Audubon County Memorial Hospital and Clinics (ACMH) is currently serving as the COVID-19 vaccination site for Audubon County. Although ACMH has provided vaccination to everyone in Phase 1A that wanted the vaccine, the State of Iowa will not approve further vaccination for Phase 1B groups until the health care workforce in Iowa has reached 60-70% coverage.
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On Monday, December 21, 2020, Audubon County Memorial Hospital and Clinics (ACMH) received the first shipment of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine, and has been administering to eligible healthcare personnel according to the CDC and Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) guidelines. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued COVID-19 vaccine distribution guidance which directs jurisdictions to plan for a three-phased approach to vaccine distribution.
Audubon County Hospital Foundation Annual Giving Campaign 2020
The Audubon County Hospital Foundation’s Annual Giving Campaign for 2020 is well underway. Community contributions have helped make the Audubon County Memorial Hospital and Clinics become designated as one of the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in the nation several times over the past decade! The hospital administration and employees are grateful to the community for supporting our committed team of caregivers.
Audubon County Memorial Hospital and Clinics donates to food pantry
Audubon County Memorial Hospital and Clinics donated $500 in contributions to New Opportunities for the Audubon County food pantry.
As cases of COVID-19 increase across the country, it is more important than ever to know what valuable resources you have in your local community. At Audubon County Memorial Hospital and Clinics our top priority is the health and safety of our patients and community.
Rural communities are wonderful places to live and work, which is why an estimated 57 million people – nearly one in five Americans – call them home. These small towns, farming communities and frontier areas are places where neighbors know each other, listen to each other, respect each other, and work together to benefit the greater good. They are also some of the best places to start a business and test your “entrepreneurial spirit.” These communities provide the rest of the country with a wealth of services and commodities, and they are the economic engine that has helped the United States become the world economic power it is today.
In recognition of National Diabetes Awareness Month, Audubon County Memorial Hospital and Clinics is committed to raising awareness of diabetes.
In recognition of National Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Audubon County Memorial Hospital and Clinics is committed to raising awareness of lung cancer and the benefits of early detection. The ACMH radiology department offers a lung cancer screening test, in which patients undergo a low-dose computed tomography (CT) scan.
Every two years, the Iowa Donor Network looks to formally recognize partners for outstanding collaboration and effort in the areas of organ and tissue donation. This year, Audubon County Memorial Hospital and Clinics is the recipient of the 2020 LEGACI award for Clinical Excellence! This award demonstrates our nursing staff’s commitment to clinical excellence by making consistent and timely referrals, implementing and carrying out donor policies, procedures, and/or protocols, collaborating with Iowa Donor Network to optimize donation opportunities, and organizing and/or participating in donation events.
Audubon County Memorial Hospital and Clinics is excited to welcome Jay Strittholt, MD, to Audubon County Memorial Hospital and Clinics! Dr. Strittholt is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon that practices all aspects of general orthopedics including Full spectrum general orthopedics, Knee & shoulder arthroscopies, Fracture repairs, Joint replacements, and Rotator cuff repairs.