Buchanan County Health Center (BCHC) is pleased to announce the expansion of orthopedic services and clinic hours. Beginning July 1st, orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Benjamin Torrez, DO, MPH, will increase clinic hours to a weekly rotation, providing additional opportunity for patients to be seen more frequently and for surgical procedures to continue to be performed locally.
Buchanan County Health Center Auxiliary Awards $6,000 in Scholarships to Local Students
Each year, the Buchanan County Health Center Auxiliary awards scholarships in the amount of $1,000 to graduating seniors of East Buchanan, Independence, and Jesup High Schools through local chapters of Dollars for Scholars, along with nontraditional students and those continuing their education in a human health care related field, residing in Buchanan County.
On June […]Read More
New Service Line at BCHC Specialty Clinics: Endocrinology BCHC welcomes Dr. Arun K. Movva MD, Endocrinologist
The Specialty Clinic at BCHC is expanding its service lines by offering endocrinology, a specialty of internal medicine, focusing on diabetes and metabolism, thyroid conditions, osteoporosis, and other endocrine disorders.
BCHC welcomes Dr. Arun K. Movva, MD, Cedar Rapids’ first endocrinologist. Dr. Movva visits BCHC from MercyCare Endocrinologists, located in Cedar Rapids. Dr. Movva studied […]Read More
BCHC Community Blood Drive, June 23rd at Independence Senior Center
The Buchanan County Health Center Community blood drive will take place on Tuesday, June 23rd from 12:00-5:30 pm at the Independence Senior Center located at 400 5th Ave NE in Independence. The blood drive will be facilitated by Lifeserve Blood Center, the sole supplier of community based blood products to BCHC.
Currently, there is a […]Read More
BCHC Welcomes Crystal Wilken, ARNP, RN to ENT/Skin Cancer Outpatient Clinic Services
The Specialty Clinic at Buchanan County Health Center welcomes Crystal Wilken, ARNP, RN to the ENT/Skin Cancer outpatient clinic services. Wilken visits BCHC from Cedar Valley Medical Specialists, located in Waterloo. Wilken studied at Allen College in Waterloo where she received her RN and ARNP, and MSN at the University of Phoenix.
Crystal Wilken will […]Read More
BCHC Auxiliary Donates $2,000 to BCHC Departments
On March 27th, the Buchanan County Health Center Auxiliary donated $2,000 to BCHC to go towards department needs outside of the operating budget. This donation was made possible through several fundraisers and gift shop sales.
At the Auxiliary Board meeting held on May 21st, board members designated $2,000 to the following departments and their requests: […]Read More
BCHC Wellness Center 24/7 Access Now Available
The Wellness Center at Buchanan County Health Center is happy to announce that 24/7 gym access is now available to all members. 24/7 access will be limited to the gym only, with studio and lap pool access available during regular business hours, Monday through Sunday.
“We are extremely excited to now offer 24-hour access at […]Read More