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Virginia Gay Hospital’s Health and Wellness Fair highlighted many community resources

Virginia Gay Hospital hosted a Community Health & Wellness Fair for the Belle Plaine community on Saturday, September 30 at the Belle Plaine Community Center. Attendees had access to approximately 20 displays covering a variety of health and wellness topics as...

Virginia Gay Hospital & Clinics Celebrates the PA Profession

Vinton, IA (October 6, 2017) – Every year, we celebrate National PA Week from October 6-12, and recognize the important contributions that PAs (physician assistants) make to Iowa’s healthcare system. This year, PA Week is especially exciting, as we celebrate the 50th...

October offers awareness opportunities for VGHHCF’s Gifts of Hope

Since 1985, October has been proclaimed breast cancer awareness month. It’s traditionally a time to highlight information and fund raising for research into the disease’s cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure. According to the Centers for Disease Control...

Virginia Gay Hospital’s Health and Wellness Fair scheduled for September 30

Virginia Gay Hospital is excited to announce the plans for a Community Health & Wellness Fair scheduled on Saturday, September 30. The event will be held from 8 am to Noon at the Belle Plaine Community Center, 1309 5th Ave., Belle Plaine. Additional activities are...

Falls Prevention Awareness Day is September 22

Virginia Gay Hospital Home Health and the Benton County Public Health is spreading the word that this Friday, September 22 is Falls Prevention Awareness Day.  Did you know: • 16 percent of Iowa’s citizens are 65 years of age or older.i • One-fourth of people 65 and...

Vinton Family Medical Clinic announces moving date

The Vinton Family Medical Clinic will be closed Saturday, October 7th. During the weekend, the clinic staff will be relocating into the new building, right next to the current location. Patients will be seen in the new clinic building beginning on Monday, October 9....

2017 Anthony Scholarship awarded to Alyssa Bahr

Alyssa Bahr, Certified Nursing Assistant at Virginia Gay Nursing & Rehab, was awarded the Dr. Tony Anthony Scholarship on Tuesday, August 15. Dottie Anderson, Don Eells and Robin Martin were all on hand for the presentation of the $500 award. The Anthony...

VGH and VGHHCF receive donation from Murphy Memorial Golf Tournament

This week, Rick Murphy presented the Virginia Gay Hospital Health Care Foundation with a donation of $10,000 from their 18th Annual Murphy Memorial Charity Golf Tournament. The event was recently held at Wildcat Golf Course in Shellsburg. The amount will be split...

Lighten your load with Backpack Awareness

by Elizabeth Bonorden, OTR/L | Virginia Gay Hospital Therapy Services It’s that time of year again. The school tours have been done, home rooms have been assigned, meet the teacher night is around the corner, and the school supply lists will soon be sent. One of the...

Progress continues on the Vinton Family Medical Clinic Expansion Project

Work is continuing as planned on new construction for the Vinton Family Medical Clinic. Window framing has begun with doors and flooring scheduled to be installed next. This first phase is nearing completion. The second phase of the project that follows consists of...

National Respiratory Care Week (October 22-28) is an annual event that recognizes the work of respiratory therapists (RT’s) and the importance..

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Interested in donating an item for the 8th Annual Holiday Tree Walk? This silent auction is put together each year by the Respiratory Therapy..

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Virginia Gay’s Primary Care Clinics

Feeling Blessed

“We are so blessed to have Virginia Gay Hospital and Clinics in Vinton. Small town friendly caring hospital and staff dedicated to the community.”

—Micheal Svoboda


“Urbana clinic staff is amazing!!! They are always there for help and support!”

—Jackie Albert Aberle

Super Care!

“Care givers that go above and beyond! Super care!”

— Dale Degner

Proud & Fortunate

“We are so proud and fortunate to have VGH&C in our community with an updated facility and medical equipment. Dr. Meeker ( and all the doctors and nurses) have always been there four our family whenever we need it.”

— Sandy Evans

Very Caring People

“Best doctors and staff ever. I don’t live in Vinton and it’s worth the little extra drive ANYTIME! I’ve never had such a great doctor and staff. To them you are a person, not a number. Very caring people. I can not express my thanks enough. I’m very blessed to have finally found the wonderful doctor and staff.”

— Heather Harp

Nursing and Rehab

Trust is an essential component to any care program. Virginia Gay Nursing and Rehab has been entrusted with the care of older adults since 1962. While times have changed, our mission to provide our residents with quality care they can trust remains steadfast.

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Home Healthcare

Whether it’s maintaining an independent lifestyle at home, assisting the recovery of a patient post-hospitalization, or providing preventative health information, Virginia Gay Hospital Home Health Agency is an important community resource for people of all ages.

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Therapy Services

Whether you are recovering from a sport or work injury, rehabilitating from a recent surgery, or need help with speech, language or hearing, VGH Therapy Services has a team of expertly trained therapists ready to lend a caring, helping hand, right here, at home.

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Commitment To Excellence

VGH is accredited for sleep study services by Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) for compliance with a comprehensive set of national standards. If you have any concerns about the product or service that you receive from VGH, you may contact ACHC directly at 855-937-2242.