Recent Articles - 2011

Sick? Don't Prepare Food for Others.

Posted: 12/26/2011 in Public Health

An alarming number of outbreaks of stomach illness across the state should be a reminder to Iowans participating in gatherings where food is served. With more than a week remaining for holiday and year-end celebrations, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) is asking sick Iowans to think twice before preparing food for others.
First Christmas Stockings

Posted: 12/26/2011 in OB

During December red stockings are filled with bundles of joy, Keeping toasty and warm each little girl and boy, Resting peacefully in the nursery, can't wait to go home, Much excitement there will be on their first Christmas morn.
Tree of Lights

Posted: 12/12/2011 in Auxiliary

The RMC Auxiliary Tree of Lights shines again this holiday season atop the hill in front of Regional Medical Center. The tree is strung with lights which remind us of those in whose name donations were made during 2011.
It's Not Too Late for That Flu Shot

Posted: 12/5/2011 in Public Health

Delaware Public Health joins the Iowa Department of Public Health and the CDC in recognizing December 4 through 10 as National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW). The CDC established NIVW in 2005 to highlight the importance of continuing flu vaccination through the holiday season and beyond.
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Posted: 12/5/2011 in Family Practice

The lyrics to the song ring of a season of jingle bells, cheer, mistletoe, caroling, parties, and wonderful memories of Christmas gone by but fail to mention shopping, cleaning, entertaining, baking, sending cards, bill paying, and so much more. The "hap-happiest" season of all? Not always, not for everyone, and not every year, and for some the most stressful season of all is the reality.
Cara Deutmeyer Certified Diabetes Educator

Posted: 12/5/2011 in Family Practice

he National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators (NCBDE) announced that Cara Deutmeyer, RD, LD, CNSC, CDE, Registered Dietitian, with Regional Medical Center in Manchester achieved Certified Diabetes Educator® (CDE®) status by successfully completing the Certification Examination for Diabetes Educators. Candidates must meet rigorous eligibility requirements to be able to take the Examination.
Screen Time: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly!

Posted: 11/22/2011 in Parent Education & Support

Educational Message for this Holiday Season - The American Academy of Pediatrics' recommends that parents limit childrens use of TV, movies, video and computer games to no more than two hours a day.
PINK OUT at Regional Medical Center

Posted: 10/25/2011 in Radiology

In Support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month - Regional Medical Center employees and volunteers observed National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a PINK OUT on Friday, October 21st.
Regional Medical Home Care named to 2011 HomeCare Elite

Posted: 10/19/2011 in Home Care

Manchester, Iowa, Regional Medical Home Care, a service of Regional Medical Center, announced that it has been named to the 2011 HomeCare Elite, a compilation of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States.
Hospice of Comfort Honors Volunteer

Posted: 10/18/2011 in Hospice

Hospice of Comfort, a service of Regional Medical Center in Manchester, was proud to nominate Fred Phelps as their Honored Volunteer at the Volunteer Recognition Ceremony on September 13 in Des Moines, sponsored by the Hospice and Palliative Care Association of Iowa.
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