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Health News

FMCH cuts ribbon on Geriatric Behavioral Health Unit

FORT MADISON - On July 1st, 2021 Fort Madison Community Hospital will open a Geriatric Behavioral Health Unit. This inpatient acute care area will be...

LCHD schedules Johnson & Johnson clinic for Saturday

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON - Lee County Health Department will be hosting an open COVID-19 vaccine clinic for anyone 18 years of age...

FMCH reopens main entrance Monday

Fort Madison Community Hospital will reopen the Main FMCH hospital entrance starting Monday, April 12, 2021.  All patients and visitors to the FMCH campus must...

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Opinion

Skin cancer – Empty Nest by Curt Swarm

Sunburn used to be the badge of courage.  As kids, we'd get so sunburned detasseling corn and walking beans that our noses had a semi-permanent...

Whew… Chinese rocket should miss Fort Madison – Beside the Point

Well, I for one, feel better. The European Space Agency has determined that 100-foot, 22-ton piece of a Chinese rocket probably will not hit Fort...

Government needs room for common sense

People like to talk about what the law says. And in Iowa, the law has a lot to say.  Just look at the Iowa Code....

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