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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Clarke County Hospital: COVID-19 Vaccine Update

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Starting February 1st, Iowa Department of Public Health’s Phase 1b vaccination program will begin in Iowa. Clarke County Hospital is designated as the primary vaccination site for community members 65 years of age and older. Clarke County Public Health will be providing vaccinations to all the other

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COVID-19 Vaccine Arrives In Clarke County

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On Tuesday, December 22, 2020, Brian Evans (CEO) and Dr. Bob Weissinger (CMO), received the first vaccination of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at Clarke County Hospital. 29 additional  CCH healthcare workers received their first dose of the vaccine later that afternoon. The vaccine requires a second dose

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Clarke County Hospital Offering 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 beginning October 5, 2020.  The exam includes: 3D Mammogram Screening and Image Reading Cervical Screening Lab Screening All women who would like to take advantage of this

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Clarke County Hospital Launches Website 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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Clarke County Hospital – Preparation for Moving Forward in a Pandemic

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As the global pandemic of COVID-19 continues to be a concern, we had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Robert E. Weissinger, DO, Chief Medical Officer at Clarke County Hospital to share information about what the hospital has been doing to manage this health issue and

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Clarke County Hospital Awarded Funding from the FCC COVID-19 Telehealth Program

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In early April, Clarke County Hospital applied for telehealth equipment funding from the FCC, and last week CCH was notified it had been awarded $170,072 from the FCC COVID-19 Telehealth Program. “Clarke County Hospital, in Osceola, Iowa, was awarded $170,072 for tablet computers, network upgrades, and remote

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CCH Partners with Local Health Officials to Hold COVID-19 Testing Event

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Drive Thru COVID-19 Test Site On Thursday, June 4, a drive-thru COVID-19 testing event was held at the Clarke County Fairgrounds and Event Center. Two testing sessions were offered to south-central Iowa residents by appointment, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Fifty-four people were

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Additional Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed in Clarke County

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(OSCEOLA, IA – MAY 11, 2020) The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Clarke County Public Health have identified 2 additional cases of COVID-19 in the county. This is a total of 8 cases in Clarke County and 2 people have fully recovered. All of the

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