Offering Quality Personalized Healthcare Right Here @ Home

Offering Quality Personalized Healthcare Right Here @ Home

Veterans Memorial Hospital Diabetes Education Program Earns National Accreditation

The Veterans Memorial Hospital Diabetes Education Self-Management program has renewed their accredited diabetes education program with the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE).  Residents of the Allamakee and northern Clayton county area will continue to have aces to quality diabetes education services.

Veterans Memorial Hospital Staff Strive to Keep Community Safe from the Flu with a 97% Immunization Rate

The staff at Veterans Memorial Hospital has achieved a record 97% flu immunization rate this year.  Nearly every staff member has been vaccinated against the flu by either a flu shot or the flu mist, in an effort to keep themselves and the patients they serve safe from spreading the flu virus this winter.  Pictured from left to right, administering and receiving flu vaccine is Morgan Weymiller, RN; Natalie Kelly, RN; Kelly Deeney, RN; Sheryl Darling-Mooney, RN, Immunization Coordinator; Machelle Bulman, R.N., Infection Control Specialist; and Lindsey Deason, RN.  


You Can Help Prevent Measles in Allamakee County

The United States is currently experiencing a large, multi-state outbreak of measles linked to an amusement park in California. More than 100 people from 14 states in the U.S. (AZ, CA, CO, IL, MI, MN, NE, NY, OR, PA, SD, TX, UT, WA) have been confirmed as having measles. As of now, there are no confirmed measles cases in Iowa.      

The best way to prevent measles is to get the measles-mumps-rubella shot (called MMR). Two doses of MMR will provide more than 99 percent of people lifelong protection against measles.


Veterans Memorial Hospital


40 First St SE, Waukon, IA  52172

Veterans Memorial Hospital is a critical access hospital located in Waukon, Iowa, a rural community in the very northeast corner of the state.  VMH is a city-owned independent not-for-profit hospital funded solely on operations and receives no city tax support.

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