HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital is hosting a session for anyone who would like to learn how to recognize the warning signs that someone may be thinking about suicide, and how to help them on Thursday, Oct. 24, from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals will host their annual “Blessing of the Animals” events on Sunday, September 29.
 

Share of Western Wisconsin, a pregnancy and infant loss group coordinated by HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals, is hosting a walk to honor babies who have died during pregnancy or shortly after birth.

Join HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals’ 3D Community Health Body.Mind.Spirit. for an uplifting, refreshing event to help your retune, recalibrate and optimize your optimism.

The session will take place Tuesday, September 17, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the hospital in McDonald Hall, 2661 Co Hwy I.

The Partners of HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital will host their ninth annual Wonderland on the River fundraising event on Saturday, November 2 at Lake Wissota Golf and Events, 16108 97th Ave.

Join HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals for a presentation on “Maintaining Your Mindset: Obligation or Opportunity,” Wednesday, September 25 at 5 p.m. at 29 Pines/Sleep Inn & Suites Conference Center.

To respond to this chilling reality, HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals are collecting winter coats and blankets September 1 until September 30.

Join the Volunteer Partners of HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals for a fun concert Tuesday, September 10, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Regis High School Auditorium, 2100 Fenwick Ave., Eau Claire.

The Partners of HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital will collect new and used books and sell them to raise money for the group’s scholarship fund September 1 through 30.

HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals are hosting American Red Cross blood drives.

Our hospitals are hosting a session for anyone who would like to learn how to recognize the warning signs that someone may be thinking about suicide, and how to help them.

HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals are offering a new breastfeeding support group open to any moms who’d like to learn new ideas, share experiences and gain confidence in breastfeeding.

With summer temperatures rising, HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals have tips for staying cool and how to know the warning signs of heat-related illnesses, like heat stroke, which requires medical attention. 

Ann Lane, a registered nurse in the hospital’s L.E. Phillips-Libertas Treatment Center, received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses ®.

John L. Wagner has been selected to serve as the president and CEO at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Chippewa Falls. Wagner will start serving in this role on September 30.

Do you have a child who’s ready to take the babysitting plunge? Make sure they receive proper training by having them attend a babysitting class from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. August 9 at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital.

Earlier today, the Partners of HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital presented scholarships of $1,000 each to six people who wish to further their education in health care-related fields.

Summers are synonymous with fairs, festivals, outdoor concerts and carnivals.Here are some tips from HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals on how to stay safe.

The Partners of HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital will host a steak fry Thursday, August 1, at Knights of Columbus Hall, 236 Pumphouse Road.

HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals are pleased to announce that Lisa Laatsch has accepted the role as director of marketing for the two hospitals.
 

Though fireworks are exciting, festive and fun, HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals want to remind community members that fireworks can also be dangerous.

On June 27, a registered nurse from HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals will be at area pools to share free summer safety tips, sunscreen, sunglasses and bottled water at 1 p.m. at Bernard F. Willi Pool in Chippewa Falls and at 2:30 p.m. at Fairfax Pool in Eau Claire.

HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals are pleased to announce that Laura Baalrud has accepted the role as Director of Community Health for the two hospitals.

Later this month, community members will have the chance to tour a mammography bus from eastern Wisconsin as it makes its way to visit the communities of Rice Lake, Ladysmith, Cornell, Menomonie, Mondovi and Arcadia.

There's always a great need for whole blood from healthy donors. It’s a valuable resource that’s in short supply. To help bridge that gap, HSHS St. Joseph’s and Sacred Heart Hospitals are hosting American Red Cross blood drives at the two hospitals later this month.

HSHS Sacred Heart Foundation and HSHS St. Joseph’s Foundations are excited to announce that today Charter Bank gifted $400,000 to help fund a mobile mammography bus that will travel to rural areas and outlying clinics to bring much-needed imaging services to women in those areas.

Share of Western Wisconsin is hosting memorial and burial services for families who have experienced a loss due to miscarriage, stillbirth, ectopic pregnancy, early infant death or SIDS.

HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals recently earned an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group’s Spring 2019 Hospital Safety Grade.

On May 9 at HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals’ Colleague Service Awards banquet at the Florian Gardens, the colleague and physician award recipients for the two hospitals were announced.

This week, during National Nurses Week, HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals presented the 2019 Nurse Exemplar Awards to two very deserving registered nurses: Ann Lane and Michelle Willcutt.

Community members and family and friends of HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital Hospice patients who passed away in 2018 have several opportunities to view the quilt throughout the year.

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital’s Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine recently received the Center of Distinction award and the Robert A. Warriner III Center of Excellence award for 2018 from Healogics, the nation’s largest wound care management company.

This is the seventh season that HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital will offer plots in its community garden to feed those in need. The plots will be ready for gardeners by mid-May.

HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals are pleased to announce that Jennifer Drayton, RN, MS has joined the two hospitals as Chief Nursing Officer.

HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals are pleased to announce that Kristi Brosnahan, MBA, CPA, has joined the two hospitals as director of finance. 

The Partners of HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital invite you to the 48th Annual Charity Ball – Aloha! Hawaii. Each year the Partners host the dinner to give thanks to current donors and also to raise money for HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital.

In recognition for successful programs to reduce their environmental impact, HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals each recently earned the Partner for Change Award from Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care.

Russ Albert has been named director of Laboratory Services at HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals.

Hannah Schroeder, nursing educator at HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals, recently earned the international Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator  credential.

HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals are hosting two speakers from the Henri Nouwen Society for two special events Tuesday, April 30, as part of this year’s Monsignor Klimek Healing Presence lecture series.

HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals echocardiography labs have both been granted a three-year term of accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission in the area of adult transthoracic echocardiography.

Physicians will be honored at HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals during National Doctors Day on March 30.

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital is pleased to name Toni McCutcheon as program director of the hospital’s Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine.

Babysitting is a great way for youngsters to earn money and learn essential traits to prepare them in life. Do you have a child who’s ready to take the babysitting plunge? Make sure they receive proper training by having them attend a babysitting class April 6.

The session will take place Tuesday, March 19, from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Monsignor Klimek Auditorium at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital, 900 West Clairemont Ave.
 

Hospital Sisters Health System is commemorating the 40th anniversary of its incorporation, which took place on December 26, 1978.

Join HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals for an event for those whose loved ones are battling alcohol and other drug addictions, on Monday, Feb. 25, at 29 Pines/Sleep Inn & Suites Conference Center, 5872 33rd Ave, Eau Claire.

The session will take place Wednesday, Feb. 13, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital in the Monsignor Klimek Auditorium, 900 West Clairemont Ave.

Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) in Springfield, Ill., recently announced the appointment of Tina Nazier as a new member to the Boards of Directors for HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals.

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital is pleased to name Andrea Blaeser as director of the HSHS St. Joseph’s Foundation.

OakLeaf Clinics, an independent, physician-owned medical practice, and Hospital Sisters Health System, which includes HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph’s hospitals, have established a formal affiliation, effective January 2.

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