Media Releases

Find the latest media releases from the IHCA here.

For media inquiries, contact Lori Ristau, SVP, Strategic Communications.

Iowa Health Care Association Member The Bridges at Ankeny Receives 2022 Governor’s Award for Quality Care in Health Care Facilities – 10/5/22

Iowa Health Care Association announces 2022-23 board officers and directors – 9/30/22

Iowa Health Care Association Foundation Awards 78 Scholarships to Help Iowans Wanting to Work in Long-Term Care– 8/4/22

Two Iowa long-term care facilities receive 2022 National Silver Achievement in Quality Award – 6/28/22

Six Iowa long-term care facilities recognized with national Commitment to Quality Bronze Award – 6/1/22

IHCA Foundation Offers Health Care Scholarships for Long-Term Care Employees, High School Students, Veterans and Rural Iowa Residents – 3/31/22

Iowa Health Care Association Proposes Solutions to Long-term Care Staffing Crisis – 2/25/22

Statement from IHCA President & CEO Brent Willett Regarding Supreme Court Ruling on CMS Staff Vaccine Rule for Iowa – 1/13/22

Iowa Health Care Association Foundation Launches New Statewide COVID-19 Vaccine Education Campaign for Long-term Care Workers– 1/7/22

Statement from IHCA President & CEO Brent Willett Regarding CMS Final Interim Rule on Long-Term Care Staff Vaccination – 11/4/21

Iowa Health Care Association Member Accura Healthcare of Stanton Receives 2021 Governor’s Award for Quality Care in Health Care Facilities – 9/16/21

Statement from IHCA President & CEO Brent Willett Regarding Biden Administration Updated Call for Mandatory Nursing Home Staff Vaccination – 9/13/21

Statement from IHCA President & CEO Brent Willett Regarding Biden Administration Call for Mandatory Nursing Home Staff Vaccination – 8/18/21

Iowa Health Care Association Foundation Receives $25,000 from Amerigroup Foundation to Support COVID Recovery Fund – 8/18/21

Iowa Health Care Association Foundation Awards 72 Scholarships to High School Students, Long-Term Care Employees and Veterans – 8/4/21

Spurgeon Manor Receives 2021 National Silver Achievement in Quality Award – 7/6/21

Bronze – Commitment to Quality Awards 2021 recipients announced– 6/9/21

IHCA Scholarships Application Deadline Approaching Soon – 5/10/21

CMS issues updated nursing home visitation guidance – 3/10/21

IHCA Foundation offers health care scholarships for long-term care employees, veterans and high school students – 3/4/21

COVID-19 cases in Iowa long-term care facilities on the decline as spread slows and vaccination uptake rises – 2/05/21

COVID-19 vaccination program for long-term care remains on track; vaccine education and administration next key milestones – 12/23/20

IHCA urges continued caution to protect Iowa’s long-term care residents: COVID-19 vaccine on the horizon; but we’re not out of the woods yet– 12/16/20

Iowa Health Care Association urges caution during holidays to protect long-term care residents and staff – 11/17/20

Iowa Health Care Association Foundation awards 33 scholarships to high school students, long-term care employees and a veteran – 7/8/2020

What long-term care reopening looks like for Iowa families – 7/2/20

Iowa Health Care Association Foundation announces COVID-19 Crisis Relief Fund to support senior health care workers – 6/10/20

Iowa’s senior health care workers need our support – 4/24/20

PPE donations encouraged – 4/3/20

New federal government long-term care visitation guidance for COVID-19– 3/14/20

COVID-19 and long-term care visitation guidance – 3/11/20