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Patient Resources

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The information here is provided for your convenience and general reference. It is not meant to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Any concerns or questions you have about your health or the health of your family should be discussed with your family physician.

Please note that medical information is constantly changing. Therefore some information may be out of date. Please let us know if you have any questions, suggestions or problems with the links on this page.

Mercy Family Health Line: When dealing with an unfamiliar ailment after-hours, you can call the Mercy Family Health Line, a free health information service available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call 641.422.7777 or 1.800.468.0050.

Hows Your Health - Your Personal Guide for the Best Health and Medical Care, courtesy of Dartmouth College.

Going to the Doctor from KidsHealth For Kids.

Self-Care Charts (Search by Symptom) at
Educational Handouts (search by Condition) at - U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services "Guide to Reliable Health Information".

Covid-19 Information:

Prescription Affordability:

    Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) - help find answers to questions on Medicare, Medicare supplement insurance, long term care insurance, and other health insurance issues.
    Iowa Concern - A source of help and information for Iowans in need in any of a variety of areas: legal, financial, medical, etc.

    GoodRx - compare prices and get coupons
    Needy Meds - programs providing no cost prescription medications to eligible participants. - use to help get helping paying for brand-name medicines.
    Drug Assistant - meant to streamline Patient Assistant Programs (PAP) for healthcare facilities and patient advocates.

Healthy Lifestyles:

Complimentary and Alternative Medicine:

Regional Hospitals: