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Create and Maintain Your Mental Wellness

Create and Maintain Your Mental Wellness

May 20th, 2019

One in five adults in the U.S. will experience a mental illness in a given year and around one in five teenagers will experience a severe mental health disorder at some point during their lifetime, according to Psychology Today. May is[...]

Myrtue Medical Center Responds to Community Health Needs

Myrtue Medical Center Responds to Community Health Needs

April 25th, 2019

Myrtue Medical Center works with community partners and the general public to determine health care priorities through a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) provided by Myrtue’s Public Health Department.  The most recent Public Health CHNA was completed in early 2016.[...]

Media Advisory - Second Measles Case Confirmed in Iowa

Media Advisory - Second Measles Case Confirmed in Iowa

April 23rd, 2019

A second case of measles has been confirmed in Iowa, through testing at the State Hygienic Lab. This case is an unvaccinated Northeast Iowa resident, who is a household contact of the recently confirmed measles case (an unvaccinated Northeast Iowa[...]

Myrtue Medical Welcomes Senator Chuck Grassley

Myrtue Medical Welcomes Senator Chuck Grassley

April 22nd, 2019

Senator Chuck Grassley made a special stop at Myrtue Medical Center during his visit to Shelby County on April 16th, 2019. As part of Senator Grassley’s tour of all 99 counties in Iowa, he held a Q & A session[...]

Find Relief from Common Foot Problems

Find Relief from Common Foot Problems

April 17th, 2019

April is National Foot Health Awareness Month! by Dr. Hannah Johnk, Podiatrist at Myrtue Medical Center What exactly are bunions and hammertoes? Contrary to popular belief, it is not just a growth of extra bone. It is actually a dislocation of the joint behind[...]

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Governor Kim Reynolds Learns More about School-based Therapy

April 1st, 2019

School-based therapy got the attention of Governor Kim Reynolds and Lieutenant Governor Adam Gregg when they visited Harlan Community School earlier this year. Governor Reynolds was interested in the success of Myrtue Medical Center’s unique permanency model within the school[...]

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Myrtue Medical Center Only Iowa Hospital to be Named Top 100 Critical Access Hospital  Eight Years in a Row

Myrtue Medical Center Only Iowa Hospital to be Named Top 100 Critical Access Hospital Eight Years in a Row

March 5th, 2019

  Myrtue Medical Center TOP 100 CRITICAL ACCESS HOSPITALS in the U.S. – Myrtue was once again named one of the 100 highest-ranked Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in the United States by The Chartis Center for Rural Health. Myrtue is the[...]

What is Bronchiolitis/RSV? (A Six-Part Series)

What is Bronchiolitis/RSV? (A Six-Part Series)

February 20th, 2019

What is Bronchiolitis/RSV? Click here for Part 2 - The Signs, Symptoms and Effects of RSV Click here for Part 3 - Who is at risk of RSV? Click here for Part 4 - Facts: This will NOT help RSV! Click here for Part[...]