Clarke County Hospital Receives Recognition for Developing Local Workforce and COVID-19 Response

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CCH was recognized at the CCDC and OCMS Annual Dinner for their part in retaining and growing the local workforce and their dedication to keeping our community healthy and safe during the COVID-19 pandemic… click through to the feature to read more!

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Clarke County Clinic Offering Flu and COVID-19 Booster Vaccines

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With fall in full swing and winter fast approaching, what better time to ask your medical provider about updating your yearly flu shot? The CDC recommends that anyone older than six months of age should receive their annual flu shot to help their body prepare for the upcoming flu season. Through Clarke County Clinic you can get the Flu vaccine as well as your COVID-19 boosters!

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Clarke County Hospital Receives Grant From Clarke Electric Cooperative’s Operation Round Up

An Operation Roundup grant from Clarke Electric Cooperative was given to Clarke County Hospital last week. The funding is dedicated to help pay for the purchase of equipment (called “wearables”) designed to protect ambulance drivers and EMS first responders on the job. Click through to the feature to read more.

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Tuesday Nights In The Park Begin June 7th

Thursday Night in the Park has been moved to Tuesday Night!  Come join us for a family friendly fun night on Tuesdays! Tuesday Nights in the Park will kick off on June 7th with Meet Your OCMS Members Night! The night includes food, entertainment, prizes, games and

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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 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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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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Clarke County Hospital Announces 2021 Daisy Award Winner, Vicki Lande!

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Created in 1999, nurses are nominated for the Daisy Award by anyone in the organization – patients, family members, other nurses, physicians, other clinicians, and staff – anyone who experiences or observes extraordinary compassionate care being provided by a nurse. The 2021 CCH Daisy Award was presented

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SPECIAL UPDATE: More than 1,000 Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine Arrive In Clarke County

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Clarke County is scheduled to receive 1,170 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine on Monday, March 15. Clarke County Hospital will administer these doses on Tuesday, March 16 through Friday, March 19, in the Hospital’s Vaccination Clinic. All persons 65 years of age and older currently on the

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Clarke County Hospital Honored by The Chartis Center for Rural Health as a 2021 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital

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Clarke County Hospital in Osceola, IA, today announced it has been recognized as a 2021 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital. Compiled by The Chartis Center for Rural Health, this 11th annual recognition program honors outstanding performance among the nation’s rural hospitals based on the results of the

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Clarke County Hospital, Clarke County Health Department to Hold Online COVID-19 Vaccine Round-table

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After weeks of vaccination distribution across the country many communities are still struggling to get answers on availability, scheduling, distributions locations and more. Clarke County Hospital (CCH) and Clarke County Health Department have been working tirelessly to get vaccinations to those in need as well as keep

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Clarke County Hospital To Address Childhood Trauma

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As a founding member of the Community Trauma Team serving Clarke and Decatur counties, Clarke County Hospital (CCH) has created a free resource center for the public and other communities in South-Central Iowa to support children living with Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and trauma. School districts, law

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‘Quick and Simple,’ Osceola Mayor Encourages COVID -19 Vaccination

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Thursday Evening, Osceola’s Mayor, Thomas Kedley sat for his first dose of the Maderna COVID-19 vaccination. Distributed through Clarke County Public Health, Kedley, who is also an educator, was able to schedule an appointment and receive the initial dose with ease. This dose prepares him for a

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