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Stay Healthy During Thanksgiving

Stay Healthy During Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is normally one of the busiest travel times of the year. Because of the pandemic, the CDC recommends that you limit your gathering to people that live in your household. While it may be tempting to gather with family after so much time apart, consider if...

Marketplace Open Enrollment Assistance

Marketplace Open Enrollment Assistance

The open enrollment into health insurance plans for 2021 through the ACA Marketplace goes from November 1 through December 15. During this time, PHC will host enrollment assistance events in Des Moines, Marshalltown and Ames to help people navigate the confusing...

Blood Pressure in Diabetes

Blood Pressure in Diabetes

Maintaining a healthy blood pressure is important for everyone, but it’s especially important for people with diabetes. Learn how to keep your blood pressure and blood sugar under control.

Register to Vote: Make Your Voice Heard

Register to Vote: Make Your Voice Heard

Now is the time to update your voter registration, or register to vote before the 2020 election. Your voice matters on the local and national level. Before, November 3, it is important to make sure that you are ready to vote by registering, updating your registration,...

Neighborhood Face Mask Giveaway

Neighborhood Face Mask Giveaway

In celebration of National Health Center Week, PHC is hosting a cloth face mask giveaway to help protect our community and neighbors from COVID-19. Community members are encouraged to stop by the  PHC parking lot from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to pick up a free face mask from...

Introducing Dr. Jennifer Groos

Introducing Dr. Jennifer Groos

Introducing Dr. Jennifer GroosMeet Jennifer Groos, MD, FAAP a pediatrician and one of our providers at BEC MEdical. Dr. Groos is a board-certified pediatrician with 16 years of experience. She earned her medical degree from the University of Iowa College of Medicine...

Respiratory Clinic Update

Respiratory Clinic Update

PHC Respiratory Clinic: Responding to COVID 19In  March, PHC staff sprang into action to respond to COVID-19 and create the PHC Respiratory clinic located to the south of the Bery Engebretsen Clinic. Since, July 1, the  PHC Drive Through Respiratory Clinic has...

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