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Agnesian HealthCare offers a wide array of community education programs that help to enhance the overall health and well-being of individuals and families within its service area. Offering through Journeys: a health resource center, there are many opportunities to grow in our understanding of good health measures for the enhancement of our lives.
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Mom & Baby Club
July 07, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
St. Agnes Hospital, Fitness Center Meeting Room, Fond du Lac

Agnesian HealthCare invites new parents to attend a free support group, "Mom & Baby Club." This group is designed for parents and their newborn (from birth to five months), to share questions and concerns about issues that arise during the unpredictable weeks and months following birth, including: infant care, expectations, exercise and diet, intimacy and more!  


Preregistration is required.

Free
Spouse/Partner Loss Support Group (Open)
July 08, 2015 , August 12, 2015 , September 09, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Agnesian HealthCare Bereavement Center & Grief Relief, 1161 W. Johnson Street, Fond du Lac

Open Bereavement Support Group: Anyone experiencing the loss of a spouse/partner may attend any of the meetings and different individuals may be there each time.


Please join us at our new location on the west end of Twohig Flooring America near the Kwik Trip on the west side of Fond du Lac.


Registration is not required for open groups.

Free
Breastfeeding Support Group
July 08, 2015
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Agnesian HealthCare Journeys: a health resource center, 430 E. Division Street, Fond du Lac

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.


Registration is not required. 

Free
Ripon Medical Center Blood Drive
July 08, 2015
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Ripon Medical Center Princeton & Ripon Meeting Rooms, 845 Parkside Street, Ripon

Area residents are invited to join Ripon Medical Center associates, volunteers and physicians and donate an hour of time to give blood to The Community Blood Center.


Blood donations will be accepted from noon to 4 p.m. at Ripon Medical Center, 845 Parkside Street, Ripon.


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.


To donate, make an appointment by registering online at www.save3lives.org with sponsor code FD01, or call Journeys: a health resource center at (920) 926-4961. Walk-ins are also welcome.

Free
Agnesian Cancer Center Relay for Life used book, uniform and purse sale
July 08, 2015
1:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Agnesian HealthCare Lobby Concourse, 430 E. Division Street, Fond du Lac

Join Agnesian Cancer Center's Relay for Life team for a used book, uniform and purse sale today from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Donations will be gladly accepted on the morning of the sale! Contact Ellie Baldus at (920) 926-4152 with questions.

Free
Kitchen Basics & Gadgets With Chef Mike
July 08, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Fond du Lac Regional Clinic West Demo Kitchen, 912 S. Hickory Street, Fond du Lac

Whether you're a recent graduate moving into your own apartment or newlywed setting into your first home, you will need the right equipment, a few basic techniques, and a handful of recipes to get through the first few months - or even years.


Join Mike Wetzel, St. Agnes Hospital Food & Nutrition Services chef, for an overview of kitchen basics that include cross contamination, proper food temperature, chicken, poultry and ground beef safety tips and more! In addition, Wetzel will discuss how cooking is easier and faster with the right equipment. 


Enter for a chance to win a kitchen gadget! 


Seating is limited. Preregistration is required. 

$5.00
Above the Belt Cancer Support Group
July 09, 2015 , August 13, 2015 , September 10, 2015 , October 08, 2015 , November 12, 2015
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Agnesian Cancer Center, 480 E. Division Street, Fond du Lac

Individuals dealing with the challenges of cancers of the head and neck, esophagus, GE junction and stomach are invited to attend this free support group.


Sponsored by Agnesian Cancer Care and facilitated by Richelle Rooney, RD, Agnesian HealthCare dietitian, and Kristie Martin, MSW, Agnesian Cancer Center social worker, "Above the Belt" provides participants with tools and education, as well as time to offer and receive support in an informative and supportive group setting.


This support group meets on the second Thursday of each month.


Preregistration is required by calling Kristie Martin at (920) 926-4103. 

Free
Resolve through Sharing Support Group (Open)
July 09, 2015 , August 13, 2015 , September 10, 2015 , October 08, 2015 , November 12, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bereavement Center & Grief Relief, 1161 W. Johnson Street, Fond du Lac

Open Bereavement Support Group: This group is for parents, grandparents, and other adult family members who are grieving the loss of a child through miscarriage, stillbirth, or neonatal death.


For more information please contact 920-926-4851 to speak with Chaplin Kirsten Worzala Dumke or email her at WorzalaDumkeK@agnesian.com.


Registration is not required for open groups.

Free
Domestic Violence Support Group - Shine
July 09, 2015
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Shine is a support group for women who have been abused physically, sexually, verbally and emotionally, or who are currently involved in a domestic violence relationship.


Shine is an open support group and meets Thursday evenings from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in Agnesian HealthCare's Behavioral Health Services Meeting Room, Diagnostic & Treatment Center fifth floor, 430 E. Division Street, Fond du Lac. 


For more information about this free support group, call (920) 926-4207. An individual needs-assessment meeting is required before participating in the support group. 

Free
Understanding Birth - Step Two - Waupun
July 09, 2015
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Waupun Memorial Hospital, 620 W. Brown Street, Waupun

Thank you for your interest in Step Two of Agnesian HealthCare's Prepared Childbirth Journey.


Register for Steps One through Four for $140 (originally $160). Use promotional code PACKAGE when registering. 


Individual classes - as priced.


Step 1 - Understanding Pregnancy


Step 2 - Understanding Birth


Step 3 - Understanding Mom & Baby: Postpartum Care


Step 4 - Family & Friends CPR for Expectant Parents


This one-evening class is for expectant parents in their late second or mid to late third trimesters of pregnancy. Expectant parents 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, 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.

$40.00
Sunday
July 05, 2015
Monday
July 06, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday
July 07, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday
July 08, 2015
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Thursday
July 09, 2015
Friday
July 10, 2015
Saturday
July 11, 2015
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