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  • Great River Medical Center Offers Diabetes Class in December

    West Burlington, Iowa, Nov. 19, 2019 – Great River Diabetes Education offers a four-week group diabetes class every month. The December class will meet from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays beginning Dec. 9. The group diabetes class is for people who are newly diagnosed, making a change in treatment, or having complications or concerns. A physician referral for diabetes education is required. Class ...

  • Health Fitness Offers Arthritis Exercise Program

    West Burlington, Iowa, Sept. 13, 2019 – An Arthritis Foundation exercise program is set to begin Tuesday, Oct. 1, at Health Fitness-Great River Medical Center. Walk With Ease can reduce pain and improve health. Classes, led by Arthritis Foundation-trained fitness specialists, will be from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from Oct. 1 through Dec. 3, at Health Fitness, 1401 W. Agency ...

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  • Great River Friends to Hold Book Fair Dec. 3 to 6

    Great River Friends is sponsoring a Collective Goods book and gift fair in the Mercy Plaza lobby, 1225 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington. The times and dates are: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5 It also will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at Great River Klein Center, 1307 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington. Besides books, ...

  • Great River Medical Center Offers Free Diabetes Program Dec. 5

    West Burlington, Iowa, Nov. 19, 2019 – People will diabetes are invited to a recipe exchange during Coffee Talk, a quarterly support group sponsored by Diabetes Education-Great River Medical Center. The program will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, at Family Medicine, Mercy-Great River Medical Center, Mercy Plaza Suite 159, 1225 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington, IA. Participants are ...

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  • Hospital Casual Day Donations Top $8,400

    Great River Medical Center employees donated $8,462 through casual day contributions in 2020. On designated Fridays, employees may wear jeans to work in exchange for $2 casual day stickers. The money was given to 23 organizations and services chosen by an employee committee: Boy Scouts of America-Mississippi Valley Council Burlington Homeless Shelter Camp One Step Community Action of Southeast ...

  • Great River Friends Offers Health Career Scholarships

    Applications for Great River Friends scholarships for the 2021-2022 school year are available. Two types of scholarships are offered to students pursuing health care careers. Applicants for high school scholarships must be seniors with minimum 3.0 grade point averages. They must live in or attend schools within Great River Medical Center’s service area (about 60 miles). Applicants for ...

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