The list below is an archive of all news articles and press releases related to Amery Hospital & Clinic. The most recent news articles and publications are listed at the top of the page.
Here for you and ready to help
The Fred C. and Katherine B. Andersen Foundation awarded grant to help improve the safety and environment of the Behavioral Health Inpatient Unit
You don’t need to be an expert gardener to grow your own food.
April 16 is National Healthcare Decisions Day
Every 10 years you'll encounter a few new health recommendations
Leap Year baby born at Amery Hospital & Clinic
Among the first participants to earn recognition
Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S.?
Knowing what you have will change your course of action
Recognized for sustainable actions and accomplishments
Join the Love Light Tree ceremony
Amery Hospital & Clinic recognized
Inspiring families to make every day happy, healthy and full of heart.
An estimated 14 to 24 percent of people with foot ulcers will experience an amputation.
Why now is the best time for vaccination
Share these 6 facts to help set the record straight
July is national picnic month, so let's enjoy it without getting sick!
HealthPartners Western Wisconsin Rural Family Medicine Residency doctor begins in July
Anew podcast series from HealthPartners, For health’s sake: A simple chat for better health
850 people took part in events across the St. Croix Valley and western Wisconsin.
Know the symptoms and treatment – and how to prevent it
Register by June 28 for the July 12 golf event held at Amery Golf Club
Wound Care Awareness Week is June 3 to June 7
National awards honor commitment to a cleaner community
The second straight year the Center earned Center of Excellence award
Foundation to host fundraiser on May 31
Expert gives advice for how to help an addict, and explains what a healthy relationship with a recovering addict looks like
Inspiring families to make every day happy, healthy and full of heart
5th Annual PowerUp Week is May 4-11
Celebrating National Volunteer Week
Obesity affects 1 in 6 children today. Our expert explains how to talk to kids about weight, and help them achieve a healthy weight.
was one of just 1,379 hospitals out of more than 4,500 in the country to receive a 4- or 5-star rating.
Fiber helps prevent blood sugar spikes and extra snacking. In honor of National Nutrition Month, our dietitian explains fiber.
How to know what your blood pressure reading means, what you can do to lower your numbers and more
A sign of quality and commitment
How to know if you have frostbite, and what to do to treat (and avoid) it
Six hospitals recognized for their environmental efforts
Learn the truth behind the stigma and how to cope
Join us Thursday, December 13 at 6 p.m.
Amery Hospital & Clinic recognized
We know washing our hands is important, but are you doing it right?
Kids can trade in their Halloween candy at Amery Hospital & Clinic
Amery, Wisconsin comes out on top
PowerUp in the Parks Rx program recognized at the State Government Innovation Awards
One in every 8 Americans older than 60 years of age have PAD.
A health magazine covering various topics and helpful tips
Inspiring others to improve their health and wellness
Winner for achievement and innovation in health care sustainability
The fifth annual Wound Care Awareness Week is June 4 to June 8
Programs for Change offers individualized treatment based on each client's needs.
HealthPartners among top 10 in seven categories of sustainability
PowerUp is inviting kids to have fun with fruits and adventures with veggies
PowerUp Week is May 5-12.
National Volunteer Week is April 15-21, 2018
6.7 million Americans are living with a chronic wound - are your feet at risk?
Getting kids excited about fruits and veggies
Amery Hospital & Clinic offers a safe option for medicine disposal
How to live a heart healthy life for American Heart Month
Start out the year right with preventive exams and screenings
Public invited to grand opening celebration
Available at Amery Hospital & Clinic
Amery Hospital & Clinic and Westfields Hospital & Clinic recognized with a Green Masters Award from the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council
Honor and remember those you love
First property in Wisconsin to be a certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary
PowerUp hosted six candy trade-in events across the St. Croix Valley
Delirium is more common among older people who are admitted to hospital
Former Amery student now teaching in Texas affected by Hurricane Harvey
Wound Healing Center offers friendly tips
Diabetes and Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Lien presented with 2017 WHA Trustee of the Year
The new HealthPartners Western Wisconsin Rural Family Residency Program helping increase the number of primary care physicians who practice rurally
Caring for women and their families
Five benefits to breastfeeding that may help with your decision to nurse or not
Paul Elbing, MD, retires after 38 years of service
New space located on State Road 35 will replace existing building
More than half of all U.S. hospitals are now using some form of telemedicine
Tips that encourage a healthy, active lifestyle
Bring your biggest questions to the one person who knows your body and your new addition inside and out: your doctor.
Feeling impatient? Here’s what you can do to get ahead start on your first prenatal visit.
20 questions to think about while looking for Pediatric Care
Helping raise awareness of chronic wounds
Tips to keep you and your family healthy all summer long
National provider of health care data and analytics puts HealthPartners in top 15
Dance parties, open gyms and 2K's
Awarded Center of Distinction
Excellence and innovation in sustainability
Join the week-long celebration
Health topics and information for you and your family
Free seminars, mini-classes, blood pressure checks
Bicycle safety tips for all ages
Commonwealth Ranks Wisconsin Health System Performance 11th Best in Nation
Quality efforts aim to reduce readmissions, infections, falls
Preserving natural resources locally
New volunteer program helps prevent delirium
Partner for Change in 2016
8 helpful ways you can beat stress and depression during the Holidays
Amery Hospital & Clinic granted $500
covering a wide range of health topics
National campaign starts October 24 - 28
in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Free & no registration required
provides support for diabetes patients and family members
An event focusing on men's health
Take control of your diabetes on September 28
A health magazine covering topics important to you and your family
September is Peripheral Arterial Disease Awareness Month; learn more from the Wound Healing Center experts
A special thanks to sponsors for making a difference
Help the Amery Hospital Foundation raise funds for patient-centered programs and community health initiatives
Has ranked in the top 4 states 9 of the last 10 years
When added to food and beverages, it can be a problem
'Most Wired' health systems and hospitals leverage IT to improve performance and patient care
Location, location, location is a key concept for skin cancer
Honored as a leader in health care environmentally preferable practices
This fun, hands-on cooking class is free for children ages 7 to 11
Ladies Night Out event provided fun and education
June 6 – June 10, 2016 in cities nationwide
Demonstrates Environmental Stewardship in Health Care Practices Across the Entire Health Care System
Join us Tuesday, May 24 for a fun and informative event
A community focused health magazine caring for you and your family
Family activities being held throughout the St. Croix Valley
Check out all the family fun-filled events right here in Amery
giveBIG online fundraiser returns to Amery, Osceola and St. Croix Falls
HealthPartners and Amery Hospital & Clinic sponsor this event
Sleep and Stress Linked to Obesity
See how your county’s health compares to others in the state.
To promote genetic counseling for cancer patients in Amery
A three week challenge inspires students, teachers and families to Try for 5 fruits and veggies every day!
PowerUp is partnering with Amery Community Education to offer Open Gyms for families this winter
Each webinar is free to the public, and can be attended virtually anywhere.
What we eat and how we see are intricately linked.
to increase family medicine physicians in rural northwest Wisconsin areas
Seeking women over 18 to join our focus group
$500 grant helps expand music therapy inpatient program
Share. Advise. Guide. Join the patient advisory group!
AHC donates $3000 to support the Amery Fire Department's airboat fund
Join this special event on Thursday, December 10 at 6 p.m.
National Rural Health Day is November 19
How’s our health? We’d like to know!
The demands of the Holiday season can create additional stress, so try these tips to help get you through.
Polk County Community Health Improvement initiative addresses underage alcohol use.
An event educating local area men on health issues
Amery Hospital & Clinic lights its building up pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month
High-quality care boosts efficiency, patient satisfaction, better outcomes
Try these basic success tips
PowerUp - a community-wide initiative focusing on healthy living for kids and families
A fun and informational health event for men
Caring for women & their families - Check out the latest!
A series of plays to help build awareness about dementia and the most well-known form of memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease.
Convenient walk-in clinics to protect yourself and your family
Platinum sponsors, Regions Hospital and SMC, Ltd., and Gold sponsors support the 27th Annual Amery Hospital Foundation Golf Classic Fundraiser
Extended hours available at all locations
Amery Hospital & Clinic wins three gold awards for marketing excellence
Recognized for achieving outstanding results in UCare’s 2014 quality programs
Help others. Golf. Have Fun. Make a difference on August 11!
Reach Out and Read program will be largest in Minnesota, western Wisconsin
Check out our latest edition!
Help improve health throughout Wisconsin by participating in this statewide survey.
If so, the Mobile Learning Center is coming June 12.
Women across western Wisconsin enjoyed a night out while learning more about important health issues.
Healogics, a partner of AHC, is sponsoring its annual Wound Care Awareness Week June 1 – June 5, 2015 in cities nationwide.
Free "Know Your Numbers" screening May 11-15.
A Free and Fun Ladies Night Out event on May 27
As one expert states, "Mindfulness is about living your life as if it really mattered, moment by moment."
Wisconsin follows only New Hampshire in overall performance.
Addressing symptoms early can save lives and improve overall health.
Occupational therapists, like Dawn, Deb and Kristin, help patients throughout the lifespan gain skills and independence in activities of daily living including self-care, work, school, leisure, and community activities.
giveBIG online fundraiser expands to Amery and St. Croix Falls
HealthPartners Amery Hospital & Clinic is sponsoring free electronic recycling collection on April 28 at Amery Area Community Center
Join Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Teri Kohlrusch at a workshop that strengthens the parent child bond on April 14.
A Diabetes & Nutrition Open House - providing knowledge and tools to help you take charge of your diabetes.
The U.S. Department of Transportation requires all health care providers who perform medical examinations for interstate truck and bus drivers to be trained, tested, and certified.
Check out the latest winter 2015 edition.
Andrew Smith, an Amery High School wrestler and cancer survivor, raises awareness through a fundraising wrestling match.
Studies show that people who eat a healthy breakfast tend to weigh less than those who skip the first meal of the day.
Health experts remind people to stay home and to know when to seek medical care
The new campaign brings meaning...#makegoodhappen
Eliminating the remaining trans fats from our diet could prevent 20,000 heart attacks and 7,000 deaths from heart disease each year. Tips to help eliminate trans fat...
Amery Hospital & Clinic granted $500 from United Way for support of local behavioral health center
New surgeon joins the medical staff at Amery and Westfields hospitals
Latest FAQs, contacts and resources on Ebola
An estimated 5.2 million Americans are suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease
Michael Karuschak, Jr., CEO of Amery Hospital & Clinic is being honored for his years of service on October 16. Please join the celebration!
Fairview Health Services leader Debra Rudquist named successor
Corn smut and ragweed can cause allergic reactions for many people.
Inspire is a woman's health magazine covering many educational topics and serves communities in Western Wisconsin and the East Metro.
Get the jump on flu season by receiving your immunization early this year!
Amery Regional Medical Center announced a new name and logo.
Life is busy. Juggling work, school, family, kids, friends and activities isn't easy, but somehow you manage it all.
Expert educators provide the knowledge you need to take control of your kidney health.
A second hyperbaric oxygen chamber to arrive at the Wound Healing Center July 31
Amery Regional Medical Center has received 34 national awards for marketing excellence over the last ten years.
Start sharing and reading books with your child early to strengthen the foundation for learning
Join the annual golf classic on August 12 and support the youth scholarshp program, those experiencing mental health difficulties, and those fighting cancer.
About 40% of Americans have fainted at least once. While the event may be frightening, it's usually not caused by a major medical problem.
Swimming, paddling a canoe or kayak offers numerous workout benefits. It builds arms, legs, and core body muscles while improving cardiovascular fitness.
It’s necessary to monitor them because they are the number one risk factor for melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer.
Maintaining weight loss? “It’s easier said than done,’” said Monica, a veteran of the weight loss wars.
The Wound Healing Center joins Healogics to help raise awareness of chronic wounds. National Wound Care Awareness Week is June 2 through June 6.
"...patients miss the opportunity to plant in a garden or work with nature."
Hospitals delivered 64,255 babies in 2012.
CEO Michael Karuschak, Jr announced his pending retirement.
On the table beside your plate is a measuring cup, three-quarter filled with sugar. You wouldn't eat all that, would you?
Learn about ways to reduce stress, important whooping cough facts, and yearly check-ups for children.
Amery Regional Medical Center takes a stand
"Mind Your Health" Recognizes Importance of Mental Health to Overall Health
Future Green Bay Packers Hall of Famer Ahman Green is the new “champion” for the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Wisconsin Chapter.
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Dec. 30, 2013 – Amery Regional Medical Center (ARMC) has joined HealthPartners, the organizations announced today. Under an agreement effective Jan. 1, ARMC will maintain its own governing and foundation boards with continued representation from community members.
February is American Heart Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women. While there is much talk about diet, exercise and smoking cessation as ways to improve heart health and prevent disease, one low-cost, side-effect free intervention that gets significantly less attention is breastfeeding.
Americans often leave little room for anything unplanned--even birthing a baby. Many of today's pregnant women are also career women. Fitting a birth into a jam-packed schedule can seem impossible.
Health Happenings is published quarterly for the patients and friends of Amery Regional Medical Center.
Stop by the Turtle Lake Health Fair - May 8 from 3 to 6 pm
Honored for excellence in advertising in the 2013 Aster Awards, Amery Regional Medical Center received a gold and silver recognition in this year’s competition.
ARMC Behavioral Health Center, located at 230 Deronda Street in Amery, celebrated its five-year anniversary on December 10 with a public open house.
The ARMC Behavioral Health Center (BHC) inpatient unit opened its doors and admitted its first patient on December 10, 2008.
ATTENTION COLLEGE STUDENTS: Get Fit & Save!
Dr. Craig Johnson from Amery Regional Medical Center (ARMC) received the 2013 HealthPartners Clinical Excellence in Primary Care award last week at a special ceremony held in the Twin Cities. This prestigious award not only recognizes Dr. Johnson’s clinical excellence, but also his contributions toward mentoring staff.
In the United States alone, cancer impacts the lives of thousands of children every year.
Health Happenings is published quarterly for the patients and friends of Amery Regional Medical Center.
Starting October 1, 2013, you can apply and enroll in health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace at HealthCare.gov.
ARMC and Certified Nurse Midwife Brenda Johnson are joining the International Lactation Consultant Association in celebrating IBCLC Day on March 6, 2013. This year's theme “Connect with IBCLCs, the Experts in Breastfeeding Care,” highlights the expertise of International Board Certified Lactation Consultants® in providing breastfeeding care.
Learning you have metastatic breast cancer can be devastating. However, for the approximately 162,000 women in the U.S. facing this advanced stage of breast cancer, new treatments can add years to their life.
Learn about the different parts of Medicare.
Flu Shots are $30 or can also be submitted to insurance
Many psoriasis sufferers avoid exercise to avoid an outbreak of red scaly patches and lesions.
An estimated 4.4 million Americans are living with a chronic disease that sometimes can be life-threatening, and most of them don't even know they have it.
For many of us, it is hard to imagine the daily care required to control diabetes.
Amery Regional Medical Center (ARMC) now requires all employees and medical staff receive the influenza vaccine, with certain exceptions. The decision to move forward was based on one main concern: the safety of the patient.
The United Way St. Croix Valley granted the Amery Regional Medical Center (ARMC) Volunteer Partners $500 to help the Behavioral Health Center in Amery.
Painstaking work by Wisconsin hospitals in recent years has sharply lowered the occurrence of one of the most deadly types of infections: those from central lines used to deliver fluids, medication and blood to patients.