Practicing good hand hygiene is the top way to decrease the number of germs that enter our bodies. Patty Malloy, Mahaska County Public Health Population Health and Quality Director, speaks into the importance of handwashing by saying, “Keeping hands clean is one of the most important things you can do to stop the spread…Details
This week is Influenza Awareness Week! Influenza is a respiratory illness that presents itself in a variety of ways, including fever, cough, sore throat, nasal congestion, muscle and body aches, headaches, fatigue, or gastrointestinal symptoms. While this illness is very contagious, there are ways to help prevent from contracting the virus. Mahaska Health’s Allergy, Immunology,…Details
Turkey Chili Don’t let Thanksgiving leftovers go to waste. Here’s a clever recipe to use up leftover Turkey this year! Ingredients 2 cups shredded or chopped turkey 1 TB olive oil 1 chopped onion 1 tsp minced garlic 1 tsp olive oil 12-14 oz diced green chili (comes in 4 oz and 10 oz cans)…Details
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November 5, 2020 Mahaska Health Emergency Services has added new video laryngoscopes to their ambulances and emergency department, thanks to a generous grant from the local Eddyville Cargill Cares Council. Video laryngoscopes are used to increase visualization and help improve the overall process of intubation. “The new laryngoscopes let paramedics better see what they are…Details
Mexican Chicken & Bean Soup As the weather cools, warm up with this simple, yet satisfying meal! Time to Get Cooking! Makes 10, 1.5 Cup Servings Prep Time: 10 Minutes Cook Time: 4 Hours Total Time: 4 Hours 10 Minutes Nutrition Facts: 13 calories 25g carbohydrates 1g fat 20g protein 273mg sodium Ingredients 2 Cans…Details
Oskaloosa Youth Football League Raises Funds for Mahaska Health Cancer Care & Infusion Center Light the Night MAHASKA COUNTY-The Youth Sports Foundation (YSF), which the Oskaloosa Youth Football League is a part of, encouraged the individual leagues to hold a cancer awareness event. They had the option of sending the funds raised to…Details