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Have You Thanked a Nurse Lately?

May 6 is National Nurse’s Day. The date is close to the birthday of Florence Nightingale, who is often given credit for establishing the nursing profession. Nightingale was a British woman best known for her service to British soldiers who were injured and sick in the war in Crimea in the mid-1800s. She is also credited with developing the idea for what we now know as a hospital. Read more

Fun Run Promotes Community and Exercise

The 30th Annual Fun Run, co-sponsored by ThedaCare Medical Center-Waupaca and Health and Fitness Headquarters, evokes several memories throughout the community. The event, celebrating its 30th year, will be Sat., May 7 at the Old Riverside School. Read more

Fox Valley Advanced Care Planning Partnership Commemorates National Healthcare Decision Day

The 9th Annual National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) is April 16, and observed with a number of educational events in the week leading up to NHDD. This year a newly formed Fox Valley Advance Care Planning Partnership (FVACPP) is seeking your help to encourage people to complete Advance Directives. The FVACPP is a collaboration that includes Affinity/Ministry Health, ThedaCare, Mosaic Family Health (formerly UW Family Health Center), and the Advance Care Planning Coalition. Read more

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