Fort Memorial Hospital
611 Sherman Avenue East
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
(920) 568-5000 | La linea de mensajes: (920) 568-5001

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New Fitness Classes Start in August

Fort HealthCare is committed to improving the health and well-being of our community. We encourage everyone to explore opportunities for self-enhancement. New fitness classes beginning in August and other offerings can help.

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Nursing scholarships available through Fort HealthCare Partners

Fort HealthCare’s Partners organization is pleased to announce applications are being accepted for three $1000 scholarships to be awarded to qualified applicants enrolled in an associate’s degree nursing program.

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Stepping On program offered for seniors

Fort HealthCare is once again offering Stepping On, a fall prevention program for seniors. Those 65 and older, who have had a fall, are fearful of falling or are living in their own home or apartment are encouraged to attend the workshop led by Lee Clay, RN and Faith Nurse coordinator.

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Having Healthy Babies: Experts Recommend Full Term Pregnancy

Every week of a pregnancy is crucial to a newborn’s health. Nationally, a trend has been noted that more and more births are being scheduled a little early for non-medical reasons. Experts are learning that this can cause problems for mom and baby. If possible, it’s best to stay pregnant for at least 39 weeks. If there are problems with your pregnancy or your baby’s health, you might not have a choice about when to have your baby, and you may need to have your baby earlier. But if you have a choice and you’re planning to schedule your baby’s birth, wait until at least 39 weeks.

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Fort HealthCare Kids Konnection Daycare, Preschool & 4K Garden

Childhood obesity and its health-related consequences are increasing among Wisconsin’s youth. Nutrition research supports the role of increased fruit and vegetable consumption for the prevention of cancer, heart disease, and obesity. Recent research has also documented that involving children in gardening is a promising strategy for increasing fruit and vegetable consumption, as it increases their nutrition knowledge in an active learning environment. Thus, youth gardens have been emerging as an important tool for nutrition and wellness in public health interventions.

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Fort HealthCare Jefferson clinic nears completion

August 7th marks the anticipated opening of the new Fort HealthCare Jefferson Clinic at 840 West Racine Street. This brand new building replaces the former clinic building that served patients for more than 39 years at that location.

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FREE Men's Health Talk

The urologists of Fort HealthCare Urology Associates are hosting a series of FREE seminars about specific issues related to men's health on Saturday, July 28 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Fort Memorial Hospital Auditorium in Fort Atkinson. Each session will allow time to be open for questions and answers with the physicians. Complimentary refreshments will be provided between presentations. Individuals are asked to register for this event by calling 920-568-5244 or sign up online at FortHealthCare.com/Classes, and select "A Healthier You."

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Dane County Honor Guard recognizes Fort HealthCare

Fort HealthCare recently provided the Dane County Honor Guard with a donation allowing for the purchase of a member's uniform. The guard provides guidance in funeral planning, arranging for honors like casket guard vigil at visitations, coordinating displays of honor including a final salute and walk of honor, and sounding the final pager tone to signify the completion of duty.

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BloodCenter of Wisconsin Is Experiencing a Serious Need for O Negative Blood

Due to the recent heat wave, many donors have not been able to attend their local blood drives. The loss of these donors has a significant impact on maintaining the local blood supply and BloodCenter is experiencing a serious need for O Negative Blood.

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Fort HealthCare offers CPR Training for Jefferson County Inmates

On June 8th, Fort HealthCare teamed up with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department to offer jail inmates a chance to participate in a cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training course. CPR is a combination of chest compressions and mouth-to-mouth assisted breathing used to restore oxygen in a person who has stopped breathing. Corinna Bindrim, the American Heart Association Coordinator at Fort HealthCare, worked with Sheriff's Deputy Tina Blake and Sheriff Paul Milbrath in providing this first time opportunity to the inmates.

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