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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.

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.

Feel good about giving back by donating blood, Red Cross says need for blood is constant

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

Looking for a way to give back to the community by don’t have a lot of time to volunteer? The American Red Cross reminds people that in only about an hour, those eligible can help save lives by donating blood and feel instant gratification. “ ..... 
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Become a hero by giving blood during Red Cross Month

Mon, Feb 23rd, 2015
Posted in All Health & Wellness

During Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross reminds eligible blood donors that it doesn’t take a cape or superpowers to be a hero. By donating blood, donors can become a hero for patients in need. Red Cross Month is dedicated to the ..... 
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March is Minnesota Food Share Month

Mon, Feb 23rd, 2015
Posted in All Health & Wellness

The effects of hunger for an individual or family can range from poor health and slowed recovery from injury or illness to poor performance at school or work. During 2014, Semcac Food Shelves in Rushford, Preston, Caledonia, and Kasson assisted ove ..... 
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Local residents sled for ALS

Mon, Feb 16th, 2015
Posted in All Health & Wellness

When someone we know is diagnosed with a disease we want to do all that we can for them. In many cases when that loved one is lost to the disease the need to help others with their battle begins by raising funds to find a cure. Such is the case ..... 
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Minnesotans save more than $30M on health insurance premiums in 2014 Savings comes from Advanced Premium Tax Credits, only available through MNsure

Mon, Feb 9th, 2015
Posted in All Health & Wellness

ST. PAUL, Minn.— MNsure announced Minnesotans enrolled in qualified health plans through the state marketplace saved $30,958,984.87 in health insurance premiums in 2014. The savings comes from federal Advanced Premium Tax Credits (APTC), available ..... 
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Gundersen Health Plan, Unity Health Plans Insurance Explore New Partnership Organizations sign letter of intent to consider combining businesses

Mon, Feb 9th, 2015
Posted in All Health & Wellness

ONALASKA, WIS. - Gundersen Health Plan and Unity Health Plans Insurance Corporation announce today the signing of a non-binding letter of intent to explore a new partnership that will benefit both organizations. Gundersen Health Plan, a subsidiary ..... 
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National 2-1-1 Day is Feb. 11 Great Rivers 2-1-1 provides reliable resource for wide variety of topics

Mon, Feb 9th, 2015
Posted in All Health & Wellness

Great Rivers 2-1-1, your local information, referral and crisis line, has been active in the community for more than 35 years and continues to be a valuable resource for the public to use. Their database has more than 3,000 agencies listed and is up ..... 
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Minnesota’s smoking rate falls to 14.4 percent Majority of Minnesotans who quit smoking say cigarette tax helped them

Mon, Feb 9th, 2015
Posted in All Health & Wellness

Findings from the latest Minnesota Adult Tobacco Survey (MATS) show that Minnesota is continuing to make progress in reducing tobacco use. Minnesota’s adult smoking rate has declined to 14.4 percent, the lowest rate ever recorded in the state and ..... 
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