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  • Managing Stress During the Pandemic

    Managing Stress During the Pandemic

    What is stress? The National Institute of Health defines stress as “the brain’s response to any demand.” Stress may cause feelings of emotional strain and pressure. How harmful stress will be to an individual ultimately depends on its intensity, duration, and treatment. Pandemic refers to an epidemic that has spread over several countries or continents,

  • Honor your loved one this holiday season.

    Honor your loved one this holiday season.

    During the Christmas season, our thoughts turn to those we love – our family and friends who celebrate the joy of the season with us; and those who are no longer here but whose memory burns brightly in our hearts. We invite you and your family to honor your loved one this season by participating

  • Sioux Center Health Welcomes New ARNP

    Sioux Center Health Welcomes New ARNP

    Sioux Center Health welcomes a new nurse practitioner to join the Sioux Center Medical Clinic beginning of November. Twenty-eight-year-old Valerie Van Zandbergen of Newkirk is excited to work in the county she’s been a part of since 2010. Having grown up on a farm near Kanawha in north central Iowa, she first came to Sioux

  • ‘Pull yourself up by your bootstraps’ mentality often harmful to farmers during times like these

    ‘Pull yourself up by your bootstraps’ mentality often harmful to farmers during times like these

    Broken arm? Go to the emergency room. Bad cough and cold? See a family practice physician. Eye strain? See an optometrist or an ophthalmologist. Sinus issues? See an ear, nose and throat physician. Good answers. Depressed, stressed, anxious, hopeless? Pull the shades and hide out in front of the TV; or drink an extra beer

  • Influenza, Allergies, and COVID-19, what’s the Difference?

    Influenza, Allergies, and COVID-19, what’s the Difference?

    Influenza, allergies, and COVID-19 all share some symptoms, and that can make it difficult to know what’s causing discomfort, especially as influenza season nears. “All three may come on in similar ways, but they’re definitely not the same,” said Chief Medical Officer Dr. Scott Rens, a family medicine physician at Sioux Center Health. Knowing the signs

  • COVID-19 Testing Site at Sioux Center Health

    COVID-19 Testing Site at Sioux Center Health

    New Test Iowa Site to open at Sioux Center Health Sioux Center Health announced today a new test Iowa site is scheduled to open on Tuesday, September 29 through the end of October. The Sioux Center Health drive-thru test Iowa clinic will be located on the north side of the hospital campus, 1101 9th Street

  • Drive-Thru Flu Vaccine Clinic

    Drive-Thru Flu Vaccine Clinic

    It is time for your flu shot!  For the safety of you and your family, our patients and staff, we are only offering Drive-Thru Flu Vaccine Clinics this year. Each of our medical clinics in Sioux Center, Hawarden, and Hull have convenient options for you to drive up, stay right in your car, and get

  • Sioux County healthcare and education leaders meet to discuss COVID-19

    Sioux County healthcare and education leaders meet to discuss COVID-19

    Sioux County healthcare and education leaders meet to discuss COVID-19 Hospital administrators issue a number of “asks” to help slow community spread On September 25, administrators from the four Sioux County health systems met with leaders from each of the county schools and colleges via a Zoom call to discuss the current status of the

  • How to Make Packing Lunches a Snap for Kids

    How to Make Packing Lunches a Snap for Kids

    Packing a lunch for your kids isn’t a cinch. After all, providing children with a nutritious and well-balanced lunch, that interests them, is a huge responsibility. But have you ever thought of sharing this duty with your kid? Have you ever asked them to pack their lunch? A survey reports that the more children are

  • Visitor Restrictions

    Visitor Restrictions

    Sioux Center Health has made updates to our visitation guidelines. These measures are designed to protect patients, families, and our community. Thank you for your understanding. **Sioux Center Health will be reviewing these restrictions on a weekly basis** Hospital Visitation Restrictions: To ensure the health and safety of our hospitalized patients, no visitors will be permitted