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Leah VanLoon, ARNP Joins Mahaska Health Care Team

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health is pleased to welcome Leah VanLoon, ARNP as a new Walk-In and Primary Care provider. Leah is from the Eddyville area and joins Mahaska Health with 16 years of prior nursing experience, most recently serving as a Nursing Supervisor at ChildServe in Johnston, Iowa. She began her nursing education at Indian Hills […]

10 Artistic “Dumpster Panels” placed in Oskaloosa Alleys

Local company, Phillips Ironwork, has created and manufactured ten dumpster panels which have been placed around the downtown Oskaloosa area in several of our alleys. The project was initiated by the Downtown Beautification Committee which includes, Sherry Vavra, Ann Brouwer, and Sarah Kargol. You may ask, “What are dumpster panels”? The panels which are 4’ […]

BATES FUNERAL CHAPEL RECEIVES AWARD OF EXCELLENCE FOR A 27TH YEAR

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Bates Funeral Chapel of Oskaloosa received the Iowa Award of Funeral Service Excellence this year. The Iowa Award of Funeral Service Excellence recognizes a funeral home’s exemplary service to the community it serves. Bates Funeral Chapel, which has been serving Oskaloosa and the surrounding communities for 69 years, was one […]

IOWA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH, HANES AND FAREWAY PARTNER TO PROVIDE 35,000 CLOTH MASKS

NEWS RELEASE (Boone) – The Iowa Governor’s Office and the Iowa Department of Public Health donated more than 35,000 masks on May 22 for Fareway to distribute the masks to their customers. “We appreciate the generous donation, and partnership with Governor Reynolds and the Iowa Department of Public Health,” said Fareway President and CEO Reynolds […]

MIDWESTONE DONATES TO AREA NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

Oskaloosa, IA (May, 2020) –As the effects of the pandemic spread, our small business customers, consumers, and communities are encountering hardships. Families are being impacted by lay-offs, students who depend on schools for meals are at-risk, and non-profit agencies and service organizations are canceling revenue-generating events. To aid our customers and those who should be, […]

CELEBRATING NURSES WEEK IN MAHASKA COUNTY

Mahaska Health is excited to celebrate our nurses and all that they do each and every day. We would like to wish a heartfelt “Happy National Nurses Week” to all nurses in Mahaska County and beyond who have dedicated their lives to providing excellent care to those in need. Each year, May 6th through May […]

Mahaska Health Uses CDBG Grant to Expand Telehealth Services

A Mahaska Health Press Release Mahaska County – Mahaska Health, in partnership with Mahaska County was recently awarded a $49,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) through the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA). The IEDA designated $2.4 million in grant funds to support infectious disease response. Funds were available to most cities and counties in Iowa, […]

Mahaska Health to Resume Elective Procedures April 27th

During her address on April 24th, Governor Reynolds issued a new State Public Health Emergency Declaration, which replaces her March 26 order to ban all elective surgeries and nonessential medical procedures. Under the new order, which takes effect at 5:00 am on April 27, hospitals and providers may resume elective surgeries and nonessential medical procedures […]

Mahaska Health Celebrates National Volunteer Appreciation Week

MAHASKA COUNTY – April 19 – 25 is National Volunteer Appreciation Week and Mahaska Health wants to recognize the dedicated volunteers who faithfully donate their time to the health of the community. Each year, more than 140 dedicated volunteers participate in 10,793 hours of volunteer hours at Mahaska Health and Hospice services. Volunteer Coordinator Kim […]

Community 1st Credit Union donates $15,000 to ICUF Emergency Relief Fund

OTTUMWA, IA – Community 1st Credit Union has announced a $15,000 pledge to the Iowa Credit Union Foundation’s newly formed Emergency Relief Fund. Donations will be used to assist Iowans in need during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has caused a major disruption to the state’s economy, the income of many Iowans and the health of […]

             

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