Blog Posts in September, 2021

  • Hospitals in South Central Wisconsin see high patient volumes, limited resources

    Hospitals and healthcare facilities throughout southcentral Wisconsin are experiencing a high volume of inpatients, limiting hospital beds and putting a strain on resources. This serious situation is occurring across the 14 counties of the South Central Wisconsin Healthcare Emergency Readiness Coalition, (SCWIHERC). Its member hospitals are asking for our communities’ help. To better control ...

  • Agnieszka Dendura, DNP now providing same-day care at Mile Bluff

    Mile Bluff is pleased to welcome Agnieszka Dendura, DNP to the medical team at Mile Bluff Clinic in Mauston. Agnieszka provides same-day care services. Growing up, Agnieszka was first introduced to the healthcare world through her mother’s work as a nurse in Poland. Deciding to become a nurse herself was an easy decision for Agnieszka, who later decided to become a nurse practitioner to ...

  • Breastfeeding 101 Class: Tips for Success

    Expecting and new parents are invited to attend “Breastfeeding 101” on Thursday, August 12 from 4:30-5:30 pm at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston. This free class will be lead by Mile Bluff’s International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, Emily Walden, CNM. It is important for parents to remember that even though breastfeeding is ‘natural,’ it still requires ...

  • Wellness Exams: A healthy start to the school year

    A summer full of fun, sun and adventures is keeping children and parents busy. With everything that happens in the summer, the new school year seems months away, but, before you know it, the first day of school will be here. With September quickly approaching, as a parent you will need to start preparing your favorite students for the return to school. While stocking up on school supplies, ...

  • Annual Golf Outing to be held Aug. 12

    Golfers are always looking for a good excuse to break out the clubs and tee off on the greens. This summer, Mile Bluff Medical Center Foundation is inviting golfers to enjoy the sunny weather and hit the course, all for a great cause. Everyone is invited to golf with a purpose and support local healthcare through the foundation’s 11 th Annual Golf Outing at Castle Rock Golf Course on ...

  • New COVID-19 vaccination sites, additional vaccine availability for ages 12+

    Summer is right around the corner, and the CDC recommendations for group gatherings have been updated: “Anyone who is fully vaccinated no longer has to wear a mask or physically distance in any setting, except where required...” For many, this is a welcome step toward ‘normal.’ If you’ve been putting off being vaccinated for COVID-19, now is the time to take action. ...

  • Mile Bluff Obstetrics: Care and support when it's needed most

    When life provides challenges and struggles, support and encouragement can often be found in unexpected places. For one local woman, the care and support she needed during her pregnancy was found at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston. In early 2020, Kacy M. of Wisconsin Dells was 22 weeks pregnant with her first child. One day as she worked in Mauston, she felt a sudden gush of blood. Even ...

  • COVID-19 vaccine availability expands - extended hours, new vaccination sites

    Time and distance can be barriers when it comes to receiving the medical services you need. To improve community access to COVID-19 immunization, Mile Bluff is expanding its vaccination hours and locations the week of April 12. The Moderna vaccine is available through Mile Bluff, and is approved for those who are at least 18 years old. Aside from age, there are no other restrictions – ...

  • COVID-19 vaccine available to general public starting April 5

    The state of Wisconsin announced that COVID-19 vaccines will be available to the general public beginning Monday, April 5. There are a number of ways for local residents to request a vaccine: If you want to request the vaccine from Mile Bluff, you can submit an online form at www.milebluff.com/request, or call 608-847-2780. Offering the Moderna vaccine, must be 18 or older Mile Bluff’s ...

  • Many more eligible for COVID-19 vaccine starting March 22

    The state, local agencies announce plans to expand COVID-19 vaccine distribution Beginning March 22, individuals with medical conditions that have a greater risk of severe infection from COVID-19 will be added to the list of those who are eligible for vaccination. This includes those with cancer, diabetes, heart conditions, high blood pressure, and more. Visit the Wisconsin Department of Health ...

  • Mile Bluff begins offering vaccines to non-patients who are 65+

    As ample supplies of the COVID-19 vaccine continue to be sent to Mile Bluff, the organization is able to begin offering immunizations to anyone in the service area who is 65 years or older. There are two ways to request the vaccine. You can submit an online form, or you can call 608-847-2780. If you are not immediately connected with a Mile Bluff team member, your request will be responded to ...

  • Mile Bluff opens COVID-19 vaccine request call center for its patients 65+

    Mile Bluff has added another way for its patients to request the COVID-19 vaccine! If you are a Mile Bluff patient who is 65 or older, and are interested in being vaccinated against COVID-19, call 608-847-2780. This will connect you with a team that is dedicated to scheduling vaccinations. The new call center will be staffed Monday through Friday, from 8 am to 4:30 pm. If you do not immediately ...

  • Mile Bluff opens new facility, expands COVID-19 services

    COVID-19 testing Starting Monday, January 25, outpatient swab-only testing for COVID-19 will move from Mile Bluff’s East Clinic to Mile Bluff’s new building at 690 Kennedy Street in Mauston*. Swab-only testing is intended for those who have minor, moderate, or no symptoms of COVID-19. The test is billed as an outpatient lab appointment. Anyone interested in using this service is ...

  • Together We Can build immunity in our community

    In November, Juneau County businesses, government agencies and healthcare providers teamed up to curb the spread of COVID-19 with the Together We Can campaign. Its goal was to reduce the negative impact the virus was having locally, and to unite the community around the shared goals of keeping kids in schools, helping area businesses remain open, and protecting first responders and medical ...

  • First 2021 baby born at Mile Bluff

    On Friday, January 1 at 12:02 am, Mile Bluff Medical Center helped welcome Quinn Aurora Dederich into the world as the first baby born at the facility in 2021! Perhaps the earliest New Year’s baby the facility has ever had, Quinn was eagerly greeted by her parents Amanda and James. Quinn weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces, and measured 21 ¼ inches long. Being the couple’s second child, ...

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