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Mercy Council Bluffs: Landscaping For a Reason

CHI Health Mercy Council Bluffs
Council Bluffs, IA

Traditionally, CHI Health Mercy Council Bluffs has honored breast cancer fighters and survivors with an annual pink balloon release as part of October Breast Cancer Awareness activities. According to Mercy Oncologist Dr. Samer Renno, for every 200,000 patients that are diagnosed with breast cancer, 40,000 of them do not survive. For the past six years,…read more

Council Bluffs Hospital, Schools Partner to Improve Mental Health

CHI Health Mercy Council Bluffs
Council Bluffs, IA

Recognizing a gap in mental health care of elementary students in their community, leaders from CHI Health Mercy Council Bluffs and Council Bluffs Community School District combined their resources to work toward a solution. The Transitions Program was launched for the 2014-15 school year. Now entering its fourth year, the collaboration between Mercy Behavioral Services…read more