Health Beats: Finding Your Ideal Bodyweight

The first step in healthy effective, weight loss is to determine your ideal weight. There are many ways to find the perfect weight that is right for you. In this series, we will explore frame size, BMI and body fat percentage.

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HGH Auxiliary Scholarship application deadline is March 13

Applications for the Annual Health Careers Scholarship given by the Hamilton General Hospital Auxiliary are now available at Hamilton High School, the Hamilton Herald News office, the hospital administration office or online at . The deadline for receiving applications will be March 13, 2015. Scholarship applicants must be graduating high school students who reside in the Hamilton Hospital District or former hospital district graduates already enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited institution of higher education. Applicants must be pursuing a degree in a medical or other health related field of study with a minimum GPA of 3.5 or 85%. Download an application...

HHS EMS contracts with Mills County

Hamilton Healthcare System EMS, a proud member of Hamilton Healthcare System, is pleased to announce that they have contracted with Mills County to provide emergency transportation services effective January 1, 2015. Learn more...

HHS EMS ambulances get new, safer look

Hamilton Healthcare System EMS ambulances are getting a makeover. The flashy new truck wrap reflects the name change from Hamilton EMS to Hamilton Healthcare System EMS. Reflective is the operative word as the new checkerboard design is currently endorsed as the safest, most visiible design for emergency vehicles.

HHS employees recognized at annual banquet

HHS employees were recognized Friday, January 16 for their outstanding service and dedication through 2014. Service awards were presented for 5-, 10-, 15- and 25-years of service. Carter Bloodcare presented the HHS Donor of the Year Award and the Super Star Employee of the Year was announced. See more photos of the banquet...

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National Child Passenger Safety Week

At Hamilton EMS, we work to save lives on our county’s roadways. That includes doing everything we can to keep our children safe on the road. Although we may respond to a 911 call, you are the key to protecting your family. Find out what car seat is right for your child...

Preventing the spread of germs

Kids share germs. It’s just a fact. With school back in session, illnesses caused by viruses will be making their way around. Preventing the spread of germs and disease is easier than treating illness once it occurs. Learn how to protect your child and stop germs in their tracks...

The dangers of distracted driving

Distracted driving is a dangerous epidemic on America's roadways. In 2012 alone, 3,328 were killed in distracted driving crashes. Distracted driving is any activity that could divert a person's attention away from the primary task of driving. Learn what you can do to drive safe...

Health Beats Archive

2015 Employee Awards Banquet

Super STAR Employee of the Year Carter Bloodcare HHS Donor of the Year 25 year service award 15 year service awards 10 year service award 5 year service awards

Local Elementary Health Fairs

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2014 Dove Festival 10K/5K/1M

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CPR Classes

Hamilton EMS hosts Heartsaver CPR classes every month. View this month's CPR schedule.

Diabetic Education Classes

Hamilton Healthcare System offers comprehensive diabetic education classes focusing on disease management and education. View the 2013 Diabetic Education Class Schedule.

Diabetic Support Group

Hamilton Healthcare System hosts a Diabetes Support Group meeting on the last Thursday of the month at 6:00 pm in the Hamilton General Hospital Dining Area. Learn more...

Group Fitness Classes

From yoga and aqua fitness to zumba and kickboxing, Hamilton Wellness Center offers our members a wide variety of group classes for every fitness level. See this month's fitness class schedule.





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