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2013 county Wellness Fair set for January 12

December 9, 2012 Providing county residents with the tools to improve personal health is the goal of the Grundy County Wellness Fair to be held Saturday, January 12 at the Grundy County Memorial Hospita. more »»

National hand washing awareness week Dec. 2 -8, 2012

December 7, 2012 Germs live virtually everywhere. If you have not cleaned your hands in the last few minutes, you may assume that you are carrying germ. more »»

A different kind of holiday gift

December 2, 2012 GRUNDY CENTER –For many, the holidays may be the only time of year that entire families are all together at one time. more »»

Help prevent a blood shortage this holiday season

December 2, 2012 DES MOINES, Iowa – Be a holiday hero this season and give the gift of life to hospital patients in need – just one unit of blood can help save the lives of up to three different people. more »»

Delagardelle named President CEO of Allen Health System

December 2, 2012 WATERLOO, Iowa—Pamela K. Delagardelle has been named president and CEO of Allen Health System, effective January 1, 2013. She will succeed Tom Tibbitts, who will retire December 31, 2012. more »»

Cedar Valley Hospice volunteers recognized at state organization luncheon

November 25, 2012 Each year, the Hospice and Palliative Care Association of Iowa honors volunteers from hospice organizations across the state. more »»

November is American diabetes month

November 25, 2012 November is American Diabetes Month, a time to communicate the seriousness of diabetes and the importance of diabetes prevention and control. more »»

Childcare provider training: Color Me Healthy scheduled for Dec. 5 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

November 25, 2012 Would you like to help protect children from food-borne illnesses and better understand responsibilities related to what, when, where and whether a child eats and is physically active? Learn more... more »»

Great American Smoke Out

November 18, 2012 November is the Great American Smoke Out, now is the time to encourage someone you know to quit smoking or using tobacco. more »»

Donate blood and save lives

November 11, 2012 DES MOINES, IA – Blood donations are needed in your community in order to guarantee an adequate blood supply is available at your local hospital. more »»

November in national alzheimer’s awareness month

November 11, 2012 Arlington Place Assisted Living in Grundy Center hosts the Alzheimer Support Group the 4th Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. more »»

Osteoporosis: A disease that affects both men & women

November 4, 2012 October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. During this time of year, Grundy County Memorial Hospital wants to make everyone aware of another disease that affects both men and women. more »»

Cocooning protects babies

November 4, 2012 Everyone in a baby’s life needs to get vaccinated against whooping cough and flu! What is cocooning? Babies younger than 6 month old are more likely to develop certain infectious diseases than older... more »»

Parkinson’s disease support group

November 2, 2012 The Grundy County Area Parkinson’s Disease Support Group will meet November 4, 2:00 p.m. at the United Methodist Church at 439 Church St., in Dike. more »»

Physical therapy month for Millennium

October 28, 2012 October is Physical Therapy month and the therapists for Millennium Rehab and Consulting stay busy with new contracts, student internships, and continued growth in skills for our patient... more »»

GCMH honored as most recommended by patients; Top 100 best places to work in healthcare by staff

October 28, 2012 Grundy County Memorial Hospital (GCMH) is among the nation’s top critical access hospitals, according to information compiled from patient surveys and reported by the National Rural Hospital... more »»

GCMH offers tips for a better mammogram

October 28, 2012 Grundy County Memorial Hospital (GCMH) would like to encourage women to schedule their mammograms during the month of October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. more »»

Helping at the end of life - Cedar Valley Hospice volunteer training

October 28, 2012 Cedar Valley Hospice will be offering training classes for anyone interested in becoming a patient/family volunteer. more »»

Influenza Virus Circulating In Iowa

October 21, 2012 Grundy County Public Health joins the Iowa Department of Public Health and the CDC in urging an annual flu vaccination for everyone 6 months and older as the best way to protect against influenza. more »»



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