SWCC & Clarke County Hospital Work to Answer EMT Demand

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Starting in January of 2019, SWCC, along with support from Clarke County Hospital, will be offering classes for Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs). With the success of last year’s Emergency Medical Responder training, and with ever-increasing demand, the new EMT program will be open to anyone who qualifies

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Clarke County Hospital Awarded Federal Grant to Help Families

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Regional training Network to Address Childhood Trauma The United States Department of Agriculture has awarded Clarke County Hospital (CCH) a $314,742 grant to help families in Southern Iowa affected by childhood trauma. The grant will be used to upgrade and extend CCH’s regional video distance learning network

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Don’t Miss Manufacturer’s Day 2018!

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In recognition of October’s Manufacturer’s Month, businesses from Osceola and south-central Iowa will be taking part in a unique event focused on local and regional manufacturing employment opportunities. Osceola and south-central Iowa is a hotbed for manufacturing jobs. Skilled employees are a premium to employers like Salford,

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Rural Iowa Veterans Gain Better Medical Access Through New Telemedicine Partnership

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Clarke County Hospital in Osceola, Iowa and the Veterans Administration in Des Moines recently partnered in a telemedicine exchange offering a rural Veteran a much-needed cardiology consultation. While telemedicine services are not unique to Clarke County Hospital nor the V.A. – both of whom have offered the

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Come Meet Osceola and Clarke County Manufacturers June 28th

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When major manufacturers and businesses integral to the community, economic success, and future growth of south-central Iowa gather, it’s an event to behold. With almost a dozen businesses, from local manufacturers to electrical cooperatives, business development professionals, and even a food vendor or two in attendance, the

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Clarke County Hospital Supports Clarke Youth

As Clarke County Hospital reaches the end of its fiscal year, our organization likes to take a look back at the contributions we have made in the community we live and serve in. This past year has been really busy and we can’t say enough how exciting

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3rd Annual Earth Day 5K Run/Walk and Kids Nature Walk is April 21

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Clarke County Hospital and the Clarke County Conservation Board are partnering to host the 3rd Annual Earth Day 5K Run/Walk and Kids Nature Walk on Saturday, April 21 at 10 AM. This year’s event will be held at East Lake Park in Osceola, IA.   The 5k

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Clarke County’s CROSS Region – Providing Mental Health Support Throughout South Central Iowa

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At the end of 2017, the city of Osceola and local business leaders sat down to a comprehensive planning meeting to research and plan for the greatest needs for Osceola and Clarke County. The combined efforts of Clarke Community Schools, Clarke County Supervisors, the Clarke County Development

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Clarke County Hospital Opens New Weekend Only Walk-In Clinic

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As a way to expand service to our community, Clarke County Hospital is pleased to announce the opening of the new Clarke County Hospital Walk-In Clinic, a weekend only clinic designed for non-emergency medical care. The new hospital walk-in clinic will open in early February and complement

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Clarke County Hospital to Form Patient and Family Advisory Council

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Clarke County Hospital is creating a Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC) which will have its inaugural meeting in March 2018. The Hospital is currently recruiting volunteers to be a part of the PFAC to help enhance patient experience and care delivery at Clarke County Hospital by

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Clarke County Hospital Offering New Emergency First Responders Training

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Clarke County Hospital will be offering First Responders Training starting February 6. A First Responder is a trained volunteer who is likely to be among the first people to arrive and assist at the scene of an emergency.  The primary focus of a First Responder is to

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Clarke County Hospital Receives National Recognition for Performance Leadership

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Clarke County Hospital announced it has been recognized by The Chartis Center for Rural Health/iVantage Health Analytics and the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in iVantage Health Analytics’ Hospital Strength INDEX®, reflecting top quartile performance among all rural hospitals in

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Team Effort Shows Health & Safety Preparedness In Clarke County

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You may have seen the advertisements or you may have driven by the square and seen the drive thru flu shot clinic occurring on the square and in the courthouse parking lot. On October 12th The Clarke County Public Health Department hosted a drive thru flu shot

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Clarke County Development Corporation Targets New Programs for 2018

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For over a decade the Clarke County Development Corporation has been working with leadership from local businesses, local and regional government, school boards, the community and more to help build a better quality of life for Clarke County and its citizens. Each year, the CCDC board members

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October Job Fair to Feature Regional Businesses and Job Opportunities

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In recognition of October’s Manufacturer’s Month, businesses from Osceola and south-central Iowa will be taking part in a pair of unique, two-day job fair focused on manufacturing and regional employment opportunities. Thursday, October 5th at Lakeside Casino from 9:00am to 3:00pm, businesses will gather to meet with

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