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Sun’s out. Arms out!

VINTON, IA, – The temps are rising and so is the need for blood donations! Blood donors are needed to boost the community blood supply. One in seven people entering the hospital will require a blood transfusion, and the only way to supply that blood is from healthy...

National Hospital Week Puts Spotlight on People

A hospital is more than a place where people go to heal; it is a part of the community that fosters health and represents hope. From providing treatment and comfort to the sick, to welcoming new life into the world, hospitals are central to a healthy and optimistic...

A Second Measles Case Confirmed

Benton County Public Health Director and Virginia Gay Hospital Director of Home Health, Melissa Smith, RN, BSN is making the public aware of an update released regarding the confirmation of measles cases in the state of Iowa.The Iowa Department of Public Health has...

Virginia Gay Hospital welcomes Orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Torrez

Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Benjamin Torrez, D.O., MPH, is now seeing patients and performing surgeries at Virginia Gay Hospital on the third Thursday of the month. Mary Nading PA-C will be holding clinic on Friday afternoons at Virginia Gay Hospital. Appointments to see...

Governor Proclaims April as Occupational Therapy Month

Des Moines, IA (April 16, 2019) – This morning Governor Kim Reynolds signed a proclamation designating April as Occupational Therapy Month, recognizing occupational therapy as a vitally important profession that helps people across their lifespan participate in the...