Early Childhood Screenings to be held Nov. 7

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If you have young children,
you likely have questions about their development.




 




By registering for the early
childhood screening day at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston, you will be
able to have some of those questions answered.  The screening event is taking place on Wednesday,
November 7, and all children ages birth through five are encouraged to attend.  While kids complete
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Red Cross Blood Drives - Clark County

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Greenwood


Wednesday, October 31, 2012


9:00 am – 2:00 pm


Greenwood High School, East
Gym Neillsville


 


Neillsville


Monday, November 12, 2012


11:00 am – 6:00 pm


Neillsville American Legion Post 73


 


Thorp


Tuesday, November 13, 2012


12:00 pm – 6:00 pm


Thorp Fire Hall


 


Loyal


Tuesday, November 20, 2012


12:30 pm – 5:30 pm


Loyal American Legion
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           In order to lead a healthy lifestyle in
hopes to live a longer life, it’s important to take control of your
health.  Knowing your specific risks for
developing heart disease, diabetes and hearing loss can help you be proactive
in making healthier life choices. 
Knowing your levels of cholesterol and blood pressure, and keeping those
under control, may even help to add a few more
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Learn more about hearing aid technology November 14 in
Friendship




There are about 4.5 million American adults between the ages
of 50 and 59 who have hearing loss; and only about four percent of them are utilizing
hearing devices for assistance.




“Many of these individuals are still working, and even minor
hearing loss can impact their job performance” said Mile Bluff audiologist, Ann
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            Autism is defined as ‘a complex, developmental disability
that typically appears during the first three years of life, and impacts a
person’s ability to communicate and interact with others.’  It is considered a spectrum disorder, meaning
that it affects individuals in different ways and to varying degrees.  With one in every 88 births in the United
States being diagnosed with
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New parents are
continually learning about how to raise a child, and questions may arise as
parents undertake this new life venture.




What
should I do if my child is choking?




How
should I handle all of the advice I’m given about raising my baby?




How can
baby sign-language work for me?




 




To assist you
during the first year of your baby’s life, Mile Bluff offers the
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If you are expecting a child and are
interested in seeing what birth options are available to parents and babies
locally, Mile Bluff Medical Center invites you to take a tour of its Obstetrics
Department on Thursday, November 1 at 6:30 pm.




During the 30-minute tour, you will get
to see the facility and learn what to expect when you are admitted for the
birth of your baby.




 Call
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If you are a lady who is receiving cancer treatments, and
would like to ‘Look Good…Feel Better®,’ come to Mile Bluff Medical
Center in Mauston on Monday, November 5 from 1 to 3 pm.  As a participant of the ‘Look Good…Feel
Better®’ program, you will take home free make-up kits, program
information and a rebuilt self-esteem that will help you face your treatments
with added confidence.  The
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If
you or someone you know has diabetes or may be at risk, don’t miss the
opportunities offered to you by Mile Bluff Medical Center during National
Diabetes Awareness Month.  Special events
are being offered throughout the month!




 
FREE DIABETES MONTH SCREENINGS – no appointment necessary




Blood sugar screenings, blood pressure checks, and diabetes
risk assessments




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Trick or Treat hours posted for Wood County.

Posted by Mama Yauk Monday, October 29, 2012 0 comments




Click link below or call 211. Please don't call 911 or Dispatch to
ask







The following trick-or-treat hours will be observed in Wood
County:
Biron — 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 31
Grand Rapids — 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 31
Hewitt –5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Oct 31
Marshfield – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Oct 31
Nekoosa — 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 31
Pittsville — 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31
Port Edwards — 5
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Senior Health, Wellness & Safety Fair

Posted by Mama Yauk Wednesday, October 17, 2012 0 comments

October 26, 2012, 9:00 am to 1:30 pm
Medford Area Senior High School






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SUPPORT GROUPS


GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP -
For more information, call 608-847-1285.


This group offers support services to
families and individuals who are coping with the death of a loved one. 


·         
Thursdays,
November 1, November 15, November 29, 7 pm, Mile Bluff Medical Center in
Mauston


 

FAMILY AND FRIENDS CONNECTION - For more
information, call 608-847-1838.


This support
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THE AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE WILL BE HELD AT THE FOLLOWING TIMES AND LOCATIONS




Get hooked on saving lives. Make a life saving decision to give blood
when the American Red Cross Bloodmobile visits. For more information call Pat Mrotek at
743-3722.




 


Owen-Withee


Tuesday, October 23, 2012


12:30 pm – 5:30 pm


Clark County Health Care Center




Granton


Monday, October 29,
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This week...

 

Saturday, October 20 - Adams County 4-H
invites all youth grades K-12 for Super
Saturday from 9 AM to noon at the Adams-Friendship Middle
School.  Make & take crafts and activities for all.  Call Larry
at 608-339-4237 or stop by the UW-Extension office for more information or to
register. 

Saturday, October 20 - The Annual
Pumpkin Walk & Haunted
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Get Fired Up for Safety parade and events in Marshfield are
postponed until 10/21 due to the weather.

The parade and events will be held on Sunday 10/21 from Noon-4:00PM along N.
Central Ave.


For full details, view this message
on the web.
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If you go
What: Get Fired Up for Safety
When: Noon to 4 p.m. Sunday
Where: 1600 block of North Central Avenue
Cost: Free

The parking lots of several Marshfield businesses will become a sea of red
Sunday afternoon, as equipment from 15 local fire departments rolls in for the
ninth annual Get Fired Up for Safety event.

A parade of fire trucks will start at noon at Marshfield Fairgrounds
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If
you have young children, it is almost certain that you have had questions regarding
their development, like,




            At
what age should my child begin to sit up, crawl, walk or run?




            When
should I expect my son to start saying words and putting sentences together?




            If
my three-year-old can’t skip, does she have an issue I should be aware of?




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Wisconsin has a great service with their 511 system so
please utilize this when you have road condition questions.

A map that shows road conditions, closures, incidents etc… can be found at: http://www.511wi.gov/Web/map.aspx?region=northcentral

My 511wi is a service of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation which
offers you travel information along with personalized routes and alerts
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ADRC Of The Northwoods opens in Medford

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PIER Events

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10/4
Autism Society of Central Wisconsin  6:30
pm


715-359-0886,  
autismsocietycw@gmail.com


1st
Thursday of the Month -St. Mark’s Lutheran Church,


600
Stevens Drive, Wausau,


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10/6  
Addressing challenging behaviors of children who
have experienced trauma Addressing Challenging Behaviors of Children Who
Have Experienced Trauma Presented by Diane
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Marshfield Area Coalition for Youth (MACY) invites you to
join them to Just Once: A Plunge on Prescription Drug and Heroin Abuse from
1:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 1, 2012 starting at the Wildwood
Pavilion. At the Plunge, you will learn about the problems, causes and
consequences of prescription drug and heroin abuse and how we can formulate
solutions to protect our youth and improve
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Final Affairs Seminar - Taylor County

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Walk to End Violence

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Contact: Angela Loucks, United Way of Inner Wisconsin’s
Volunteer Center Coordinator, 715-421-0390; and Sarah Christensen, Wood County
Emergency Management’s Program Assistant, 715-421-8508

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI – United Way of Inner Wisconsin’s Volunteer Center and
Wood County Emergency Management have partnered to provide a free Disaster
Volunteer Reception Center (VRC) Training. The
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Classes offered to expectant parents - Juneau County

Posted by Mama Yauk Wednesday, October 3, 2012 0 comments





Learn
about childbirth, feeding your baby and what to expect after delivery




 




Childbirth is a miraculous
experience, and it can be greatly enhanced by attending the classes offered by
Mile Bluff Medical Center’s Obstetrics (OB) Department.  Mile Bluff provides this five-week
educational program to help you prepare for childbirth, make feeding decisions
and your transition from
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This week...

 

Friday, October 5 - The Adams County
Library will hold Story
Time for all ages at 10 AM. The Adams County Library will
also have a performance by Gaffer
- That Harp Guy at 6:30 PM.  Free music concert and he
will talk able the harp and give background on the songs he will perform.

Saturday, October 6 - The Quincy Fire Department will be holding their
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As a parent, questions continually come up about how to best
raise your children.  To assist you
during the first year of your baby’s life, Mile Bluff offers the Hand-in-Hand
parenting program.  It is designed to
help provide you with answers for dealing with some of the most common
situations that arise during your child’s first 12 months of life.



On Monday, October
8, the Hand-in-Hand
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Health Fair - Juneau County

Posted by Mama Yauk Monday, October 1, 2012 0 comments





Receive free blood pressure and blood
sugar testing, and learn what your risk factors are for developing heart
disease and diabetes by reserving your space at the upcoming health fair being
held at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston.




In addition to these services, you will
have the opportunity to receive a free hearing test; and cholesterol screenings
will be available for a small fee.
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