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Give blood and earn Lifeserve store points

DES MOINES, Iowa A blood donation with LifeServe Blood Center will save hospital patients, but did you know it will also earn you points to use in LifeServe's online store?Show off your lifesaving habit with pride! Each and every donation earns a blood donor points they can use toward ...

Reinbeck American Red Cross blood drive

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. They don't wear capes or special suits, and their badge of honor shows they gave the gift of life. Reinbeck American Legion Auxiliary is inviting you to become a hometown hero and answer the call for patients in need by donating blood on December 7, Thursday ...

Hospital renovation complete

GRUNDY CENTER The Grundy County Memorial Hospital is introducing members of the public to the results of a construction effort that is providing more space for the hospital's fastest growing health care services. While the renovation work has taken place over the past eighteen months, planning ...

Cedar Valley Hospice marks national hospice & palliative care month

November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month and hospices across the country, including Cedar Valley Hospice, are reaching out to raise awareness about the highest quality care for all people coping with a life-limiting illness.This year's campaign slogan is, It's about how you live, ...

GCMH earns national recognition

GRUNDY CENTER Grundy County Memorial Hospital's Outpatient Services are ranked among the best in the nation for Patient Experience, based on patient surveys compiled by national health care consulting firm Press Ganey. The Press Ganey 2017 Guardian of Excellence Award is a ...

Cedar Valley Hospice seeks new group of volunteers

Cedar Valley Hospice is seeking volunteers in the Grundy Center area to serve on a committee to help raise needed funding for hospice care and programing.The new members will make up the Friends of Cedar Valley Hospice committees. Their main responsibilities will be to attend meetings, ...

SHIIP counselors offer Medicare information in Grundy County

GCMH SHIIP counselors saved my husband and me an estimated $2,000 in prescription drug cost for 2018," shares Mary Gayle Stowe. "I had already logged onto the Medicare website and knew I could enroll us again on my own, but making an appointment with the SHIIP counselors at GCMH proved to be ...

Just what the Dr. ordered, CPR and Safe Sitter offered at GCMH

GRUNDY CENTER - "Tackle Your Sugar Cravings" is the October topic forthe Just What the Dr. Ordered series of classes at Grundy County Memorial Hospital.The class is Monday, October 16, 5:30 7:00 p.m. in the hospital's Education Room.A registered dietitian-nutritionist will share what causes ...

Local sites announced for Oct. 4 Healthiest State Walk

GRUNDY CENTER - Did you know that walking is the easiest, most affordable, and accessible way to get physical activity in every day? The Healthiest State Annual Walk on Wednesday, October 4, is aiming for Iowans to "Walk More, Connect More" by walking for thirty minutes with friends, family, ...