DES MOINES, IOWA (November 3, 2023) — Governor Kim Reynolds has announced the signing of a disaster proclamation for Clay and Hamilton Counties effective immediately through December 3, 2023.

DES MOINES, IOWA (November 3, 2023) — The Iowa Hospital Association’s Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation will award sixty post-secondary health-care scholarships of up to $3,000 per year (two years maximum) and $1,000 to students enrolling in emergency medical technology/technician certification programs.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 31, 2023) — The Iowa Healthiest State Initiative has announced the winners of the 2023 Healthiest State Early Care, K-12 School, Out of School, Youth Power, and Health Care Awards. The winners were recognized for their efforts to improve the physical, social, and emotional well-being of their employees and community during an in-person award ceremony on Wednesday, October 25, during the 2023 5-2-1-0 Healthy Choices Count! Sumit.

Monmouth College student Sophia Swift ('24) of Port Byron, Illinois, is all smiles while giving blood Thursday afternoon in the College's Huff Athletic Center. Swift helped organize the blood drive, which raised 48 units of blood for area hospitals

Autumn Brunia DO and Abigail Schiltz PA-C CAQ-Psych

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS (October 13, 2023) — Every pet deserves the best in health-care, and the first care-taker that helps the animal isn’t necessarily your veterinarian: It is a Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT).

The Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association (ISVMA) celebrates the vital services that CVTs provide for beloved pets/companion animals in veterinary clinics, hospitals, shelters, farms, zoos, and educational settings throughout Illinois.

ST LOUIS, MISSOURI (October 12, 2023) It may not be snowing yet, but flu season — with all of its germs, sneezing, and more is coming.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (October 11, 2023) — Monmouth College students now have 24/7 access to mental and physical health.

Thanks to TimelyCare, an online health-care app, students have access to multiple resources that support their mental and physical health, including 24/7 helplines.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (October 11, 2023) — On Saturday, October 7, 600 Quad Cities area residents participated in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Vibrant Arena at The Mark. Walkers helped raise $54,000 to fund the care, support and research programs of the Alzheimer’s Association. Fundraising continues through the end of the year, so there is still time to donate at alz.org/walk.

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA (Monday, October 9, 2023) — To help educators and students nationwide observe World Mental Health Day, Discovery Education is offering a variety of new, free high-quality digital learning resources. Established in 1992 by the World Federation for Mental Health, World Mental Health Day seeks to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and to mobilize efforts in support of mental health.

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