American Red Cross New App

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If you’re
a new parent, you already know that there is a lot to learn about babies.  You can’t prepare for everything, but Mile
Bluff can answer some of your questions.

What do I
do if my child is choking?

How should
I handle all of the advice others give me about parenting?

Should I
communicate with my baby using sign-language?

To assist
you during the first year of your baby’s

attending the upcoming blood drive at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston, you
will be able to directly change the lives of up to three people in your
community through a donation.

next drive at the medical center is scheduled for Monday, July 29 and Tuesday,
July 30 from 9 am to 2 pm.  The event is
a partnership between Mile Bluff and the Blood Center of Wisconsin - the only

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
years to your

Safe Routes To School for Children, The Walking School Bus

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Marshfield Clinic Blood Drive

Posted by Mama Yauk Monday, July 22, 2013 0 comments

Summer is heating up
again - and that's why we need your help! The temperatures, as well as summer
vacations, are keeping donors away from our blood
drives. That means there's an even greater need for your life-saving
gift. To help encourage donations, everyone who
attempts to donate will receive a free one day ticket to the Central WI State

Donations of all blood types
are important to

cancer patients have the opportunity to

Good…Feel Better’® at Mile Bluff

healthcare professionals at Mile Bluff have teamed up with area cosmetologists
to offer a program to ladies who are undergoing cancer treatments.  On Monday, August 5, Mile Bluff will hold its
next ‘Look Good…Feel Better’® group training session.

event is a two-hour, hands-on workshop with a ‘

Last Day to Register!! Excel Basic Course

Posted by Mama Yauk Wednesday, July 17, 2013 0 comments


On July 18, 2013, the
Marshfield Public Library will host a Red Cross Day. Two programs will be
offered to the Marshfield Community in areas where the American Red Cross
shines as leaders of education and support. Both of these programs prepare you
for potential disasters and other emergencies.

The first program is at 4 p.m. in the General Meeting
Room and is on the subject of preventing

the year, Mile Bluff Medical Center hosts a number of community blood drives.  The events are a partnership between the medical
center and the Blood Center of Wisconsin - the sole supplier of blood products
to Mile Bluff. 

your friends, family, co-workers and neighbors, and do your part to help save
lives by coming to the next blood drive at Mile
Bluff.  The event is scheduled

Support Groups

Posted by Mama Yauk Wednesday, July 10, 2013 0 comments

Women’s Sexual Assault
Support Group

Facilitated by Cheeia Lo and
Mary Galliford

Date: Thursdays
Time: 6:30-8:00
The Family Center, 500 25th Street North, Wisconsin Rapids
This is a group for female survivors of sexual assault. Topics that will
be covered include: safety; coping & self-care; boundaries,
relationships & intimacy; guilt, shame

care program provides much more than treatment

by Kathy Behnke

the responsibilities of work, home, children and budgets is enough to keep most
people busy.  When an illness like cancer
is added to the mix, new challenges arise, and oftentimes financial and
emotional worries increase.  One person
who makes it her mission to step in and offer help is Mile Bluff social

New courses scheduled: last chance for summer offerings  


to register is Thursday, July 11!

July 18, 2013

8 AM-3PM



General Industry Certification

August 6, 2013;
8 AM-3 PM and

August 7, 2013;
8-11 AM


Click here for registration and course information or call


Lead Safe Renovator

Software Application Training at CVTC

Neillsville Area businesses--don't miss out on training in your

Click here for full course information: Summer classes are
now available!

deadlines are always one week prior to course date. 

Excel 2010 Basic Course (choose one date)

July 24,
2013, Neillsville Center

August 8, 2013,
River Falls Campus

8 AM-4


United Way of Inner Wisconsin Seek Volunteers

Volunteers are needed for a Homeless Point-in-Time (PIT) Count that will be
held July 31, 2013 from 11pm to 3am. Volunteers will be assigned an area in
Wisconsin Rapids and the surrounding area and will travel in groups of three
volunteers (one volunteer will be an auxiliary or

smoking = better surgical outcomes

by Travis

To help your body recover properly
after surgery, it takes a team effort between you and your healthcare
provider.  One of the best things you can
do if you smoke, is to quit.  Studies
have found that smoking increases your risk of complications during and after
an operation. If you smoke and are scheduled for surgery, it is

Free Blood Pressure Screening

Posted by Mama Yauk Tuesday, July 2, 2013 0 comments

month, Mile Bluff Medical Center offers free blood pressure screenings at two
Bank of Mauston locations - the branch on Highway 82 in Mauston and the branch
in Lyndon Station. 

attending any of the free events, people have the opportunity to meet with a
healthcare professional to discuss their current blood pressure as well as their
personal blood pressure goals. Everyone


Monday July 1, 2013, 11:56 AM

Wisconsin Rapids Police Department

We pledge to
value and protect people, property and the rights of all; with respect,
honor, courage and integrity.

Advisory: City of Wisconsin Rapids
Provides Information

Parenting program
available to those with children 12 months, younger

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

Sun Safety

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Mile Bluff Medical
Center encourages sun safety

that it is July, some of you may have already spent time on the beach listening
to the peaceful sound of waves crashing on the lakeshore. Maybe you have
enjoyed the smell of a charcoal grill while sipping a glass of ice cold
lemonade, as a cool breeze crosses your face and the hot sun warms your skin.
Yes, summer is finally here!