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Virginia Gay Hospital recognized as 2018 CBJ Workforce Award Winner

Virginia Gay Hospital was pleased to accept a 2018 CBJ Workforce award at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids on Thursday, December 6th. The award was given by the Corridor Business Journal after a review process involving Iowa Workforce Development and...

VGH Lab Named a Top 200

The Virginia Gay Hospital laboratory has been named a top 200 lab by Bio-Rad Laboratories for quality and timeliness of result testing. Bio-Rad specializes in life science research and clinical diagnostics and operates in 36 countries with annual sales of...

Vinton doctor helps Benton County achieve record low colon cancer rates

VINTON, Iowa (CBS2/FOX28) —  Dr. Brian Meeker, a family physician with Virginia Gay Hospital in Vinton, has been placing colon cancer screening and treatment at the forefront of his practice in the nearly three decades he has been with the hospital. His prevention...

What’s Taking SOOOO long?

It isn’t uncommon to wait longer than you want for your healthcare provider to see you once you’re in the office. It is often frustrating, but perhaps this list of reasons why providers often run late will help ease the frustration next time you’re...

Desk Yoga: 7 Stretches To Combat Muscle Pain From Your Desk Job

When the average American sits 12 hours a day, it’s a wonder that we are all developing some sort of chronic back pain. Use these 7 simple stretches, right at your desk, to improve posture and relieve some built up tension and anxiety.   Open Chest Twist Sit tall with...