News Releases


December 2017
Hospital to Host American Red Cross Blood Drive

November 2017
Holiday Food Drive

Enjoy Holidays with the Hospital Auxiliary

August 2017
August Blood Drive

July 2017
Vital Signs - July 2017

June 2017
Vital Signs - June 2017

May 2017
2017 Annual Hospital Foundation Golf Tournament
GCGH Day of Play
Quality of Life

April 2017
Medicare and Medicaid Planning Event
Hospital Receives $400,000 Grant from Helmsley Charitable Trust

October 2016
Vital Signs - October 2016

September 2016
Vital Signs - September 2016

August 2016
Best in Iowa for Hospital Quality
Vital Signs - August 2016

July 2016
Sidney Rodeo VIP Pass Give Away
A Chance to Win Royals Baseball Tickets
Vital Signs - July 2016

June 2016
Day of Play set for June 26, 2016
Vital Signs - June 2016

May 2016
Community Health Needs Assessment - 2016

April 2016
DEA Taking Back Unwanted Prescriptions
Vital Signs - April 2016
Hospital Awarded Fremont County Community Foundation Grant
High Scores for Emergency Care

March 2016
Home Health Provides AED's To Sheriff's Office
Southwest Iowa Home Health Services holds Cleaning Supplies Drive



December 2015
Grape and Shenandoah Partner for Community Health Needs Assessment

September 2015
Team Grape Kicks Off Challenge
Donations Received for Laboratory and ER Renovations

June 2015
Perfect Score for In-Patient Service

May 2015
Outpatient Clinics Make the Grade

February 2015
Meet Our New Physician's Assistant, Kylie Parshall

January 2015
Iowa Healthcare Collaborative Presents Award



November 2014
Hospital Lab Receives Top Marks

July 2014
Emergency Care Is At The Top Of The Class

June 2014
Stellar Rating for Patient Satisfaction

January 2014
Expanding to Serve You Better



August 2013
Community Health Needs Assessment - 2013

May 2013
Hospital Auxiliary Thanks Volunteers
Hospital Foundation Raising Funds for Chemistry Analyzer

March 2013
Health Fair Participants Learned about Strong Families

February 2013
Foundation Meets to Select a Project for 2013 Golf Tournament
Auxiliary Board Funds Family Room Furnishings
Community Health Needs Assessment
Hospital's Annual Report Demonstrates Several Improvements in 2012

January 2013
January 2013 Newsletter
Melissa Spencer Marshall, ARNP-FNP Joins Our Staff



December 2012
December 2012 Newsletter
Dalton's Retirement Celebration Scheduled
Fiscal Cliff Set to Impact Local Healthcare

November 2012
Hospital Staff Related to Miss Nebraska
Staff Attend Technology Conference
Supplies for Hurricane Sandy
Meet Our Medical Staff - Jaylene Zanker, PA-C
Meet Our Medical Staff - David Owen MS, ARNP, EMT-PS, MEI

October 2012
Meet Our Medical Staff - Michael Ourada, MD

September 2012
Meet Our Medical Staff - Lawrence Choate, MD

August 2012
Meet Our Medical Staff - Kelli Woltemath, DO

July 2012
Meet Our Medical Staff - Thomas Largen, MD
IT Recognized in "Where to Work: BEST Hospital IT Department" Contest
New Director of Social Services/Discharge Planner/Employee Education Coordinator

June 2012
June 2012 Newsletter
Hospital Auxiliary Donates new Lift Chairs

May 2012
Standing Ovation for Barlow at Ladies Night Out
Ladies "Stepping Out" Night Planned for Hamburg

April 2012
April 2012 Newletter
Hospital Foundation Tackles New Goals for 2012
Children's Health Fair Popular Event

February 2012
New Board of Directors
Re-certified as Level IV Trauma Care Facility
Annual Stockholders Meeting - Monday evening, February 6, 2012

January 2012
National Attention for Innovation
Overcomes Flooding to Complete EHR Project



December 2011
Scholarships for Health Careers
Winter Health Contest to Start January 1st
Avoiding the Holiday Blues
Outpatient Clinic to Get a New Look
Medicare Program Hopes to Curb Obesity

November 2011
New Director of Marketing/Development
National Rural Health Day
Ready for a Blue Zone?
November is Diabetes Awareness Month
Master Facility Planning Process

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