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Medicare - The A through D of it!
Join us for this FREE lunch and learn seminar!
Please join us for a free luncheon seminar on Medicare - The A through D of it.

Presented by Gail Radke from the Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging.

Who should attend: Those new to Medicare, those near retirement, caregivers for someone on Medicare, or seniors on Medicare looking for more information.

Friday, May 13th from 11:30 - 1:00
Windom Area Hospital
Enter through the Rehab/Fitness Center/Door B

Call 507-831-0609 to reserve a spot. Click on 'more' for additional details.   More

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POWER Program gears up for Summer
Middle to high school athletes are encouraged to participate.
The rehabilitation department is once again partnering with Windom Area Schools to provide the Power Program, a sports training camp designed to improve performance.

The program implements the latest in strength, speed, agility, plyometric, flexibility explosive power development along with conditioning.

The POWER Program initiates from Sanford; Windom is just one of the Summer Satellite locations.

Get a registration form online here, or pick one up at the school or hospital today!

Click here to download the flyer!

Color Run Returns in June!
Colorful event returns June 11th.
The Vickie Schendel Fun Run returns in its COLOR form for the 2nd year!

The event will once again be held in conjunction with Windom's Riverfest on Saturday, June 11th at Tegal Park at Cottonwood Lake.   More

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Call for Artists
WAH is seeking artists and photographers to donate for The Birth Place
The Windom Area Hospital seeks submissions from artists and photographers in Windom and surrounding communities for artwork donations for The Birth Place. Art is known to play a powerful role in comfort and healing for patients, families and visitors.

We are excited to have the opportunity to work with local artists that may have an interest in enhancing the environment of the hospital.


ARTISTS! To find out the details of the program,
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Scholarships Awarded
Eight $1,000 scholarships were awarded to local students.
Windom Area Hospital Foundation recently awarded eight $1,000 scholarships to local students. These students have a 3.0 GPA or higher and are attended higher education in a healthcare field. The applicants were assessed based on their community involvement, essay, references and ties to the community.

The Windom Area Hospital Foundation has awarded $60,000 in scholarships since 2007, to over 40 local students. This has been made possible by community donations and foundation fundraising efforts like the waffle brunch and walking tacos. If you are interested in making a donation to the foundation, click on WAH Foundation in the left hand menu to find out more.

2016 Recipients:
- John Curly, Windom
- Megan Theesfeld, Windom
- Mikaela Smith, Jeffers
- Mijah Murden, Windom
- Michelle Perez, Mt. Lake
- Juliana Pederson, Westbrook
- Lauren Huset, Windom
- Joel Riordan, Windom

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Free Resource
Healthcare guide available
A free resource was recently released, providing names, addresses, administrators, and websites for all Minnesota Hospitals.

Information on state and federal legislators is also included in the electronic book.

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Drone Video Footage
Windom's Economic Development Authority (EDA)contracted with a drone videographer to capture video and still photos of some of Windom's industrial areas and large businesses.

The video below is the footage of the hospital with additional text information. The hospital plans on using the footage for informational purposes, community education, and recruitment.

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Windom Area Hospital Awarded FluSafe
Flu vaccines available for 2015-2016 season
As we approach the 2015-2016 flu season, Windom Area Hospital would like to remind the community that getting your annual flu vaccine is a great way to protecting yourself and your family against the bothersome virus. The Windom Area Hospital Staff was recently awarded the BLUE ribbon level for last flu season, meaning over 90% of our staff was vaccinated. Starting the week of October 12th, staff began to get vaccinated for the upcoming year.

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) notes that everyone 6 months and older should get a vaccine as soon as the current season's vaccines become available. As of mid-October, clinics and health care providers were stocked with the 2015-2016 version of the shot.

While there are many different strains of influenza, the current vaccine will protect against the virus that research suggests will be most common.

In addition to the vaccine, you should avoid contact with sick people, limit your own contact with people if you are sick, visit your doctor to get antiviral drugs, cover your nose/mouth when you cough and sneeze and most importantly, wash your hands often with soap and water.

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Windom Area Hospital

WINDOM: 507.831.2400 | MT. LAKE: 507.427.2700
2150 Hospital Drive, PO Box 339 Windom, MN 56101