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Visitor Restrictions Now in Effect at Boone County Hospital

In keeping with a commitment to patient safety, Boone County Hospital and Clinics will limit patient visitations during the global outbreak of COVID-19. The following restrictions are effective immediately to help limit the potential spread of COVID-19. Visitor restrictions are temporary and subject to change as necessary. Only primary caregivers...
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Congratulations Mindy Royster!

Congratulations to Mindy Royster, ARNP, Boone County Hospital House Supervisor and Walk-In Clinic provider! Mindy was selected as one of the100 Great Iowa Nurses of 2020! The 100 Great Iowa Nurses award recognizes nurses that have made meaningful, lasting contributions to their patients, colleagues, and the nursing profession, and are...
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COVID-19 Presumptively Confirmed in Three Iowa Residents

The Iowa Department of Public Health released the following information on March 8, 2020. Testing at Iowa’s State Hygienic Laboratory has indicated three presumptive positive cases of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Iowa residents. According to the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), the individuals are from Johnson County: one...
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Advisory to Residents on Spring Break Travel

Boone Public Health Advises Residents on Spring Break Travel Boone County Public Health continues to work with the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), state and local partners to monitor and respond to novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The virus was first detected in Wuhan,...
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Soap and Water is the Best

Boone Public Health Reminds Residents Soap & Water is Best Boone County Public Health and the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) remind residents that the three primary ways to prevent illness and its spread, including the virus that causes COVID-19, are simple and easy: • Cover coughs and sneezes...
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Boone County Prepares for COVID-19

Boone County is advising residents about what they can do now to prepare for the potential spread of the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19. To date, no one in Iowa has tested positive for COVID-19. “Since the start of this outbreak, Boone County Public Health has worked closely with the...
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Electronic Prescriptions Take Affect January 1, 2020

Beginning January 1, 2020, all prescriptions, including controlled substances, will be electronically prescribed by prescribers and electronically received by pharmacies. Electronic prescribing is the transmission of a prescription to a pharmacy via a secure electronic portal. This bill was passed by the Iowa House and Senate and signed into law...
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