This April, SCVEMS is expanding by operationally integrating the Unity Ambulance Service Area. Having two bases, St. Croix Falls and Milltown, in Wisconsin, will enable SCVEMS to provide service more efficiently and allow greater flexibility in the deployment of ambulances.
St. Croix Regional Medical Center recently donated matching dollars to the giveBIG Osceola project for the Mental Health Task Force of Polk County. A check for $2000 was presented by Dave Dobosenski, CEO, to Mental Health Task Force Board Member, Dr. Patricia Fettes, SCRMC Psychologist;
Over time, the “parts” begin to wear out. Our joints, in particular, succumb to years of use and abuse. Eventually, pain and loss of range of motion can make even simple day-to-day tasks such as dressing, drinking a cup of coffee, walking or even holding a grandchild, let alone sports activities, too painful. For three area men, Bruce Noll and Jerry Wyatt of St. Croix Falls, and Rob Robertson of Lindstrom,
Wellness can start at any age. Register any time for fitness and wellness classes being offered at the Lindstrom Clinic, now a "Silver & Fit" facility.Local motivated instructors provide multiple sessions for a wide range of fitness and exercise levels and ages.
Vaccines are still the best “tools” we have to prevent influenza. Medscape (2/12, Barclay) reported a case series published online in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine indicating that young adults failing to vaccinate themselves against the flu required “the most intensive treatment.”