Classes, Events & Groups

Breastfeeding for Moms & Dads - Fond du Lac

Date
Time
Location

St. Agnes Hospital Health Resource Center
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Agnesian HealthCare's Breastfeeding for Moms & Dads class provides you and your partner with information to begin breastfeeding with confidence and a true sense of security. Topics include the advantages of breastfeeding, techniques, problem prevention, returning to work and the use of breast pumps for the nursing mother. 

Preregistration for this free class is required.

Walk With a Doc - Ripon High School

Date
Time
Location

Ripon Medical Center
850 Tiger Drive
Ripon, WI 54971
United States

Walk with a Doc and Agnesian HealthCare encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages, and reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle in order to improve the health and well-being of the country.

Join a provider on the first, second and third Wednesday of each month from 6 to 7 p.m., and every Tuesday and Thursday from 5 to 6 p.m. to begin your commitment of improved health and well-being.

Step it Up! The Surgeon General of the United States recommends 150 minutes of weekly exercise to:

  • Lower your risk of heart disease and stroke, type 2 diabetes, breast and colon cancers, and depression
  • Maintain or lose weight
  • Boost your energy
  • Improve your sleep
  • Reduce stress
  • Redue your risk of falls
  • Delay the onset of cognitive decline and dementia
  • Increase sense of well-being and more!

For more information, call the Health Resource Centerat (920) 926-4961, visit agnesian.com/walk-with-a-doc or visit walkwithadoc.org.

Understanding Birth - Step One

Date
Time
Location

St. Agnes Hospital Plaza Level Conference Center
430 E Division St
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

This class is for expectant parents in their late second or mid to late third trimesters of pregnancy. Participants will learn about third trimester changes in mom and baby's body; changes in mom and baby's body during labor; process of labor and fetal monitoring; signs and symptoms of labor and when to go to the hospital; stages of labor; pain control options; relaxation, comfort and distraction techniques, pushing positions; high-risk situations; and what happens after delivery. This program also includes a tour of the Women & Infants Unit birthing rooms.

Heartsaver AED CPR

Date
Time
Location

St. Agnes Hospital Health Resource Center
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

HEARTSAVER AED teaches lay rescuers CPR and use of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) for adult and child cardiac arrest victims. Students also learn relief of choking in adults and children, infant CPR and relief of choking and child and infant safety. A course completion card is given upon successful completion of a practical and written exam. 

St. Agnes Hospital Blood Drive

Date
Time
Location

St. Agnes Hospital
Plaza Level Conference Center
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Giving blood is easy and takes about an hour. The process includes registering, giving a brief medical history, and having temperature, blood pressure and hemoglobin checked.

Blood that is donated remains local, as the BloodCenter of Wisconsin is the sole supplier of blood to St. Agnes Hospital and Waupun Memorial Hospital, as well as 51 other Wisconsin hospitals. To donate, make an appointment by calling 926-4961 or sign up at www.bcw.edu/agnesian. Walk-ins are also welcome.

Alzheimer's Support Group

Date
Time
Location

Adult Day Services
Adult Day Services Conference Room
420 E. Merrill Avenue
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

The Alzheimer's support group is an open gathering of people with common needs and interests who come together to share their feelings, thoughts and experiences in a combined effort to better cope with and manage the shared challenges of dementia in a safe environment. Support groups may include persons with dementia as well as caregivers.

Alzheimer's and Dementia Related Illness Caregiver Support Group

Date
Time
Location

Adult Day Services
420 E. Merrill Avenue
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Agnesian HealthCare and The Alzheimer's Association invite individuals caring for loved ones with Alzheimer's Disease and other dementia-related illness to participate in an open gathering to share their feelings, thoughts and experiences to better cope with and manage the shared challenges of Alzheimer's and dementia in a safe environment.

Free respite care is provided for loved ones during the hour of support group.

This group is offered on the second Tuesday of each month from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Walk With a Doc - Ripon High School

Date
Time
Location

Ripon Medical Center
850 Tiger Drive
Ripon, WI 54971
United States

Walk with a Doc and Agnesian HealthCare encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages, and reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle in order to improve the health and well-being of the country.

Join a provider on the first, second and third Wednesday of each month from 6 to 7 p.m., and every Tuesday and Thursday from 5 to 6 p.m. to begin your commitment of improved health and well-being.

Step it Up! The Surgeon General of the United States recommends 150 minutes of weekly exercise to:

  • Lower your risk of heart disease and stroke, type 2 diabetes, breast and colon cancers, and depression
  • Maintain or lose weight
  • Boost your energy
  • Improve your sleep
  • Reduce stress
  • Redue your risk of falls
  • Delay the onset of cognitive decline and dementia
  • Increase sense of well-being and more!

For more information, call the Health Resource Centerat (920) 926-4961, visit agnesian.com/walk-with-a-doc or visit walkwithadoc.org.

Advance Care Planning

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare Lobby Concourse
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Learn more about making decisions about the care you would want to receive if you become unable to speak for yourself. 

Healthcare professionals are available to assist with completing your Power of Attorney for Health Care.


Breastfeeding Support Group

Date
Time
Location

St. Agnes Hospital Health Resource Center
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Agnesian HealthCare's Breastfeeding Support Group is a free community service facilitated by Jodi DeMaa, RN-C, IBCLC, and Rita Parker, RN, IBCLC, St. Agnes Hospital Women & Infants Unit lactation consultants.

Classes are held on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month.

Preregistration is not required.