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Archives for August 2014

Let’s MOVE

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Heart of Hutch is looking to expand its MOVE NATURALLY group.  We need volunteers for the upcoming events

Minnesota’s Healthiest Hometown

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As a followup to The Healthiest City: Hutchinson?, we are highlighting reasons why Hutchinson should be added to the list!

Farm Fresh

The Hutchinson Farmers Market is in full swing.  That means LOTS of fresh produce straight from area farmers.  We are so lucky!!

Here are some recipe ideas to use fresh, local produce in simple and delicious ways.  Which one will you be trying first?

Infused Water Recipes

Farmers Market Recipes

Farmers Market Recipes

Don’t miss our next Food Tasting for more great recipes and tips (view calendar).

 

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Food Shelf Drive Success

food shelf tableA big Thanks to ALL our employees and anyone in the community who brought items for our food drive for McLeod County Food Shelf. We ended our drive today with 550 lbs. of dry goods . Hutchinson Health will also be matching this with a check for $500. The food shelf is low on many items this summer so what a big help this will be!! We so appreciate our employees generosity.

Hutchinson Health Designated Acute Stroke Hospital

Hutchinson Health has been designated  an Acute Stroke Ready Hospital by the Minnesota Department of Health.  Stroke patients can feel confident that they will receive care that is MDHstokeawardboth competent and expedient.  Through Hutchinson Health’s commitment to education and stroke protocol we can provide safe and timely care to our stroke patients.  The best results are obtained if treatment occurs within 3 hours of recognizing a stroke.

http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/hpcd/chp/cvh/strokesystem/hospitals.html

Remember the signs of strokes are FAST!!!

Face Drooping
Arm Weakness
Speech Difficulty
Time to Call 911

 

 

McLeod County Food Shelf Drive

Clean out your pantry or make a quick stop to the grocery store. Drop off all items at the Hutchinson Health Clinic entrance.

Hutchinson Health will match the total donation weight with a cash donation (up to $500) to the McLeod County Food Shelf.

Too busy? Just make a cash donation. Contact Rosann Maher with any questions.

All items are accepted, but the Food Shelf is especially in need of:

  • Powdered Milk
  • Mac & Cheese
  • Crackers
  • Veggies
  • Canned Meat
  • Tomato Products
  • Toothpaste
  • Personal Care Items
  • Tuna
  • Soups
  • Pasta
  • Peanut Butter
  • Juice
  • Potatoes
  • Pork & Beans
  • Soap

Register for Wellness Wednesdays

 

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Join us for Wellness Wednesdays the 2nd Wednesday of September, November, January, March, May, and July!

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A Worksite Wellness Collaborative

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Join Heart of Hutch’s Worksite Wellness Collaborative

for Wellness Wednesdays.

 

Heart of Hutch is partnering with Hutchinson businesses to provide resources through a Worksite Wellness Collaborative.

Wellness Wednesdays are currently scheduled from 2pm-3pm on the 2nd Wednesday of September, November, January, March, May and July.

What to expect:
Each Wellness Wednesday event will provide attendees with worksite wellness tools and resources. This may include topic discussions, special speakers, and toolkits to bring back to your worksite. This collaborative will also be focused on networking with each other and sharing local successes and challenges related to worksite wellness.
As we kick off our first collaborative meeting in September, we’ll want to hear from YOU about what topics/resources are of most interest. We will use this information to further develop programming for future Wellness Wednesday events.

Why participate?
Whether you are a part of a business without any current wellness efforts, or already have a corporate policy and initiatives in place, each participate in the Worksite Wellness Collaborative can benefit from community support. Content of Wellness Wednesdays will be largely dependent on active participation. We want to gear our resources to what your business needs and develop a network of support for worksite wellness in Hutchinson.

How do I participate?
Simply enter your information below with your name and business and which month(s) you plan on attending. Knowing how many will be attending each month will be helpful to planning particular events and preparing materials. We will ask for RSVP’s for each month. You are not committed to attend all events, but active participation is encouraged as we will all benefit the most through sharing and networking.

 

Depression Screening Tool

  • Over the past two weeks, how often have you been bothered by any of the following problems?
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Heart of Hutch Worksite Wellness Collaborative is brought to you by these partners:
Hutchinson Health, HTI, Hutchinson Public Schools, and McLeod County Public Health

Check Out Our New Radiology Waiting Room

radiologyOur remodel is done! Now our patients can enjoy the NEW Waiting Room in our Radiology Area. When you arrive for your already scheduled appointment please check in with our Outpatient Scheduling at the Clinic. Then proceed to Radiology and follow the signs to the new waiting room. Ring the doorbell on the wall and have a seat until a technician is ready for your imaging service.

The desk area that was Radiology is now our Release of Information desk and is there to help with any questions or information about your records. Thank you for being patient with our upgrades and changes so that Hutchinson Health can better serve you.