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Spring Valley Senior Living offers free blood pressure screening


Fri, Jan 11th, 2013
Posted in Spring Valley Health & Wellness

Pictured: Spring Valley Senior Living home health nurse, Alyssa Christianson, takes Bernice Ostern’s blood pressure. Blood pressure screenings are offered free to area community members at Spring Valley Senior Living on the second Thursday of the month. (Photo by: Barb Schramm)

According to the Centers for Disease Control, high blood pressure is one of the leading risk factors for heart disease and stroke, and one in three adults have high blood pressure, but often don’t know it. Spring Valley Senior Living cares about the community and offers free monthly blood pressure screenings to community members, no appointment necessary. The free screenings are offered on the SECOND THURSDAY of the month from 1:30 – 2:30pm in the Estates Great Room at Spring Valley Senior Living, 800 Memorial Drive, Spring Valley, MN. Other locations and days are also available. For more information contact Spring Valley Senior Living Home Health at 507-346-1267.

Minnesota traffic deaths up in 2012

Fri, Jan 4th, 2013
Posted in All Health & Wellness

ST. PAUL — For the first time in five years, the number of traffic deaths increased in Minnesota as 378 people were killed in 2012, according to preliminary reports from the Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety. In 2011, 368 ..... 
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“Help Our Neighbors” helps senior citizens in the their homes

Fri, Dec 28th, 2012
Posted in Chatfield Health & Wellness

An organization called Help Our Neighbors can be the key to helping Senior Citizens stay in their homes and active in the community by providing services they need to stay independent. The services that the Help Our Neighbors organization assists wi ..... 
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Harmony Blood drive collects 40 units

Fri, Dec 21st, 2012
Posted in Harmony Health & Wellness

The blood drive held in Harmony on December 11, 2012, succeeded in collecting 40 units of blood. There were 44 donors that presented and three first-time participants. Congratulations to these four donors who reached the following milestones: Jill ..... 
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Shape up Fillmore County

Fri, Dec 21st, 2012
Posted in Lanesboro Health & Wellness

New owner Melinda Lutes will take over ownership of Coffee Street Fitness and Dance in Lanesboro, Minn. on January 1, 2013, just in time to help everyone in Fillmore County with their New Year’s resolutions. Melinda is very excited about her new ..... 
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A ribbon cutting

Fri, Dec 14th, 2012
Posted in Preston Health & Wellness

A ribbon cutting and open house was held at Traditions of Preston on Friday, December 7, and members of the Preston Area Chamber of Commerce were there to help celebrate. Front row from left to right are Scott Springer, resident Violet Olson, Andrea ..... 
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Melinda Lutes, new owner of Coffee Street Fitness in Lanesboro

Fri, Dec 14th, 2012
Posted in Lanesboro Health & Wellness

Cottage House, LLC of Lanesboro, MN is pleased to introduce Melinda Lutes as the new owner of Coffee Street Fitness and Dance located in downtown Lanesboro. The sale of the property and business occurred November 20 with Ms. Lutes taking possession, ..... 
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Ban the bug week- it’s not too late to get the influenza vaccination!

Fri, Nov 30th, 2012
Posted in All Health & Wellness

December 2-8 is National Influenza Vaccination Week and the statewide Ban the Bug effort to encourage Minnesotans to get vaccinated against influenza. Fillmore County Public Health (FCPH) is promoting these efforts by offering flu vaccinations via ..... 
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FC gives back

Fri, Nov 30th, 2012
Posted in All Health & Wellness

During the month of December bring a non-perishable food item, new or gently used hats, mittens or gloves, non-wrapped Christmas gift item for a toddler through teen, to any home Fillmore Central basketball game or wrestling meet and receive $1.00 o ..... 
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