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LCHD enters 30 years of hospice care

November 9, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR LEE COUNTY – You’d think after 30 years things would change a lot, but Lee County Health Department’s Hospice program has stuck to its core values for three decades. Former LCHD [Read More…]

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Schmitt named FMCH employee of the month

November 6, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFFFORT MADISON – Fort Madison Community Hospital recognized Cory Schmitt as their September Employee of the Month. Schmitt works in the FMCH Laboratory. She has been with FMCH for 2 years. Cory was recognized [Read More…]

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FMCH’s Green to host end of life discussion

November 6, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted articleFORT MADISON – Fort Madison Community Hospital (FMCH) will host the next session in their monthly community health education series on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. This session entitled “Navigating End of Life Decisions” will [Read More…]

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YMCA adding Ballet & Tap intro program

November 6, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison Family YMCA is happy to announce a brand new program for our area youth. ‘Intro to Ballet & Tap’ is an hour-long combination class specifically designed to introduce girls [Read More…]

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Tree of Love ornaments now on sale

November 6, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article LEE COUNTY – LCHD-Hospice has been helping families honor and remember their loved ones with their Tree of Love since 1992. The 2019 ornament is “Hummingbird, What is your message?” designed by Mystic [Read More…]

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FMCH partners with new billing vendor

October 1, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Community Hospital has announced they will be partnering with Patientco, a best-in-class patient billing and payment technology company, to improve its patient’s experience with the financial portion of [Read More…]

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Huffman named FMCH Employee of the Month

September 24, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

SUBMITTED ARTICLE FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Community Hospital recognized Erica Huffman as their August Employee of the Month. Huffman works in the Patient Financial Services (PFS) department. She has been with FMCH for over [Read More…]

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Osteoporosis is next up on FMCH health series

September 24, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

SUBMITTED ARTICLE FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Community Hospital (FMCH) will host the next session in their monthly community health education series on Tuesday, October 8, 2019. This session entitled “Understanding Osteoporosis & Your Risk” [Read More…]

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Baby Gear Fair set for Sept. 28

September 19, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Community Hospital Birthplace will host a Mommy & Baby Gear Fair on Saturday, September 28 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. This event will take place in the Conference [Read More…]

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Matlock recognized as Guardian Angel at FMCH

September 16, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article FORT MADISON – A gift was received in honor of Wendy Matlock, FMCH Clincs, through the Fort Madison Community Hospital Foundation Guardian Angel Program.  The gift was given anonymously. “Wendy is always kind, [Read More…]

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FMCH to hold session on pain management

September 4, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Community Hospital (FMCH) will host the next session in their monthly community health education series on Tuesday, September 10, 2019.This session entitled “What Happens When Pain Doesn’t Go [Read More…]

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Live Healthy group to pick up produce Monday

September 4, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

SUBMITTED ARTICLE FORT MADISON – Live Healthy Lee County will be at the Fort Madison Farmers Market from 5:30-6:00pm on Monday, September 9th and September 23rd to pick-up any donated produce for their Produce Box [Read More…]

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Clark gets FMCH top employee nod in July

August 23, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Community Hospital recognized Kayla Clark as their July Employee of the Month. Clark works in the Information Technology (IT) Department at FMCH. She has been with FMCH for [Read More…]

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LCHD holds immunization clinic in FM

August 17, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Lee County Health Department will hold a Children’s Immunization Clinic Thursday, August 22, 2019 at Lee County Health Department, located at #3 John Bennett Dr., Ft. Madison from 12 [Read More…]

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Lobberecht named June FMCH top employee

August 8, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

SUBMITTED ARTICLE FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Community Hospital recognized Carolyn Lobberecht as their June Employee of the Month. Lobberecht works as Unit Secretary on the Medical/Surgical Floor. She has been with FMCH for 26 [Read More…]

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Heyland joins Pothitakis dental practice

July 25, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Midwestern, Michigan St. grad will have office hours at Fort Madison’s west office and in West Burlington BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Dr. Mark Pothitakis has been expanding his dental practice in southeast [Read More…]

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FMCH hospice hosts grief seminar July 29

July 18, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Community Hospital (FMCH) Home Health & Hospice Care will be offering a “The Edge of Grief: A Summer Reflection” the next session in the hospice bereavement series on Monday, July [Read More…]

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FMCH’s heath series continues with Opioid discussion

July 6, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Community Hospital (FMCH) will host the next session in their monthly community health education series on Tuesday, July 9, 2019.This session entitled “Opioid Addiction: Get the Facts” [Read More…]

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FMCH Home & Hospice holds training

June 22, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Community Hospital Home Health & Hospice will be holding training for Hospice Volunteers to join their care team. Individuals who are interested in working with hospice patients [Read More…]

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Hospice Mystery Ride hits the road July 20th

June 22, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

WEST BURLINGTON – Plans are underway for the 15th annual Mystery Ride, a fundraiser for Great River Hospice in West Burlington and Lee County Health Department-Hospice in Fort Madison. This year’s event will be held [Read More…]

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LCHD holds children’s immunization clinic

June 8, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

LEE COUNTY – Lee County Health Department will be holding a Children’s Immunization Clinic Thursday, June 13, 2019 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 2330 Plank Road in Keokuk from 12 noon until 4:30pm. The clinic [Read More…]

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FMCH Hospice holds Celebration of Light ceremony

June 4, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted articleFORT MADISON – Beautiful, light reflecting prisms were sold in honor, memory, or support of a loved one as a fundraiser for the FMCH Hospice program representing, “every life is worth celebrating and every [Read More…]

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Hernias next topic of FMCH health series

May 30, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Community Hospital (FMCH) will host the next session in their monthly community health education series on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. This session entitled “Hernias: More Common Than You [Read More…]

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Dr. Goronga joins FMCH family practice clinic

May 7, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article FORT MADISON – The Family Practice Clinic at Fort Madison Community Hospital is pleased to welcome Family Practitioner, Dr. Tatenda Goronga. Dr. Goronga is Board Certified in Family Practice. Dr. Goronga was inspired [Read More…]

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Dustin named FMCH top employee for March

May 5, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

SUBMITTED ARTICLE FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Community Hospital recognized Anji Dustin as their March Employee of the Month. Dustin is a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) on the FMCH Medical/Surgical Unit. She has been with [Read More…]

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FMCH continues health series seminars

May 5, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Community Hospital (FMCH) will host the next session in their monthly community health education series on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 This session entitled “Get the Facts on Shoulder [Read More…]

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Health officials say two measles cases are confined

April 18, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Lee County Health officials remind residents of symptoms, vaccination clinics BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR LEE COUNTY – With a second confirmed case of measles in Iowa, Lee County Health Department officials are reminding local residents [Read More…]

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FMCH postpones Community Health Education Series

April 8, 2019 Lee Vandenberg 0

FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Community Hospital Community Health Education Series, “Does CBD Oil Really Work?” scheduled for Tuesday, April 9, 2019 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at FMCH has been cancelled. Dr. Amy Huber is unavailable [Read More…]

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FMCH Women’s Health Conference set for May 4

March 28, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article FORT MADISON Fort Madison Community Hospital will be hosting their annual Women’s Health Conference on Saturday, May 4, 2019 starting at 9 a.m. This year’s conference is titled “Appreciating the Beauty Around Us” [Read More…]

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LCHD holds children’s clinic in Keokuk Thursday

March 7, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF KEOKUK – Lee County Health Department will be holding a Children’s Immunization Clinic Thursday, March 14, 2019 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 2330 Plank Road in Keokuk from 12 noon until 4:30pm. The [Read More…]

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LCHD hospice sets April volunteer training

March 6, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

LEE COUNTY – Since 1989 Lee County Health Department-Hospice has been providing hospice services to the surrounding area. Also since that time the Hospice program requires that a percentage of the direct care to clients [Read More…]

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FMCH’s Breder hosts next health series session

March 2, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Community Hospital (FMCH) will host the next session in their new monthly community health education series in March. This session entitled “Understanding Your Complex Knee” will take place on Tuesday, [Read More…]

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LCHD holds immunization clinic on Thursday in FM

February 23, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

FORT MADISON – Lee County Health Department will hold a Children’s Immunization Clinic Thursday, February 28, 2019 at Lee County Health Department, located at #3 John Bennett Dr., Ft. Madison from 12 noon until 5:30pm. [Read More…]

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