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 |  



SSCC Medical Assisting, Allied Health programs celebrate graduation

SSCC Medical Assisting, Allied Health programs celebrate graduation

A special celebration was held April 26 to honor graduates of Southern State Community College’s Medical Assisting and Allied Health programs. G...

July 5th, 2017 |  


Hospice of Fayette County earns ‘Gold Seal’

Hospice of Fayette County earns ‘Gold Seal’

Hospice of Fayette County announced recently that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Home Care Accreditation by demo...

July 4th, 2017 |  


Lyme disease is spreading in Fayette County

Lyme disease is spreading in Fayette County

Lyme disease is spreading in Fayette County and is prompting concern from local health care workers who say people need to know the signs and seek tre...

June 30th, 2017 |  


Fayette County Memorial Hospital emergency department to begin make-over

Fayette County Memorial Hospital emergency department to begin make-over

The community will soon begin to see changes in the emergency department at Fayette County Memorial Hospital.The hospital is in “phase one”...

June 30th, 2017 |  


FCMH Foundation announces the ‘The Great Gatsby Gala’

FCMH Foundation announces the ‘The Great Gatsby Gala’

The Fayette County Memorial Hospital Foundation is excited to announce the theme of this year’s annual gala: The Great Gatsby.The Great Gatsby G...

June 30th, 2017 |  


Tips to pick the best melons

Tips to pick the best melons

It’s the age-old question: How do you choose the best melon?Whether it’s watermelon, cantaloupe, honeydew or other melons, summer days (or...

June 27th, 2017 |  


Dehner named ADAMH executive director

Dehner named ADAMH executive director

Following a year-long search, the Paint Valley Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health (ADAMH) Board of Directors has hired Penny Dehner as its new ...

June 27th, 2017 |