[Audubon, IA, November 11, 2023] – ACMH is proud to join communities across America in celebration of National Rural Health Day (NRHD) on November 16, 2023. The National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) and rural-focused organizations throughout the United States set aside the third Thursday of November to recognize NRHD.
This annual event is an opportunity to celebrate the “Power of Rural” and honor the individuals and organizations dedicated to addressing the unique healthcare needs of nearly 61 million people living in rural America.
“It is of vital importance that we ensure all rural Iowans have the opportunity to be healthy and have access to affordable, quality health care regardless of where they call home,” said Heather Toft, ACMH Physicians Clinics Director. “ACMH is proud to recognize the incredible work of health professionals and volunteers in our community on National Rural Health Day and throughout the year.” Toft is a Certified Rural Health Care Professional who received her certification in 2018.
Audubon County Memorial Hospital and Clinics has a mission to provide “excellence with quality and compassion to those we serve.” Our services include emergency services, acute care, skilled nursing services, laboratory, radiology, infusion therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and surgical services. In addition, we offer specialty services including orthopedic, mental health, pain management, podiatry, oncology, cardiology, ENT, OB/GYN, and urology. We also operate two rural health clinics, Audubon Family Health Care and Exira Medical Clinic. Our clinics offer complete care from newborns to senior adults by providing well child check-ups, age-appropriate preventative care, sports and school physicals, immunizations, and treatment of occasional and ongoing illnesses.
To learn more about Audubon County Memorial Hospital and Clinics visit www.acmhhosp.org. For more information, contact one of ACMH’s Rural Health Clinics: Audubon at 712-563-4611 or Exira at 712-268-5348.
Additional information about National Rural Health Day, including resources and tools, can be found at PowerofRural.org.
Heather Toft, BSN, RN, CRHCP