Category: Recent News

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Get Your Annual Mammo at ACMH

Breast cancer is one of the most serious threats to women and one of the leading causes of death in women between the ages of 30 and 55. One out of every eight women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime.  Join in the fight against breast cancer by making October the month to get screened.

ACMH Encourages Residents to Get Their Annual Flu Shot With Extended Walk-In Hours

Audubon County Memorial Hospital & Clinics wants to remind you that getting a flu vaccine every year is the best way to protect yourself and your family from the flu and its potentially serious complications. Flu season typically begins in late October or November. Since the vaccine takes about two weeks for antibodies to develop in the body, getting the vaccine now will offer protection when the season begins.

Expanded Spine Surgery Services at Audubon County Memorial Hospital & Clinics

Audubon County Memorial Hospital & Clinics is excited to announce that Dr. Pedro Ricart will be adding spine surgeries to his list of services provided in our outpatient specialty clinic! Dr. Ricart has been providing our patients with acute and chronic nonsurgical treatment for neck and back issues since 2017 and will now be performing minimally invasive spine procedures for adult scoliosis & kyphosis, and cervical and lumbar disc problems.

Audubon County Health Agencies Partner to Conduct Community Health Needs Assessment

Audubon County Memorial Hospital & Clinics and Audubon County Public Health are partnering with several other agencies in the county to conduct a community health needs assessment. The goal is to gather input from people throughout our service area regarding their perceptions of the current state of our population’s health and what they believe are the most important health needs that our communities should address. The results of the assessment will be used to identify current health needs and develop strategies to positively impact health and wellness changes.

Expanded Rehab Services for Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

Audubon County Memorial Hospital & Clinics is pleased to announce that our Rehabilitation Services department is expanding their services for patients with Parkinson disease. Physical Therapist, Barb Jacobsen, has recently become certified in LSTV BIG, a program for people diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.

June is National Hernia Awareness Month!

June is National Hernia Awareness Month. The purpose of National Hernia Awareness Month is to raise the public knowledge of the warning signs and latest treatment options available regarding hernias.

Pain Management Services Offered at Audubon County Memorial Hospital & Clinics

Pain can be difficult to live with and impacts how you feel, physically and emotionally. Everyone has different ways of dealing with their pain, and how much pain an individual can tolerate varies greatly from person to person. Pain can lessen your ability to care for yourself, to work, or maintain relationships. If you are in pain, it is important for you to discuss it with your health care provider.