Call To Action: Clarke County Health Needs Assessment Survey

How can you help Clarke County get and stay more healthy? The walking paths, bike sharing program, health and wellness classes and activities available to the community have made a tremendous impact on where Clarke County and Osceola ranks for health in the state (improving from 98th

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Emergency Management Receives Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation Grant

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The Clarke County Emergency Management Agency received notification that they are the recipient of a Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation grant. The Agency requested funding for a Polaris Ranger with a Rescue skid valued up to $22,296.84. The Agency requested this equipment as we are a very

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Clarke County Hospital Acquires UnityPoint Clinic to Meet Growing Demand

Starting Monday, July 1st, the UnityPoint Clinic will become the Clarke County Clinic as a department of the Clarke County Hospital. With expanded hours and additional providers, this move will ensure long-term viability of the clinic, and create an opportunity to expand access to care for the

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Monday Night Free Swim with Fern Kicks Off June 17th

School is out, the weather is warming up, and it’s time to get out and enjoy the summer. What better way to spend fun quality time with your family and friends then to join them at the Fern Underwood Family Aquatic Center on Mondays? Started back in

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May 30th Clarke County Hospital Hosts Mental Health and Wellness Night – Thursday Night in The Park

The 2019 Thursday Night in the Park events are around the corner and May 30th’s Mental Health and Wellness Night is a great way to kick off the season! The evening is presented by Clarke County Hospital and Crossroads Behavioral Health Services. Make sure you read below

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Crossroads Mental Health & Substance Abuse Facility Opens in Osceola To Serve Southern Iowa

Crossroads Behavioral Health is a Community Mental Health & Addiction Treatment Center dedicated to providing a multidisciplinary approach through psychiatric services, therapy and counseling services. Crossroad’s also provides care coordination services through their integrated home health team for those who have chronic mental illnesses. On February 11th

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SWCC & Clarke County Hospital Work to Answer EMT Demand

Starting in January of 2019, SWCC, along with support from Clarke County Hospital, will be offering classes for Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs). With the success of last year’s Emergency Medical Responder training, and with ever-increasing demand, the new EMT program will be open to anyone who qualifies

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Clarke County Hospital Awarded Federal Grant to Help Families

Regional training Network to Address Childhood Trauma The United States Department of Agriculture has awarded Clarke County Hospital (CCH) a $314,742 grant to help families in Southern Iowa affected by childhood trauma. The grant will be used to upgrade and extend CCH’s regional video distance learning network

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Second Annual Shop With a Cop Ready or Your Nominations

For the second consecutive year, the Clarke County Sheriff’s Office is partnering with the Osceola Police Department to sponsor the Shop With a Cop program. This program may be new to Clarke County, but it has been taking place across the country for close to twenty years.

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Reservation Systems Updated, Clarke Co. Bike Share Program Rolls On

After what seemed like weeks of updates to the reservation application and its integration, Clarke County Public Health is happy to announce the Clarke County bike share program, located on the east side of the Clarke County Courthouse, is set up and ready to roll. There’s plenty of

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