Our commitment to you

With a variety of services all under one roof, BCHC is your home for health. We're committed to providing you and your family convenience that you want, the services that you need, and the care you deserve.

Here for Wellness

Our newly renovated Wellness Center features new cardio and strength equipment, family friendly services, including a Kid Gym, new studio space, added fitness classes, and more helping you and your family adopt a lifestyle of living well through physical activity.

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.

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.


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.

New Wellness Services in 2018

Serving the communities of Buchanan County and surrounding areas for over 10 years, the Wellness Center at BCHC is pleased to announce the addition of new services and the commitment to established offerings as they move into 2018.  The Wellness Center is open to the public, providing a wide range of opportunities for physical activity [...]

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BCHC Auxiliary Scholarships for Continuing Education Now Available

The Buchanan County Health Center Auxiliary is continuing its commitment to assist local students pursuing health care careers. This spring, the Auxiliary will make six $1,000 scholarships available.

Currently accepting scholarship applications, qualifying applicants must live in or currently work in Buchanan County.  Three scholarships of $1,000 will be awarded to current college students or [...]

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BCHC Welcomes Dr. Julie Saddler to its Outpatient Pain Management Clinic

BCHC is pleased to welcome Dr. Julie Saddler from Linn County Anesthesiologists. Specializing in pain relief through anesthetic care, Dr. Saddler will visit the BCHC Pain Management Clinic twice a month through the BCHC Surgical Services Department.

A graduate from the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Dr. Saddler completed her residency at Emory University [...]

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BCHC Body Composition & General Health Screening

In 2016, Buchanan County Health Center (BCHC) introduced two new service lines from its Radiology and Laboratory departments for the public to monitor their personal health and wellness at an affordable, out-of-pocket fee.  One year later, both body composition testing and lipid panels for general health screenings no longer require a referral from the patient’s [...]

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BCHC Welcomes Kristen Jensen to its Urgent Care Team

Buchanan County Health Center is pleased to welcome Kristen Jensen, MSN, FNP-BC to its team of urgent care providers.

Visiting from Regional Family Health in Winthrop, Jensen obtained her BSN at Upper Iowa University and Masters in Nursing as an Advanced Family Nurse Practitioner from Clarke University.  A Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, Jensen’s clinical [...]

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Oak View to Host Open House Dec. 10th

Oak View Independent Living for Active Seniors, located on the campus of Buchanan County Health Center, will host an open house on Sunday, December 10th from 1-4pm.  The public is invited to view Oak View apartments, featuring three spacious floor plans for retired adults ages 60 and older.

Residency at Oak View is a unique [...]

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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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