BCHC Doctors’ Day Recognition
BCHC March Spotlight Series: Living With & Treating Hip & Knee Pain Free Seminar to be held at the Independence Public Library
On Monday, April 1st from 6-7pm, orthopedic surgeon, Benjamin Torrez, DO, MPH from Cedar Valley Medical Specialists will provide a free, educational seminar in the Community Room of the Independence Public Library. Sponsored by Buchanan County Health Center, this seminar is free to the public and requires no advanced registration.
During this free seminar, attendees […]
BCHC Welcomes Occupational Therapy Assistant to the Therapy & Rehabilitation Department – Expanding Local Access to Pediatric Occupational Therapy
BCHC is pleased to welcome Shannon Lake, OTA to the Therapy & Rehabilitation Department. Shannon joins Sara Elledge, OTR/L in providing occupational therapy services to patients of all ages living in Buchanan County and surrounding areas. Shannon comes to BCHC with six years of experience as an occupational therapy assistant (OTA) in various settings, most […]
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March 6th is Lymphedema Awareness Day
What exactly is lymphedema? Lymphedema or “Chronic swelling” is the accumulation of a particular kind of fluid (lymph), typically in one part of the body.
What is the lymphatic system: Our lymphatic system is made up of lymph nodes, lymph fluid, and lymphatic vessels. The purpose of the lymphatic system is to maintain the […]
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 […]
February Spotlight Series: Women’s Heart Health
On Monday, February 4th from 6-7pm, Dr. Kalyana Sundaram, Director of Cedar Valley Cardiovascular Center, will provide a free, educational seminar in the Community Room of the Independence Public Library. Sponsored by Buchanan County Health Center, this seminar is in continuation of the “BCHC Spotlight Series” that began in August of 2018.
During this free […]
Medical Associates of BCHC Expands Morning Hours to Better Accommodate Busy Families
Medical Associates of BCHC is pleased to announce its expansion of morning hours to better accommodate busy families with young children and students experiencing acute illnesses and injuries. This new service, entitled the “Kid’s Clinic”, will be offered to established patients ages 0-18 years, Monday-Friday from 8:00-9:00am beginning on Tuesday, February 5th. Online registration will […]
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BCHC Welcomes Ankur Vyas, MD, MS to the Cardiology Specialty Clinic
The Cardiology Specialty Clinic at Buchanan County Health Center is pleased to welcome Ankur Vyas, MD, MS to its rotation of cardiologists from UnityPoint Health – Cedar Rapids. A graduate from All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India, Dr. Vyas completed his residency and fellowship at the University of Iowa Hospitals and […]