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City of Rushford Village - Mayoral Proclamation In Observance of National Donate Life Month


Fri, Mar 28th, 2014
Posted in Rushford Village Health & Wellness

Whereas April is considered National Donate Life Month; and

Whereas Organ, eye and tissue donation is a gift which extends hope and healing to those in need; and

Whereas Nearly 115,000 Americans and approximately 3,000 people in Minnesota are waiting for a life-saving transplant; and

Whereas There is a serious shortage of transplantable organs in the UNited States, resulting in only 28,000 transplants and nearly 6,000 preventable deaths each year; and

Whereas One organ, eye and tissue donor can save or improve the lives of up to sixty people; and

Whereas Minnesota is a leader in registered organ, eye and tissue donors. Any person of any age can become a donor by indicating their preference on their state ID or by registering on-line through either Donate Life Minnesota or Lifesource, one of America's Leading organ procurement organizations.

Now, Therefore, I, Mayor Dale Schwanke do hereby proclaim April ,2014 as

NATIONAL DONATE LIFE MONTH

AND, I urge all residents of Rushford Village, Rushford, and Peterson to mark this day by taking the time to consider becoming an organ donor in order to help others continue to celebrate life.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Seal of the City of Rushford Village, Minnesota to be affexed on this 18th day of March, 2014.



/s/Dale Schwanke

Mayor

Minnesotans who attempt to enroll via MNsure by March 31 eligible for extension

Thu, Mar 27th, 2014
Posted in All Health & Wellness

ST. PAUL, Minn. – MNsure announced new procedures that will help people get coverage and avoid a federal tax penalty even if their enrollment isn’t complete when the deadline expires on March 31. “It’s just like waiting in line to vote af ..... 
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Preparation is key to successful blood donation

Fri, Mar 21st, 2014
Posted in Mabel Health & Wellness

Mabel American Legion, Mabel on Monday, March 31 from 2-7 p.m. – Healthy individuals are needed every day to maintain an adequate blood supply for patients in need. Once a donor has made the commitment to give blood, it is important to take a few ..... 
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Reminder: Health coverage required by March 31 to avoid penalty

Fri, Mar 21st, 2014
Posted in All Health & Wellness

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The final deadline to enroll in health insurance inside or outside of MNsure is March 31 for coverage that begins May 1, 2014, and missing that deadline could mean paying a penalty. The penalty for 2014 is 1 percent of total hous ..... 
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Public Assistance Fraud Program producing staggering numbers

Fri, Mar 21st, 2014
Posted in All Health & Wellness

In June of 2013, Social Service directors and the sheriffs from Goodhue, Winona, Fillmore, Houston and Wabasha got together to come up with a new plan for working welfare fraud cases in those counties. For the last 10 years, one civilian had been w ..... 
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Celebrate National Volunteer Month by donating blood and helping to save lives

Fri, Mar 21st, 2014
Posted in All Health & Wellness

Potentially lifesaving blood donations can only come from generous volunteers. This April, during National Volunteer Month, the American Red Cross invites eligible donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and help meet the constant need for don ..... 
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Celebrate Red Cross Month by getting involved

Thu, Mar 13th, 2014
Posted in All Health & Wellness

ST. PAUL, Minn. — During Red Cross Month, the American Red Cross invites everyone to make a difference in their communities by giving blood, volunteering, taking a class or making a financial donation. Those supporters enable the Red Cross to cont ..... 
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MNsure tops 113,000 enrollees

Thu, Mar 13th, 2014
Posted in All Health & Wellness

ST.PAUL, Minn.—MNsure announced more than 113,000 Minnesotans have enrolled in comprehensive, affordable health insurance coverage through the state’s new health insurance marketplace. “More and more Minnesotans continue to secure health ins ..... 
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New MNsure ad highlights March 31 deadline to enroll

Thu, Mar 13th, 2014
Posted in All Health & Wellness

ST. PAUL, Minn. — MNsure announced today an addition to their television campaign that highlights the March 31 deadline to enroll in a qualified health plan. More than 115,000 Minnesotans have enrolled through MNsure to find comprehensive, afforda ..... 
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