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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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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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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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Area officials look to cleanup as flood waters subside

June 11, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – With flood stages gradually falling and waters receding back into the banks of the Mississippi, area officials are now assessing damage and beginning clean up. At Tuesday’s regular [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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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 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 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 sets Keokuk immunization clinics

January 7, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF KEOKUK – Lee County Health Department will be holding a Children’s Immunization Clinic Thursday, January 10, 2019 at Trinity Methodist Church, 2330 Plank Road in Keokuk from 12 noon until 4:30pm. The clinic [Read More…]

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Balbort to host FMCH health education seminar

January 4, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Community Hospital (FMCH) will host the second session in their new monthly health education series in January. The second session entitled “Stop the Scratching” will take place on [Read More…]

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Ornaments still available for Trees of Love

November 29, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

SUBMITTED ARTICLE FORT MADISON – The first Hospice Tree of Love Unveiling ceremony took place at the Lee County Health Department lobby. The UnityPoint Health-Keokuk tree will be unveiled on Tuesday, December 4 at 11 [Read More…]

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Worster tapped to lead LCHD home health and hospice program

November 1, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Lee County Health Department has announced Becky Worster, BSN, as the new Community Health and Nursing Program Director. Worster will manage and provide leadership in the day-to-day operations of [Read More…]

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Overton names FMCH Employee of the Month

October 31, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Community Hospital recognized Mary Overton as their September Employee of the Month. Overton is part of the Courtesy Services team. She has been with FMCH for twenty-nine years. [Read More…]

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Dependencies and obesity cited as county’s top health concerns

October 5, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – About 33 county health administrators, officials, and advocates met in Montrose Thursday afternoon to discuss the county’s health priorities through 2021. The Lee County Health Department, in conjunction [Read More…]

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Supervisors to vote on insurance premium bump Tuesday

June 10, 2018 Lee Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR MONTROSE – Lee County Supervisors will vote on increasing health insurance premiums in the county’s self-funded insurance program at Tuesday’s regular meeting. County employees will be looking at $50 increases [Read More…]

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LCHD offers immunization clinic

April 20, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Lee County Health Department will hold a Children’s Immunization Clinic Thursday, April 26, 2018 at Lee County Health Department’s new facility located at 3 John Bennett Dr., Ft. Madison [Read More…]

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FMHS grad named Adjunct professor at U of Iowa

March 28, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article Dr. Sara Stuefen, a 2003 graduate of FMHS, has been promoted by the University of Iowa College of Dentistry to Associate Clinical Adjunct Professor. She has been instructing senior dental students during their [Read More…]

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YMCA branching out with localized classes

February 8, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison YMCA is bringing health to a facility near you. According to Ryan Wilson, executive director the Fort Madison YMCA, classes are now being offered [Read More…]

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Kindig joins FMCH’s Women’s Center

November 5, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

FORT MADISON – The Women’s Center at Fort Madison Community Hospital is pleased to welcome Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, Alisa Kindig to their team of health care providers. Kindig has four years of experience providing [Read More…]

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Lawson named FMCH August employee of the month

October 12, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Community Hospital recognized Amber Lawson as their August Employee of the Month. Lawson is a Physical Therapy Assistant in the Outpatient Rehabilitation Services department at FMCH. She has been with [Read More…]

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Marshall joins FMCH Walk-in Clinic

September 6, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Physicians & Surgeons My Care Walk-in Clinic is proud to welcome Family Nurse Practitioner, Bobbi Marshall to their health care team. Bobbi Marshall started her nursing career [Read More…]

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New provider joins FMCH Orthopedics Clinic

June 3, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Community Hospital Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Clinic is pleased to welcome Physician Assistant, Kyle Gibson to their team of health care professionals. Gibson recently graduated from Eastern Michigan [Read More…]

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State now requires meningococcal vaccine

May 18, 2017 Lee Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – The Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Immunization, has completed the administrative rules process to require meningococcal (A,C,W,Y) vaccine for students enrolling in 7th and 12th grades.  The administrative [Read More…]

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