Fair Flu: It’s nothing to sneeze at

COLUMBUS – If pigs could say gesundheit, you could be hearing the German blessing as you visit fairs this summer.Andrew Bowman, veterinarian wit...

July 17th, 2017 |  


There was a swine flu outbreak — here’s what you should know

There was a swine flu outbreak — here’s what you should know

State officials have ordered the slaughter of nearly 300 hogs at a county fair in Ohio after tests were positive for swine flu.The Wilmington News Jou...

July 14th, 2017 |  


Fayette County Memorial Hospital to expand orthopedic services

Fayette County Memorial Hospital to expand orthopedic services

Fayette County Memorial Hospital CEO Mike Diener said during a recent interview the hospital is making a change to their orthopedic service line.With ...

July 14th, 2017 |  


Ohio city’s school officers will carry overdose antidote

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Officers patrolling public middle and high schools in one of northeast Ohio’s largest cities will start carrying the ov...

July 14th, 2017 |  


FCMH Foundation donates $35K for renovations

The Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) Emergency Room (ER) waiting room and registration area are scheduled to be renovated thanks to fundraising...

July 12th, 2017 |  


Marting awarded FCMH Auxiliary scholarship

Marting awarded FCMH Auxiliary scholarship

Each year the Fayette County Hospital Auxiliary presents a scholarship to two students from Fayette County, donated by the hospital.This year’s ...

July 12th, 2017 |  


Hospice of Fayette County holds golf outing

Hospice of Fayette County holds golf outing

The Annual Hospice of Fayette County Golf Outing was held Saturday, July 8 at Buckeye Hills Golf Club.Dixon Golf sponsored a hole-in-one contest that ...

July 11th, 2017 |  


Don’t get sick from the fair

Don’t get sick from the fair

You have probably heard about people, especially children getting ill after visiting petting zoos or fairs. How can you enjoy the fair and reduce the ...

July 10th, 2017 |  


When someone needs to be seen by a doctor, where should they go?

When someone needs to be seen by a doctor, where should they go?

Knowing when to head to the emergency room for medical assistance, and when not to, can be a complex decision. Nurses at the Fayette County Memorial H...

July 7th, 2017 |  


Just two Safe Sitter classes left this summer at Fayette County Health Department

Just two Safe Sitter classes left this summer at Fayette County Health Department

Only two “Safe Sitter” classes remain this summer: July 11 and July 27.The Fayette County Health Department has been busy teaching Safe Si...

July 7th, 2017 |