COVID-19 Impacts Windom Area Health Operations

Windom, MN March 26, 2020  – Windom Area Health (WAH) continues to monitor and react to the continually changing COVID-19 pandemic. Effective March 27th at 6:00 a.m. heightened restrictions on visitors will be implemented. No visitors will be allowed for general inpatient, outpatient or emergency patients until further notice. OB, pediatric, and end-of-life patients will …

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Planning Ahead to Eat Right

As part of National Nutrition Month, the 2020 Eat Right, Bite by Bite theme incorporates Cook & Prep and Meal Planning as important steps into helping us achieve optimal nutrition. With decreased grocery store visits and less supplies readily available, now is the perfect time to focus in on these key steps. Meal Planning: Your …

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Employee of the Quarter

Caught you Caring: Brittany Schichtl Brittany Schichtl was selected as Employee of the Quarter for Quarter 4! Anyone that knows Brittany can understand her being named as our Employee of the Quarter. Her kindness and care shines through in all her interactions with patients, as well as coworkers. Patients have commented, saying she was very …

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Eat Right, Bite by Bite

March is National Nutrition Month which means this is a great time of the year to re-focus on including healthy eating habits into our daily lives. This year’s theme for National Nutrition Month is Eat Right, Bite by Bite. Good nutrition doesn’t have to be overwhelming; instead, small changes in your diet and lifestyle can …

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Heart Healthy Living

As the rates of obesity continue to steadily rise in our country, the diagnoses of heart disease are also increasing and being diagnosed at younger ages. The statistics are overwhelming; according to the Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death for men, women, and people …

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Vitamin D & Your Health

What do you think of when you hear Vitamin D levels? Do you think of osteoporosis or bone fractures? Vitamin D is needed to grow and maintain strong bones. Vitamin D helps absorb calcium from foods and supplements. Having a good Vitamin D level is also proven to boost energy from within the cells. Doctors …

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COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS UPDATED 3/26: Use Main Hospital Entrance. Screenings In Effect. Patient/Visitor Limits Updated.Learn More
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