Iowa Specialty Hospital

Iowa Specialty Hospital Patient Updates: COVID-19 Updates - Issue 8

When Governor Kim Reynolds announced on April 24th that hospitals would be allowed to resume elective surgeries, we were prepared with a plan to move forward. As a system, we began working on an elective surgery re-establishment plan early on in order to resume care quickly. This planning involved many...
With so much information being discussed about COVID-19 testing, we wanted to share what our lab department currently has in place and its future plans. Currently we have the ability to collect molecular specimens which at this time is the standard for a diagnosis of an active infection. This specimen...
Earlier this week, TestIowa was launched in an effort to understand the COVID-19 impact on the state based on participant response. According to their website, TestIowa is a new initiative in partnership with state leaders and private corporations. The goal is to dramatically increase the rate of COVID-19 testing so...
Please Wear a Mask We are asking all patients, visitors, and staff to wear a mask or other cloth face covering when coming to any of our locations. Below are resources on how to sew your own mask or make one from household supplies. Face Mask Making Instruction Video Face...
Refugee Alliance of Central Iowa (RACI) is a voluntary membership network of service providers, government agencies, religious groups, nonprofit organizations, and educational institutions that work together to better serve the needs of the growing refugee population in central Iowa. They provide targeted assistance in the areas of health, housing and...
As a reminder, for your convenience we have developed a centralized location on our website to provide information on appointment options, restrictions, ways you can help, helpful resources, and more. Use the link below to make sure you're informed and check back often for updates. COVID-19 Information & Updates We...
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