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April 18, 2023 in News, Parent Education & Support

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Every year April is designated as Child Abuse Prevention Month. Just as it is important to lay a strong foundation when building a house, likewise, when raising children it is important to nurture a strong environment which a child can depend on.  Unfortunately, children may be exposed to toxic stress...

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April 4, 2023 in Medical Records, News

Get Help Accessing Your Online Medical Records

Regional Medical Center (RMC) Health Information is hosting a FREE event where team members will help patients set-up their account to access their online medical records via the RMC Patient Portal, HealtheLife. These one-on-one sessions will be happening on Tuesday, May 2 from 9AM-4PM. If interested, you must register by...

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March 28, 2023 in News, OB

Volunteer Makes Bunny Hats for Newborns

Regional Medical Center (RMC) Volunteer, Colleen Holtz, donated handmade bunny hats for newborns delivered here at RMC.  Our OB & Family Health team passed out our very first hat to Memphys Hayden Zewen. Parents, Eric and Jordyn of Dyersville, welcomed their baby girl on March 22, 2023 weighing 7 pounds...

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March 24, 2023 in News, Nutrition Education & Counseling

Nutrition Lessons Brought to Local Students

The Regional Medical Center (RMC) dietitians have teamed up with Delaware County Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and their “Read Across Iowa” program. With March being National Nutrition Month, the RMC dietitians will be teaching lessons to 4th grade classes in our communities. The theme for the “Read Across Iowa”...

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March 23, 2023 in News, Parent Education & Support

Overexposed Parents Leading to Distracted Parenting

In today’s day and age, the overuse of technology is affecting many aspects of our lives. We are constantly exposed and connected, leading to an unrealistic expectation of being available all of the time. It can be hard to unplug and step away from the distractions and be present for...

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February 21, 2023 in Patient Story, Surgical Services

Jason Maiers, Surgery Patient

“The nurses and especially Dr. Rikkers made me feel like I was the only patient there. Taking time to explain everything that was going to happen before the surgery, to taking the time to go through everything that happened during surgery, and making sure I had everything I needed during...

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February 15, 2023 in Medical/Surgical/Intensive Care, News

Local School Delivers Valentine’s Day Love to Patients

St. Mary’s School in Manchester, Iowa delivered handmade Valentine’s Day cards to Regional Medical Center (RMC) on Tuesday, February 14, 2023. Patients like Brik at the RMC Medical-Surgical/ICU department were given some extra love all thanks to the St. Mary’s Extended Care program. On behalf of Regional Medical Center, thank...

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January 25, 2023 in News, Parent Education & Support

Supporting Children’s Mental Wellness

As we begin a new year, it’s a great time to focus on mental wellness. Specifically, children’s mental wellness. Regional Medical Center’s (RMC) Parents as Teachers (PAT) reminds parents/caregivers that cultivating a positive environment for children’s mental health is just as important as protecting their physical well-being.  How do we...

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January 17, 2023 in Auxiliary, Patient Story

Brooke Wilson, Auxiliary Scholarship Recipient

“I would like to thank the RMC Auxiliary and donors for making this scholarship possible. This opportunity has allowed me to focus on my classes and clinicals with less financial stress.”...

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January 17, 2023 in Patient Story, Wellness Center

Chrystal Mendez, Bob Holtz Wellness Center Member

“The Wellness Center was a little intimidating at first, but once we got in there we instantly realized that it is a family-friendly facility. It is clean and it was perfect for our goals as a family. We can have fun, get fit and even have a few laughs as...

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January 5, 2023 in News, OB

RMC Welcomes First Baby of 2023

Archer Ray Hepler was born on January 2, 2023 at Regional Medical Center in Manchester.  Parents Travis and Kayla Hepler celebrated the new year welcoming their baby boy, Archer Ray, into the world. Dr. May and OB staff helped deliver the new bundle of joy at 6:41PM, weighing 8 pounds...

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December 28, 2022 in Auxiliary, News

RMC Welcomes New Therapy Dog

Regional Medical Center (RMC) is thrilled to welcome a new therapy dog to our facility. Jo Schreck, volunteer therapy dog handler, has a new friendly face to bring to see patients. Hannah, a golden retriever, is a Certified Therapy Dog that comes to RMC. She helps to provide comfort and...

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