The following activities require a written authorization from the patient:

  • Drafting a detailed statement (i.e., anything beyond the one-word condition) for approval by the patient or the patient’s legal representative
  • Taking photographs of patients
  • Interviewing patients
  • In general, if the patient is a minor, permission for any of these activities must be obtained from a parent or guardian.
The Mahaska Health Public Relations and Marketing Department is available to assist media in answering inquiries about our organization, patient conditions or upcoming events by calling PR/Marketing Coordinator Cassie Riley at 641.672.3369. After normal business hours, please call the Mahaska Health switchboard at 641.672.3100 and the House Supervisor will assist you.