River Falls Area Hospital

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Fitness and fun this fall at the library

[Pierce County Herald, September 2, 2017] Looking for a social outlet paired with healthy lifestyle choices? The Fitness and Fun program might be for you! Sign up for Yoga with CJ at noon Sept. 7 and 21, or join in a group walk with Florence at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 14. Eat Well on Four Dollars […]

River Falls Area Hospital’s SEARCH program highlighted by Wisconsin governor

[River Falls Journal, Jan. 22, 2017] Gov. Scott Walker highlighted Allina Health River Falls Area Hospital’s Project SEARCH program and a local graduate in his state-of-the-state address last week. Project SEARCH is a nine-month program designed to provide real-life work experience to help individuals with disabilities gain skills needed to enter the workforce. Allina Health […]

Allina Health River Falls Clinic construction underway

[River Falls Journal, October, 27, 2016] You can see it now while driving past on the Hwy. 35 bypass – earth moving for the building of the Allina Health River Falls Clinic. Located in a field just northwest of River Falls Area Hospital, the 13,500 square foot Allina clinic is expected to opens its doors […]

Project SEARCH helps River Falls interns with disabilities attain jobs

[KSTP-TV, May 24, 2016] A program at River Falls Area Hospital in Wisconsin is bringing young adults with intellectual disabilities into the working world, teaching them skills that will help many of them live independently. The interns experience different types of hospital work as part of the program.

River Falls Area Hospital sets up Ebola protocol

[River Falls Journal, Oct. 23, 2014] Walk into the River Falls hospital, the clinic or take a ride in the River Falls ambulance, and you’ll be asked two questions: Have you traveled or been exposed to someone who has travelled to Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea? Do you display certain symptoms? If the answer is […]

Health pros focus on community wellness

[River Falls Journal, Jan. 21, 2013] Brandi Poellinger and Kali Higgins started in mid-December as the human engines in River Falls for the Healthy Communities Partnership initiative, a program Allina Health announced in the fall. A $500,000 commitment from Allina makes the program possible in 13 rural communities, including River Falls. The initiative is funded […]

Allina Health donates AED to Ellsworth, Wis. police

[Pierce County Herald, August 21, 2012] “We are often faced with medical aid calls when it is very important for us to have this equipment available to us,” said Ellsworth Police Chief Greg Place. Place accepted the automated external defibrillator from Heather Logelin, director of Community Engagement for the River Falls Area Hospital Foundation and Katie Tewalt, Heart Safe […]

Mary's stroke: You can learn from her misfortune, healing

[River Falls Journal, Oct. 14, 2011] She is well known as the outpatient surgical nurse at River Falls Area Hospital and, maybe even more so, as a founder of the Free Clinic of Pierce and St. Croix Counties. Mary Conroy Johnson has been married for 33 years to Dr. Bob Johnson, a longtime family practitioner […]

Mary’s stroke: You can learn from her misfortune, healing

[River Falls Journal, Oct. 14, 2011] She is well known as the outpatient surgical nurse at River Falls Area Hospital and, maybe even more so, as a founder of the Free Clinic of Pierce and St. Croix Counties. Mary Conroy Johnson has been married for 33 years to Dr. Bob Johnson, a longtime family practitioner […]

River Falls Area Hospital supports community health programs

[Pierce County Herald, June 9, 2011] The River Falls Area Hospital Foundation recently announced grants totaling $50,000. The grants were funded by proceeds from the 2010 Harvest Moon Barn Dance, the hospital foundation’s annual fundraising event. “We hope everyone will plan to join us for this year’s event on Saturday, Oct. 1,” said Heather Logelin, executive director of […]