Preparing for a safe swimming season

Prepping pools for a safe summer

Memorial Day weekend is a popular time for community pools to open up, but getting things up and running takes more than just filling the po…

Mayo Clinic Center for Sleep Medicine

Don’t cut sleep short

You may think a lack of sleep may only leave you tired the next day, but it can also lead to a lot worse.

Walking for a cure for MS

Walking for a cure

It's a disease that impacts more than 400,000 people nationwide and on Saturday, dozens of people in Mason City laced up their walking shoes…

Hospital Decontamination

Preparing for hospital emergencies

AUSTIN, Minn. – It is a situation they never want to experience, but hospital employees need to be ready if something severe happens. That i…

DEEP TEASE-VO

HPV vaccination rates low

But right now in north Iowa the rates of vaccination are fairly low. So Cerro Gordo Public Health and Mercy Medical Center North Iowa Clinic…