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Mabel Clinic offering flu shot clinic on November 4


Mon, Oct 26th, 2015
Posted in Mabel Health & Wellness

As a lifelong community health care partner, Mabel Clinic and Winneshiek Medial Center are dedicated to building strong communities through health and wellness. To make it easier for you and your loved ones to put your well-being first, Mabel Clinic is making flu vaccination available at any time with a clinic appointment, or you may simply walk in and request a flu shot, or you may choose to stop by the Community Flu Shot Clinic at the Mabel Clinic on Wednesday, November 4 from 2 to 4 p.m.

The Community Clinic on Wednesday, November 4 is for anyone age nine or older and no appointment is needed. Only the injection form of the vaccine will be given provided at the community clinic at a cost of $27, payable at the time of service. Mabel Clinic accepts cash, check, credit card, or Medicare cards. No private insurance cards or Medicare Advantage Plans will be accepted at the community flu shot clinic.

The vaccine is the quadrivalent flu vaccine, which is designed to protect against four different flu viruses; two influenza A viruses and two influenza B viruses. Injection, mist forms, and high doze vaccines are always available through an appointment or as a walk-in patient at Mabel Clinic. Private insurance cards can be submitted with an appointment for at flu vaccine at the patient’s request. Call (507)493-5115 to schedule an appointment.

Who should receive the

influenza vaccine?

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), most seasonal flu activity typically occurs between October and May. Flu activity most commonly peaks in the United States between December and February. CDC recommends all people 6 months and older should receive the vaccine, unless they are:

• Infants less than 6 months of age

• People who are allergic to eggs, egg products, or to any component of the vaccine

• Anyone with a history of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS)

• Anyone who is sick or has a fever – the vaccination should be rescheduled

It is especially important for pregnant women to get vaccinated because of their increased risk for influenza-related complications. Pregnant women can get vaccinated during any trimester, including the first.

People should begin getting vaccinated soon after flu vaccine becomes available, however, as long as flu viruses are circulating in the community, it’s not too late to get v .....
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Red Cross asks for most needed blood types

Mon, Oct 5th, 2015
Posted in Mabel Health & Wellness

During Liver Awareness Month this October, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood and platelets to support liver transplant patients and others needing blood products. Liver transplants are the second most common type 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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WMC Mabel Clinic open house July 11

Mon, Jul 7th, 2014
Posted in Mabel Health & Wellness

Providers and staff of the WMC Mabel Clinic invite the public to attend an Open House on Friday, July 11 from 12 noon - 3 p.m. The open house is a celebration of the one-year anniversary of the clinic expansion. There will be giveaways, the first 5 ..... 
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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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Free women’s health seminar to be held at Mabel Community Center

Thu, Feb 20th, 2014
Posted in Mabel Health & Wellness

As a woman, are you searching for more information about your unique health care needs? Are you interested in improving your quality of life in the new year? To learn more about specific women’s health issues and solutions, plan to attend the free ..... 
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Rural clinics - where you’re family

Fri, Sep 20th, 2013
Posted in Mabel Health & Wellness

Nichole Halverson returned from her honeymoon in the Dominican Republic, only to find herself feeling ill. She called the Mabel Clinic for an appointment. “I thought of Kirsten right away, and got an appointment with her for that very morning! ..... 
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Winneshiek Medical Center expands Mabel Clinic

Fri, Jul 5th, 2013
Posted in Mabel Health & Wellness

Beginning Monday, July 1, Winneshiek Medical Center’s Mabel Clinic will have expanded hours. Mabel Clinic will be open daily from 7:30 am – 2 pm and offer same day appointments as well as convenient Walk-in Wellness lab testing. Medical directi ..... 
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Winneshiek Medical Center invites the community to share health concerns: Mabel listening session March 20

Thu, Mar 7th, 2013
Posted in Mabel Health & Wellness

Winneshiek Medical Center is seeking community input on the health needs of northeast Iowa and southeast Minnesota though an online survey and local listening sessions. Called a Community Health Needs Assessment, the survey is designed to gather ..... 
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