Offering Quality Personalized Healthcare Right Here @ Home

Offering Quality Personalized Healthcare Right Here @ Home

Welcome to VMH!
March is National Nutrition Month:

 Seven Simple Choices for Permanent Weight Loss

 By Jill Fleming, MS/RD, Dietitian

The key to permanent weight loss is to adopt healthy lifestyle choices that, with consistent repetition, become habits.  Most of us would love to lose our excess body fat quickly, but our real goal needs to permanent weight loss.  When you go on a restrictive diet, you will not be able to follow it for very long.  Any weight you lose while feeling deprived will quickly return once you go off of the diet.  

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.

Prepared Childbirth Education Classes start April 6th

Veterans Memorial Hospital will begin the next Prepared Childbirth Education classes (formerly called Lamaze) on Monday, April 6, and will continue for three consecutive Monday evenings beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the Large Conference Room.  

For more information about Prepared Childbirth Education Classes, click Here




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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