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Flu shots and mist available


Mon, Oct 13th, 2014
Posted in All Health & Wellness

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that anyone over the age of six months obtain a seasonal flu vaccine each year as soon as it offered. This is especially true for people who care for children under age six months and people with health conditions.

Fillmore County Public Health is offering flu shots and flu mist at the following locations:

•Monday, October 13 from 12 to 7 p.m. at the Fillmore County Office Building –Room 108, 902 Houston Street NW, Preston, Minn.

•Tuesday, October 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Fillmore County Office Building - Room 108, 902 Houston Street NW, Preston, Minn.

•Thursday, October 16 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Community Center, 105 South Main Street, Canton, Minn.

•Wednesday, October 22 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Community Center, 226 Gold Street North, Wykoff, Minn.

•Thursday, October 23 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Lanesboro School, 100 Kirkwood Street East, Lanesboro, Minn. 

The cost of the flu vaccination is $25.00 each. Adults with Medicare Part B and/or Medicare Advantage Plans and both adults and children with a Minnesota Health Care Plan can receive the flu vaccination free of charge if all health insurance cards are presented at the clinic.

To better and more quickly serve you, wear a short sleeve shirt and bring the age-appropriate completed vaccination form with you to a clinic. If you would like to complete your influenza vaccine paper work in advance, go to the Influenza Vaccination Forms section of Public Health Forms and select the appropriate child or adult form immunization form. Bring the form, along with all health insurance cards or other payment, with you. For more information about flu vaccinations, call Fillmore County Public Health at (507)765-3898.

Goal exceeded by four at Harmony blood drive

Mon, Oct 6th, 2014
Posted in Harmony Health & Wellness

Thank you to all the donors who contributed to the success of the bloodmobile held in Harmony on September 23, 2014. Our goal for the day was 38, and with 44 donors presenting (including one first-time donor), we succeeded in collecting 42 units. ..... 
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Bloodmobile in Harmony on September 23

Mon, Sep 15th, 2014
Posted in Harmony Health & Wellness

Harmony will be hosting a bloodmobile at the Harmony Community Center from 1-6 p.m. on Tuesday, September 23, 2014. Please note that this drive ends an hour earlier than normal. All donors will be required to provide identification before donating, ..... 
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MNsure announces outreach and enrollment grant recipients

Mon, Sep 8th, 2014
Posted in All Health & Wellness

ST. PAUL, Minn.—MNsure announced the 28 recipients of MNsure’s outreach and enrollment grants. Grantees include respected community organizations from across Minnesota. “This year’s grants program is coordinated, comprehensive and designed ..... 
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ACT on Alzheimer’s Community Forum to be held

Mon, Aug 25th, 2014
Posted in Harmony Health & Wellness

ACT on Alzheimer’s Community Forum to be held Wednesday, August 27 at 7pm, the ACT on Alzheimer’s-Harmony Action Committee is hosting a meeting in the Community Room at Clara House (formerly Heritage Grove). All are invited to come hear about Al ..... 
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American Red Cross encourages blood donations

Fri, Aug 8th, 2014
Posted in All Health & Wellness

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The American Red Cross continues to have an urgent need for blood donors of all blood types to give before the Labor Day holiday, even after many more donors stepped up to give following an urgent call issued in late July. Donors w ..... 
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Nominees being accepted for Paula J. Tower Memorial Award

Fri, Aug 1st, 2014
Posted in All Health & Wellness

The Norma J. Vinger Center for Breast Care at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse is currently accepting nominations for the annual Paula J. Tower Memorial Award. This award was established to honor Paula Tower’s legacy and to remember the diff ..... 
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Western Days Stampede registration opens

Fri, Jul 25th, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Health & Wellness

Registration is now open for the 20th running of the Chatfield Western Days Stampede. Online registration is available at stampede.zapevent.com. The race will once again offer four-person team competition in addition to individual competition. Dis ..... 
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Second annual Mud/Trail Run hosted by Live Well Winona

Fri, Jul 25th, 2014
Posted in All Health & Wellness

If you are looking for your next challenge and really don’t mind getting a little dirty, this course is for you. Registration is now open for the “individual wave” of the mud/trail run. This event takes place on September 6 at 10:30 a.m. ..... 
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