Source: HealthPartners A lot of people put off their recommended cancer screenings – especially colon cancer screenings like colonoscopies. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about one-quarter of adults have not been screened as recommended. For some, fear of the prep work and the test itself keep them from scheduling their… Continue Reading Colon cancer screenings: Who should be screened, when you should start and answers to other common questions
Aside from some skin cancers, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women, and the second leading cause of cancer related death among women in the United States. In fact, according to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime, including 220,000 this… Continue Reading Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women after skin cancer
Dental Outreach Services • Cleanings • Complete exams • Digital x-rays • Oral hygiene instructions • Fluoride application • Treatment plans if needed This service is available to all ages–children and adults. A permission form is required to be seen, regardless of age. Each patient will receive a toothbrush, toothpaste, and floss. Accepted Insurance: Blue… Continue Reading Caring Hands Dental Outreach Clinic
Hospice celebrates the lives of those we remember through their Annual Butterfly Release. This year the annual celebration looked a little different due to the pandemic, but the virtual event allows for reflection of the memories of so many loved ones. Renae Slagter, Hospice Director states, “Even though we could not gather to celebrate in… Continue Reading 2020 Butterfly Release
Our clinics will be closed on Monday, September 7th for the holiday. NO Covid-19 testing appointments available on Monday, September 7th. The EMERGENCY ROOM and eCLINIC are ALWAYS OPEN.
by HealthPartners Every year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) publishes recommended childhood vaccination schedules. Why are schedules created? Because the timing and spacing of immunizations are really important for the best possible protection against preventable diseases. Kids’ immune systems are more vulnerable to illness and disease, and vaccination schedules are scientifically designed… Continue Reading Childhood vaccination schedule 2020: The full list of vaccines for children by age, according to CDC guidelines
Friday, July 31, 2020 COVID-19 testing update: Due to a national shortage of testing supplies, in most cases a video visit is needed before you can be tested for COVID-19. Call 1-800-916-1836 to schedule your video visit at Olivia Hospital & Clinic. HealthPartners is working to protect our patients, members and community and… Continue Reading COVID-19 Testing Update
Most parents are familiar with the “childhood vaccination schedule” – a detailed plan for when children should get certain immunizations that help protect them from preventable diseases. But as the list of recommended vaccines has grown over the years, so too has the list of questions parents have about vaccinations and vaccination schedules. You may… Continue Reading The importance of vaccines and the purpose of child immunization schedules: What you need to know
Keep your kid on a healthy track by staying up to date on childhood immunizations Is it time for your kiddo’s next well-child visit or round of immunizations? Or does your child need to get caught up on their shots? Now is always the right time to make sure they’re on track. Childhood immunization… Continue Reading Keep your kid on a healthy track by staying up to date on childhood immunizations
You don’t need to delay your child’s immunizations by HealthPartners Vaccination schedules are designed for kids’ young immune systems, helping to protect them from preventable diseases like tetanus, HPV, polio, measles, meningitis and whooping cough as early and as safely as possible. That’s why it’s so important to stay on schedule – even during COVID-19.… Continue Reading COVID-19 and childhood vaccinations: Is it safe to take my kid to the clinic for their shots?