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Buena Vista County and Storm Lake Officials Urge Citizens to Continue with Covid-19 Precautions

edoebel | May 29th, 2020

The number of positive Covid-19 cases in Buena Vista County has continued to increase with more testing with Test Iowa, long-term care facilities, local health care providers, and manufacturers. These positive tests confirm Covid-19 is in our community and can spread easily between individuals. It’s especially important now that many of the restrictions have been…read more

Elective Surgeries to Open Slowly and with Restrictions

edoebel | April 29th, 2020

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center will gradually resume elective surgeries over the next few weeks. Procedures are being put in place to keep both patients and staff safe. Surgery patients will be screened prior to procedures, as well as the day of surgery. Any patients that do not pass screening or have COVID-19 symptoms will…read more

Fitness & Health Center to Open with Restrictions

edoebel | April 29th, 2020

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center’s Fitness & Health Center will be opening Friday, May 1 at 5:00 am with restrictions. Every member will be asked screening questions and have temperature taken. No children under the age of 18 and customers may be asked to show ID to prove age. The gym capacity will be limited….read more

maurices Donates to BVRMC to Support Healthcare Workers on the Frontlines in the Fight Against COVID‐19

edoebel | April 28th, 2020

Duluth, MN – maurices, a women’s apparel brand with 900+ stores across the U.S. and Canada, announced today that it is donating $250,000 to multiple rural community hospitals to support healthcare workers on the frontlines of the COVID‐19 pandemic. As part of this donation, BVRMC will receive a donation. “With maurices stores in more than…read more

New Artist on BVRMC Community Art Wall

edoebel | March 17th, 2020

  Leslie Murphy is a young, up and coming photographer. She attends ICCC and will graduate in May with an Agricultural degree. When she is not working on the family farm, helping 4-H kids with their special beef projects, and spending time with her family, Leslie is driving down gravel roads and catching lovely sunsets…read more

BVRMC Taking Precautions for COVID-19

edoebel | March 16th, 2020

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center is working to prepare for any coronavirus (COVID-19) patients that may present themselves to the hospital. On Monday, the Emergency Room Entrance will have an outdoor screening station that will screen any patient prior to entering the building. On Monday at noon, the Fitness & Health Center will be closed…read more

Storm Lake Hy-Vee Chooses BVRMC to support in March

edoebel | February 27th, 2020

Buena Vista Regional Healthcare Foundation has been selected as a beneficiary for the month of March in the Hy-Vee Reusable Bag Program that supports local non-profits. Buena Vista Regional Healthcare Foundation will receive a $1 donation every time a $2.50 red “My Heart” Reusable Bag is purchased at Storm Lake Hy-Vee during March. “We’re eager…read more

BVRMC Hosts “Be Heart Healthy” Spanish Speaking Event

edoebel | February 21st, 2020

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center’s Dr. John Pymm educated members of the Spanish speaking community about heart healthy habits. In addition, guests were able to learn the basics of how to help someone having a heart attack during a recent presentation titled “Be Heart Healthy!”

Increase in Flu Causes Visitor Restrictions at BVRMC

edoebel | January 27th, 2020

Due to the severity of the cold and flu season, Buena Vista Regional Medical Center has placed immediate restrictions on visitations for the health and safety of everyone. There will be a limit of two visitors per patient at any given time and no visitors under the age of 18 will be allowed in patient…read more

BVRMC Welcomes Jeremy Jensen, CRNA

edoebel | January 20th, 2020

  Buena Vista Regional Medical Center and Buena Vista Anesthesia Associates welcomes Jeremy Jensen, who recently moved to Storm Lake as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA). CRNAs work in BVRMC’s Surgical Services Department providing anesthesia services to surgical patients. “I love being a nurse anesthetist,” says Jeremy, “I am provided the privilege of meeting…read more