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To Protect and Serve - Paying it Forward

Jan. 26, 2014, would not be like any other work day for State Trooper Justin Hansen. While assisting at the scene of an accident, he attempted to get something out of his truck when a car at highway speed lost control behind him, spun around and struck him. He was pinned between the two bumpers of the cars, and suffered a near amputation of his right leg and a deformity to his left leg. Due to extreme hemorrhage from his right leg, quick-thinking bystanders applied multiple tourniquets to his leg and successfully began to control the massive bleeding. Read more

Skin Cancer Screening is Focus of Program

Early detection of skin cancer leads to the most successful outcomes. ThedaCare and Forefront Dermatology are offering a free skin cancer screening, intended primarily for individuals who are uninsured or under insured. Dr. Victoria Negrete will lead the screenings. Read more

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

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