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  • Free Take-Home COVID-19 Test Kits Available Locally

    posted on Friday, July 16, 2021 Test Iowa, the state's free COVID-19 testing program, has transitioned from offering COVID-19 testing at drive-through locations regionally to providing Iowans access to free, self-administered test kits, which are sent into Iowa's State Hygienic Lab for results. Locally, take-home testing kits will be available to pick up in Spencer Hospital's emergency department.

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  • New Study Reveals Covid-19 Vaccine Does Not Cause Female Sterility

    posted on Wednesday, July 7, 2021 The University of Iowa has shared a recent research study that dispels those concerns, that neither the vaccine nor an infection of COVID-19 affects fertility. Results were published in the American Society for Reproductive Medicine Journal, F&S Reports.

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  • Joe's COVID Victory: Local Man Shares His Battle Against the Virus

    posted on Saturday, June 12, 2021 After being hospitalized 52 days in Spencer Hospital's intensive care unit due to complications from COVID-19, you would think the last place Joe Overman would want to go is back to the hospital. Yet, that's his goal. “I'm looking forward to walking through those doors into ICU, without oxygen, to see my friends,” commented the Arnolds Park man. Read more about Joe's victory over COVID-19.

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  • Spencer Hospital Visitation Restrictions Due to COVID-19

    posted on Thursday, May 27, 2021 To protect our patients, families, healthcare workers and community during the pandemic outbreak of COVID-19, all patients and permitted visitors who enter the hospital or any of the clinics MUST bring and wear a mask.

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