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Wed
07
Nov

Flu clinics continue at VMH Community and Home Care

Veterans Memorial Hospital Community and Home Care will be continuing its community flu clinics this month during regular immunization clinic hours on the following dates: November 7 from 1-6 p.m. and November 14 from 1-4 p.m.

The Community and Home Care Immunization Clinic is located on the upper level of Veterans Memorial Hospital. Flu vaccine, pneumonia vaccine, and a combination of flu and pneumonia vaccine will all be available. Tetanus shots will be offered as well.

Medicare does cover the costs with billing for vaccinations to be completed by the Community and Home Care staff, but participants will need to bring their physician’s name and their new Medicare number or private insurance card with them. Those who do not have insurance that covers these vaccines can also pay for them.

Wed
07
Nov

Memorials received by Health Care Foundation

Memorials were recently received by the Veterans Memorial Health Care Foundation in memory of Wanda Anderson by Pat Pettingill, Carl and Betty Christianson, Jim and Jill Kiesau, Dan and Traci Byrnes, Don and DiAnne Haler, Kate Wooden, Meg Schaller, Jim and Patty Clarke, Brian and Karen Burke, Jane Dietrich, Nancy Schoh, Al and Jeanne Stein and Rick and Cathy Larson.

Memorials were also received in memory of Joe O’Neill by Pat Pettingill, Ardys Kuhse, Dr. Arlen and Karlene Wonderlich, Dan and Traci Byrnes, Jeff Moe and Don and DiAnne Haler.

In addition, donations were received in memory of Virgil Herman by Ernie and Donnalee Osland, Carol Moe, Jerry and Linda Siegrist, Randy and Lori Hesse, Russ and Mary Jo Meyer and Lillian Larson.

A donation in honor of the Rossville Presbyterian Church was also received by Nickolas and Lori Rissman, Olivia and Carter.

Wed
07
Nov

Health Care Provider CPR offered in November; Date changed

Veterans Memorial Hospital will be offering a course in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for health care providers (those working in health related fields such as physicians, nurses, EMTs, etc.) Tuesday, November 20, beginning at 5 p.m. This “Health Care Professional” CPR class will be held in the Large Conference Room located on the lower level of the hospital. The cost of the class, for certification or recertification is the same and all registrants should bring along their own pocket mask.

The online certificate received with the course does certify attendants in CPR for two years. Pre-registration plus a minimum of three participants is required. For more information and to register for the “Health Care Provider” CPR Course, call VMH at 563-568-3411.
 

Wed
07
Nov

Caregiver Support Group to meet

The local Caregiver Support Group meets monthly at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. The meetings will take place the third Monday of each month at 1:30 p.m. The next meeting will be held Monday, November 19 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. in the ICN Conference Room, located on the lower level of Veterans Memorial Hospital. This informal meeting is open to anyone who provides care and support for a family member or friend. Feel free to attend and bring a friend.  This new Caregiver Support Group meets the third Monday of each month at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon.
 

Wed
07
Nov

Grief Support Group to meet

The local Grief Support Group will hold its monthly meeting at Veterans Memorial Hospital Tuesday, November 13 at 5 p.m. in the Education Conference Room. This informal meeting is open to anyone suffering from any type of loss whether it be death, divorce, illness or some other grief. Feel free to attend and bring a friend. This grief support group now meets the second Tuesday of each month at Veterans Memorial Hospital.
 

Wed
07
Nov

Lyle Mohwinkle 80th birthday celebration

Lyle Mohwinkle
Lyle Mohwinkle

An open house birthday celebration in honor of Lyle Mohwinkle’s 80th birthday is scheduled for Saturday, November 17 from 2-6 p.m. at the Allamakee County Fairgrounds Pavilion in Waukon.

Friends and family are welcome to attend. No gifts are necessary.
 

Wed
07
Nov

Ella Mae Dvorak to celebrate her 95th birthday

Ella Mae Dvorak of Waukon will be celebrating her 95th birthday November 12. Those wishing to help her celebrate the occasion may do so by sending cards and well wishes to 25 First Street SE, Apartment 113, Waukon, IA 52172.
 

Wed
07
Nov

Waukon High School Class of ‘61 to meet

The Waukon High School Class of 1961 will meet November 16 at 11:30 a.m. at Gus & Tony’s for lunch. All classmates are invited.

Wed
07
Nov

Birth announcement: Hirth

Huxley Hirth
Huxley Hirth

Robyn and Jeremy Hirth of Waukon announce the birth of their son, Huxley Everett Hirth, born October 14, 2018 at Winneshiek Medical Center in Decorah. He weighed 5 lbs. 13 ozs. and measured  18 inches in length at the time of his birth.

Grandparents are Dean Eickelberg and the late Diana Eickelberg and Wayne and Diane Hirth, all of Waukon. Great-grandparents are Norma (Behrens) Prange of Bentonville, AR and the late Jack Prange, the late Glenn and Madge Eickelberg of Waterloo, Doris Eglseder and the late Bob Eglseder of Waukon, and Gary and Lollie Hirth of Waukon.
 

Wed
07
Nov

Birth announcement: Runice

Chanda Halvorson and Cody Runice of Fayette announce the birth of their daughter, Amiiyah Jo Runice, born October 27, 2018 at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. She weighed 7 lbs. 10 ozs. and measured 20-1/2 inches in length at the time of her birth. She joins siblings, Mercadees (10), Addysen (9), Karsyn (5), Kaydahlynn (4) and Karvyr (20 months).

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