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Area health officials issue reminder of danger of ticks

Virginia Gay Hospital and the Benton County Department of Public Health are recommending increased vigilance against tick bites. The Iowa Department of Public Health has issued new alerts for tick-borne diseases in Iowa as a result of increases in tick-related disease...

Virginia Gay Hospital achieves sleep study accreditation with national agency

Virginia Gay Hospital, Clinics, Home Health, Nursing & Rehab proudly announces its approval of accreditation status by Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) for sleep study services. Achieving accreditation is a process where healthcare organizations...

Cargill Makes Donation to Virginia Gay Hospital to establish Mental Health Care

Cargill made a $50,000 donation to Virginia Gay Hospital to assist with establishing mental health care in the new clinic currently under construction in Vinton. The donation was made as the result of efforts by Cindi and Tom Stueck. Tom is an employee of Cargill and...

Stressed Brains Can’t Learn: “Paper Tigers” documentary on trauma-inforced education to screen at Vinton-Shellsburg High School

Several area organizations have teamed together to host a screening of Paper Tigers, a film that captures the pain, danger, beauty and hopes of struggling teens — and the teachers armed with new science and fresh approaches that are changing lives for the better. The...

What could Occupational Therapy mean for you?

What is Occupational Therapy? Each of us have life goals.  The everyday activities that we need and want to do throughout the day can help achieve these life goals.  Sometimes major events, such as an illness or injury, can prevent us from completing these activities...

Thank you to all who participated in the Third Annual Benton County Health & Wellness Fair

The Third Annual Benton County Community Health & Wellness Fair was well attended by the community with over 400 people in attendance. A wide range of health and wellness and community services were provided. Virginia Gay Hospital is engaged in population health...

Virginia Gay Nursing and Rehab Receives 11 Customer Care Awards

Jessica Henkle, RN-BC, and director of Virginia Gay Hospital’s Nursing and Rehab unit, has announced that Virginia Gay Nursing and Rehab has received quality awards from an independent survey company in 11 categories of care. The award categories earned by the...

Virginia Gay’s family medical clinics welcome two new providers

Ben Nigg, PA-C, grew up in Solon, Iowa, so the small town of Vinton doesn’t require much of an adjustment. Ben was a member of the most recent class of PA students to graduate from the nationally recognized program at the University of Iowa. Ben will be helping where...

Can I do that at Virginia Gay Hospital? A Conversation with Dr. Nabi

(Article reprinted from Virginia Gay Hospital’s bi-annual publication, “Thrive” Fall/Winter 2016 issue) Dr. Jasmine Nabi is a medical oncologist, a physician trained in internal medicine specializing in the treatment of cancer with medicines, also called chemotherapy....

Influenza is on the rise; know the difference between the flu and a cold

The CDC reports that flu season is now getting into full swing with more people being diagnosed. They also report that this year’s vaccine is matching the most commonly diagnosed strains, and that people should still seek immunization if they haven’t already been...

For Diana Van Buskirk the best thing about working at Virginia Gay Hospital is the people and the work environment. “I was born and raised..

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Wow!! Grilled food tastes great! But…..is it safe? Get the best of both worlds with hot-off-the-grill taste and fewer health risks. Risks?..

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Grow with Us: Explore the Opportunities! Virginia Gay Hospital currently has a Full Time Office Insurance Clerk position available. The candidate..

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Virginia Gay’s Primary Care Clinics

Feeling Blessed

“We are so blessed to have Virginia Gay Hospital and Clinics in Vinton. Small town friendly caring hospital and staff dedicated to the community.”

—Micheal Svoboda


“Urbana clinic staff is amazing!!! They are always there for help and support!”

—Jackie Albert Aberle

Super Care!

“Care givers that go above and beyond! Super care!”

— Dale Degner

Proud & Fortunate

“We are so proud and fortunate to have VGH&C in our community with an updated facility and medical equipment. Dr. Meeker ( and all the doctors and nurses) have always been there four our family whenever we need it.”

— Sandy Evans

Nursing and Rehab

Trust is an essential component to any care program. Virginia Gay Nursing and Rehab has been entrusted with the care of older adults since 1962. While times have changed, our mission to provide our residents with quality care they can trust remains steadfast.

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Home Healthcare

Whether it’s maintaining an independent lifestyle at home, assisting the recovery of a patient post-hospitalization, or providing preventative health information, Virginia Gay Hospital Home Health Agency is an important community resource for people of all ages.

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Therapy Services

Whether you are recovering from a sport or work injury, rehabilitating from a recent surgery, or need help with speech, language or hearing, VGH Therapy Services has a team of expertly trained therapists ready to lend a caring, helping hand, right here, at home.

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Commitment To Excellence

VGH is accredited for sleep study services by Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) for compliance with a comprehensive set of national standards. If you have any concerns about the product or service that you receive from VGH, you may contact ACHC directly at 855-937-2242.