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Bloodmobile in Harmony on July 14


Mon, Jul 6th, 2015
Posted in Harmony Health & Wellness

Harmony will be hosting a bloodmobile at the Harmony Community Center from 1-7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 14, 2015. All donors will be required to provide identification before donating, so please remember your donor card or driver’s license.

Typically, all healthy men and women who are at least 16 years old and weigh 110 pounds or more are eligible to donate blood. Donors who are 16 must have the written permission of a parent or guardian. Parental consent forms will be available on the day of the blood drive.

There is no upper age limit, and the time commitment is minimal.

While walk-ins are more than welcome, donors are highly encouraged to make appointments. To make an appointment, please call Marilyn Bratager at (507) 937-3406.

Community of Harmony receives grant to get Dementia-friendly action plan underway

Mon, Jun 15th, 2015
Posted in Harmony Health & Wellness

ACT on Alzheimer’s-Harmony is in the final phase of a readiness process to create a more dementia-friendly community and has received a grant through ACT on Alzheimer’s to help implement priorities specific to Harmony, Minn. Harmony is one of ..... 
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Cooking Safely for a Crowd to be held in Mabel

Mon, Jun 8th, 2015
Posted in Mabel Health & Wellness

We need to change the ways we handle food. Today, our food comes from all over the world. New, stronger bacteria and viruses are finding their way into our food. Also, food handling for large events is very different than home cooking. It is importa ..... 
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Chatfield to host Relay for Life

By Morgan McManimon-Myers

Mon, Jun 8th, 2015
Posted in Chatfield Health & Wellness

For the first time on Friday, July 10, Chatfield will be hosting the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) Relay for Life at the Chatfield City Park on Main and 4th Street. The event raises funds for the American Cancer Society, and this year marks the ..... 
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May is mental health month. Let’s make sure all kids have the mental health care they need.

Mon, May 11th, 2015
Posted in All Health & Wellness

By Lucinda Jesson Minn. Department of Human Services Commissioner We all want kids to grow up healthy and strong. From scrapes and bruises to ear infections and strep throat, we want to make sure that when the need arises, our children receive th ..... 
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Valley ramps up for 2nd Annual Rover Run

By Kirsten Zoellner

Thu, May 7th, 2015
Posted in All Health & Wellness

In 2014, Farmers Co-op Elevator in Rushford saw an opportunity to bring together the company’s products, its growing Town & Country Store, and community-minded efforts with a push towards healthy living for both area residents and their canine com ..... 
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National Infant Immunization Week April 18-25

Mon, Apr 20th, 2015
Posted in All Health & Wellness

“National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) provides an opportunity to celebrate the success of immunizations in preventing deadly diseases,” said Lantha Stevens, Fillmore County Public Health Director, “Maintaining high vaccination rates by vac ..... 
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Harmony bloodmobile collects 42 units

Mon, Apr 13th, 2015
Posted in Harmony Health & Wellness

The blood drive held in Harmony on March 31, 2015, succeeded in collecting 42 units of blood. There were 42 donors that presented and one first-time participant. Congratulations to these seven donors who reached the following milestones: •Maril ..... 
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Bloodmobile in Harmony on March 31

Mon, Mar 23rd, 2015
Posted in Harmony Health & Wellness

Harmony will be hosting a bloodmobile at the Harmony Community Center from 1-7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 31, 2015. All donors will be required to provide identification before donating, so please remember your donor card or driver’s license. Typica ..... 
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