Health And Fitness

September Benton County Public Health Partnership with SHIIP and Clinic Schedule

Benton County Residents, we are pleased to announce sponsorship of Senior Health Insurance Information and Senior Medicare Patrol (SHIIP-SMP). This service provides free and objective one-to-one insurance counseling and assistance at no cost to Medicare-eligible individuals, their families, and caregivers. SHIIP-SMP also provides support on guarding against Medicare fraud.

Words on Wellness September Newsletter

Attached you will find your edition of the September 2022 Words on Wellness newsletter.This edition features:·    How Can the Nutrition Facts Label Help You?·    Recipe for Baked Apples·    Refrigerator Tetris·    Food Donations  

Iowa CareGivers Conference Offers Free Attendance at Statewide Educational Event

Sponsors Say Thanks to Iowa’s Direct Care Workers for Their Invaluable ContributionsThe first 275 direct care workers (DCWs) and Iowa family caregivers to register will be able to attend free of charge the Iowa CareGivers’ Conference, “Winners at Caregiving, Come on Down,” Oct. 10-11 at the FFA Enrichment Center on the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) campus in Ankeny, Iowa.

VGH Spotlight on Urbana Family Medical Clinic

Providers: Michele Burnes PA-C and Pam Keel ARNPRN: AnnaCMA: Joy and BaileyLPN: KathyRadiology Tech: LindseyReceptionists: Kathy, Jill, Jenni and EmilyHere at the Urbana Family Medical Clinic we practice family medicine. Our patients range in age from days old to 99 years old, soon to be 100 in November. We see everything from bumps and bruises to broken bones, a sniffle to influenza, Medication Management to Wellness Visits, dermatology to cortisone injections, lab draws to X-rays.

Skittles recall due to potential presence of metal

SKITTLES" Gummies " Original " Wild Berry " Sour " Original 5.8oz, 2.93oz, 12oz " Wild Berry - 5.8oz, 2.93oz, 12oz " Sour 5.8oz " Original Peg Pack, Stand up Pouch " Wild Berry Peg Pack, Stand up Pouch " Sour Peg PackCode Information:STARBURST" Gummies Original Share Size 3.5oz 10022000253092 136, 139, 140 STARBURST" Gummies Original Peg Pack 5.8oz 10022000253818 00022000284648 136, 139, 140 STARBURST" Gummies Sours Share Size 3.

Blood Drive August 17 at Shellsburg American Legion

The Shellsburg Lions will once again be hosting a Blood Drive on Wednesday, August 17 from 2:30 pm to 5:15 pm at the American Legion.To make an appointment contact Ed Shaeffer at 319-389-2682 or click the donor link to self-schedule online.

Words on Wellness August Newsletter

Vaccine Clinic for the month of August

Department Spotlight: Operating Room

Contessa and Katie serve as Surgical Technologists The Operating Room team at Virginia Gay Hospital is comprised of three main roles, Surgical Technologists, Central Sterilization Technologists, and Registered Nurses. Each department has a set of responsibilities in preparation for surgeries.Patients have certain responsibilities like completing pre-op testing, following the NPO (Nil per os or Nothing by mouth) orders, and following the instructions to hold or take their home medications.

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