Your Voice Can Make a Difference! #FixtheCliff

If you follow PHC on social media, you have read a lot of posts around the “health center funding cliff” in the last few weeks. We are encouraging our staff, providers, friends and supporters in the community to GET VOCAL and support PHC.  We need each and...
Teen Talk!

Teen Talk!

PHC is excited to be hosting Teen Talk, a youth health education program on Friday, October 27, 2017. Teen Talk is planned on a day when DMPS students do not have school. All students are welcome- you do not have to be enrolled in Des Moines public schools to attend....
Far From Health

Far From Health

Far From Health This documentary video was created by Wartburg College students and is titled “Far from Health”.  It showcases Dr. Tim Swinton and staff at the PHC Marshalltown Clinic. The video explores the disparities of living in a rural community and...
3 Ways To… C’mon, Get Happy!

3 Ways To… C’mon, Get Happy!

LAUGH A LITTLE MORE. When you laugh, your stress hormones decrease and endorphins (the brain’s “feel good” chemicals) increase. Research suggests that your body doesn’t know the difference between real and fake laughter, so fake it until you make it, by forcing...
PHC in the NY Times

PHC in the NY Times

Last fall a New York Times reporter traveled to PHC Marshalltown to spend a few days shadowing our providers and talking with patients to learn more about the Suboxone treatment program. This is an innovative treatment option available at this clinic to help fight the...