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May 21, 2024 in Emergency, News, Regional Medical Center

County Queens Donate Blankets to Regional Medical Center

During the 2023 Iowa State Fair Week, the 104 fair queen candidates participated in a blanket making workshop. Each year the blankets are donated to a healthcare facility.  This year Dannielle Burkle (Delaware County Fair Queen) and Addison Gericke (Buchanan County Fair Queen) delivered the completed blankets to the Regional...

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May 16, 2024 in News, Radiology

Starmont Volleyball Presents Donation at RMC Women’s Night

On Wednesday, May 1st, Regional Medical Center (RMC) held their annual “Women’s Night” event. This free event is made possible by the fundraising efforts of Starmont, Ed-Co and West Delaware volleyball teams.  Following this year’s keynote speaker, the Starmont volleyball team presented the RMC Radiology Department with a donation of...

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May 15, 2024 in News, Regional Medical Center

Ries Receives Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation Scholarship

Leah Ries, an employee at Regional Medical Center (RMC) who is studying for a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Allen College, has been awarded a $3,000 scholarship from the Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation (IHERF). She is among 60 outstanding students from across the state who received assistance...

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May 15, 2024 in News, Public Health

Preventing Tick and Mosquito Bites

With warmer weather approaching, Delaware County Public Health is sharing the importance of knowing how to prevent tick and mosquito bites.  The best way to protect yourself from bite exposure is to wear long sleeves and pants. Treat your clothing with insect repellent before spending time outside and remember to...

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May 14, 2024 in Fund Development, News, Regional Medical Center

RMC Receives Grant in Support of Nurse Camp

Regional Medical Center (RMC) graciously accepted a grant on Tuesday, May 7th from the Foundation for the Future of Delaware County. The RMC Nursing Education Department received $1,447 towards the established Nurse Career Camp being held in July. “We are so pleased to be offering this nurse camp for our...

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May 8, 2024 in Family Practice, News, Public Health, Regional Medical Center

Measles in the Midwest

Measles cases continue to spread throughout the United States and the Midwest. To date, cases have been reported in the bordering Iowa states including Illinois, Missouri, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Of the total cases in 2024, 53% of cases were hospitalized. Measles is an airborne virus. It is extremely contagious and...

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April 30, 2024 in News, Parent Education & Support

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is designated as Child Abuse Prevention moth. There is so much importance in providing a strong environment in which a child can depend on.  Unfortunately, in some situations, a negative and toxic environment for children is a reality. This type of environment can have a negative effect on a...

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April 29, 2024 in Auxiliary, News

Pat Blakesley Receives RMC Auxiliary’s Bright Star Award

The Regional Medical Center (RMC) Auxiliary hosted their annual Spring Luncheon on Tuesday, April 23, 2024. During the luncheon, Pat Blakesley was recognized with the Bright Star Award for her dedication and commitment to Auxiliary.  This award is presented annually to an Auxiliary member who has shown outstanding generosity and...

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April 24, 2024 in Laboratory, News

RMC Holding Lab Camp for Students

Regional Medical Center (RMC) in Manchester will be holding a Lab Camp, “Without the Lab, They’re Only Guessing!” for students aged 14-18 who have completed 8th grade. The program will be offered June 10-13 from 9AM-2PM. Students must be available to meet each day for the entire time. Class size...

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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 113 measles cases have been reported in 18 states. These...

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April 5, 2024 in News, Regional Medical Center

RMC Holding Nurse Camp For Students

Regional Medical Center (RMC) in Manchester will be holding a Nurse Career Camp, “Future Nurses: Next Generation of Superheroes” for students ages 14-18 who have completed 8th grade. The week-long program will be offered July 29-August 2 from 9AM-2PM, with lunch served daily. Students must be available to meet each...

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April 4, 2024 in News, Radiology

A Night Out for the Girls is Happening in Manchester

Regional Medical Center (RMC) will be holding their annual “Women’s Night” on Wednesday, May 1st. This is a FREE event for all women in surrounding communities. Ladies are invited to stop by the Delaware County Fairgrounds Pavilion in Manchester starting at 5:30PM. The first hour of the event, attendees can...

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