Mouth guard, shin guard, helmet…. sunscreen?
Your child is heading out for summer fun. Have you thrown all the right protective gear into your go-bag? “Sunscreen is just as important as the rest of the gear kids wear to avoid injury and stay healthy,” says James Ott, M.D., Mayo Clinic Health System skin specialist at Winneshiek Medical Center. [...] Read More
How is the cost of pharmaceuticals affecting local health care?
This past year, WMC budgeted approximately $3 million for pharmaceuticals used for hospital and clinical care. Over one year’s time, 25% of that amount has been attributed to 5-6 expensive drugs. [...] Read More
Cooperation among agencies highlighted in recent county-wide EMS inspection
Winneshiek County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) received a report of “no deficiencies” following a recent inspection from the Iowa Department of Public Health Bureau of Emergency and Trauma Services. [...] Read More
Walk 30 minutes a day to put a spring in your step
Let’s be honest - we all know walking can improve our health, but, for various reasons, many of us save walking for another day. Read for a few tips to sticking with your goals. [...] Read More
Healthy eating tips + snacks
Calmar family chooses midwifery for a personalized birth experience
WMC honors nurses during National Nurses Week
In honor of the dedication, commitment, and tireless effort of the nearly 3.1 million registered nurses nationwide to promote and maintain the health of this nation, the American Nurses Association and Winneshiek Medical Center are proud to recognize nurses everywhere for the quality work they provide seven days a week, 365 days a year. [...] Read More
National Hospital Week is May 6-12 – Celebrating a calling to serve
National Hospital Week, May 6-12, is the annual time to say Thank You to the staff and providers who have chosen a career of service through health care. [...] Read More
Annual Winneshiek Medical Center Hospice memorial ride and breakfast set for June 10
Who are Winneshiek Medical Center’s Trustees and why are they elected?
Members of WMC’s Board of Trustees volunteer their time to WMC and come from a wide array of backgrounds, including business and finance, academia, government service, health care, and more. Current trustees include: Rick Burras (Chair), 2020; Roger Huinker (Vice-Chair), 2022; Clark Goltz (Secretary/Treasurer), 2020; Steve Hildebrand, 2018; Karl Jacobsen, 2018; Judith Robinson, 2020; and Tim Schweizer, 2022. [...] Read More
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