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Nominate a Deserving Waverly Health Center Employee for an Award Today

Corrie Ramige | October 21st, 2019

Waverly Health Center (WHC) is accepting nominations for The Spirit of Volunteerism Award. This award recognizes employees for outstanding volunteerism in the community outside of work time. Self-nomination or nominations by a co-worker or community member are all welcome. One exceptional employee volunteer will be selected from the nominations. A donation of $250 in the…read more

Christophel Clinic Hosting Walk-In Flu Vaccination Clinics

hsolheim | October 16th, 2019

The Christophel Clinic is offering walk-in flu vaccination clinics. They will be held on Wednesday, October 30 and Wednesday, November 6 from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Please use the orange lot and the orange entrance. Bring your insurance card and valid ID. All people six months of age or older should get the flu vaccine….read more

Childhood Obesity Awareness

ARamthun | August 30th, 2019

Childhood is a time to explore and be active. While technology can help make our lives simpler, trends show that as technology advances, our children’s health worsens. Since 1980, childhood obesity rates have become much higher – from 5% to 18.5%. Each year in the United States, $14 billion is spent on health expenses linked…read more

Turning Neighborhoods Into Communities

ARamthun | July 17th, 2019

From hanging art and family photos to arranging your furniture, you put in a lot of work to make your house a home. What if you could do the same with your neighborhood and make it a fun, welcoming place to gather and connect with those who live around you? The good news: You can,…read more

Men’s Health Month

ARamthun | June 21st, 2019

June is all about the guys! Since 1994, the month of June has been declared Men’s Health Month. Here are some tips for helping men stay on top of their health this year: Prevention is important: In general, men see their healthcare provider much less than women. Many health conditions are preventable and prevention starts…read more

Waverly Health Center Names June Spotlight on Values Award Winners

hsolheim | June 17th, 2019

Five members of the Waverly Health Center (WHC) team have been named June Spotlight on Values award winners. Nominated by co-workers, patients and members of the community, these individuals are examples of WHC’s values in action. Tamara Lawless of Shell Rock, business office, was recognized for the value of Compassion. Tamara worked very closely with…read more

Eat Well by Eating Seasonally

ARamthun | June 6th, 2019

You can find just about anything you need year-round at the grocery store but shopping for in-season fruits and vegetables is better for your health and your community. Seasonal food is fresher, tastes better, and offers a great way to connect with local food sources. Now that farmers’ markets have opened for the season, you…read more

Ferguson Receives Friend of Nursing Award

hsolheim | May 24th, 2019

Congratulations to Michelle Ferguson for being selected as Waverly Health Center’s 2019 Friend of Nursing award recipient. Michelle’s nominator wrote, “I have been so impressed with Michelle. She is extremely organized and efficient in her job. So much so that she is able to provide what nursing needs prior to them needing or asking for…read more

Mental Health Month – Steps For Improving Your Mental Health

ARamthun | May 3rd, 2019

What is mental health? Mental health and mental illness are often thought of as the same idea; however, they are quite different. Having good mental health does not mean that you are joyful and positive at all times. Mental health is something that all people have and it is measured by things such as how…read more

City of Waverly Adopts Tobacco & Nicotine Free Policy For Parks and Trails

hsolheim | April 18th, 2019

Congratulations to the City of Waverly on taking steps toward a healthier community by adopting a tobacco and nicotine free policy for all City parks and trails! The policy was approved at the City Council meeting on Monday, April 15. This was a combined effort of Waverly Leisure Services and Waverly Health Center. As advisors…read more