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WHC Named Top 25 Most Active Companies

ARamthun | July 20th, 2017

Waverly Health Center has been designated as one of the Top 25 most active companies in the Large Business category of the national On the Move Company Challenge. The On the Move challenge, developed by the Wellness Council of America (WELCOA), partners with organizations around the country to take a stand for more movement and improved cultures…read more

WHC Receives American Diabetes Association Recognition

Monica Boyer | July 17th, 2017

The Waverly Health Center (WHC) Diabetes Self-Management Education Program has recently been awarded continued recognition from the American Diabetes Association (ADA). This program offers high-quality education services that are a critical piece of effective diabetes treatment. The ADA education recognition effort is a voluntary process which assures that approved education programs have met the national…read more

Waverly Health Center Names June Spotlight on Values Award Winners

Monica Boyer | July 10th, 2017

Four members of the Waverly Health Center (WHC) team have been named June Spotlight on Values award winners. Nominated by co-workers, patients and members of the community, these individuals are examples of WHC’s values in action. Julia Palestrina and Sheila Fox, both of Waverly, medical-surgical, were recognized for the value of compassion. Julia and Sheila…read more

Dairy Princess Presents Gift to First June Baby

Monica Boyer | June 5th, 2017

Bremer County Dairy Princess Jordan Kalenske of Fairbank presented the first baby born in June at Waverly Health Center with a gift as part of June Dairy Month. Berkley Lynn Shonka and her parents Maria and Jordan of Tripoli were presented with a gift basket of baby essentials and a stuffed cow. Berkley was born…read more

New Technology at Waverly Health Center Helps in Fight Against Osteoporosis

Monica Boyer | May 31st, 2017

Osteoporosis affects an estimated 44 million Americans. At 6 months after a hip fracture, only 15 percent of hip fracture patients can walk across a room unaided. Yet, most know little about how to protect themselves from the disease. One of the first steps is to determine fracture risk. Waverly Health Center (WHC) recently purchased…read more

West Bremer Avenue Road Construction Alert

Monica Boyer | May 31st, 2017

As part of the City of Waverly’s Bremer Avenue Road Construction Project, West Bremer Avenue, from 20th Street NW to Casey’s (road in front of the Waverly Public Library) will be closed. The closure is expected from Monday, June 5 – late fall.  This will affect travel to the hospital for patients and visitors traveling…read more

Mindful Eating

ARamthun | May 23rd, 2017

How many different diets have you heard of or tried in your lifetime? Have they ever really worked long term or does the weight just come right back when you return to your old ways? Some research is suggesting that losing weight and then gaining it back time and time again can actually be more…read more

Auxiliary Announces Scholarship Winners

Monica Boyer | May 11th, 2017

The Waverly Health Center Auxiliary celebrated its annual spring luncheon on Wednesday, May 3, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. During the lunch, the Auxiliary awarded six scholarships to students in WHC’s service area who have completed or are completing one year of education in a health career field. The $2,000 scholarships are made possible from…read more

Waverly Health Center Names April Spotlight on Values Award Winners

Monica Boyer | May 8th, 2017

Four members of the Waverly Health Center (WHC) team have been named April Spotlight on Values award winners. Nominated by co-workers, patients and members of the community, these individuals are examples of WHC’s values in action. Bonnie Wiegert of Stanley, laboratory, was recognized for the value of enthusiasm. Bonnie helps patients feel at ease. Her…read more

Team Member Receives Friend of Nursing Award

Monica Boyer | May 4th, 2017

Shelly Brown, education, received the 2017 Friend of Nursing Award. She was nominated for living the values of Waverly Health Center. Her nominator continued, “Shelly works diligently with all students to make sure they have a quality experience at WHC. She shares her expertise and assists nurses with finding the right courses.” The Friend of…read more