Sioux County Vaccination Effort Gets a Boost

In Sioux County, the Local Public Health Agency, Community Health Partners, is working collaboratively with the four Area Health Systems and Promise Community Health Center to distribute and administer COVID-19 vaccine. On Thursday, February 25, Community Health Partners received notice that Sioux County was selected as 1 of the 17 counties eligible to receive an allocation of the Johnson and…

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Lower your risk of colon cancer with Sioux Center Health It’s the screening no one likes to talk about, yet colorectal cancer is one of the most preventable cancers and most treatable if detected early. If you have not received your colonoscopy this year, now is a great time to get back on track with Sioux Center Health. Colon cancer…
Health Food for Fitness

New Heart Healthy Tips

New Heart Healthy Tips Since spring is right around the corner, we wanted to give you a few more heart-healthy tips to use throughout the rest of the year. In this post, we will look at foods that contribute to a healthy heart. Fatty Fish Studies have shown that fatty fishes like tuna, sardines, salmon, and mackerel are excellent heart-healthy…

Sioux Center Health offers cardiac rehab

After an initial check of his blood pressure, Chad Wynia steps onto a treadmill for a 5-minute fast paced walk. So began his 45 minutes of circuit training at Sioux Center Health Cardiac Rehab on Wednesday, Feb. 10. Wynia starts his work early each Monday, Wednesday, Friday so he can take a break from about 8:15-9 a.m. on those days…

Koelewyn says healthy living pays dividends

When it comes to living healthy during Live Healthy Northwest Iowa, sometimes attainable goals are just what the doctor ordered. Live Healthy Northwest Iowa, an extension of Live Healthy Iowa, started Jan. 11, and runs through March 19. Dr. Jason Koelewyn, a family practice physician at Sioux Center Health, said that people can notice positive health benefits even with small…

Sioux Center Health gets first surgical robotic arm in Sioux County

On Friday, February 19 Sioux Center Health's CEO Cory Nelson and Orthopedic surgeon Bryce Braaksma, DO, of Avera Orthopedics was featured on KCAU News 9 to talk about the newest technology of a surgical robotic arm now available in Sioux County to implement Partial Knee Replacement, Total Knee Replacement, and Joint Replacement (combined). --------------------------------------------- One hospital in Sioux County has…

Growing to serve you and your family

Sioux Center is a growing, vibrant community encompassing residents across the entire lifespan. One reason the community is so vibrant and continues to grow is that the people stay in our community, invest in our community, and remain connected to the community throughout their entire lives. It is important for Sioux Center to have a full continuum of options available…

Public vaccines administered in Sioux Center

Spirits were high Thursday in the Daniel room at New Life Reformed Church in Sioux Center, the site for Sioux Center Health’s public COVID-19 vaccinations. That was the second week members of the public 65 years old and older were being scheduled to receive their first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. Sioux Center Health had more than 200 doses…

Active Learning Preschool

Early Childhood Center is now taking enrollment for Active Learning Preschool for children who are 3 years old by September 15, 2021. Active Learning Preschool, based on the High/Scope approach, is consistent with the best practices recommended by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), yet has the unique features of (1) a daily plan-do-review sequence which…

Sioux Center Health’s main entrance will be closed on Monday, February 15

Starting Monday, February 15, Sioux Center Health’s main entrance will be closed while work is being completed on the new registration and waiting areas for the hospital, Family Medicine Clinic and Specialty Clinic, and offices. The emergency entrance on the north side will be the only public entrance into the building. The north parking lot A and B will also…

During February, Be Aware of Your Heart Health

Sioux Center Health joins health professionals nationwide to see February – American Heart Month – as a perfect time to review heart health basic facts. There are simple steps everyone can take to reduce the risks of heart disease, especially since it remains the leading cause of death in the nation. Since one in every four deaths can be attributed…
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Physical therapy for bedwetting or other toileting problems in children

Bowel and bladder dysfunctions in children can be frustrating and can cause both social and physical problems for children and for families. Physical therapists at Sioux Center Health work closely with primary care and specialty physicians to help children overcome their problems with toileting. Children are typically ready to be dry during the day by age three or four, although…