Health and Fitness

Minutes of September meeting of Hermann Area District Hospital board: flu vaccines currently insufficient

Press Release: Quilter shows appreciation for Hermann Area District Hospital

Bev Pfautsch donated a “Star at Sea” patterned quilt to the Hermann Area District Hospital Auxiliary. Bev shared, “I was so pleased with Hermann Area  District Hospital surgery services and Dr. Donald Swayze I just wanted to show my appreciation.”  

Also pictured is Teresa Schwartz, president of the HADH Auxiliary (right).

Press Release: 24-year-old Independence woman dies of H1N1 flu

An Independence woman became the second Missouri resident to die as a result of the H1N1 flu, state health officials said Thursday.

The 24-year-old woman died Wednesday night, several days after she was hospitalized with flu symptoms. A private laboratory confirmed that the woman was positive for the H1N1 virus, which is commonly referred to as swine flu.

H1N1: A threat to Hermann High School?

By Leslie Niiro, Hermann High School Sophomore

Press Release: Modern Woodmen helps keep Owensville Transit wheels a-turning

Modern Woodmen of America helped Owensville Transit (TOGO) at their First Annual Golf Tournament.  TOGO met their goal of $2,250 and Modern Woodmen provided matching funds, totaling $4,500.  TOGO was fortunate to work with Modern Woodmen, which provides matching funds for non-profit programs.

Press Release: FDA approves vaccines for H1N1 virus

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that it has approved four vaccines against the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus. The vaccines will be distributed nationally after the initial lots become available, which is expected within the next four weeks.

Press Release: Health Department launches flu information Web site

In partnership with local public health agencies across Missouri, the Gasconade/Osage County Health Department announces the launch of a new campaign called “Fight the Flu”. 

Press Release: Flu cases spike in parts of Missouri

The number of flu-like illnesses treated in Missouri hospital emergency rooms spiked in the last week to about twice the normal rate, prompting a warning from state health officials.

“It’s too early to know whether this is a trend,” said Margaret Donnelly, Missouri’s top health official. “But it indicates that the new H1N1 flu virus is circulating in our communities and people need to take action. Any places people gather – schools, offices, factories, government offices – need to plan now to help limit the spread of flu.”

Press Release: Renaissance Center to host Hermann's Ultimate Warrior Challenge

In conjunction with the 2000th Victory Celebration, the Renaissance Center of Hermann is hosting an adventure obstacle course race, Hermann’s Ultimate Warrior Challenge.

Press Release: Virginia Hall retires after 34 years at Hermann Area District Hospital

Virginia Hall’s retirement party was given Aug. 13th at Hermann Area District Hospital. There was a carry-in meal, and a gift of a diamond necklace and flowers were given from the hospital.

Syndicate content