Healthy communities mean healthy patients, employees, families and friends. Here at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, we have more than 5,000 employees, providers, volunteers and physicians whose dedication, expertise and community involvement ensure that residents in the communities we serve have access to expert whole-person care.
Below are just a few of our major areas of influence and impact in the Eau Claire community. Staff also take part in other numerous community activities generously contributing their time and money to efforts that make a difference for all.
- Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire has a close connection to the United Way of the Chippewa Valley and is a major contributor. Each year, United Way contributions from employees total well over $100,000.
- Our kiosk at Oakwood Mall is routinely staffed by a variety of health care professionals. We invite you to stop by to see displays and obtain health information. Free blood pressure screenings are offered every Thursday from 7 to 9 a.m., and other health screenings and fairs are scheduled throughout the year.
- Whether it’s assisting with Special Olympics events, volunteering at the Humane Association or delivering food and gifts to needy families during the holidays, the Employee Volunteer Committee consistently provides opportunities for employees to get involved. Employees assisted more than 50 area families during the Christmas season, and donated more than 1,000 winter hats, gloves, mittens and scarves. More than 2,000 school supply items were collected and distributed to local nonprofit organizations.
- Mayo Clinic Health System is a proud sponsor of the Eau Claire Marathon, where runners from all over the country enjoy the beautiful trails and streets of our community. Many of our employees volunteer during the event. Look for us in Carson Park the first Sunday in May.
- We all know teamwork makes a job easier to accomplish. And, you’ll see Mayo Clinic Health System teams at many awareness events. You’ll notice the teams by the bright blue shirts. Make sure to give a high five when you see them:
- American Cancer Society Relay for Life and Making Strides Walk
- American Heart Association Heart Walk
- Juvenile Diabetes Walk to Remember
- Walk to End Alzheimer’s
- Out of Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention
- Epilepsy Stroll in the Park
We host a wide variety of health education programs, wellness events and support groups. From prenatal classes to programs on exercise, healthy eating, diabetes and prostate cancer support groups, we offer timely information on current hot topics. Check out our Classes & Events for current availability.