I CAN Prevent Diabetes!
Wanda Story of Park Rapids knew she had at high-risk factors for diabetes. Results from a blood glucose test came back “a little high”, so she and her primary care provider took note.
Her mother had died from complications brought on by type 2 diabetes. “I saw first-hand how it ravaged her body over the years,” Wanda says. “I knew that changes in my life were necessary.”
Who is at risk for prediabetes?
Posted Dec. 3, 2013
Free weight-loss education session set in Fargo
If you’re serious about weight loss and would like to learn more about surgical and non-surgical solutions, there will be a free, weight-loss informational session from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at the Ramada Plaza & Suites in Fargo, ND.
Posted Nov. 27, 2013
Our daily lives are not measured by how we live, but by how we give
I have seen some amazing things since I became a part of the FATHER Project team. So many lives have been changed and transformed. Men have dedicated time and effort to move beyond their past and write a new future for themselves and their family.
Posted Nov. 27, 2013
St. Joseph’s honored as a Joint Commission ‘Top Performer’
St. Joseph’s Area Health Services has recently been named a “Top Performer on Key Quality Measures” by The Joint Commission, the nation’s leading accreditor of healthcare organizations.
Posted Nov. 25, 2013
Christmas Sweets, Treats & Treasures
The inaugural Christmas Sweets, Treats & Treasures will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church.
Sponsored by St. Joseph’s Area Health Services Auxiliary, this event will raise funds used to enhance patient comfort and healing.
Posted Nov. 21, 2013
St. Joseph’s Mammography Quilt Winner
The Crazy Quilters of Park Rapids donate the handmade quilt annually as part of Breast Cancer Awareness and as a reminder to women that mammograms can catch changes in the breast that may be early signs of cancer but are too small to be felt.
Posted Nov. 7, 2013
Comfort, love, respect
For anyone facing serious or life-limiting illness, hospice care provides comfort, love and respect to patients and their loved ones when they need it most.
St. Joseph’s Area Health Services Hospice care allows patients to receive comfort and care in their own home or residence where they are surrounded by loved ones.
Posted Nov. 7, 2013
St. Joseph’s Community Health receives continuing TZD ‘Safe Roads’ grant
St. Joseph’s Area Health Services Community Health received a grant totaling $9,139 for the continuation of the Hubbard County Towards Zero Deaths (TZD) “Safe Roads” Coalition.
The grant is awarded by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety through the Office of Traffic Safety. It will allow the coalition to continue working on traffic issues including speeding, seat belt use and impaired driving.
Posted Oct. 22, 2013
Hubbard County FATHER Project takes state honors
The Hubbard County FATHER Project was honored by the Minnesota Department of Health for its outstanding contributions to public health recently.
The FATHER Project, an innovative program of Goodwill/Easter Seals Minnesota and implemented by St. Joseph’s Area Health Services Community Health, received a Certificate of Recognition during the 2013 Community Health Conference in Brainerd recently.
Posted Oct. 15, 2013
Swift response saves two lives the morning of Johnny’s birth
There’s no denying the fact that 1-year-old Johnny Skare is a daddy’s boy. His father, Al, will be the first to admit that, but it’s not something that needs to be said. The connection between father and son is clearly evident.
Heather Skare appreciates this. In fact, she appreciates everything about her family and son, Johnny.
Posted Oct. 2, 2013
Proud dads graduate from the FATHER Project
It is a proud moment for Hubbard County’s fathers who set and attain personal goals for themselves, their children and families.
The FATHER Project, a program of Goodwill/Easter Seals Minnesota and St. Joseph’s Area Health Services, celebrates this accomplishment with recent graduates during a special ceremony in their honor.
Posted Sept. 30, 2013
St. Joseph’s receives high honors for organ donation outreach
Tissue/Organ Donation: Fast Facts
t. Joseph’s Area Health Services to “Go-Live” with new technology
St. Joseph’s earns national Studer Group award
The FATHER Project offers support – and hope
St. Joseph’s again designated a Level 4 Trauma Hospital
Let Life Bloom
It took a miracle
Electronic Health Records Will Help to Provide Quality Person-centered Care
Hubbard County at High Risk for Tick-borne Illnesses
McKinstra Eager to Share Giving Opportunities Available at St. Joseph’s
St. Joseph’s receives two grants.
A milestone celebration: Fathers come full circle
Koppelman receives national honors from AHA
Distracted drivers beware
St. Joseph’s Center for Weight Management earns Center of Excellence status
Deb Haagenson accepts governor’s reappointment, re-elected president of state nursing board
Full-time physician joins St. Joseph’s Emergency and Hospitalist teams
Dads and attachment: Nurturing our bonds
Media Smarts helps youth make better choices