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Here for You.
Trusted for Life.

BCHC’s commitment to providing the highest quality of health and wellness services to the communities of Buchanan County, Oelwein, and surrounding areas has never been stronger amidst growing healthcare needs.

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.

BCHC Recommends Flu Vaccine for All Community Members Six Months & Older | After-Hours Flu Clinics Offered in Independence & Jesup
According to the Center for Disease Control, the winter season is when the flu virus most commonly hits.  Although it is common for seasonal outbreaks, most flu activity peaks between the months of December and February. Carried by germs spread through coughing and sneezing, shaking hands, or simply talking, an individual with the flu can…
BCHC Welcomes Wound Center Manager, Ashley Hermsen RN
Last December, Buchanan County Health Center welcomed Ashley Hermsen RN to the role of Wound Center Manager.  Beginning her nursing career at BCHC working as a CNA at Lexington Estate during high school, Ashley is pleased to be back serving in this new role at the Center for Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine. Ashley received…
BCHC Welcomes Medical Associates Manager, Kayla Buchheit MHL, CMA
Buchanan County Health Center is pleased to welcome Kayla Buchheit MHL, CMA to the role of Office Manager at Medical Associates of BCHC. Kayla comes to BCHC with seven years of nursing experience in rural health clinics with Gunderson Palmer Lutheran Hospital and Clinics, along with a bachelor’s degree in health science, and most recently,…

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Quality care tailored to the individual is essential in healthcare. Our providers personalize
every single visit, giving a unique and positive experience to all our patients.

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Buchanan County
Health Center

1600 1st St E,
Independence, IA 50644


BCHC Family
Medicine – Jesup

211 South St W,
Jesup, IA 50648


BCHC Family
Medicine – Oelwein

2405 Rock Island Rd
Oelwein, IA 50662


BCHC Oelwein

2405 Rock Island Rd
Oelwein, IA 50662


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