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Loring Healthcare Foundation Golf Tournament: A Letter from Loring's Development Director

June 1, 2020

Loring Hospital made the very difficult decision to cancel this year's much-anticipated Loring Healthcare Foundation Golf Tournament as we continue the fight against COVID-19. While we are sorely disappointed at not being able to hold our biggest fundraiser of the year, we are hoping you will find it within your means to make a donation to the Loring Healthcare Foundation. ?

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Quarterly Health Beat: Tips for a Safe and Healthy Summer

May 26, 2020

Summer is just around the corner and is a great time for kids of all ages to enjoy different indoor and outdoor activities. Whether they are young children or teens, there are simple ways to keep your kids safe and healthy while they enjoy the summer fun.

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COVID-19: When to Seek Care or Testing

May 23, 2020

As COVID-19 testing ramps up across the nation and Iowa, individuals should expect to see more and more positive cases, but that is not a cause for panic.

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Loring Healthcare Foundation Golf Tournament cancelled due to COVID-19; fundraising continues

May 20, 2020

The 13th Annual Loring Healthcare Foundation Golf Tournament, originally scheduled for June 1, has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.?

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Loring Hospital to Phase in Elective Surgeries and Treatments

May 11, 2020

Loring Hospital plans to begin a phased-in approach to resuming non-emergent and elective surgeries and procedures after temporarily suspending services in late March due to COVID-19.

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First Case of COVID-19 Confirmed in Sac County

April 30, 2020

A case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been confirmed in Sac County. Loring Hospital continues to work closely with Sac County Public Health as it follows protocol for investigating and notifying any individuals who may have had exposure to the individual who tested positive.

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ESC Teachers and Staff Deliver Homemade Lunch

April 17, 2020

Last week, East Sac County Community Schools teachers and staff delivered homemade lunch (while practicing social distancing) to Loring Hospital and UnityPoint Clinic employees as a thank you for their services during the COVID-19 pandemic. The gesture brightened everyone's day! Back row L-R: Brian Sexton, Robyn Cromwell, Lisa Phillips Front row L-R: Makayla Engel, Loring CEO/CFO Stacy Johnson, Amanda Carnine

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Workouts from Rehab Services to Stay Active while Socially Distancing

April 7, 2020

Social distancing can make it challenging to maintain a physically active lifestyle since many of us are spending more time at home and outside of our normal routines. To help us all stay active, Loring Hospital's Rehab Department has put together a series of exercises specially designed for kids, teens/adults, and seniors! Please see below for directions for each workout. Remember, it's more important than ever to prioritize your physical, mental, and emotional health!

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A Message From UnityPoint Clinic Regarding Non-essential Appointments

March 30, 2020

In order to protect our patients and team members, UnityPoint Clinic has postponed all non-essential appointments. To avoid potential spread of the COVID-19 virus, Family Medicine - Sac City and Lake View has dedicated morning appointments for essential and non-respiratory illness visits (i.e. injuries, rashes, etc.).

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Beware of Scams Related to COVID-19

March 30, 2020

The Senior Medicare Patrol of Iowa is seeing several scams related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) as the public health emergency continues. Scammers are targeting older adults and those with serious long-term health conditions who appear to have a higher risk for serious illness from COVID-19. Fraudsters are attempting to bill Medicare for fake or sham tests and "treatments" related to the coronavirus and are targeting individuals to illegally obtain money or Medicare numbers. The following includes information about three types of recent scams.

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