Ministry adds Physical Therapy Evaluation to Sports Physical Program
Students entering grades six through 11 for the upcoming school year getting their WIAA Sports Physicals at Ministry Medical Group in Merrill will benefit from additional evaluation and treatment this year.
Ministry Good Samaritan mammography program reaccredited
Ministry Good Samaritan Health Center’s mammography program recently received reaccreditation from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) during its annual Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) inspection.
Caring for a family member, friend or loved one?
Kristin was a responsible daughter. As the oldest child, she was always willing to help around the house and often pitched in to care for her siblings while they were growing up.
In the dumps with mumps
As of June 20, 2014, there have been 51 people ill with mumps in Wisconsin, compared to zero people in 2013.
Ministry Good Samaritan completes Trauma Classification Review
Ministry Good Samaritan Health Center in Merrill has successfully completed its review for classification as a Level IV Trauma Care Facility by the state of Wisconsin.
Measles in the United States reaches 20-year high
Two hundred and eighty-eight people were sick with measles in the United States between Jan. 1 and May 23, 2014
Wisconsin Heat Awareness Day June 12
Heat can kill. That’s why Lincoln County Emergency Management, Wisconsin Emergency Management, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and the National Weather Service are reminding people of the dangers associated with extreme heat and to promote community safety and health.
General surgeon joins Marshfield Clinic Merrill Center
Dr. Matthew Doering, a Marshfield Clinic general surgeon, now provides surgery services at the Clinic’s Merrill Center.
Serve Under 21 and the Party’s Over!
Lincoln County Drug Free Communities Coalition is launching a campaign to educate adults, especially those 18 through 20 years, about social hosting laws.
The Gift of Life shared at Ministry Good Samaritan organ and tissue program
Transplantation holds the promise of life for thousands of patients with life-threatening conditions and diseases.
National Infant Immunization Week April 26 – May 3, 2014
National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is an annual observance to highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and to praise the success of immunization programs in promoting healthy communities throughout the United States.
Lincoln among less healthy counties in Wisconsin’s Health Rankings
Lincoln County ranks among the less healthy counties in the state, according to the annual County Health Rankings released last week by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute (UWPHI) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF).
Ministry Good Samaritan to host organ, tissue donation program
Fight the Bite: Tick Disease in Wisconsin
The Lincoln County Health Department is pleased to announce an upcoming community presentation on Lyme disease and other common tick disease in Wisconsin.
Ensure You're Insured
After numerous problems with the federal Web site, Wisconsin Insurance Commissioner Ted Nickel is encouraging consumers to double check the status of their health insurance.
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