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Loring Hospital Named Top 100 Critical Access Hospital 4th Year in a Row

February 25, 2020

For the fourth year in a row, Loring Hospital in Sac City has been named a 2020 Top 100 Critical Access Hospital by The Chartis Center for Rural Health. The designation is considered one of the most significant indicators of performance excellence in the rural healthcare industry.

Andrea Oswald, an advanced registered nurse practitione

Quarterly Health Beat: Heart Health Facts and Information

February 4, 2020

Loring Hospital's upcoming "Quarterly Health Beat" will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 19 from 4-5 p.m. The educational session is titled "Heart Health Facts and Information" and will feature guest speaker Andrea Oswald, an advanced registered nurse practitioner of the Iowa Heart Center in Fort Dodge. Oswald has worked in cardiology for 15 years and currently sees patients at Loring Hospital each month.

List of education and community events for 2020.

Save the Date for Loring's 2020 Education & Community Events

January 9, 2020

Are you in need of ACLS or PALS training? Looking for a strength and conditioning program for your athlete? Check out Loring Hospital's 2020 education and community calendar for these and many other events!


Loring Hospital Welcomes Drs. Dierking and Armstrong

December 31, 2019

Loring Hospital is excited to welcome Dr. Jason Dierking and Dr. John Armstrong - both of Buena Vista Regional Medical Center (BVRMC) in Storm Lake - who will begin providing long term general surgery coverage at the hospital in early January 2020.

Dr. Ronald Cheney with Loring Hospital nurses

Loring Hospital Surgeon to Focus More Time on Missionary Work

December 10, 2019

After 13 years at Loring Hospital, Dr. Ronald Cheney will soon begin focusing more of his time on volunteer and missionary work. Cheney, who joined Loring Hospital in 2006, says he will genuinely miss seeing the friendly faces he's gotten to know so well over the years.

Loring Hospital's front entrance

Please Consider Loring Healthcare Foundation in Year-end Giving

December 10, 2019

Community support has undeniably helped make Loring Hospital the exceptional health care provider that it is today. The devotion and ongoing support of our generous donors make many of Loring Hospital's accomplishments possible. Annual gifts strengthen hospital programs, enhance health resources and services, keep medical technologies up to date, help attract the best clinical staff, and most importantly, help maintain a healing environment for our patients.

Nicole Wiggins, infection preventionist at Loring Hospi

Loring's Quarterly Health Beat: Flu Prevention and Immunization Information 101

November 5, 2019

Loring Hospital's next "Quarterly Health Beat" is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, Nov. 20 from 4-5 p.m. The educational program is entitled "Flu Prevention and Immunization Information 101" and will feature speaker Nicole Wiggins, who is the infection preventionist at Loring Hospital.


Big-city care with that small-town feel

October 30, 2019

Getting care for liver complications is daunting, but East Sac County Middle School Principal Dennis Olhausen said not having to leave his hometown for every doctor's visit sure made things easier.

Medicare infographic

A Note from Loring's SHIIP Councelors

October 19, 2019

Every year between Oct. 15 and Dec. 7, individuals can change their Medicare Part D or Medicare Advantage plan. The SHIIP counselors at Loring Hospital encourage you not to miss out on this opportunity. Let us make sure your drugs are covered on the lowest cost plan for 2020.

Bomgaars logo with fall leaves.

Bomgaars to Host Ladies Night Benefitting Loring Healthcare Foundation

October 19, 2019

Bomgaars of Sac City is set to host a Ladies Night on Oct. 27, 2019 from 5-8 p.m. in which five percent of total sales will be donated to the Loring Healthcare Foundation. The night will include giveaways, refreshments and a twenty percent discount on all regular priced merchandise.

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