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  • Sioux Center Health Resumes Services On Hold Due to COVID-19

    Sioux Center Health Resumes Services On Hold Due to COVID-19

    Sioux Center Health is beginning to resume services that were put on hold due to COVID-19. This includes in-person visits for specialty care, planned surgeries, imaging screening tests such as mammography, and procedures such as colonoscopies. Patients will see these extra measures in place in order to keep our patients healthy and safe during their

  • Consider Changes to Easter Traditions to Prevent Virus Spread

    Consider Changes to Easter Traditions to Prevent Virus Spread

    Sioux Center Health recognizes Easter will look differently for families this year and we remind you to consider adapting traditions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The following are ideas for a safer Easter celebration: – Watch church services online with your immediate family. Many churches are posting services and sermons online during the COVID-19

  • PA-C joins Sioux Center and Hawarden Medical Clinics

    PA-C joins Sioux Center and Hawarden Medical Clinics

    A new physician assistant is joining Sioux Center Health’s line up of family-focused practitioners this month. Thirty-seven-year-old Leslee Graff will begin seeing patients Friday, March 13. Graff said her role will include many of the same tasks completed by a family doctor, including taking medical histories, doing physical exams, ordering lab tests and X-rays and

  • No need to panic but should stay vigilant in regards to COVID-19 (coronavirus)

    No need to panic but should stay vigilant in regards to COVID-19 (coronavirus)

    “The biggest thing we as a community should do is stay home if you’re sick,” said Dr. Scott Rens, a family physician with Sioux Center Health. “The danger in this virus is that it’s jumped from spreading from more than just close contact, there’s more of a community spread.” That’s being seen in the states

  • Limiting visitors at Senior Living Campus

    Limiting visitors at Senior Living Campus

    Effective Immediately: For the health, wellness, and safety of our residents, Sioux Center Health Senior Services locations (Franken Manor, Crown Pointe, and Royale Meadows) are limiting visitors to only immediate family members.  All visitors will be screened to ensure their health.  We are discouraging social visits during this period. Anyone who meets the following criteria will

  • The Best Stress Relieving Activities You Should Know

    The Best Stress Relieving Activities You Should Know

    Stress has a way to disrupt our lives and make things harder for us no matter how old we are or what we are doing at the time that it happens. Although we hope to have everything prepared for our lives when retirement comes around the corner, these hopes may not come true because life

  • Siouxland Memory Center changes leadership

    Siouxland Memory Center changes leadership

    February marked a change in leadership for Siouxland Memory Center at Sioux Center Health. After 12 years as director, Dr. Jerry Van Es retired. Physician assistant Morgan Meissner and Dr. David Janssen were named the new co-directors. Their team includes nurse Nancy Moss and social worker Ashley Anderson. Meissner is not new to the team.

  • Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

    Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

    What you need to know about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) What is coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)? Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus that was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China. Can people

  • 10 Ways to Improve Your Mood With Food

    10 Ways to Improve Your Mood With Food

    Your diet and the foods you eat can influence your brain structure, both chemically and physiologically, which can lead to altered moods and behavior. The tips below will help you to optimize your mood through diet. No. 1: Find Balance Between Carbs and Protein Serotonin, your mood regulator, is made in the brain from tryptophan.

  • Stroke prevention begins in the ER: Marvin Kaptein shares his experience at Sioux Center Health

    Stroke prevention begins in the ER: Marvin Kaptein shares his experience at Sioux Center Health

    On January 21, 2020, Marvin Kaptein from Sioux Center was having a regular morning getting ready for work when suddenly, his vision tripled and the morning was no longer what he had imagined. Along with his eyesight, an intense headache flooded his mind and he had trouble with his balance. He made an appointment with the