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Monthly Community Calendar

 Saturday Morning Medical Clinic

Saturday Morning Clinics are held at Palo Alto County Hospital’s ER
every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 Noon. 

Welcome Madhan Prabhakaran, M.D.

PACHS will be hosting an Emmetsburg Chamber Coffee on Friday, August 15, 9:30 am to 10:30 am, to introduce our newest physician, Madhan Prabhakaran, M.D. 
The public is welcome to attend.

Farewell Party for Dr. Matthews

Help us say goodbye to Paul Matthews, M.D. at a come-and-go farewell party in his honor.  The party will be held in the Willow Ridge Activity Room (attached to the hospital and located at 3203 1st Street) Thursday, August 28, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm.  Refreshments will be served.

Retirement Party for Frank. Veltri, MD

Join us as we help Dr. Veltri celebrate his retirement.  A come-and-go retirement party will be held at the Emmetsburg VFW on Thursday, September 4, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.  Dinner will be served.

Sibling Class

September 13, 6:30pm – 7:30 pm
Prepare your family for the arrival of your new baby.  This class is for children expecting a new brother or sister, and their parents.
Please pre-register by calling 712-852-5419.

Breastfeeding  101

A breastfeeding class for mothers, focusing on education and support, will be held on September 15 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm in the Health Education Room.  The class is facilitated by a certifed lactation counselor and nurse.  Pre-registration is required.  A $5.00 fee for materials is charged to those delivering at PACHS.  ($20 for those not delivering at PACHS)
To register call 712-852-5419.

 Free Fitness Classes

Join us for a free fitness class focusing on strength and stretching .  This class, which meets at 10:00 am,  is open to those age 60 and over.  Registration is required.  Call Kathy Merrill at 852-5463 to register and for information on the class schedule.

 Specialty Clinics


G. Zadeii, M.D.
B Beasley, MD
J Tatkon-Coker, MD

August 7, 21
August 14
August 28






Orthopaedics   A. Pruitt, M.D. and J. Emerson, PA-C
J Emerson PA-C  

August 6, 13, 20, 27
August 4, 11, 18, 25


Orthopaedics J. Hough, D.O.    August 4, 11, 18, 25
Urology   W. Mendenhall, MD       August 12 and 26
Cataract Surgery  S. Fox, M.D.  August 18
Ear, Nose and Throat           D. Jorgenson, M.D.  No August Clinic
Gynecology   B Wilson, D.O.  August 8 and 22

J. P. Haulard, DPM

August 14 and 28

For appointments call 1-855-800-7644
or 712-262-0296

 Skin and Vein Clinic R. Kolegraff, MD August 15
 Palliative Care R. Weissinger, D.O. August 1, 15, 29
 Pulmonology Pranaz Singh, M.D. August 26
Audiology Audiologist, Anne Nerison
(for an appointment call 1-800-734-9007)
August 7, 14, 21, 28
 Audiology Luke Jorgensen August 5

Immunization Clinics

To make an appointment, call Community Health Services at 712-852-5419.

August 6                                                         8:30 am – 3:40 pm- Family Practice Clinic – Emmetsburg
August 13                                                      12:10 pm - 6:00 pm - Family Practice Clinic - Emmetsburg
August 20                                                       8:30 am – 12:05 pm- Family Practice Clinic – Emmetsburg  
August 21                                                       8:30 am – 12:05 pm- Family Practice Clinic – Emmetsburg                                                                                                          
August 21                                                       2:00pm – 4:00 p.m.. Family Practice Clinic -Graettinger
August 27                                                       8:30 am – 3:40 pm- Family Practice Clinic – Emmetsburg

Nail Clinic

August 14 and 28

Toe Nail Clinics are held twice a month by appointment only. 
Please call 852-5419 to schedule your appointment.

Child Car Seat Checks                         

By Appointment, call 852-5419

Assisted Transportation Available

Assisted Transportation Available for
Scheduled Appointments in Palo Alto County.
Car or wheelchair Van Available
For more information call 712-852-5419


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