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.

For life's after-hour accidents & illnesses

Urgent Care is open at BCHC. Open M-F from 5:30-8:30pm and Sat.-Sun. from 10:00am-4:00pm. Closed on holidays.

Locally offered expert care

BCHC is your home for surgical care. With a newly renovated pre & post-operative wing, you can expect an enhanced surgical experience with comfort and privacy.

At BCHC, your health is our primary care.

With friendly faces you know, and expertise that you trust, Medical Associates of BCHC is pleased to offer quality primary care services to you and your family. We're here for you, trusted for life.

Coming January 2020

BCHC is partnering with UnityPoint Health to bring a new family practice clinic to the growing community of Jesup. BCHC Family Medicine - Jesup will open in January of 2020.

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.

BCHC Family Medicine - Oelwein NOW OPEN!

BCHC has partnered with UnityPoint Health to introduce BCHC Family Medicine - Oelwein to the community of Oelwein and surrounding areas! Now seeing patients at 2405 Rock Island Road in Oelwein!


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 Expands Local Access to Specialty Services by Welcoming Michael Moriarty, MD to the Urology Clinic

Buchanan County Health Center is pleased to welcome Michael Moriarty, MD, to the team of physician specialists visiting from Physicians Clinic of Iowa – Urology. The addition of Dr. Moritary will provide patients with an additional option of choice in specialist at the Urology specialty clinic at BCHC.

Dr. Moriarty comes to BCHC with special [...]

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A Life Well Lived – A Tribute to Bob Richard

A Life Well Lived – A Tribute to Community & Health Care Visionary, Bob Richard

On October 24th, former long-time CEO of Buchanan County Health Center, Bob Richard, passed away.  Born with a spirit of service, Bob attended the Finley School of Nursing at the University of Dubuque and received his Master of Arts in hospital [...]

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BCHC Welcomes Alyssa Woods, ARNP to BCHC Family Medicine – Jesup

Buchanan County Health Center is pleased to announce the addition of Alyssa Woods, ARNP to its roster of providers that will see patients at BCHC Family Medicine – Jesup beginning in January of 2020.  Alyssa comes to BCHC with several years of nursing and advanced nursing experience, most recently employed at Waverly Health Center’s walk-in [...]

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BCHC Family Medicine Oelwein FAQ

Why is BCHC expanding into Oelwein?

BCHC is excited to expand its physical care into the community of Oelwein for a variety of reasons.

The clinic is in a convenient location to serve some areas of northern Buchanan County communities, like the communities of Hazelton and Aurora. Providing best patient access is important to us, [...]

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BCHC Announces Partnership with UnityPoint Clinic Family Medicine in Oelwein

Buchanan County Health Center (BCHC) is pleased to announce its recent partnership with UnityPoint Clinic to continue providing expanded options for local primary care services in Oelwein and surrounding communities.

Beginning September 23rd, UnityPoint Clinic Family Medicine – Oelwein will change its name to BCHC Family Medicine – Oelwein – An Affiliate of UnityPoint Health [...]

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“Welcome to Medicare” Seminar Offered at Buchanan County Health Center

Buchanan County Health Center (BCHC) is pleased to offer a free informational seminar on Medicare on Thursday, September 5th at 6pm in Meeting Rooms A&B as part of their involvement in and support of the Iowa Senior Health Insurance Information Program and Medicare Patrol (SHIIP).   Recently named the new SHIIP sponsor site in Buchanan County, [...]

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BCHC Expands Mental Health Specialty Clinic

Buchanan County Health Center (BCHC) is pleased to announce the expansion of the Mental Health Specialty Clinic.  Beginning in late July, the Mental Health Specialty Clinic, provided by AbbeHealth, will offer psychiatric services in addition to mental health therapy and counseling. Affiliated with UnityPoint Health – Cedar Rapids, AbbeHealth is a state-accredited community mental health [...]

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BCHC Welcomes Clinical Program Director for Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine

Buchanan County Health Center is pleased to introduce Chris Grundmeyer, RN to the community as the new Clinical Program Director for the Center for Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine at BCHC.  Most recently employed as the Senior Manager of Clinical Services for UnityPoint at Home, Chris comes to BCHC with 40 years of nursing experience.


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BCHC Welcomes New Provider to the Women’s Health Specialty Clinic

BCHC is pleased to welcome Kathi Bower, ARNP, FNP-C from Allen Women’s Health to the Women’s Health Specialty Clinic.  Bower will visit BCHC on the first Wednesday of each month beginning on August 6th.

Specializing in gynecology, obstetrics, and women’s health, Bower attended St. Louis University and is board certified by the American Academy of [...]

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BCHC Expands Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Clinic – Dr. Manshadi to Increase Clinic Hours

The Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation clinic at Buchanan County Health Center is pleased to announce its clinic expansion.  Beginning in August, Farid Manshadi, MD will increase his clinic hours to a weekly rotation, visiting the BCHC Specialty Clinic each Monday afternoon.

Visiting from Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Associates of Northeast Iowa, Dr. Manshadi has been [...]

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BCHC August Spotlight Series: Understanding Memory Loss

On Monday, August 5th from 6-7pm, BCHC memory loss and palliative care specialist, Joni Henderson, ARNP will provide a free seminar in the Community Room of the Independence Public Library as a continuation of the BCHC Spotlight Series.

During this free seminar, attendees will learn about normal age-related memory changes, symptoms that may indicate dementia [...]

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Lexington Estate to host Poker Walk

Lexington Estate of BCHC is excited to partner with the Independence Celebrations Committee to host the annual ‘Poker Walk’ during the Independence Day Celebration on Tuesday, July 3rd.

The Poker Walk, led by Lexington Estate of BCHC, will begin at 5:00pm at the Rotary Shelter in Riverwalk Parks.  Each participant will walk two miles, receiving [...]

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