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We Speak Mental Health Week 2020

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. This September, organizations and people from across our community are coming together to host free activities, training opportunities and more to support people affected by suicide and raise awareness. For a full list of activities, visit https://lcsuicideprevention.org/. St. Peter’s Health is hosting a series of free mental health training/education opportunities during We Speak Mental...

Health Matters: Help protect yourself from illness this winter

As we look to other health systems in the East and South, we’re seeing a significant uptick in adult and pediatric hospitalizations due to common illnesses such as influenza, Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), rhinovirus and COVID-19. While we haven’t yet seen a drastic increase in those numbers locally, we are preparing for what we think will could be a rough...

St. Peter’s Health Medical Group Welcomes New Physician Assistant Adrienne Bull to Orthopaedics Team

Physician Assistant Adrienne Bull earned her Master of Physician Assistant Studies at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, after completing her undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from Montana State University. She has prior experience in rural family medicine and neurosurgery. Adrienne is certified by the National Commission for the Certification of Physician Assistants. She is accepting new patients at the...

Health Matters: Hearing and its connection to our health

Hearing loss is like a silent predator, it sneaks up on you. It is usually very gradual and people, often times unknowingly, develop compensation strategies to deal with it. These strategies can include lip reading, avoidance of difficult situations and increasing the volume on their TV or radio. Unfortunately, these strategies will only take you so far. Hearing loss and...

St. Peter’s Roll and Suurendonk Receive BEE Awards

St. Peter’s Health presented BEE Awards to Lead Environmental Services Aide Sarah Roll and Health Unit Coordinator Sharla Suurendonk. A companion to the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses, the BEE Award is given to any exceptional general or professional St. Peter’s staff member nominated by patients, family members and/or colleagues. A nurse on the St. Peter’s Behavioral Health Unit (BHU)...