Emergency Services

When it comes to emergencies, 24/7 expert care is here for you when it matters most. Our trauma certified providers are among the same emergency providers you would find at St. Luke’s only closer to home.

Set to open in November, our new medical office building will feature our specialty clinic and primary care office, making it even easier for you and your family to find all your health care needs centrally located and close to home.

Open 24/7

Our Wellness Center features a walking track, cardio and strengthening equipment, free weights, and a new power lift rack for all of your fitness goals and needs!

For life's after-hour accidents & illnesses

Urgent Care is now open at BCHC. Open T-F from 5:30-8:30pm and Sat.-Sun. from 12:00-6:00pm. Closed on Mondays & holidays.

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Latest Health & Medical News

Keeping up-to-date with the most recent news in health care is important today.

That’s why we are always providing updated news items. Please browse the categories below to stay abreast of what’s going on at Buchanan County Health Center and in the world of health care.

Medical Associates Temporary Closure – Urgent Care Open

In preparation for the opening of the new Medical Office Building at Buchanan County Health Center, Medical Associates will have limited provider coverage during the week of October 30th. Medical Associates will see patients during their regular office hours on October 30th – November 1st. On Thursday, November 2nd, Medical Associates will close at noon [...]

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BCHC Welcomes Hospitalists to Team of Providers

Buchanan County Health Center is expanding its team of providers by welcoming Jane Baker, ARNP and Joni Henderson, ARNP. Assuming the role of Hospitalist, Baker and Henderson will attend to hospital patients in the inpatient setting. In partnership with BCHC Primary Care physicians, Baker and Henderson will provide coverage during the daytime hours of Monday [...]

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BCHC raises over $3,300 for Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Buchanan County Health Center (BCHC) recently participated in the annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s at the Riverfront Stadium in Waterloo on September 30th.   With 52 teams participating in the East Central Iowa Chapter, BCHC’s team raised over $3,300 to contribute to the final total of $52,829.

“This is the 5th year BCHC has participated in [...]

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October Specialty Clinic Schedule

Click here to view our October Specialty Clinic Schedule.

For all inquiries, please call our Specialty Clinic at 319-332-050

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Walk-In Clinic – Influenza Vaccination Now Available at Medical Associates of BCHC

While seasonal flu can be detected year-round in the United States, flu viruses are most common during the fall and winter months. Medical Associates of BCHC is now offering influenza vaccinations through their walk-in clinic on Monday-Friday from 9:30am-11:30am and 1:30pm to 4:30pm.

No appointment necessary for established patients over the age of six years, [...]

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BCHC appoints new Clinical Educator and Director of Clinic Operations

Buchanan County Health Center is instilling its commitment to provide the highest quality of care by appointing Kelsey Reck, BSN, RN as BCHC’s Clinical Educator and Amy Van Scoyoc, MA as the Director of Clinic Operations.

A former clinical instructor at Mount Mercy University, Kelsey Reck comes to BCHC with several years of experience in [...]

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September Specialty Clinic Schedule

Click here to view our September Specialty Clinic Schedule.

For all inquiries, please call our Specialty Clinic at 319-332-0950

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Oak View Independent Living at BCHC Introduces New Pricing Structure

Buchanan County Health Center (BCHC) is pleased to announce a new pricing structure for seniors interested in purchasing or renting an apartment within the retirement community of Oak View Independent Living.   Located on the campus of BCHC, Oak View Independent Living is a 24-unit apartment building, featuring three spacious and attractive floor plans.

Recently, the [...]

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FOOD SAFETY FOR BABIES

As adults, most of us are aware that “double dipping” can spread bacteria when bacteria from saliva on a piece of partially eaten food is dipped a second time. But did you know feeding baby food straight from the jar is another form of “double dipping”? Bacteria from the baby’s mouth can be transferred to [...]

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BCHC Urgent Care Restructures Insurance Billing

Buchanan County Health Center (BCHC) is pleased to announce a large change in how they are now able to bill health insurance companies for Urgent Care services rendered.  Effective July 1st, BCHC changed its Urgent Care billing system from a hospital-based service to a clinic-based service.  Because of this change, out-of-pocket costs for most insurance [...]

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BCHC Welcomes New Ophthalmology Specialist from Cedar Valley Eye Care

BCHC is pleased to welcome Dr. Theresa Larson from Cedar Valley Eye Care.  Specializing in both standard and complex cataract removal, Dr. Larson will visit BCHC monthly, alongside her colleague Dr. Daniel Miller, to perform cataract removal procedures.

A graduate from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Dr. Larson completed her residency at the Mayo School [...]

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Prediabetes Educational Class to be held at BCHC on July 10th

On Monday, July 10th, Buchanan County Health Center will offer a prediabetes education class at 4 p.m. in Meeting Room A of BCHC.  Prediabetes education classes are held to help reduce the risk for the development of type 2 diabetes.

Prediabetes is when an individual’s blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high [...]

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