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Pocahontas Healthcare Foundation Scholarship Winners Announced!

Pocahontas Healthcare Foundation Scholarship Winners Announced!

The Pocahontas Healthcare Foundation recently awarded ten area high school seniors scholarships for $500 each.  Applications were distributed to the Pocahontas County area high schools in January with a deadline of April 15th for any senior who was pursuing a career in the health care field. Of the ten scholarships there were seven recipients from PAC, two from Newell-Fonda and one from Laurens-Marathon. The PAC[...]
Amanda Tendal Named Employee of the Quarter

Amanda Tendal Named Employee of the Quarter

Our second quarter winner of the “Employee of the Quarter” award for 2017 went to Amanda Tendal. Amanda is an administrative assistant here at the hospital. Employees who voted for her feel she comes to work with a positive attitude and a smile on her face. She is always willing to help out with different projects, departments and patients if necessary. Amanda has brought a lot of great ideas to PCH and has done[...]
Mooney Appointed to Iowa Board of Nursing

Mooney Appointed to Iowa Board of Nursing

Recently, PCH's very own, Patrick Mooney was one of three Iowans appointed by Gov. Terry Branstad to the Iowa Board of Nursing. Patrick is the Pocahontas County EMS Coordinator. The board regulates the state’s 60,000 nurses, oversees formal hearings and complaints, and approves nursing programs throughout the state. Patrick will be on the board for two years. He will be the board’s non-nursing representative -[...]
Barb Halligan Named Employee of the Quarter

Barb Halligan Named Employee of the Quarter

Our first quarter winner of the “Employee of the Quarter” award for 2017 went to Barb Halligan! Barb is an LPN who works in Home Health/Hospice. Employees who voted for her feel she is kind, compassionate, pleasant and friendly. She has devoted her life to helping others and has been a very dedicated employee for many years. Barb goes above and beyond, is a good role model for other employees and is a great[...]
New Equipment in Rehabilitative Service Department!

New Equipment in Rehabilitative Service Department!

Check out the new equipment in the Rehabilitative Services Department! A new Shuttle Leg Press machine has been purchased with the assistance of a grant from the Pocahontas County Foundation. The Shuttle MVP machine can be used for both upper and lower extremity strengthening, stretching, stabilization, and agility, on many different types of patients and skill levels. Give us a call today! 

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Eagles #3369 donated $1,000 to the PCH Ambulance Department

Eagles #3369 donated $1,000 to the PCH Ambulance Department

Recently, the Fort Dodge, IA, Eagles #3369 donated $1,000 to the PCH Ambulance Department, to be used for equipment in the training classroom. Thank you to the Eagles for their generous donation to the ambulance department! Pictured left to right: Roland Mckay, Fort Dodge Eagles member, Rochelle Mckay, Fort Dodge Eagles member and past state auxiliary president, Larry Hanshaw, State Officer, Hannah Hubbell, Patrick Mooney,[...]
Angel Tree Decorating and Lighting Ceremony

Angel Tree Decorating and Lighting Ceremony

Over 50 people joined the Home Health & Hospice team for the Angel Tree Decorating and Lighting Ceremony to honor their loved ones.  The Hospice Gals did a wonderful job with this beautiful evening. They would like to thank everyone who helped make it possible, everyone who purchased angels and all who came out and joined them that night. There are still angels available if you would like to purchase one! The[...]