Artwork Showcased in our Lab Area

Thanks to a collaboration with Hutchinson High School our clinic lab now hosts student's artwork and projects.  Patients can enjoy the pieces while having blood drawn.  The displays are switched out periodically to show case different students. ... [Read More...]

Dassel Clinic Flu Shots

Dassel Clinic will be hosting a flu shot clinic Monday, November 7th from 1:00 pm -6:00 pm. No appointment needed. ... [Read More...]

Celebrating National Customer Service Week

Patient Access will be celebrating National Customer Service Week! October 3-7, 2016 Our theme is ONE Goal, ONE Team, NO Limits! Our Patient Access Team strive to make EACH patient experience the best that it can be! ... [Read More...]

Dr. Mandy Nordgren our new Audiologist

October is Audiology Awareness Month. Meet our full time NEW audiologist Dr. Mandy Nordgren, AuD. Audiologists are the primary health-care professionals who evaluate, diagnose, treat, and manage hearing loss and balance disorders in adults and children. ... [Read More...]

National Customer Service Week

Shout out to our Patient Access Staff this week. It is National Customer Service Week and we know first hand the importance this department has on our patient and their experience. Whether it is via phone or in person Patient Access is the first interaction our patients will engage. Thank you for all you do in representing Hutchinson Health. ... [Read More...]

Early Detection is the Best Way to Fight Breast Cancer

What can we, as a community, do to fight breast cancer and bring more awareness to the cause? October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to equip people with the information and resources they need to spread awareness within their own family and circle of friends. It’s a time dedicated toward helping people understand how prominent breast cancer is and what can be done to help prevent, diagnose, and treat the disease. In 2016, there are more than 2.8 million women with a history of breast cancer in the U.S. Our goal at Hutchinson Health is to encourage self-exams, breast cancer screenings, and mammograms to aid in early detection. Together, we can make progress and lead a strong fight against this disease. Early detection includes a number of important tasks Know the Signs and ... [Read More...]

September is National Sepsis Awareness Month

September is National Sepsis Awareness Month How can you prevent sepsis? 1 Get vaccinated 2 Prevent infections that can lead to sepsis by: •• Cleaning scrapes and wound •• Practicing good hygiene (e.g., hand washing, bathing regularly) 3 If you have an infection, look for signs like: fever, chills, rapid breathing and heart rate, rash, confusion, and disorientation. Did you know that Muhammad Ali and Patty Duke died from Sepsis? Who is at a greater risk of getting sepsis? Anyone can get sepsis from an infection, but the risk is higher in: •• people with weakened immune systems •• babies and very young children •• elderly people •• people with chronic illnesses, such as diabetes, AIDS, cancer, and kidney or liver disease •• people suffering from a severe burn or wound Ask your doctor about your risk for getting sepsis. ... [Read More...]

Catch those Pesty Fruit Flies

Do you have those annoying small "fruit fly" bugs buzzing around your house? Dr. Tiffany Trenda, pediatrician at Hutchinson Health, has a great method to rid your home of the pesty bugs. A large mouthed glass with apple cider vinegar, fill with some dish soap and add water to make suds. The bubbles catch the bugs and they drown. Dump and redo mixture when many are floating. This WORKS! ... [Read More...]

Homemade Cough Syrup by Dr. Leah Willson


Get ready for flu season....Dr. Leah Willson, Hutchinson Health pediatrician shares her homemade recipes for cough syrups, if you would like to make a version that is natural. Kids may even prefer the taste. Effective Natural Homemade Cough Syrup Recipes for children 1 year and older. NOT intended for babies under 12 months of age. #1 1 cup pineapple juice 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice One level teaspoon ginger powder Two tablespoons honey Dash of salt (1/8 teaspoon or less) Dash of cayenne pepper (1/8 teaspoon or less) Blend in blender or food processor until smooth and no lumps of powder. Store in refrigerator. Can give 1 to 2 teaspoons up to every 2 hours as needed for cough. NOT for children under 12 months of age. #2 1/4 cup of pineapple juice and 1/4 cup of honey OR 1/4 cup of lemon juice and 1/4 cup of ... [Read More...]

Flu Talk – Get the Facts from the CDC

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