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HornerStanley Horner, DO

Dr. Stanley Horner is an Allergy/Immunology Specialist who recently joined the MHP Medical Group. 

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Latest News

Not so Swell

You’ve probably heard of a lymph node, but do you know what they do? Well, as part of a larger network called your lymphatic system, these nodes plays a big role in assisting your body in removing waste and preventing fluid buildup, a pretty important role wouldn’t you say?

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Published Jul 20, 2017

Don’t get shell shocked!

Peanut allergies are the most common food allergy among children today. Recent research suggests the roasting process has changed the body’s ability to recognize the proteins in the food and process them without an immune response.

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Published Jul 13, 2017

National Public Health Week

Mahaska Health Partnership Recognizes National Public Health Week

In recognition of National Public Health Week, April 1 through 7, Mahaska Health Partnership Public Health is raising awareness about improving our nation’s health and safety.

The mission of MHP Public Health Services is to promote, preserve and protect the health and environmental well-being of all Mahaska County Residents. As the primary public health agency for the Mahaska community, MHP Public Health Services oversees many programs to improve the lives of area children and families.

“Public health focuses on creating programs and activities that improve the lives of residents and foster a brighter future,” said MHP Public Health Coordinator Patty Malloy. “We are here to serve the public and help us have a healthier community.”

MHP Public Health Services offers immunizations, emergency preparedness education, maternal and child health services, child lead screenings and many other services.

“We are always working to ensure the citizens of our community have the education, nutrition and resources they need to grow into healthy, productive members of society,” shared Malloy. “Our goal is to effectively serve the Mahaska community whether it is during an emergent situation or through routine vaccinations and education.”

Public health is critical to our nation’s health and future. By empowering communities who are aware of emerging health risks, public health is improving the health of the nation as a whole. To learn more about what MHP Public Health Services is doing in our community, call 641.672.3257.