There are more than 130 hospitalized COVID patients in the Peoria area, with 23 deaths in the last week alone. Meriter respiratory therapists are currently halfway through a four-week stay to help local staff.
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The union representing nurses at UnityPoint Health – Meriter announced Saturday evening that the nurses have reached a “major tentative agreement” in their contract negotiations.
A patient who spent Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas in the hospital with COVID-19 was finally discharged.
MADISON (WKOW) — A local nursing assistant is back at work after donating one of his kidney’s to his friend’s sister. Co-workers at Meriter Hospital gave Caden Lambie an honor walk before the surgery in late October. Now, Lambie says he feels like he’s back to his old self and says he’s made meaningful relationships
UnityPoint Health – Meriter Hospital in Madison is holding a costume contest for babies in their newborn intensive care unit.
A former nurse accused of abusing infants in a Madison hospital neo-natal intensive care unit has agreed to plead guilty, according to a recent court filing.
UPDATE (WKOW) — A prosecutor gave a former nurse accused of abusing infants in A Madison hospital a deadline of today to accept a plea deal and avoid a trial. Christopher M. Kaphaem, 43, a former nurse in Meriter’s neo-natal intensive care unit, has been charged with 19 felonies related to child abuse, according to
During a preliminary hearing Wednesday, a Meriter doctor described injuries to infants that led to charges against 43-year-old Christopher Kaphaem.
MADISON (WKOW) — A 33-year-old man is expected to survive after being shot late Saturday night in Madison. Madison police say it happened before 11 p.m. on Luann Lane. Meriter Hospital contacted police because the man went to the emergency room with a gunshot wound. As of right now, police believe it was a targeted