40 First St SE, Waukon, Iowa 52172

What’s Going on at VMH

VMH to Offer a Variety of Free Health Tests Plus “Stop the Bleed” Training at 2019 Allamakee County Fair

Veterans Memorial Hospital will be offering a variety of free health tests and education at the 2019 Allamakee County Fair.  Testing and educational materials will change daily and will include the following schedule: Wednesday, July 17, 6:00-9:00 p.m.— Free Chair Massages by Veterans Memorial Hospital certified massage therapists Shannen Mezera, Vicki Klepper and Crystal Corwin.…
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Inside the new MRI at VMH!

Veterans Memorial Hospital introduced their new Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) to the local communities on April 1, upgrading from an older system, and are now offering 16-channel technology for superior image quality, shorter exam times and increased diagnostic confidence. The experienced Radiology staff at Veterans Memorial Hospital has been using this new machine for three…
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Learn more about Pain Control Procedures at VMH

Two new injection options are now available at Veterans Memorial Hospital to help with chronic pain or soft tissue musculoskeletal pain – Bone Marrow Concentrate (BMC) and Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP). These new procedures provide patients with another option for pain control instead of only traditional means, such as surgery or pain pills. Both procedures…
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Community CPR for Child Care Providers and Lay People Offered at VMH

Veterans Memorial Hospital in cooperation with the American Heart Association is offering a course in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for lay people (those not working in healthcare), which includes child care providers, on Wednesday, July 17, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.  The CPR class, which will cover adult, child and infant CPR, will be held in…
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Be Aware of Ticks this Summer

By Sheryl Darling Mooney, RN, Veterans Memorial Hospital Community and Home Care It’s great to get out and enjoy the outdoors here in Allamakee County and Clayton counties, but remember to be vigilant about checking yourself and others with you for ticks. Examine your skin as best you can and use a hand held mirror…
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Veterans Memorial Health Care Foundation’s Golf Tournament Results

The 26th annual Veterans Memorial Health Care Foundation Golf Tournament was held on Monday, June 17 at the Waukon Golf and Country Club.  Twenty-five teams of three participated in this tournament. Each team enjoyed 18 holes of golf plus lunch and dinner prepared by Rich Schulte, Marge and Bud Strike, and the Foundation Directors. The…
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Prepared Childbirth Education Class held at Veterans Memorial Hospital

Veterans Memorial Hospital will begin the next Prepared Childbirth Education classes (formerly called Lamaze) on Monday, July 8, and will continue for two more consecutive Monday evenings beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the Large Conference Room.   The Prepared Childbirth Education classes at Veterans Memorial Hospital are offered in three sessions that allow the expectant parents…
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Auxiliary Makes Large Donations to Renovate Outpatient Treatment Room

The Auxiliary of Veterans Memorial Hospital has funded the recent renovations of the outpatient treatment room which is located across from the nurse’s station.  This room is widely used for a variety of outpatient treatments and thanks to all of these renovations, the room is much more comfortable for the patients, their families and the…
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Alzheimer’s and Dementia Series Continues at VMH this Summer

UPDATE::: Veterans Memorial Hospital, together with the Alzheimer’s Association®, offered two education sessions earlier this summer concerning Alzheimer’s and Dementia for both the general public and for caregivers of anyone with these conditions.  The third session of this three-part series which was scheduled for August 7, has been cancelled due to a shortage of staff…
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Safety Day Camp has huge attendance in Waukon

Veterans Memorial Hospital hosted their semi-annual Safety Day Camp on Thursday, June 13, at the Allamakee Fairgrounds in Waukon. This day camp drew a large crowd of 138 children ages 7 to 14 from throughout Allamakee and Clayton counties for a day long session on how to take responsibility for their own safety, respect parents’…
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