40 First St SE, Waukon, Iowa 52172

What’s Going on at VMH

VMH Auxiliary and Elliott Jewelers to Host 14th Annual Women’s Health Day September 24

The Auxiliary of Veterans Memorial Hospital together with Elliott Jewelers of Waukon will be hosting their 15th annual Women’s Health Day wellness event and luncheon on Tuesday, September 24, at the Waukon Banquet Center.  All ages are invited to attend any part of this educational event, beginning at 11:00 a.m. with a wellness fair offering…
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MAMMOGRAPHY Still Offered at Veterans Memorial Hospital

Veterans Memorial Hospital continues to offer state-of the art 3D mammography.  The advanced breast tomosynthesis technology installed less than two years ago, provides exams that are clinically proven to significantly increase the detection of breast cancers, while simultaneously decreasing the number of women asked to return for additional testing. At times, some patients do need…
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Patients need to ASK for Skilled Care

Veterans Memorial Hospital has many patients that utilize the skilled care or swing bed option of care following a surgery, illness or accident.  This level of care, following a three day or more acute stay in the hospital, allows the patient to have medications given, pain controlled and most importantly, the patient qualifies for more…
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Veterans Memorial Hospital’s “Get Your Walk On in Waukon” Route Remains Available to Public for Walking or Running Anytime

The Healthiest State Initiative strongly encourages everyone to walk at least 30 minutes per day.  The hospital would like to invite the public to still follow the Corn Days  family fun 1.5  mile and the 5K (3.1 mile) route anytime over the next few weeks.  Just stop by the front entrance of the hospital to…
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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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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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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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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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