Mahaska Health Welcomes Matthew Fjeld, MSN, CRNA

Mahaska Health Welcomes Matthew Fjeld, MSN, CRNA July 15th, 2020   MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health is pleased to welcome Matthew Fjeld, CRNA to the team.   Matthew grew up in Lake Mills, Iowa and earned his Bachelor of Science in Nursing at South Dakota State University in 2006. He began his nursing career at…


Welcome Michelle Williams, Education Coordinator

Mahaska Health Welcomes Education Coordinator July 15, 2020 Mahaska Health is excited to reintroduce Michelle Williams as Mahaska Health’s new Education Coordinator. She began this position in June, however she has been working at Mahaska Health since 2012 as a Registered Nurse in Surgical Services. Patients may have seen her working in pre- and post-operation…

Leah VanLoon ARNP Joins Primary Care Team

Mahaska Health Welcomes Leah VanLoon, ARNP

Leah VanLoon, ARNP | New Primary Care Provider July 6, 2020   MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health is pleased to welcome Leah VanLoon, ARNP as a new Walk-In and Primary Care provider.   Leah is from the Eddyville area and joins Mahaska Health with 16 years of prior nursing experience, most recently serving as a Nursing…


Fourth of July – 5 Ways to Celebrate Safely

For many American families, the Fourth of July is the pinnacle of the summer season. Keep the fun going with these five easy tips to celebrate safely!   1. Beat the Heat If your family plans to enjoy the holiday outdoors, don’t forget to stay hydrated and stay cool! July is typically one of the…

Harmony Edge, RN Awarded Heartsaver Hero

Edge, RN Honored as Heartsaver Hero

Mahaska Health Emergency Services Nurse Harmony Edge Honored with Heartsaver Hero Award June 25, 2020 In recognition of her role in saving the life of local Pastor, Darren Melton, Harmony Edge, Mahaska Health Emergency Services Registered Nurse, has been presented with the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Heartsaver Hero Award. The award is earned by individuals…

Illustration of Men's Health Screenings through the ages

Men’s Health Through the Ages

Your Health Is Important June is Men’s Health Month! Did you know that 81% of men remember the make and model of their first car, yet barely half remember their last trip to the doctor? There are several ways to take control of your health, including eating right, exercising regularly, and making preventive health a…