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Classes & Events

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Breastfeeding

Prenatal & Parenting

Menomonie, WI
08/05/2020
7-9 p.m.

Breastfeeding Class - CANCELLED

Prenatal & Parenting

Eau Claire, WI
08/05/2020
6-8 p.m.
Red Wing, MN
08/05/2020
2 - 3 p.m.
Red Wing, MN
08/05/2020
5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Weight Management Information Session

Fitness & Weight Management

Eau Claire, WI
08/05/2020
5:45-7 p.m., except last Wednesday of each month, which is 9-10:15 a.m.

Baby Café

Prenatal & Parenting

Fairmont, MN
08/05/2020
9-11 a.m.

Nursing Moms Network

Prenatal & Parenting

Eau Claire, WI
08/05/2020
9-10:30 a.m.
Elmwood, WI
08/05/2020
Weekdays during regular clinic hours
Chetek, WI
08/05/2020
Weekdays during regular clinic hours
Bloomer, WI
08/05/2020
Mankato, MN
08/06/2020
12-1 p.m.

From The Blog

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Keep your cool while exercising in the heat

Warm weather is a perfect motivator to get outside and move around. But when summer goes from warm to hot, exercising could be risky — unless you’re prepared with these tips.

Chaun Cox MD By Chaun Cox August 5, 2020

Can a dog really improve heart health? Cardiologist weighs in

Dog adoption rates rose earlier this year during COVID-19 stay-at-home orders. There are emotional and social benefits of pet ownership, but did you know that dogs may make our hearts healthier? A cardiologist weighs in on the heart-healthy benefits of your canine companion.

Tahir Tak MD By Tahir Tak August 4, 2020

Social media risks: Tips to keep your children safe

Social media is a fun, easy way for kids to connect with friends. Because younger kids are joining in, it's important to teach them that even though social media is fun to use, there also are risks. Learn how to keep your children safe on social media.

Karen Hall MS LPC By Karen Hall August 2, 2020

5 ways to build strong bones as you age

After age 30, you start to lose bone mass. Get 5 tips to build stronger bones and combat that loss.

July 31, 2020

Emotional exhaustion during times of unrest

2020 has been a year full of change and trauma. You may be wondering what's next. As events unfold, you may begin to feel irritable, struggle to motivate yourself or just feel stuck. You're emotionally exhausted. Learn what it is and what you can do regain a sense of well-being.

July 30, 2020

Choose the birth control that’s best for you

Choosing the right birth control can be tricky. Many factors go into selecting the option that’s right for you. Learn about your options.

July 29, 2020

‘There is a purpose for me’ reflects patient with brain tumor

Jeff Calkins believes he has been given a second chance at life. After surgery and treatment for a brain tumor, he is giving thanks and giving back.

July 28, 2020

Hepatitis C: Testing could save your life

Testing for hepatitis C, which entails a basic blood draw and analysis, can be the difference between serious health complications later in life or a manageable — in some cases curable — condition. This Q&A will help you understand more about hepatitis C.

Victoria Louwagie PAC By Victoria Louwagie July 27, 2020

8 healthy tips for summer dining

It’s summer, and the warmer weather tends to influence our dining habits. Whether you are dining out or grilling at home, here are 8 healthy reminders.

July 24, 2020

COVID-19 tests: Antibody vs. diagnostic

With all the talk about COVID-19 testing in the news, it's not surprising there's some confusion about tests and how they differ. Here's what you need to know.

July 23, 2020

Water: Essential to your body

Nearly all of your body’s major systems depend on water to function and survive. You’d be surprised about what staying hydrated can do for your body.

July 22, 2020

Eye pain: Taking the sting out of a sty

Have you ever woken to discover a red, painful lump near the edge of your eyelid? Here's how to treat a sty and when you should see a health care provider.

July 21, 2020

In The News

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Advanced care at home launched in Eau Claire

Under the direction of Mayo Clinic physicians, advanced care at home offers comprehensive, restorative health care services including infusions, skilled nursing, medications, laboratory and imaging se...

August 3, 2020
Eau Claire named a top hospital in Wisconsin

The hospital was named No. 6 in Wisconsin and recognized as a "Best Regional Hospital."

July 28, 2020
Fairmont awards health career scholarships

Two recipients were awarded $1,000 to pursue a career in health care.

July 15, 2020
Summer series: Mayo Clinic Health System in St. James offers swimming safety tips

Swimming is a great way to enjoy the summer and cool off. Unfortunately, especially with small children, it’s an activity that can pose some danger.

July 1, 2020
Summer Series: Mayo Clinic Health System in St. James offers skin cancer prevention tips

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us will be enjoying more time outdoors this summer season, and when you’re out having fun, it’s easy to forget to ...

June 29, 2020
Mayo Clinic Health System is asking public to use caution with fireworks

With COVID-19 resulting in the cancelation of many public Fourth of July celebrations, more families may be inclined to use fireworks at home. Mayo Clinic Health Syste...

June 29, 2020
Mayo Clinic Health System offering tips for stress-related sleep disruption

A good night’s sleep is a key factor in maintaining your health and protecting your immune system. Getting at least seven hours of quality rest e...

June 29, 2020
Fairmont to open temporary respiratory clinic for COVID-19 patients

Fairmont will be transitioning the care of outpatients with COVID-19 symptoms to a temporary respiratory clinic located in an unused clinical space adjacent to the main clinic.

June 19, 2020
Heatstroke prevention tips

While outdoor activities are healthy for the mind and body, it’s important also to factor in precautionary measures to prevent heat-related injuries when you’re far from climate-controlled...

June 17, 2020
Mower County Announces “Community Health First” Local Approach to Fighting COVID-19

Healthcare, Community and Businesses Partners to Create a COVID-19 Action Plan.

June 12, 2020
HealthFinders Collaborative offers COVID-19 testing in Faribault

Testing expands Rice County’s response to the pandemic, especially for the underserved

May 20, 2020
Donations of handmade cloth masks requested

Mayo Clinic Health System is requesting community donations of fabric masks to help keep patients, visitors and staff safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 12, 2020

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