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April 12, 2024 in Family Practice, News, Public Health, Regional Medical Center

Measles Can Be Very Serious

Measles is NOT just a little rash. Measles can be very dangerous, especially for babies and young children. According to the Centers for Disease Control: As of April 4, according to the Iowa Health and Human Services, a total of 133 measles cases have been reported in 18 states. These...

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December 21, 2023 in Family Practice, News

Urgent Care Volumes on the Rise

It’s the season of sniffles. As the spreading of illnesses increases, Regional Family Health (RFH) in Manchester is seeing a high volume of patients in the Urgent Care.  As the number of Urgent Care visits rise, the wait times begin to grow. Here at Regional Family Health, we value your...

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October 26, 2023 in Family Practice, News

Family Practice Online Scheduling & Patient Messaging Available

Patients of Regional Family Health can now schedule appointments and message their primary care provider. In order to use this new feature, patients must have a Patient Portal account (online medical records). Patients that do not have an account can request an invitation to sign-up at Appointment types available...

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October 24, 2023 in Family Practice, News

Normalizing Medication Discussion to Keep You Safe

October is recognized as “Talk About Your Medicines” month to enhance communications between patients and healthcare providers regarding safe and appropriate use of medications.  To help our patients minimize risks and maximize the benefits of their medications, we are encouraging routine “medication reconciliation.” This process compares patient medication orders to...

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October 9, 2023 in Family Practice, News, Public Health

Get Your Updated COVID-19 Vaccine

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends everyone 6 months and older get an updated COVID-19 vaccine ahead of the fall/winter virus season. Like seasonal influenza or the flu, the virus that causes COVID-19 is always changing and protection from previous vaccine declines over time. This is why...

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September 22, 2023 in Family Practice, News

RMC Announces New Family Practice Clinic Building Coming in Hopkinton

Regional Medical Center is excited to announce a new Regional Family Health clinic will be built in Hopkinton. Construction is expected to begin in October with a projected opening in the summer of 2024. “We are very excited to take this step forward and further solidify our commitment to the...

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August 3, 2023 in Family Practice, News, Public Health

Vaccines Prevent Diseases

This August during National Immunization Month, Delaware County Public Health encourages all Iowans of all ages to protect themselves against vaccine-preventable diseases. The pandemic affected everyone in a variety of ways, including individuals attending routine healthcare appointments and receiving routine immunizations “Now is the time to look to your trusted...

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January 12, 2023 in Emergency, Family Practice, News, Regional Medical Center

RMC Receives Grant from the Foundation for the Future of Delaware County

As a parent, navigating through illnesses with your children can be very scary. This winter season, there have been increased pediatric respiratory illnesses and hospitalizations including RSV and influenza. When a child is sick, it is important to suction their nasal passages to keep their airways as clear as possible....

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November 28, 2022 in Auxiliary, Emergency, Family Practice, News

RMC Auxiliary Continues to Give Back

The RMC Auxiliary is a dedicated group of individuals in our community who care deeply about others and the services provided at Regional Medical Center. Recently, they donated funds to both the Emergency Department and Regional Family Health for equipment enhancements. The Emergency Department received $795.60 for the purchase of...

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It’s Not Too Late for Your Flu Shot

November 17, 2022 in Family Practice, News, Public Health

It’s Not Too Late for Your Flu Shot

Influenza or the ‘flu’ is present and increasing in the state and Delaware County. As we move into the holiday season, it’s a great reminder that it is not too late to get your annual flu shot. Everyone ages 6 months and older are recommended to get a flu vaccine...

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updated covid-19 booster recommendations

November 2, 2022 in Family Practice, News, Public Health

UPDATED COVID-19 Booster Shot Recommendations

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that people ages 5 and older receive one UPDATED (bivalent) booster if it has been at least 2 months since their last COVID-19 vaccine dose. Whether your last dose was a final primary series dose or an original (monovalent) booster, you should get...

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October 25, 2022 in Family Practice, News

Healthcare Services that Fit Your Needs

Healthcare systems provide a variety of services that are designed to meet your individual needs. Primary care, urgent care, and emergency care are designed to take care of you in different circumstances. Knowing when to use each service is important. Emergency care is a service that is available 24 hours...

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