Wellness Survey to Create a Healthier Chippewa Valley
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.
Healthy Holiday Cooking
Family Resource Center, Oakwood Mall, Sears Wing
Turn your family’s favorite holiday recipes into healthier recipes! We will discuss ways you can maker the foods your family already enjoys healthier by using ingredient swaps and different preparation techniques. Bring your favorite recipes to discuss and take home new ones to try. Register online at www.frcec.org or call 715-833-1735. Free child care will be available upon request when registering.
Family Resource Center
Free Health Day
9 am – 1 p.m.
Menomonie Middle School
Choose from a selection of 10 medical exams or consultations and four non-medical services—doctor exams, blood pressure checks, cholesterol and glucose screening, flu shots, medication consultations, dental assessments, eye exams, hearing assessments, chiropractic assessments, and mental health screening, plus financial coaching, oil changes, famly photos, and haircuts.
All services are free.
A free lite lunch is available from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Services available on first come, first served basis and are subject to change. Some services may require waiting for appointments. Some may fill up quickly.
Sponsored by Menomonie area churches and co-sponsored in part by Mayo Clinic Health System.
10:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.
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.
8 a.m. to noon
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.