What’s Happening in your Community

Get the latest on what’s happening in your community, including classes and events, news and social media.

Classes & Events


Family Yoga in the Park

Youth & Family Programs

Barron, WI
10-11 a.m.
La Crosse, WI
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Wellness Bingo Challenge

Youth & Family Programs

Barron, WI
Mondovi, WI
During clinic hours
Albert Lea, MN
6:30 p.m.

Cancer Support Group

Support Groups

Albert Lea, MN
6 p.m.
Mankato, MN
2 p.m. (third Monday of the month meets at 5 p.m.)

Aquatic Physical Therapy

Fitness & Weight Management

Mankato, MN
2-2:50 p.m.
Cannon Falls, MN
10:30 to noon
Eau Claire, WI
Weekdays during regular clinic hours
Rice Lake, WI
Glenwood City, WI
Weekdays during regular clinic hours

From The Blog


What is urge incontinence, and how is it treated?

Urge incontinence — the loss of bladder control — is a sudden, intense urge to urinate followed by an involuntary loss of urine. Treatment options range from conservative to more invasive.

Susan Johnston, P.A.-C. By Susan Johnston August 23, 2019

Seeking support when grieving

Grief often means change and loss for the way things were. If you have experienced the death of a loved one, this is the hardest kind of grief and change to work through.

August 20, 2019

Living in fear: Cancer recurrence

Some fear of cancer recurrence is normal, but excessive fear can lead to decreased quality of life. Here's how you can manage your fear.

Kaye Holt, N.P. By Kaye Holt August 19, 2019

Back behind the wheel after epilepsy diagnosis

Jake Weiss experienced what he thought were panic attack symptoms like none before: His head turned, his torso twisted abnormally, his limbs stiffened and he stopped breathing. He was having a major seizure, and his panic attacks were actually smaller seizures.

August 15, 2019

Building a community of caring: Youth and anxiety

When your children are struggling, you want to be able to help them sort through whatever it is that they need. Providing some relief and health options to cope is important. Learn how anxiety affects children so you and your children find relief.

August 7, 2019

Sepsis diagnosis prompts quick action to save woman’s life

The graduation party for Susan Kohnke’s son was memorable, but not in the way she wanted. Instead of reflecting on day celebrating school successes, she remembers it being the day she developed symptoms of a severe condition that nearly claimed her life.

August 2, 2019

Over-the-counter, prescription medication safety

When medication is prescribed by a doctor and taken correctly, it can help you with day-to-day life. But did you know that you also should take precautions with over-the-counter medications?

July 31, 2019

Mental and Emotional Health Assessment

Many aspects impact your mental and emotional health, including worry, mood, sleep, stress, relationships and alcohol consumption. Take a few minutes to answer 9 questions that will help evaluate your wellness.

July 30, 2019

Kindhearted kid perseveres through multiple heart surgeries

Matthew Makela is a 3-year-old who tucks in 20 stuffed animals nightly and gives his younger sister a kiss, hug and farewell at day care drop-off. He's also a kid who had his first cardiac surgery at 7 days old.

July 29, 2019

8 healthy tips for summer dining

It’s summer and the warmer weather tends to influence our dining habits. Whether you are dining out or grilling at home, here are some healthy reminders.

July 26, 2019

Don't sabotage a healthy lifestyle when feeling rogue: 20 reward ideas unrelated to food

Looking to treat yourself? Try one of these 20 reward ideas unrelated to food to keep your diet on track without sabotaging a healthy lifestyle.

July 24, 2019

Strategies for safe, successful summer race performance

Are you interested in competing in a summer race event? Make sure you are taking the necessary precautions to properly train and prepare your body for the physiological demands of a race.

Andrew Jagim PhD By Andrew Jagim July 23, 2019

In The News

Hospice volunteer luncheon set for Sept. 18 in Albert Lea

All proceeds from the luncheon benefit hospice patients and their families in the Albert Lea service area.

August 22, 2019
New providers welcomed in Albert Lea and Austin

Seven new providers have joined the health care team on both campuses.

August 20, 2019
New administrative leader named in northwest Wisconsin

Jason Craig recently began his new role as regional chair of administration and will partner with Richard Helmers, M.D., regional vice president.

August 1, 2019
Administrative leader named in Northwest Wisconsin Region

Jason Craig recently began his new role as regional chair of administration, Northwest Wisconsin Region, Mayo Clinic Health System

August 1, 2019
Skin needling procedure available in Eau Claire

The procedure uses the body's natural healing process to reduce wrinkles and acne scars.

July 30, 2019
Eau Claire named a top hospital in Wisconsin by U.S. News & World Report

The hospital was named the No. 4 hospital in Wisconsin and recognized as a “Best Regional Hospital” in northwest Wisconsin on U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals&rdq...

July 30, 2019
Sports injury clinic offers immediate treatment to athletes in Eau Claire

The Saturday Morning Sports Medicine Clinic starts Aug. 17.

July 29, 2019
Parking lot construction in Lake City location to begin July 22

Repair of the driveway and parking area near the Emergency Department entrance is expected to last approximately 4 weeks.

July 15, 2019
Lake Crystal welcomes new family medicine provider

Doni Walker-Jackson, physician assistant, joined the Family Medicine team.

July 8, 2019
2019 residency program class begins in Eau Claire

The third class of residents began work June 24 in the Mayo Clinic Family Medicine Residency Program.

July 8, 2019
Naeve Health Care Foundation, Austin Foundation welcome new director

Sue Loch will work at both campuses to better connect with the foundation boards and communities.

June 21, 2019


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