News

To the Buena Vista Community:

Diane Porter | March 19th, 2020

I am a physician and the Medical Director for the Emergency Department and Emergency Medical Services here at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center.  I wanted to take a moment to address our community about the novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19.  These are scary times for all of us, and there is a lot of uncertainty and…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

Patient and Visitor Restrictions at BVRMC

Diane Porter | March 13th, 2020

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center has placed immediate restrictions on visitations for the health and safety of everyone due to the severity of flu and concerns of the 2019 novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). While no Coronavirus cases have been reported in Buena Vista County, BVRMC would like to take proactive measures to keep both patients and…read more

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Diane Porter | March 12th, 2020

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center is closely monitoring the Coronavirus outbreak and working with the Buena Vista County Public Health Department, Iowa Department of Public Health, and following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus…read more

Colon Cancer Patient Encourages Early Screening

Diane Porter | March 11th, 2020

Life is a journey that often times can throw you a curveball. As Jeff sits in a chair and looks out the window at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center, he reflects on his life, when things started to go down an expected path. 55 year old Jeff Schleisman, a pastor who lives in rural Lake…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!”

Cardiologist, Dr. Jon A. Peacock Presents at a BVRMC Lunch & Learn

Diane Porter | February 21st, 2020

Buena Vista Regional Medical Center and Cardiovascular Associates sponsored, “Ask the Cardiologist Your Heart Questions” presentation at BVRMC February 13. Jon A. Peacock, MD, F.A.C.C. was the featured speaker. The well attended Free Lunch & Learn gave the attendees an opportunity to ask their questions regarding heart health.

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