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Wellness Survey to Create a Healthier Chippewa Valley

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You can take the survey online (see link), and at the Eau Claire and Chippewa County Public libraries.
Starting October 6th, members of the community are encouraged to fill out a survey.

It has 14 questions and covers a variety of topics surrounding health issues in the Chippewa Valley.

You can take in online, and at the Eau Claire and Chippewa County Public libraries.
715-579-5962

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Hope Springs from the Heart Wellness Event

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9/10/2016 - Starts: 10:00 AM - Ends: 4:00 PM
Econolodge Conference Center Menomonie
Event features alternative and holistic options for wellness including: Reiki, sound therapy, energy work, readers, crystals, stones and jewelry, gem elixirs, essential oils and much more.
Susan Justice (715)505-5558 suz@wwt.net

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Healthy Heart Fair

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2/13/2016 - Starts: 10:00 AM - Ends: 2:00 PM
Oakwood Mall in Eau Claire, WI
Shop for your valentine, learn about your heart and show your loved ones you care by heading to the Healthy Heart Fair at Oakwood Mall, 4800 Golf Rd., Eau Claire, near the Mayo Clinic Health System kiosk.

At the 17th-annual free fair on Saturday, Feb. 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., you can:
Check your cholesterol, blood sugar and blood pressure.
Peek inside an ambulance.
See the equipment used in open-heart surgery.
Watch an echocardiogram demonstration.
Talk to health care staff about prevention and treatment of heart disease.
Test your health knowledge and have a chance to win prizes.

There also will be free health talks by Cardiac providers:
10 a.m. "Valve-Within-a-Valve: Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Is a Turning Point for Heart Surgery Today" Thomas Carmody, M.D., Cardiovascular Surgery
11 a.m. “Getting to the Heart of Sleep” Andrew Calvin, M.D., Cardiology

For children, learning to stay active can help prevent heart disease. Children can participate in these activities:
Dance along with the DJ.
Hula-hoop for a chance to win prizes.
Traci Schoonover

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Healthy Hearts

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2/10/2015
2 PM
Mount Washington Residence Assisted LIving
FREE Community event for everyone on how to keep your Heart Healthy! Refreshments will be served.
Jane Forrestal
(715) 834-3400

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C.A.R.E. Fair

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4/5/2014 - Starts: 10:00 AM - Ends: 1:00 PM
Oakwood Mall
A recent mayo clinic study found skin cancer increased nearly eightfold between 1970 and 2009 among middle aged men and women.

So, the Mayo Clinic Health System is trying to combat the issue.

The Care Awareness, Resources, & Education Fair will be doing free skin cancer checks, blood pressure, weight control, breast and testicular self-examinations, palliative and hospice care and healthy recipes.

715-838-3717

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Cardiovascular Screening

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Mayo Clinic Health System Cardiac Center, third floor, 1400 Bellinger St.
Free screening to help determine your risk for a heart attack and vascular disease includes: a full lipid panel (triglycerides, LDL, HDL and total cholesterol), blood sugar, blood pressure, circulation test of the legs, BMI (body mass index), waist/hip ratio and exercise evaluation. Fasting after midnight and a small blood draw are necessary. A nurse will go over the results. A packet of educational information will be provided. The screenings are held 8 a.m. to noon, the second and fourth Thursdays of each month, except holidays. This month’s screening are Sept. 8 and 22 in the Mayo Clinic Health System Cardiac Center, third floor, 1400 Bellinger St. This is a free service. For an appointment, call 715-838-5672. Space is limited.
715-838-5672

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