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EMS Offers "Home for the Holidays" Service


For its 21st consecutive year, the Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) Emergency Medical Service (EMS) is offering its "Home for the Holidays" program this Holiday season. The program


Dr. Richardson Retirement Reception - December 7th


The public is invited to attend Dr. Bill Richardson's retirement reception, to be held Saturday, December 7th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm at Wibholm Hall (Page Co. Fairgrounds).



CRHC Raises Awareness about Diabetes


CRHC Raising Awareness During American Diabetes Month

Clarinda Regional Health Center is helping get the word out this month about November being declar


1-Year Anniversary of Mercy One-Clarinda


Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC), Mercy Medical Center Des Moines, and Air Methods are celebrating the one-year anniversary of the Mercy One-Clarinda medical helicopter servic


CRHC Welcomes Dr. Wadhwa


Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) would like to announce the addition of internal medicine physician Dr. Anuj Wadhwa.  Dr. Wadhwa will join Clarinda Medical Associate


Healthiest State Walk @ CRHC Oct. 9th


Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) is participating in the 2013 Healthiest State Walk to be held Wednesdsay, October 9th at 12:00noon, starting on the CRHC pati


Villisca Flu Immunization Clinic - Oct. 8


Villisca Family Health Center, an affiliate of Clarinda Regional Health Center, will be hosting a flu immunization clinic on Tuesday, October 8th from 10:00am - 2:00pm at the VFHC c


CRHC Welcomes Dr. Marlene Wier - General Surgeon


Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) welcomes Dr. Marlene Wier, who began seeing patients July 11th in the CRHC Surgery Center.

Dr. Wier provides general surgery s


Sports Physicals Offered July 22-August 2


Clarinda Medical Associates is offering sports physicals July 22 thru August 2. 
The cost of a sports physical is $25.  Forms for sports physicals may be picked up a


CRHC Welcomes Dr. Theo Barley (Family Medicine)


Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) welcomes Dr. Theo Barley as the newest permanent family practice physician at Clarinda Medical Associates.  Dr. Barley began seeing


Sen. Grassley Visits CRHC


U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley held his summer Page County Town Hall meeting today at Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) in front of approximately 60 local residents.  Sen. G


CRHC Welcomes Dr. Steven Freeman (Internal Medicine)


Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) is announcing the addition of Internal Medicine physician Dr. Steven Freeman. Dr. Freeman will begin seeing patients May 15th in the Clarinda Medical


CRHC Welcomes Tom Schmadeke, PA-C


Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) welcomes Tom Schmadeke, Physician Assistant Certified (PA-C) to Clarinda Medical Associates, Villisca Family Health Center, and CRHC's


Abby’s Hugs/IWCC Honor Society Donate Toys to E.R.


The Clarinda Regional Health Center Emergency Department received a donation of over 250 toys, coloring books, crayon and marker boxes from the IWCC-Clarinda Campus chapter of Phi The


2013 Road Race Results!!!


Results of the Saturday, May 4th 5K / 1-mile Road Race are in.

Thank you to all runners and walkers who braved the cold Saturday to make this a successful event!


Clarinda Community Health Fair - May 4th


Clarinda Community Health and Wellness Fair


CRHC Hosts Maryville 8th Graders


Clarinda, IA (March 18, 2013) - Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) welcomed a group of Maryville, MO eighth-grade students Friday morning, March 15, for a tour of CRH


CRHC Offering Winter Storm Shelter, Just in Case


Officials with Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) are spreading the word that should the pending winter storm find travelers or area visitors without shelter, the hospital will


Traveling Red Dress Comes to CRHC


The "Traveling Red Dress" will be making a stop at Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) on Wednesday, January 30th.  The "Traveling Red Dress" is a traveling exhibit intended


CRHC Renovates Helipad


Clarinda Regional Health Center's (CRHC) helipad has been undergoing some renovation to accommodate the new 24-hour Mercy One - Clarinda medical helicopter service.  Updates inc


New Years Resolution Tips! Making Your Resolutions Count


Making Your New Year's Resolutions Count!
By CRHC Personal Trainer - Nikki Rengstorf

If you are like most people, January 1 rolls around and you feel a dr


Special Delivery! Santa hitches a ride on MercyOne. Visits CRHC!


Santa visited CRHC this past Wednesday, December 12th, spreading cheer and joy to all the girls and boys of CRHC employees.  What made this year's visit special was Santa's ent


CRHC EMS Service Offers "Home for the Holidays"


For its 20th consecutive year, the Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) Emergency Medical Service (EMS) is offering its "Home for the Holidays" program this Holiday season. 


Lift Off! MercyOne Medical Helicopter Up and Running


As of Monday, October 15th, Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) along with Mercy Medical Center-Des Moines and Air Methods launched MercyOne-Clarinda, a medical helicopter program base


CRHC Offers $10,000 for Public Help Referring Physicians


Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) is announcing a new physician recruitment program to the public which will reward community members up to $10,000 if they refer a physician ca


Over 230 Attend Ladies Night Out


Over 230 ladies packed Wibholm Hall for Clarinda Regional Health Center's (CRHC) annual "Ladies Night Out" event held Tuesday, September 25th.  Ms. Deb Gauldin, humorist and


Clarindas MRI Up and Running


The Clarinda Regional Health Center's (CRHC) new "high-field open bore" magnetic resonance imaging machine - or MRI - took pictures of its first patients today. Gone is the twice-a-week M


Air Ambulance to be based at CRHC


(Des Moines, IA and Clarinda, IA) - Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC), Mercy Medical Center-Des Moines and Air Methods/LifeNet have partnered to base southwest Iowa's only air a


New MIST Therapy Used in CRHC Wound Clinic


Clarinda Regional Health Center is pleased to announce it has added a new technology to it's Wound Clinic.  MIST Therapy is a clinically proven treatment delivering low-ener




Clarinda Regional Health Centere (CRHC) is urging the public to get vaccinated to prevent Whooping Cough - or pertussis - as cases of whooping cough continue to rise across Iowa.


CRHC Adding New MRI Service


Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) has announced it is adding a new in-house magentic resonance imaging (MRI) service to its line-up of digital radiology services in its new hos


CRHC Transitioning to New Billing Company


NOTICE:  Clarinda Regional Health Center Customers & Patients...

CRHC has utilized the services of an outside billing company for some time.  In order to improve


CRHC Nurse Julie Madison is 2012 Daisy Award Winner


(Clarinda, IA) - Julie Madison has served the health needs of thousands of patients in her 36-year nursing career at Clarinda Regional Health Center (CRHC) and Clarinda Medical Associates


Trees Forever Plants Trees at CRHC


(Clarinda, IA - June 1, 2012) - The Clarinda Chapter of Trees Forever recently secured $3,500 in grant funding from Alliant Energy to help purchase trees for placement at


May 11th Ribbon Cutting at CRHC


UPDATE:  (May 14, 2012) - The Clarinda Regional Health Center officially opened last Friday, May 11th.  A ribbon cutting ceremony was held in front fo the new h


CRHC to Celebrate Hospital Week - May 13-19


May 13-19, 2012, marks National Hospital Week.  To celebrate the occasion, the Clarinda Regional Health Center honors its employees, its services, and the patients it serves by hosti