No appointment needed, the walk-in clinic will be held at Virginia Gay Hospital, Vinton. Check in at the front entrance registration desk to get your free Moderna vaccine, Monday, May 10th - Friday, May 14th! Please contact Benton County Public Health if you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment at 319-472-6460.
The Vinton Shellsburg High School Drama Department will be presenting The Shows Goes On: Songs and Scenes From Broadway this weekend. Performances are Friday and Saturday evening at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with general admission seating. Masks will be required for the audience and we will follow social distancing guidelines. Tickets are $6 for adults, $5 for students, no passes accepted.
Virginia Gay Nursing and Rehab been named a recipient of the first Telligen QI Connect™ Community Quality Champion Award after demonstrating a high level of commitment towards the overall health of the Vinton and surrounding communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has not only highlighted the importance of community members working together, but also how collaboration can drive community-centered health outcome improvement.
CMS [upd]d its Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings for 2021, giving 455 hospitals a rating of five stars.CMS assigned star ratings to hospitals nationwide based on their performance across five quality categories. This is the first star ratings [upd] since January 2020.
Vinton’s new telecommunication service experienced some outages recently but they weren’t caused by problems with the iVinton system, according to Matt Storm, iVinton’s interim general manager. “We had some unusual events that occurred within a couple of days of each other, and unfortunately, many of the same people experienced interruptions in service.
I just need to face it. I'm getting soft in my old-er age. If I were sitting and talking to my friends I'd add on, "that or I've just had the crap kicked out of me enough that now I cry over everything." This of course would trigger someone in the group to say, "You need counseling!" I wouldn't disagree, but then, don't we all? Anyway, I just about turned into a blubbering old idiot in front of the post office tonight.