Better Health Clarke County Hospital (CCH) and Clarke County Public Health (CCPH) are sponsoring a free “Better Choices, Better Health” workshop beginning in May. Leah Reed (CCH) and Heather Buckingham (CCPH) will teach the chronic disease self-management class every Friday for six

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Clarke County Hospital Honored by The Chartis Center for Rural Health  as a 2022 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital

February 10, 2022 – Clarke County Hospital in Osceola, IA, today announced it has been recognized as a 2022 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital. Compiled by The Chartis Center for Rural Health, this 12th annual recognition program honors outstanding performance among the nation’s rural hospitals based on

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Osceola Is On The Right Trail

Osceola is on the right trail… The City of Osceola has taken big leaps in the last few years to improve recreational opportunities for the community. One of the most notable changes to the landscape has been the increase in the number of walking trails.  The trails

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Dog Park Coming to Osceola

(OSCEOLA, IA – December 1, 2021) The City of Osceola is excited about a new park coming to town…a dog park. The dog park is under construction. It will be located at 801 E McLane Street and will eventually have a connection to the East Lake Trail.

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Clarke County Hospital Welcomes Pulmonologist

Clarke County Hospital Welcomes Pulmonologist Pulmonologist Megan Ng (ARNP) began providing services to Clarke County patients in October 2021. Pulmonology is a medical specialty that deals with diseases involving the respiratory tract. Megan is certified by the Iowa Board of Nursing and is an advanced Registered Nurse

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Clarke County Hospital Offers Free Well Woman Exams

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Utilizing funding awarded to the Hospital by Bras for the Cause, Clarke County Hospital is offering free Well Woman Exams.  The exam includes: 3D Mammogram Screening and Image Reading Cervical Screening Lab Screening All women who would like to take advantage of this free service must mention

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Clarke County Hospital Schedules COVID-19 PFIZER Vaccine Booster Update

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Following the CDC’s recent recommendation on the PFIZER vaccine COVID-19 booster shots, Clarke County Hospital has scheduled a PFIZER vaccine booster dose clinic on Thursday, October 14, 2021.  Booster dose recipients must have received the PFIZER primary series (2 doses) vaccination and fit in one of the

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Osceola Fire Dept. Awarded Grant for New State of the Art Training Trailer

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Osceola Fire Department has been awarded a FEMA grant for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Fire Prevention and Safety. This grant provides a 34ft state of the art fire safety training trailer. This training trailer contains multiple scenario options that match the most common threats in our community

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Upgrades to Emergency Notification System Benefit Residents of Clarke County

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Upgrades to Iowa’s emergency notification system, Alert Iowa, are making it easier for residents of Clarke County to sign up and receive alerts about severe weather and other emergencies. Alert Iowa is a statewide emergency notification system the county uses to send alerts to residents. Improvements to

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Choking Response Devices Delivered to Clarke County

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(Clarke County, Iowa) — 51 LifeVac choking devices have been purchased via a grant from the E.F. & Silvia Schildberg Foundation and a donation by LifeVac LLC. Emergency Management will begin distributing the devices throughout the County. The LifeVac is a non-powered, non-invasive, single-use only airway clearance

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Ready to Run? The Firecracker 5K Fun Run is Back!

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The annual 4th of July Firecracker 5K Fun Run is back! Organizers at Clarke County Hospital are in the heat of getting participant sign-ups and coordinating to make it a spectacular addition to this years’ 4th of July events. Interested participants are encouraged to register early so

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Residential Knox Box options for Osceola Fire District

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Press Release from Osceola Fire Department Osceola, Iowa – Osceola Fire Department adds residential Knox Box as options to homeowners. The Knox HomeBox™ is a secure key box for individual residences that can only be opened with one of 2 keys. These keys are secured in mounted

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