Staying Well

Winneshiek Medical Center health professionals work as a team to help you and your family become well, and stay well.

Staying well can mean many things: preventing disease through regular health screenings, avoiding seasonal illness, beginning (and sticking with) a regular exercise program, making healthier food choices.

Talk to us about your health goals for you and your family.  Our primary care team will help you create a plan as you begin your walk to a “well” lifestyle.

Hand Washing

Do I need Antibiotics?

Influenza Vaccine

Preventive Tests and Screenings

Learn more about Measles

Video courtesy of Mayo  Clinic

Prevent Influenza

The best way to prevent influenza is to get the influenza vaccine.  Call for an appointment at 563-382-2911.

Winneshiek Medical Center and the CDC recommend using the ‘3 Cs’ to help stop the spread of flu:

  • C lean your hands often with soap and water
  • C ontain your germs. Staying away from people who are sick. Stay home and away from public places like the hospital, church, school and nursing homes if you have fever/chills, cough, sore throat, runny/stuffy nose, muscle/body aches, headaches, fatigue (tiredness), vomiting or diarrhea.
  • C over your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze.