The St. Croix Valley Health Care Foundation was pleased to select Gretchen Sampson, Director /Health Officer of the Polk County Health Department to receive the 2013 Health Care Advocate award. Dr. Arne Lagus announced the award, a well-kept secret, at the Foundation’s 18th annual fundraising gala dinner
St.Croix Regional Medical Center’s Sleep Center now offers a Home Sleep Test (HST). Unlike an in-lab sleep test which is used to diagnose many sleep disturbances, HST is used to diagnose “obstructive sleep apnea.”
On your feet all day? Do you experience discomfort, leg pain or swelling? Do you have bulging veins (varicose veins)? Millions of women and men in the U.S. have varicose veins, most commonly in the legs and feet.
St. Croix Regional Medical Center is offering a free, six-session grief and loss support group for persons who have experienced the loss of a loved one in death. The group will begin Monday, March 10 and end April 14.
Hospitals are mandated by the federal government to conduct a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) after March 23, 2012. Although, this was the initial catalyst for the community health needs assessments, performing CHNAs benefit those providing healthcare services as well as the overall community. Together we can be proactive and collaboratively address health concerns made apparent because of this assessment and others like it.