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Creativity Showcase Winners Named

hsolheim | April 10th, 2017

Waverly Health Center recently hosted a Creativity Showcase for Waverly-Shell Rock Middle and High School students. Students were encouraged to submit art, photography, fiber and 3-D projects. The winners in each category were selected by some of the health center’s patients and employees. The students and their families were invited to an open house in…read more

Lower Your Risk of Colon Cancer

Monica Boyer | March 28th, 2017

The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2017: there will be 95,520 new cases of colon cancer there will be 39,910 new cases of rectal cancer colon cancer will cause about 50,260 deaths the lifetime risk of getting colon cancer is about: 1 in 21 (4.7%) for men 1 in 23 (4.4%) for women The…read more

Valuable Volunteer

Monica Boyer | March 7th, 2017

In 2005, Waverly Health Center opened its new Centennial Pavilion. It also gained a valuable volunteer. Barb Fricke of Waverly, a retired special education teacher, began as a volunteer after she was asked. “I saw an ad in the paper for volunteering at WHC. With the addition of the new building, the health center was…read more

Waverly Health Center Celebrates Employees

Monica Boyer | February 28th, 2017

WHC’s Employee Awards Day was held on February 10. The event celebrated staff excellence and achievements in 2016. Staff was recognized for special anniversaries and awards given throughout the year. Attendees enjoyed a meal in Tendrils Rooftop Garden, along with entertainment by Juggling Jeff. Special Anniversaries WHC was proud to celebrate 54 special anniversaries in…read more

Pursuing a health care career? Apply for one of our scholarships!

Monica Boyer | February 27th, 2017

Each year, the Waverly Health Center Auxiliary grants six $2,000 scholarships to those going to school for a health care career. Scholarships are funded with proceeds from the Gift Garden and fundraising events. are due by April 3.  

WHC Names February Spotlight on Values Award Winners

Monica Boyer | February 27th, 2017

Five 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. Colleen Losey of Waverly, pharmacy, was recognized for the value of compassion. Collen took extra steps to get a…read more

The Busy Family’s Guide to Healthy Eating

hsolheim | February 1st, 2017

Being a working parent can be a lot. Sometimes, it can feel like there is too much on your ‘plate’ to think about what is on your actual plate.  The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports most U.S. parents are working, and weekly work hours have gone up among two-earner couples, single mothers, the poor, and…read more

Waverly Health Center Names December Spotlight on Values Award Winners

Monica Boyer | January 4th, 2017

Nine members of the Waverly Health Center (WHC) team have been named December 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. Molly Herrick of Nashua, surgery complex, was recognized for the value of compassion. Molly stayed by a patients side…read more

WHC Welcomes First Baby of 2017

Monica Boyer | January 3rd, 2017

The new year brings new beginnings for many of us, and this is especially so for Harper Ann Mallen. On Sunday, January 1, she began her life as the first baby born at Waverly Health Center in 2017. Her parents, John and Jami Mallen of Shell Rock, welcomed Harper into their family at 1:38 p.m….read more

How to Make (and Keep) Your New Year’s Resolutions

Monica Boyer | December 12th, 2016

The New Year is upon us. It is the time of year when the wellness center is full, fruits and vegetables are flying off the shelves at the grocery store, and many of us are trying to get eight hours of sleep each night. Jump to February. All too often, we begin playing devil’s advocate…read more