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Jan. 21 ER Visit

February 23, 2017

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Housekeeping staff earn Environmental Service certification

June 11, 2014

All eight members of Minnesota Valley Health Center’s housekeeping department were honored at a pinning ceremony on Wednesday, June 11th. Each had successfully completed specialized Environmental Services Training.

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It's never too soon to have a Healthcare Directive

June 9, 2014

Many of us have talked with our spouse or other family member about what we would want done should the unimaginable happen. A healthcare directive allows you to indicate your preferences about special end-of-life treatments, pain management, directions about organ donations and other considerations, including funeral arrangements.

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Staff participates in regional disaster exercise

May 7, 2014

Continued disaster training benefits the region.

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May brings awareness to Multiple Sclerosis

April 24, 2014

According to the National Institute of Health, it is believed that there are currently about 250,000 to 350,000 people in the United States who have been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.

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Win With Wellness Tip of the Week

April 14, 2014

Eat a healthy breakfast

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Open house showcases private patient rooms

April 8, 2014

New private patient rooms in the hospital as well as the new outpatient clinic wing were highlighted at an Open House on April 7th.

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New NH Administrator

March 12, 2014

LuAnn Linn is new Nursing Home Administrator

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MVHC Nursing Home earns 5 Star Ranking

February 27, 2014

For the third year in a row MVHC Nursing Home has earned a 5-Star rating from CMS and has also been recognized by USNews & World Report.

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No Adverse Health Events at MVHC

February 27, 2014

Each year the Minnesota Department of Health releases information on hospital data related to adverse health events. MVHC had no adverse health events and this shows that its patient safety protocols are working.

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LSH HS students complete High STEP Program

January 29, 2014

Three Le Sueur/Henderson seniors participated in a unique program designed to give them hands-on experience in a healthcare setting.

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Win with Wellness Tip of the Week!

January 14, 2014

Take the stairs!

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Heart Month Resources!

January 2, 2014

Use these Heart Health handouts in your workplace or home.

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Get help for holiday depression

December 9, 2013

If you are struggling with depression this holiday season, please reach out for help. That first step is scary, but it will be the best gift you can give yourself and those you love.

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Edith Mutch retires after 48 years at MVHC

December 3, 2013

In 1965, Edith Mutch, RN, began her healthcare career as an overnight nurse in the Le Sueur hospital which was then known as Minnesota Valley Memorial Hospital.

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MVHC sponsors Win With Wellness Bingo

November 11, 2013

Win With Wellness Bingo cards offer a wide variety of healthy lifestyle choices.

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Watch for signs of seasonal depression

October 17, 2013

As hours of daylight decrease, it's important to be aware of the signs of Seasonal Affective Disorder.

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Linked in Pink draws over 200 women

October 17, 2013

There was much more than fun, games and food being enjoyed by the over 200 women who attended Minnesota Valley Health Center's annual Linked in Pink breast cancer awareness event on Oct. 10th. There was life-saving information.

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CWC addresses bullying

September 16, 2013

Bullying is one of the areas the Community Wellness Collaborative is focusing on this fall.

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MVHC is a FluSafe Facility

September 3, 2013

The Minnesota Department of Health has recognized MVHC for achieving high influenza vaccination rates among its employees.

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The "Golden Hour" saves a Le Sueur woman's life

August 14, 2013

Judy Evans knows the value of a hometown hospital

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Second VALUE AWARD is presented

July 24, 2013

Michelle Thomes, Henderson, has been presented the VALUE AWARD for accountability at MVHC.

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MVHC remains a Level IV Trauma Center

July 24, 2013

MVHC consistently treats emergency patients within the critical "Golden Hour."

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MN S.A.F.E. is launched

June 24, 2013

Protect elderly loved ones.

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MVHC launches Value Awards

May 30, 2013

Ashley Tousley was presented MVHC's first employee Value Award for RESPONSIBILITY

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How to stay safe in the sun

May 3, 2013

Slip! Slop! Slap! Wrap! Remembering these words will help you limit exposure to damaging UV rays.

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May is National Stroke Awareness Month

May 1, 2013

A stroke is a medical emergency. Act FAST.

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April is Suicide Awareness Month

April 12, 2013

Suicide is the second leading cause of death in young adults and the third leading cause of death in youth.

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MVHC Acknowledged by U.S. News & World Report

March 22, 2013

MVHC's nursing home is among the nation's best according to U.S. News & World Report magazine.

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Every Body WALK!

March 3, 2013

Walking is a simple form of exercise that can be done almost anywhere. The Surgeon General's Every Body WALK! campaign promotes walking as a way to improve the health and wellness of individuals, families and communities.

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MVHC Earns 5-STAR Rating

February 14, 2013

For the second year in a row, the Neighborhoods of Gardenview at MVHC have earned a 5-Star Rating from the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

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Reduce Stress to Boost Heart Health

February 12, 2013

The health benefits of humor and laughter...

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Cardiovascular Disease and Women

January 25, 2013

More women die of heart disease than from the next four causes of death combined, including all forms of cancer.

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MVHC offers flu prevention and management tips

December 26, 2012

Minnesota Valley Health Center is asking the public’s help to reduce the spread of the flu and is reminding people that it’s not too late to receive a flu shot.

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Hospice - It's about living, not dying

December 26, 2012

A series of four articles explains the origins of hospice in Le Sueur and the benefits of hospice care.

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Tips for reducing holiday stress

December 14, 2012

Try these practical, quick tips to keep the holidays about making good memories, not about making things perfect.

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Hospice Series Continues...

December 14, 2012

Hospice touches the lives of those left behind.

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Seasonal Affective Disorder can cause depression this time of year.

December 14, 2012

If you find yourself feeling "sad" this time of year. you may have SAD

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Hospice Series

December 5, 2012

Locals play a vital role in hospice...

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Holiday Safety Tips

November 21, 2012

The holidays are an exciting time of year for kids, and to help ensure they have a safe holiday season, here are some tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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Depression this time of year - Seasonal Affective Disorder

November 21, 2012

If you notice periods of depression that seem to accompany seasonal changes during the year, you may suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 1, 2012

Linked in Pink is Thursday, October 25th from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

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Exercise improves strength & balance

September 28, 2012

Exercise is medicine...

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MVHC is a FluSafe Facility

September 27, 2012

Based on its high influenza vaccination rates, the Minnesota Department of Health has recognized Minnesota Valley Health Center Gardenview Nursing Home as a FluSafe facility.

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How to be a Flu Fighter!

September 5, 2012

Learn about the seasonal flu....

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Back-to-School Safety Tips

August 13, 2012

As another school year approaches, the American Red Cross has issued safety tips for everyone to follow.

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MVHC Conducts Decontamination Drill

July 27, 2012

Practices help MVHC Decontamination Team prepare for hazardous materials incidents.

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MVHC offers a Senior Day Program

July 19, 2012

Senior Day Programs enhance the lives of clients and provide caregivers peace of mind.

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RED CROSS issues heat wave safety checklist

July 3, 2012

During heat advisories it's critically important to be aware of the symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke, which is a life-threatening condition. The American Red Cross has issued a Heat Wave Safety Checklist.

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Summer Safety Tips for Kids

June 29, 2012

Summer is here and children are looking forward to long sunny days filled with warm weather activities and vacation fun. Minnesota Valley Health Center (MVHC) encourages safety awareness and pre-planning to avoid a trip to the emergency room.

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MVHC is always preparing

June 29, 2012

Operation Blackout Exercise

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MN DEPT. OF HEALTH ISSUES EXTREME HEAT TOOLKIT

May 24, 2012

PREVENTION CAN REDUCE HEAT-RELATED ILLNESS

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MVHC is BESTAge accredited

April 19, 2012

New exercise wellness program benefits residents.

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Construction Update

April 5, 2012

Nursing home entrance is rerouted during construction.

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Staff participate in elite FEMA training

April 5, 2012

Eleven MVHC personnel joined 18 others from across Le Sueur County for mass casualty training at the national Center for Emergency Preparedness in Anniston, Alabama.

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February is Heart Month

February 3, 2012

Learn about heart disease and the Six Steps to a Healthy Heart.

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Flag Dedication

December 20, 2011

Le Sueur American Legion and VFW clubs donated and dedicated a new flag and flagpole to Minnesota Valley Health Center.

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

December 9, 2011

A Ribbon Cutting ceremony was held to officially open the doors to the newly constructed lobby and main registration areas of Minnesota Valley Health Center.

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Linked In Pink

October 31, 2011

Linked in Pink 2011 draws a record crowd.

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Linked in Pink

October 7, 2011

MVHC Annual Linked in Pink Event is Thursday October 27th. October is national breast cancer awareness month. From healthcare facilities across the country, to the National Football League, pink is everywhere and Le Sueur is no exception. Minnesota Valley Health Center’s annual event, Linked in Pink, will be held the evening of Thursday, October 27th.

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Foundation Announces Campaign 2011 - Beyond "The Build"

July 6, 2011

At a press conference held at the Minnesota Valley Health Center on Wednesday, July 6th, the Minnesota Valley Memorial Hospital Foundation (MVMH) officially launched Campaign 2011 – Beyond “The Build.” The Foundation‟s goal is to raise $650,000 to complement Minnesota Valley Health Center‟s (MVHC) major construction project, dubbed “The Build.”

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Week 1 Build

October 8, 2010

View the photo gallery of Week 1 of our major campus construction and renovation project designed to enhance Minnesota Valley Health Center's health care services.

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Groundbreaking Ceremony

October 7, 2010

We are currently undergoing a major campus construction and renovation project designed to enhance Minnesota Valley Health Center's health care services. This is a photo gallery of the groundbreaking ceremony.

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