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Can You Help Make Masks for Health Care Workers?

UnityPoint Health joins health systems across Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin in securing enough Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to meet the needs of health care providers, staff and patients during COVID-19. We are working tirelessly to obtain PPE from every channel – government, the private sector, new innovative companies and generous...
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UnityPoint Health – Marshalltown Creates Virtual Waiting Room with Text Program

UnityPoint Health – Marshalltown launched a new texting platform that allows patients to easily communicate directly with their healthcare provider’s office while reducing person-to-person exposure during COVID-19. The WELL Rapid Release Program will allow UnityPoint Health and its area clinics to create a virtual waiting room. Patients can notify the...
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UnityPoint Health – Marshalltown Calls for Community Help with COVID-19

UnityPoint Health joins health systems across Iowa in securing enough Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to meet the needs of health care providers, staff and patients during COVID-19. We are working tirelessly to obtain PPE from every channel – government, the private sector, new innovative companies and generous members of the...
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Terrones Family Gets Help After Son's Allergic Reaction

It seems every parent has experienced that feeling of helplessness when their child is facing a medical emergency. For Andrea Terrones, a nurse practitioner in Des Moines, it happened shortly after her family returned from a trip. Her 14-year-old son, Joseph, was stung by a wasp. “I went back in...
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UnityPoint Health – Marshalltown Suspends Elective Surgeries

Effective Thursday at 7 a.m., all elective surgeries, procedures and diagnostic testing at UnityPoint Health – Marshalltown will be postponed. Urgent and emergent surgical procedures will be reviewed and scheduled as needed. Taking this step will help us protect our most valuable resources, which are our healthcare workers and providers,...
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UnityPoint Health Hospitals Limiting Number of Patient Visitors

In keeping with a commitment to patient safety, UnityPoint Health – Allen Hospital, as well as UnityPoint Health – Marshalltown, Grundy County Memorial Hospital and Community Memorial Hospital will limit patient visitations during the global outbreak of COVID-19 and continued widespread seasonal influenza activity. The following restrictions are effective immediately...
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Urgent Care in Marshalltown Transitioning to UnityPoint Clinic Express

The urgent care location at 55 Central Iowa Drive in Marshalltown will change its name to UnityPoint Clinic Express on March 29. The change is consistent with clinic locations in communities across the UnityPoint Health system that offer similar services. In Marshalltown, patients will notice little difference, as UnityPoint Clinic...
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DAISY Award Winner: Candace Poppe

Candace Poppe, an RN at UnityPoint Health – Marshalltown, has been named the recipient of the prestigious DAISY Award. Poppe was nominated by the daughter of a 95-year-old patient following hip surgery. The family member praised Poppe's ability to show tenderness, attentiveness and compassion in every interaction. "Candace has a...
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Nutrition 101: Eat Right, Bite by Bite!

March is National Nutrition Month and this year’s theme is Eat Right, Bite by Bite! This theme supports the philosophy that every bite of nutrition can be a step in the right direction towards better health. The following tips have been provided by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Focusing...
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Quick-Acting ER Saves Ken Anderson's Life

When a person's health can change at a moment's notice, it's critical to have an emergency room just a few minutes away. Ken and Carolyn Anderson didn't need that kind of reminder, but life provided one anyway on October 18. It was a beautiful Friday afternoon and Ken, longtime President...
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