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Loring Hospital Among Top 20 Critical Access Hospital List for Quality

May 11, 2021

Loring Hospital has been named one of the top 20 critical access hospitals in the U.S. for best practices in quality. It was the only hospital in Iowa to be recognized in this category.

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Quarterly Health Beat: Personalize Your Plate

March 15, 2021

Each year during March, we celebrate National Nutrition Month, which focuses on making informed food choices and developing healthful eating and physical activity habits. This year's theme is "Personalize Your Plate," which supports the philosophy that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to nutrition and health. We are all unique with different bodies, goals, backgrounds and tastes.?

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Loring Eases Fears After COVID-19 Diagnosis

March 11, 2021

When the symptoms first appeared the Sunday after Thanksgiving, Jim Dowling thought it was the flu. As things progressively worsened, he began to worry.? So, as he's done for any health concern for as long as he can remember, Dowling headed to his trusted healthcare provider, Loring Hospital.?

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Loring Named Top 100 Critical Access Hospital 5th Year in a Row

March 9, 2021

For the fifth year in a row, Loring Hospital in Sac City has been named a 2021 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. ?

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Looking Back and Looking Ahead: A note from Loring's CEO/CFO, Stacy Johnson

February 19, 2021

Last year at this time, it is doubtful any of us would have readily agreed to all the challenges that 2020 would present. Though it was certainly a year marked by hardship and unforeseen changes, it was also a year of learning for all of us, either at the team or individual level. Its lessons are many, and I feel incredibly blessed to lead such a resilient team of individuals.

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Loring to Hold Virtual Class on Managing Health and Chronic Conditions

February 16, 2021

Loring Hospital and the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) have teamed up to provide a seven-week virtual course entitled, "Better Choices, Better Health," to help individuals take a more active role in managing their health and chronic conditions. ?

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Loring Hospital Auxiliary Scholarships Available

February 12, 2021

The Loring Hospital Auxiliary awards scholarships each spring to Sac County or area seniors pursuing a degree in the health care field. Loring Auxiliary scholarship applications are due April 15th of each year.

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Sac County Healthcare Coalition Holds First COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

February 5, 2021

?On Feb. 5, the Sac County Healthcare Coalition - which includes Sac County Health Services, Sac County EMS, and Loring Hospital - hosted its first COVID-19 vaccine clinic. The clinic was for those 65 years and older and marked the beginning of the county's rollout of vaccine to those who fall under the Phase 1B population. Thanks to all who helped make the clinic a success!

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Loring Hospital Receives First Phase of COVID-19 Vaccines

December 28, 2020

Loring Hospital recently received the first phase of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine doses from Sac County Health Services and began vaccinating employees and providers throughout the last week in December.

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Iowa State Bank Presents Loring Healthcare Foundation with $20,000 Donation

December 11, 2020

Iowa State Bank recently presented the Loring Healthcare Foundation with a generous $20,000 donation to assist Loring Hospital with equipment upgrades.

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