There's a new debate among parents of newborns about when they should give their babies their first bath. Dr. Tara Andersen, medical director of Mercy's newborn nursery, discusses this topic in a new Des Moines Moms blog post. Read more here [ Citymomsblog.com Link ].
Happy EMS Week to the 80+ emergency medical professionals at Mercy! Our fleet includes eight ambulances and two helicopters, but in reality, lives aren't saved without the expertise and care of our people! Thank you for providing the first moments of care to our patients.
Mark your calendar to attend this week's Cancer Education Series event to hear a discussion on Everyday Existentialism. Join Leah Kalmanson from the Drake University Dept. of Philosophy and Religion at this free event Wednesday, May 24, at 5:30 p.m. at the Mercy Health and Fitness Center located at 12493 University Ave. in Clive.
Happy Better Speech and Hearing Month! Join us in thanking our speech pathologists. Here are just a few of the 15 SLPs in our organization. Every day, they help our patients eat and communicate — two very important things in life! Thanks for all you do!
Meet Shelly Rothmeyer! Shelly has been a nurse at Mercy for 26 years. She enjoys working with families in the Labor & Delivery unit. Shelly says she views her Mercy colleagues as family. Thank you, Shelly for all you do at Mercy!
If your child will be entering 7th or 12th grade for the 2017-18 school year, Iowa now requires a meningitis vaccine before classes begin. Mercy Clinics' family medicine, pediatrics and quick care locations are all here to help! Find the nearest clinic at .
Veterans -- Stop at the Mercy booth at the IowaWORKS 2017 Annual Career Fair partnered with Home Base Iowa and DMACC -- 100 employers attending. The event started with a Changing of the Guard ceremony. #liveUP [ Mercydesmoines.org Link ]
Take me out to the ball game! Celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day® with Mercy Cancer Center at an Iowa Cubs game on June 4! Cancer survivors can reserve two free tickets and purchase discounted additional tickets for family or guests. Find out more: