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National Health Center Week Recap

Last week at PHC while we celebrated National Health Center Week! Here is a recap of all the happenings in case you haven’t been following along on our social media profiles. We kicked off the celebration by hosting some of our elected officials and...

Wellness Week – August 27-29

Wellness for You and the Family! Join PHC Wellness Center Staff for activities and fun for the whole family. Check out the schedule below, and Location: Primary Health Care East Side Clinic / Wellness Center Weather Location: ESC Conference Room Time: 5:30 –...

August 7 – Marshalltown Community Health Center Night

We’re hosting a community night in Marshalltown to Celebrate National Community Health Center Week. Join us for an evening of family-friendly activities, bounce houses, information about community resources, snacks and refreshments. Everyone is invited, and you...

Marshall County – Point in Time Count

PHC is teaming up Marshall County Service providers to do a point in time count of all the people experiencing homelessness in Marshall County on July 31-Aug. 1. Why is the point in time count important? By knowing the number of people experiencing homelessness in our...

PHC partners with RayGun

For the month of July, RAYGUN is generously partnering with us to help spread the word that housing is health care. Why is housing health care? It is difficult if not impossible to store medications like insulin that need to be kept cold to manage chronic conditions...

PHC Harkin Wellness Center Dedication

On July 2, 2019, Primary Health Care honored Senator Tom Harkin for his lifetime commitment to community health and wellness in a naming and dedication ceremony at the new PHC Wellness Center. “Senator Harkin often said, ‘We don’t have a healthcare system, we...

Homeless Support: Bug Spray Donations Needed

It has been a wet spring and the mosquitoes are out in force. The Homeless Support Team at Primary Health Care needs your help to distribute bug spray to people who are living outside protect themselves from the mosquitoes. Here is how you can help: Bring bug spray...

Summer in the Community 2019

Summer is just around the corner, and we are looking forward to going out into the community to share about PHC’s services and resources. Find a list of the events we will be at below, and make sure to stop by and say hello to our team when we are out! May 19:...

Three strategies to support your mental health

Going to the doctor, exercising and eating healthy all help to take care of your body, but did you know they are also good for your mind?  While we don’t talk about it enough, taking care of your mental health is just as important as taking care of your physical...
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