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2019 Babysitting Basics

2019 Babysitting Basics

The Babysitting Basics course is held every June and hosted by Hegg Community Education. This babysitting basics course is open to any students that have completed 4th, 5th or 6th grade. Topics covered include: First Aid, Choking, Emergency Plans, Poison Control,...

#HeartMonth: Bistro 67 Features

#HeartMonth: Bistro 67 Features

It’s #HeartMonth February is Heart Month. Bistro 67 is featuring weekly heart healthy tips and foods that you can choose to meet some of these guidelines! February’s month long lunch feature is a Grilled chicken pesto sandwich, made with 4oz chicken breast, pesto, and...

Help for a Happier New Year

Help for a Happier New Year

For many people, the New Year marks a celebration that comes with a mindset of joy confidence and a fresh “head of steam.” But winter can also be a time of difficulty for many people in terms of mental health. At Christmas, there are many reminders to come together in...

 

 

The Best Summer Foods are Safe Summer Foods

From watermelon and grilled sweet corn to barbecue of every style and flavor, summertime is a divine time for dining, especially outside. Salmonella and E. Coli are unlikely on your alfresco menu, but these party crashers can show up if you’re not food safe. Bacteria,...

How to Avoid Heat Stroke this Summer

We all love the warm summer weather and we usually take whatever chance we get to be outside to enjoy it. However, when it gets this hot, it’s important to make sure you take the right precautions to prevent heat exhaustion or heat stroke for you and your family. Ways...

Bicycle Helmet Safety

In the United States, about 500,000 bicyclists end up in the emergency room every year. This is why it is so important to wear a helmet when biking, especially for children. Helmets help to protect your head in the case of a crash. Wearing a helmet can produce your...

Hospital Creates $15,425,765 Impact on Local Economy

News  For Immediate Release   Contact:  Ashley Van Maanen, 712-476-8099 ashley.vanmaanen@hegghc.org June 1, 2019   Hospital Creates $15,425,765 Impact on Local Economy In all, Iowa’s Health Care Sector Provides 342,914 Jobs Across State DES MOINES – Hegg Health Center...

Become a Certified Nursing Assistant

Whispering Heights is hosting another Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and Certified Med Aide (CMA) course this winter Prepare to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Certified Med Aide (CMA) with classes this summer! Classes will be held locally at...

Help for Farmers Facing Challenges

Any season can be cruel, and the last few weeks have shown just how punishing spring can be. With flooding, rain, snow, ice and storms, we’re truly experiencing some conditions that put our spirits to the test. In addition to the relentless weather, farmers and...

2019 Foundation Scholarship Recipients Announced

The Hegg Health Center Foundation is pleased to announce the following recipients for the 2019 Hegg Foundation Honors Scholarship: April Impecoven Josie Maassen Caitlin Van Engen Kelci Kooima Carmen Vermeer Alexa De Ruyter Britney Rus Heidi Hoppe In a very competitive...

Stay on Top of Your Health – Get AveraChart

If you are a Hegg Health Center patient, AveraChart is a great tool to help you be more engaged in your health. You can: Message your provider, Request an appointment, Ask for a prescription refill, and Get test results All without spending one minute listening to...
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