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Mahaska Health Partnership Offering Reduced Rate School Sports Physicals in July and August

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership is offering school sports physicals throughout the months of July and August for middle and high school athletes. These reduced-rate exams will only be offered on three dates, two in July and one in August. On the Oskaloosa campus, exams will be offered by walk-in only on July 22, […]

Area Business Bottles Up A Great Taste Of Mahaska

Tassel Ridge Winery staff works at filling cases of freshly bottled wine at a recent public bottling event.

Leighton, Iowa – Nestled just off of Highway 163, among some gently rolling hillsides, sits one of the areas biggest tourist stops. The wine and beer craft industries have blossomed in recent decades, and Tassel Ridge Winery in Leighton is a prime example of technology meeting art. This past month, the winery held its first […]

Expanded Child Care Opportunities at the YMCA

Mahaska County YMCA

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Mahaska County YMCA is expanding its opportunities for Child Watch and drop-in child care programs over the summer. Access to child care is important for parents looking to increase their physical activity levels. If successful, these programs may continue into next school year. Active Y members may use the Child Watch […]

May is Better Hearing Month

Kristi Foster with Mahaska Hearing Aid Center and Oskaloosa Mayor Dave Krutzfeldt. (submitted photo)

Hearing loss is the 3rd most common Health problem in the U.S. Hearing loss currently affects more than 36 million Americans. As part of Better Hearing Month, Mahaska Hearing Aid Center and Mayor David Krutzfeldt, have partnered to sign a proclamation to encourage the community to be more aware of their hearing health and to […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Hospice Services Receives Award

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership has been named a 2014 HOSPICE HONORS™ recipient, a prestigious award recognizing hospices providing the best patient care as rated by the patient’s caregiver. HOSPICE HONORS™ is an annual award that recognizes the top 100 agencies that continually provide the highest level of patient satisfaction. The award is given […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Employees Trained on Artificial Pancreas System

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY –According to Centers for Disease Control, diabetes is a disease that affects over 25 million Americans. There are a variety of treatment options, and Mahaska Health Partnership recently began working with patients using an artificial pancreas system. The artificial pancreas system automates the insulin delivery system for people with diabetes. It monitors insulin […]

New CT Adds to Improvements at Mahaska Health Partnership

Imaging technologists who will be performing CT scans on the new unit include Heidi Bunnell, Julie Hartke, Nicole Keller and Cassie Heeren. (submitted photo)

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership continues to bring innovative technology to our community. The latest addition is a new computed tomography (CT) scan system. The Siemens SOMATOM Perspective CT was recently installed in Radiology, replacing an existing 6-slice CT machine. It incorporates the latest 64-slice acquisition technology for ultra-high resolution 3-D images. The technology […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Still Assisting with Health Insurance Marketplace

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – With the last chance to enroll for 2014 coverage being March 31, Mahaska Health Partnership wants to remind the public they have staff available to answer questions and assist in registering for insurance on the Health Insurance Marketplace. According to MHP Director of Patient Accounts Joyce Vonk getting health insurance before March […]

MHP creates close to $30 million impact on local economy

Mahaska Health Partnership

DES MOINES – Mahaska Health Partnership generates 374 jobs that add $29,739,467 to Mahaska County’s economy, according to the latest study by the Iowa Hospital Association. In addition, MHP employees by themselves spend $6,547,609 on retail sales and contribute $392,857 in state sales tax revenue. “As an organization, we understand out impact on the local […]

Stam Greenhouse Beginning Classes for Those with Spring Fever

Stam’s offers a fun Fairy Garden class. (photo by Shelly Spaur)

by Shelly Spaur Oskaloosa, Iowa – As it continues to snow outside and Oskaloosa continues to have many days with below zero temperatures, Iowa greenhouses are beginning to fire up for spring planting season. Beginning February 1, 2014, Stam Greenhouse officially opened for the season. Early season hours are Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. […]

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