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Mahaska Health Partnership Opens Registration for 2018 Women’s Health Events

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Mahaska Health Partnership will be hosting two events this October dedicated to celebrating women’s health and raising funds to provide mammograms to local women with a financial need. “No woman should go without a potentially life-saving mammogram or other breast cancer diagnostic test because they […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Introduces New Event Series, Health Focus Live

MAHASKA COUNTY – Starting in September of 2018, Mahaska Health Partnership will offer the public a new educational event series, Health Focus Live, focusing on how attendees can live healthier, happier lives. “Our goal at Mahaska Health Partnership is to enhance the health and well-being of the communities we serve,” shared Mahaska Health Partnership CEO […]

Church Challenge a Part of Run in the Sun on Aug. 4

Run In The Sun 2017 (submitted photo)

MAHASKA COUNTY – The 8th Annual MHP Foundation Run in the Sun is set for Saturday, Aug. 4 at the Lacey Recreation Complex Community Stadium. Proceeds from this 5K Run and 1-Mile Walk will benefit the MHP Hospice Serenity House. According to MHP Foundation Chair Sandy Bailey, this is the second year of the Church […]

MHP Offers 3D Mammography for Breast Imaging

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership has added new, state-of-the-art breast imaging technology by Siemens called 3D breast tomosynthesis. This technology, the most advanced in the region, takes aim at improving breast cancer detection, reducing false-positive findings and cutting patient call-backs. “Not all mammography technology is created equal,” said MHP Director of Radiology Julie Hartke. […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Hospital Auxiliary Donates New Monitoring Machines

MAHASKA COUNTY – The Mahaska Health Partnership Hospital Auxiliary recently donated an infant-fetal heart monitor and vital sign machine to MHP for use in the Birthing Center and Inpatient Services. Each monitor donated cost more than $3,000. According to Birthing Center Director Heather Cook, the new infant-fetal heart monitor provides the Birthing Center with more […]

MHP offers free “Introduction to Cholesterol” class on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at Smokey Row in Oskaloosa

MAHASKA COUNTY – According to the American Heart Association (AHA), too much bad cholesterol or not enough good cholesterol can increase your risk of a cardiac event. But how do you improve your cholesterol levels? Mahaska Health Partnership is sponsoring a free class, “Introduction to Cholesterol” on Tuesday, Feb. 20 from 1 to 3 pm […]

Mahaska Health Partnership to Offer Reduced-rate Cholesterol Screenings Feb. 14

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership will be offering reduced-rate cholesterol screenings on Valentine’s Day, which is Wednesday, Feb. 14. The screening will be held in Oskaloosa and in New Sharon. “We’re hoping to continue to raise awareness of heart disease, heart attack and stroke by hosting this event,” said MHP Cardiac Rehab Nurse Renee […]

MHP offers flu clinics until further notice

MAHASKA COUNTY – In response to the widespread level of influenza in our community, the MHP Medical Group is now offering a flu vaccine clinic Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm by registering at door #4 on the MHP campus, until further notice. According to Executive Director of Clinics Andrea Hagist, RN, […]

Mahaska Health Partnership to Limit Visitors

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Beginning immediately, Mahaska Health Partnership will limit the number and age of visitors to specific areas of the hospital. “We recognize the healing power of having friends and family close by,” said MHP Interim CEO Chris Jepsen. “However, with the current situation regarding the wide-spread influenza this season, we feel it is […]

Mahaska County Residents Encouraged to Participate in Live Healthy Iowa Challenge

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Live Healthy Iowa’s (LHI) 10-Week Wellness Challenge encourages Iowans to make healthy lifestyle changes and the Mahaska Wellness Coalition urges Oskaloosa residents to participate. Registration for this simple, affordable and fun competition is open now and the challenge kicks off on Jan. 22. “The Live Healthy Iowa 10-Week Wellness Challenge is a […]


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