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From the President/CEO
ccess to high quality healthcare for allis on everyone’s mind with new optionsemerging all around us. Our mission, “WinonaHealth is devoted to improving the health andwell-being of our family, friends and neighbors,”guides us as work to meet your healthcare needs.In October 2005, Winona Health openeda weekend Urgent Care Clinic in responseto the many requests from our community for this service. This clinic has proven to bea needed and valuable option—and yet therequests continue. Thus, in response, WH willexpand Urgent Care service and relocate it toaccommodate this change. Our goal is to open the Urgent Care Clinic in itsnew location at 420 Sarnia Street (the former Winona Clinic building) in mid-September. It will be open seven days a week with day and evening hours.We also will move our Outpatient Rehabilitation Services (physical,occupational and speech therapy) to the same location. With enhancedspace, parking and access, we will be better able to meet the growingdemands for these services as well. Some of the key services provided by these talented therapists include treatment for lymphedema, work injury management, rehabilitation, sports medicine and therapeutic massage.Other services that will be located in the newly remodeled buildinginclude the Winona Health Allergy & Asthma Clinic with Dr. Terry Donnal and Periodontal Specialists, a private practice operated by Anthony Michelich, DDS.We are excited to expand these healthcare services in response tocommunity requests, and we are pleased to work with Schwab Company on remodeling this space.I look forward to hearing your ideas and suggestions on how we canfurther meet your healthcare needs.Enjoy a safe and healthy summer!Rachelle H. SchultzPresident/CEO
Rachelle H. Schultz
In this issue...
From the President/CEO
Urgent Care Clinic to increasehours this fall
Beating the Metabolic Syndrome
Explore Assisted Living options
After active duty: easing thetransition
Along the path to parenthood
KidsHealth: Summer safety
News and notes
Foundation & Auxiliary news
Winona Health directory
On the cover:
On the cover: Samantha,Jake and Nora Wagner with Amparo“Tweety” Oevering, RN, and Laurel Kruse,RN, from Community Memorial Hospital’sFamily Birth Center.