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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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  • Dr. McCoy Receives Outstanding Service Award

    Great River Health Chief Medical Officer Michael McCoy, MD, received the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology’s 2020 Outstanding District Service Award. The award recognizes effective leaders and outstanding contributions performed by a Fellow of the organization on behalf of his or her district. Dr. McCoy serves District VI, which comprises Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Nebraska, ...

  • 50-Year Nursing Career Comes to an End

    You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You’ll Go Judy Brueck had been a nurse for 20 years when Dr. Seuss published “Oh, the Places You Will Go.” But she refers to the book as the theme of her 50-year career. The longest-tenured employee in Great River Medical Center’s history ...

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