Tag: health

Essentia Health hosting free education event on heart-failure medication

By Devon Krueger (4/10/21) 3wiamstudio@gmail.com NEWS RELEASE: Medications are an important part of the treatment plan for heart-failure patients. That’s why Essentia Health is working to make sure those patients have the resources they need to best manage their health and medications.  Essentia is hosting a free, hour-long virtual event at 6 p.m. on Tuesday,…
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April 10, 2021 0

Hallett Center pushing ahead with appointments, upcoming initiatives

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (2/12/21) (Crosby, MN) — Returning back to form and looking ahead and what things can be improved upon for the Hallett Center in Crosby covered our conversation with General Manager Ivan Bartha. With former GM Amber Moon moving on, Bartha had to learn his new role on the fly while the…
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February 12, 2021 0
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Aitkin County Health & Human Services Meeting from December 22nd

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (12/23/20) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin County Health and Human Services Department met with the Board of Commissioners to provide more information on the COVID-19 vaccine, while touching on reappointments to Committees on Tuesday from the Aitkin County Government Center. Aitkin County Public Health Director Erin Melz spoke about the COVID-19 vaccine…
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December 23, 2020 0
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Aitkin County Health & Human Services gives COVID-19 updates to County Board

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (11/30/20) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin County Health & Human Services’ meeting with the Board of Commissioners included a COVID-19 update from Riverwood’s Dr. David Taylor and discussion on a Mental Health Screening Grant from this past Tuesday. HHS Director Cynthia Bennett, with her Directors update, spoke before the Board on the…
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November 30, 2020 0
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Aitkin County Health & Human Services meets with Board of Commissioners

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/28/20) (Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin County Health & Human Services held their monthly meeting with the Board of Commissioners with updates from Director Cynthia Bennett and talks on COVID-19. Director Bennett spoke about her recent activity leading up to the November 3rd Election and the State’s passing of the Public Works…
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October 28, 2020 0

Essentia Health – Ada to Host Health & Wellness Fair

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (10/23/20) Ada, MN — Essentia Health in Ada will continue to offer its annual Health & Wellness Fair this year, however it will look much different this time around due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Instead of being a one-day event, it will take place between 6:30am and 8am on Monday,…
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October 23, 2020 0

COVID-19 At Home Saliva Test pilot program coming to Brainerd Lakes Area

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarmqail.com (10/23/20) (Minnesota) — The Minnesota Department of Health announced Thursday a pilot program of the COVID-19 At Home Saliva Tests. Aitkin County, Crow Wing County, and two dozen counties or tribal nations have been selected to be able to order a saliva test online and perform in the comfort of their…
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October 23, 2020 0