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Nurse practitioner newest member of primary care team


Jessica Julig-Weedman, D.N.P., joined Fairmont Sept. 23.

Three-day hospice and palliative care volunteer training October 12, 14 and 15


Hospice invites individuals 18 and older to take part in a rewarding experience by becoming a volunteer for those in need.

New behavioral health provider now seeing patients in Fairmont


Sarah Martinson, nurse practitioner, grew up in the area and is excited to practice in Fairmont.

National accreditation for bariatric surgery program achieved in Mankato


Patients seeking surgical treatment for obesity and its related conditions have a high-quality choice at a nationally accredited program that meets the highest standards for patient safety and quality of care.

Physician joins Fairmont, expands physical medicine and rehab capabilities


Dr. John Alm will be in Fairmont twice per week providing non-surgical orthopedic and rehabilitation care.

Three Mayo Clinic locations recognized for outstanding heart care


Sites in Mankato, Minn., Eau Claire, Wisc., and Scottsdale, Ariz. honored for cardiac expertise.

Physician assistant joins hospitalist team in Fairmont


Binta Tambedou, physician assistant, brings extensive experience from Mayo Clinic in Rochester.

Infectious diseases expert discusses freshwater amoeba


A current Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) investigation into a child’s contraction of a deadly form of meningitis from the Naegleria fowleri amoeba is raising concerns about the health and safety of lakes.

Fairmont provides distracted driving education with new simulator


Trauma staff will bring the distracted driving simulator to events throughout the region.

$4.5 million Emergency Department expansion set for Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont


Renovated space will improve patient care, safety and privacy.

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