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Healthy Eating for Kids in Summer

Healthy Eating for Kids in Summer

It's summer! With kids being home from school, you might find yourself buying more food for their lunches and snacks throughout the day. It can be easy to take the quick route and by pre-made or easy to make foods and snacks, but it's important that your kids get the...

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

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...

 

 

September is Baby Safety Month

September is National Baby Safety Month. With this being said, there is no better time than now to brush up on some of the top safety and health tips for infants. It’s important to take extra precautions in the kitchen. This essential part of your home is full of...

September 11 is Family TABLE Day

Written by the Rock Valley Bee, Published in September 4, 2019 What does someone from Taiwan, Northwest Iowa, and a former United States President have in common? The two agree with former president Ronald Reagan's statement, "All great change in America begins at the...

No Matter Your Age, Give Your Health a Shot This Summer

We’ve reached the point in the summer where if we’re going to get something done before school starts, we better do it now. One little thing can make a giant difference in your health and that of your family: Get your shots. Before you’re too busy, make an...

Healthy Eating for Kids in Summer

It's summer! With kids being home from school, you might find yourself buying more food for their lunches and snacks throughout the day. It can be easy to take the quick route and by pre-made or easy to make foods and snacks, but it's important that your kids get the...

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...
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