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Health

Ladies Night Out at GCMH supports breast cancer awareness

GRUNDY CENTER - In the fight against breast cancer, there are no better weapons than awareness and regular mammography screening. During Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, Grundy County Memorial Hospital is offering both, with expanded hours for 3D mammography and a special Ladies Night ...

11th annual pink ribbon run is almost here

The 11th Annual Pink Ribbon Run is less than a month away! Last year's race raised over $37,000 for the Beyond Pink TEAM. All funds raised in this event stay in the community to help people living with breast cancer. This year, race organizers are thrilled to have enough sponsors to cover all ...

Healthiest State Annual Walk

Get excited, Reinbeck!For more than seven years, hundreds of thousands of Iowans have taken part in the Healthiest State Annual Walk presented by Delta Dental of Iowa. The Annual Walk is a great way to promote our state's well-being, but there is much more work to be done.On October 4, ...

GCMH offers health education classes

GRUNDY CENTER - What is Metabolic Syndrome, and how can you avoid it?On Monday, September 18, Grundy County Memorial Hospital will offer a class on Metabolic Syndrome in its free "Just What the Dr. Ordered" series. Health professionals will discuss the health risk factors associated with ...

Grundy County Child Passenger Safety Check

Help celebrate National Child Passenger Safety Week, which will be held nationally through September 23rd! On Monday, September 18th, from 4:30-6:30 p.m., Grundy County Public Health is hosting a child passenger safety check at Little Rebels Learning Center in Reinbeck. Nationally certified ...

Medicare basics covered at August 29 seminar

GRUNDY CENTER - Are you turning 65 and going to be eligible for Medicare in the near future? Have you been on Medicare and want to better understand what it offers? Do you help a family member with Medicare issues?If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, 'Welcome to Medicare' is for ...

Cedar Valley Hospice to release 1,000 butterflies at fundraiser

Celebrate someone you love at the Cedar Valley Hospice Release & Remember fundraiser on Sunday, Sept. 10. This popular event draws hundreds of supporters to the banks of the Cedar River for an afternoon that has become a tradition of honoring our family, friends and neighbors in an ...

August classes at GCMH include meal prep CPR and weight loss

GRUNDY CENTER - As families prepare for the busy routine of back-to-school, doesgetting a meal on the table sound challenging? Grundy County Memorial Hospital is offering "Family Meals: Anytime, Anyplace" on Monday evening, August 14, 6:00 7:00 p.m. The free session is aimed at helping ...

Local physician named fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics

UnityPoint Clinic physician Eric Neverman DO is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). In order to qualify for this prestigious designation, a physician must have received initial certification in pediatrics from the American Board of Pediatrics or the American Osteopathic Board ...

Feel good about giving back by donating blood on Aug. 1

Reinbeck - Many people want to give back to the community but may not have a lot of time to volunteer. In only about an hour, volunteer blood donors can help save lives and feel instant gratification.The community is invited to give back and help save lives by donating blood on Tuesday, August ...