"The Waverly Health Center (WHC) Ambulance Department was recently published in an international journal. The department had an idea to better heating and cooling within the ambulance for both the patient and the care team."
"It's no secret that the Wartburg College football program had a historical season in 2022. Unfortunately, tight end Trever Heitz, of Charles City, had to cheer his teammates on from the sidelines while recovering from an injury. During practice, Trever's anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his right knee suffered an impact that cut his sophomore season short by three months."
"This Mother's Day brings double the love for Waverly resident Mallory Steiert. When she and her husband, Andrew, found out they were pregnant with their second child, they knew without a doubt that they wanted to deliver at Waverly Health Center (WHC). They had a phenomenal birth experience bringing their first child, Bobbie, into the world."
"April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The month is dedicated to raising public awareness about sexual assault and educating communities and individuals on how to prevent sexual violence. Waverly Health Center has resources available to anyone who has experienced a sexual assault."
"Peg Pasker, of Lake Delhi, recently suffered from stomach pains and reflux. After several months of struggling, it was determined that she had a hiatal hernia that required surgery."
"On April 1, 2021, Sara Jennerman from Waverly had a life-changing surgery at Waverly Health Center (WHC). On her second anniversary of this special day, she reflects on her life and the decision she made to take back her health."
"March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. It’s common for children to bump their heads from time to time. While these minor injuries can be upsetting, most instances do not cause serious issues. In rare cases, problems can occur."
"Leah Anhalt, of Plainfield, loves hiking and taking walks in the woods. Unfortunately, after suffering from arthritis for several years, the pain in her knees stopped her from enjoying the outdoors. Even a task as simple as the stairs became impossible."
"Ashley Appleman, PT, DPT, Taylor Physical Therapy, discusses the benefits and details of a New Moms Screen."
"Dianne Barton of Waverly has always been active. Walking and golfing are two of her favorite pastimes. Several years ago, Dianne's left knee began to cause her pain. Wanting to stay active, Dianne began seeing Stephanie Smith, ARNP at Cedar Valley Medical Specialists (CVMS) for her pain."
"Four members of the Waverly Health Center (WHC) team have been named January/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."
"Waverly Health Center (WHC) is pleased to announce Kelly Hilsenbeck as the new chief nursing officer (CNO) of WHC. She has been a nurse since 2004 and has served in leadership roles since 2013."
"Ann Rathe, MD, was recently presented with the health center’s Spirit of Volunteerism award. This award is a way for WHC employees to show appreciation to an employee who volunteers in the community. WHC recognizes one exception employee volunteer each year."
"During her second pregnancy, Chelsea Szczyrbak, of Cedar Falls, began experiencing daily sciatica pain. Sciatica is a pain that originates along the sciatic nerve, which extends from the back of the pelvis down the back of the thigh. For treatment, it was recommended that Chelsea see a physical therapist."
"On Christmas Day, Carolyn Scrage of Shell Rock was not feeling well and needed medical attention. Her daughter-in-law, Taryn, took her to the emergency department at Waverly Health Center (WHC) where her daughter, Crystal, spent the day with her."
"The Waverly Health Center Board of Trustees is pleased to announce Jodi Geerts as the new chief executive officer (CEO) of Waverly Health Center. Ms. Geerts has been a strong senior leader in the organization as the chief nursing officer (CNO) since August 2018."
"WHC welcomed the first baby of the new year on Monday, January 2 and he is as cute as they come!"
"The Waverly Health Center (WHC) Foundation unveiled its “Beyond the Building Campaign” donor wall on Thursday, December 1, 2022. The event celebrated raising over $2.3 million for WHC’s major building expansion and renovation project. "
"Dr. Stacy Wagner explains what RSV is, how to treat it, symptoms to watch for and when to take your child in to see the doctor."