October is ‘Sudden Infant Death’ Awareness Month

In October 1988, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed October as National Infant Loss Awareness Month. The Fayette County Health Department wants to inf...

October 13th, 2015 |  


Pink partnership brings awareness

Pink partnership brings awareness

In recognizing October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) and the local McDonald’s locations are once aga...

October 12th, 2015 |  


Life is about choices

Life is about choices

Life is all about choices. We all have the right to choose what is best for us, from the very beginning right up until the very end. It’s import...

October 7th, 2015 |  



Protecting older adults from scams

Protecting older adults from scams

As my parents get older, I’m beginning to worry that they may be taken advantage of financially. What can we do to help protect them?It’s ...

September 30th, 2015 |  


Women’s Wellness Center to open in October

Women’s Wellness Center to open in October

The Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) Women’s Wellness Center will be opening fully in October with the open house scheduled for Saturday,...

September 28th, 2015 |  


Wilson named chief nursing officer at FCMH

Wilson named chief nursing officer at FCMH

Fayette County Memorial Hospital has appointed a chief nursing officer.Tammie Wilson, RN, MSN, will effectively take the role of chief nursing officer...

September 24th, 2015 |  


Flu clinic to be held Oct. 7

School and football have begun, so flu season is right around the corner. The Fayette County Health Department is offering a flu clinic open to the pu...

September 16th, 2015 |  


FCMH to host ‘Diabetes Extravaganza’

Stay one step ahead of diabetes and attend Fayette County Memorial Hospital’s (FCMH) annual Diabetes Extravaganza on Monday, Sept. 21 from 6:30 ...

September 11th, 2015 |  


Diet may play role in chronic inflammation

Diet may play role in chronic inflammation

Are there foods you can eat to reduce chronic inflammation?Health issues related to chronic inflammation have been getting quite a bit of attention in...

September 10th, 2015 |  


What do these ‘meat terms’ mean?

What do these ‘meat terms’ mean?

Do you get confused when you go to the grocery store and look in the meat case? What does fresh, natural, no hormones or antibiotics, organic, or cert...

September 8th, 2015 |