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  • Applicants Sought for Healthcare Scholarship & Loan Programs

    posted on Friday, January 15, 2021 Applications are now being accepted for the Bennie B. and Ernestine F. Shine Scholarship, Adam J. Anderson Scholarship, as well as the Cornwall Loan Program. The application deadline for both the Shine & Anderson Scholarship and Cornwall Loan is March 31, 2021. Students interested in applying for the scholarship or loan program should contact Danelle Stumbo, Human Resource Development Director, 712-264-6623.

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  • Spencer Welcomes Over 200 Babies in the Year of the Pandemic

    posted on Monday, January 11, 2021 Despite 2020 being one of the most unusual years to date, one thing remains certain, new life and new beginnings continue to provide hope for the future. In 2020, 229 babies were born at Spencer Hospital, with 118 of those girls and 111 boys.

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  • Priority Groups Established by State for COVID-19 Vaccinations

    posted on Friday, January 8, 2021 The biggest question of 2021 so far, at least the one addressed to those in the healthcare world, has been: “When can I get vaccinated against COVID-19?” The answer varies from state to state. In Iowa, as of today, if you work in healthcare or are a resident of a long-term care facility, you are eligible to schedule and receive a vaccine. Those in the next priority groups are identified; however, a time frame has not been announced by the state for the next round of vaccination opportunities.

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  • The First Baby of 2021 (Finally) Arrives!

    posted on Thursday, January 7, 2021 The first baby of 2021 has finally arrived! Congrats to our amazing coworker Patty Schulz, Director of Nutrition, Valet, and Environmental Services, and her husband Dave who have welcomed little Reba Jayne to their family, the first baby of the new year at Spencer Hospital!

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