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Trivia Night March 28, 2020

Loring Hospital Auxiliary to Host Annual Trivia Night

March 3, 2020

The Loring Hospital Auxiliary's Fourth Annual Trivia Night is scheduled for Saturday, March 28 at the 4-H Building located on the Sac County Fairgrounds. In addition to a night full of trivia and fun, the event will include a silent auction - all to help raise funds for the Auxiliary, which in turn supports Loring Hospital. Doors open at 6 p.m. with trivia kicking off at 7 p.m.

Barb Erickson and Loring's Registered Dietitian, Jill W

Education Serves as Motivator to Succeed with Diabetes

February 26, 2020

Aside from a hip surgery five years ago, Barb Erickson says she hadn't had many health issues. But a routine doctor's appointment last year changed that, when Erickson got a call back saying she had been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.

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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.

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