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Update – May 25, 2022

May 25, 2022 3:02 pm Published by

Dear residents, staff, families and supporters, There continues to be pressure on nursing homes, as well as nursing home closures, due to not having enough caregivers to look after patients....

Update – May 9, 2022

May 9, 2022 8:57 am Published by

Dear residents, staff, families and supporters, Last week a group of leaders from Bartels attended the Leading Age Iowa conference and we learned a lot about how we are all...

Update – April 15, 2022

April 15, 2022 2:22 pm Published by

Good Friday and Easter is a good time to reflect. It was two years ago on Good Friday, Bartels had its first Covid case. It truly was not a good...

Update – March 11, 2022

March 11, 2022 2:41 pm Published by

Dear residents, staff, families and supporters, This week there are no positive tests for Bartels residents or staff and there were only 16 positive tests in the entire county! This...

Update – March 4, 2022

March 4, 2022 2:57 pm Published by

Dear residents, staff, families and supporters, At this time, I would like to report there are no positive cases of Covid in the building or among the staff. The community...

Update – Feb. 25, 2022

February 25, 2022 3:14 pm Published by

Dear residents, staff, families and supporters, Our update this week includes some good news related to the Covid status at Bartels. Testing this week resulted in no positive residents and...

Update – Feb. 18, 2022

February 18, 2022 2:09 pm Published by

Dear residents, staff, families and supporters, We have been very busy this week spreading love and cheer with Valentine’s Day and Random Acts of Kindness Week! The state surveyors were...

Update – Feb. 12, 2022

February 12, 2022 12:32 pm Published by

Dear residents, staff, families and supporters, The community positivity rate is slowly dropping and the number of positive tests we are seeing at Bartels is also dropping. Our testing results...

Update-Feb.4,2022

February 4, 2022 2:42 pm Published by

Update – Feb. 4, 2022     Dear residents, staff, families and supporters,   I am happy to report Bartels Lutheran Retirment Community is heading in the right direction in...

Melissa Holthaus recognized by co-workers

February 4, 2022 12:05 pm Published by

“Respectful, patient, kind, precise, helpful are just a few of the attributes Melissa Holthaus possesses,” praised CFO Peggy Zumbach. Holthaus is the billing specialist at Bartels Lutheran Retirement Community and...