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Screen Free Summer

ARamthun | July 5th, 2018

The first few years of a child’s life are vital to their brain growth. When kids spend time in front of screens such as a TV, tablet or smartphone their time spent exploring, playing and interacting with others and their environment is decreased. This can have a major impact on their physical and social development….read more

Waverly Health Center Names June Spotlight on Values Award Winners

Monica Boyer | June 21st, 2018

Six 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. Nick Schutte of New Hampton, medical-surgical, was recognized for the value of compassion. During a conversation with one of…read more

Waverly Health Center to Host “Effective Communication Strategies for Alzheimer’s Caregivers”

Monica Boyer | May 31st, 2018

Waverly Health Center (WHC) will host a monthly Alzheimer’s/Dementia Music Therapy and Caregiver Support Group on Tuesday, June 5. The event will be held from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Tendrils Rooftop Garden on the WHC campus. Sally Timmer, Alzheimer’s Association, will present “Effective Communication Strategies.” This program for caregivers will cover: the communication changes…read more

WHC Team Member Receives Friend of Nursing Award

Monica Boyer | May 3rd, 2018

Kim Connor, birthing center, received the 2018 Friend of Nursing Award. She was nominated for impacting many areas of WHC, not just her own department. Her nominator continued, “She is always looking for ways to help out if her own unit isn’t busy and helps nurses with questions and processes. She is a great Friend…read more

Sign up now for our Mini-Medical University

Monica Boyer | April 19th, 2018

Waverly Health Center’s Mini Medical University gives students (ages 16-18 years old) a unique opportunity to learn about health care careers through interactive presentations and hands-on learning. Areas include surgery, radiology, simulation labs and more! The week-long program will be offered July 23-27, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Students MUST be available to meet…read more

Waverly Health Center Names April Spotlight on Values Award Winners

Monica Boyer | April 17th, 2018

Six 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. Cindy Shoemaker of Nashua, emergency department, was recognized for the value of compassion. Cindy bought a cake that the…read more

Let’s Go 5-2-1-0!

Monica Boyer | April 11th, 2018

When it comes to kids, we all can agree that their health should be a top priority. But, sometimes this is easier said than done. The 5-2-1-0 concept focuses on making healthy living easy for kids and families! This idea is recognized across the nation and is scientifically proven. It focuses on teaching kids to…read more

Iowa Medicare Beneficiaries Will Soon Receive a New Medicare Card

Monica Boyer | March 19th, 2018

Identity theft affects everyone, including Iowan’s on Medicare. To help protect your identity, Medicare is mailing new Medicare cards between April 2018 and April 2019. “This is a welcome and important change that will affect many Iowans,” Iowa Insurance Commissioner Doug Ommen said. “We hear often about this issue and SHIIP is here to help…read more

Made to Move

Monica Boyer | March 12th, 2018

The human body has more than 600 muscles and around 360 joints, which tells us that the body was made to move. Also, your skin is stretchy which lets you move freely. Your blood flow, hormones and metabolism all depend on movement throughout the day to work the right way. When you are seated for…read more

Waverly Health Center Names February Spotlight on Values Award Winners

Monica Boyer | February 7th, 2018

Four members of the Waverly Health Center (WHC) team have been named February 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. Kathy Bartels of Denver, nutrition services, was recognized for the value of compassion. An employee in Kathy’s department was…read more