The holidays are quickly approaching and with that in mind we would like to offer a few suggestions along with resources to help keep you safe while connecting with your loved ones this year.
We know you are an important person in the life of someone we serve, that's why you should have recently received our survey via letter or email. Learn about
Research shows through consistent mask wearing, avoiding crowds, keeping distance, washing hands frequently, and partaking in outdoor activities over indoors, and of course, getting a flu shot, we can keep numbers low for both influenza and COVID-19.
In the current state our world is in, we believe self-care is not only just as important as your physical health, but it is more important than ever before.
Though handwashing seems pretty straight forward, there's actually so much more to it! Today we want to talk about, when, how, and why we wash our hands and what to do when soap isn't available.
Let's talk about face masks - how to properly wear one, when to wear one, and why is it so important?
Bringing you a "behind the scenes" look at how it's going with each COVID-19 precaution we are taking. Today we'd like to discuss social distancing - what is it, why is it so important, and how is it going?
Chris Sparks, EPI's Executive Director, has been appointed to serve on the national Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Technical Expert Panel.
Services will be available Monday - Friday, 7AM - 5PM. Contact us at 319-235-9058.
As our communities continue to lift restrictions, we want to let you know how EPI is responding.
We continue prioritizing the health of the persons we serve, our families, and our workforce.
Originally posted on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Continuously updated as things evolve.
As we continue to monitor the rapidly evolving details of the COVID-19, we want to ensure you we are committed to the health and safety of the people we serve, our workforce, and the communities in which we live.
Technology is all around us. We embrace and support persons served in utilizing their technology of choice. We see smart phones, tablets, video chat, and more increasing independence and connection with friends and family.
“It has been a professional highlight to work with Diane and the MS Service League. Diane's therapeutic skill, knowledge of resources, dogged advocacy, and loving support has made an enormous difference for thousands of people affected by MS. We are grateful and she will be missed.”
- Chris Sparks
To fulfill someone's holiday wish may not seem like much sometimes, but for someone who may not otherwise receive a gift, it's everything. That single gift lets them know that someone in the community is thinking about them. And honestly, is there any better feeling than giving the exact gift on someone's list and making their day?
We at EPI are very excited for this new opportunity for Maghan and believe she is a perfect fit to represent Iowa on this Board.
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