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COVID-19 Delta variant threatens areas with low vaccination rates

July 12, 2021

The COVID-19 Delta variant, which is highly transmissible and may lead to more severe illness, now accounts for more than 50% of COVID cases nationally. Gundersen recently sequenced 15 COVID
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Tom Crowley marks 50 years of service to Gundersen St. Elizabeth's

July 12, 2021

By Jenny Schlagenhaft In a blink of an eye… a feeling became his knowing...a job became his organization became his family...a purpose became his passion. In a blink of
Internal Medicine doctor retires from Gundersen Boscobel Area Hospital and Clinics

July 08, 2021

Kenneth Kuehnl, MD After more than 40 years practicing medicine, Kenneth Kuenhl, MD, retired from Gundersen Boscobel Area Hospital and Clinics on June 30. Dr. Kuehnl is a board-certified Internal
Gundersen updates visitor guidelines July 8

July 07, 2021

Gundersen Health System is modifying visitor guidelines as COVID-19 hospitalization and cases decline in its La Crosse service area. Children of any age and adults can visit hospitalized patients in
Mac & cheese drive-thru benefits local medical care

July 07, 2021

St. Joseph's Memorial Foundation hosts its Signature Mac & Cheese drive-thru fundraiser on July 14 at 4:30 p.m. in the Gundersen St. Joseph's parking lot. Three delicious options - classic
COVID-19 vaccine now available during Family Medicine appointments at Onalaska Clinic

July 06, 2021

Gundersen patients can now get protected against COVID-19 by receiving the vaccine during Family Medicine appointments at the Onalaska Clinic. The healthcare system will soon expand vaccine availability to Onalaska
COVID-19 vaccine update for June 28

June 28, 2021

If you remember one thing: You can do the things you love more safely with the COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine is free, safe, and significantly lowers the risk of COVID-19
Nominations now accepted for Paula J. Tower Memorial Award

June 28, 2021

The Norma J. Vinger Center for Breast Care, supported by Gundersen Medical Foundation, is accepting nominations for the annual Paula J. Tower Memorial Award. The award honors the legacy of
Gundersen Health System Logos

June 25, 2021

Click on the link below for the appropriate file format. If you need a different format or logo, please call Business Development & Marketing at (608) 775-4394. Gundersen Health System
Homegrown healthcare heroes a tradition at Gundersen St. Elizabeth's

June 22, 2021

When she was in fifth grade, Carley Sylvester decided she wanted to be a nurse and midwife when she grew up. More specifically, she wanted to be like Sharon Riester
COVID-19 vaccine update for June 21

June 21, 2021

People are gathering, resuming travel and enjoying outdoor activities this summer. Protect yourself against COVID-19 and its variants by getting vaccinated. The vaccine is safe, free, significantly lowers the risk
Gundersen St. Joseph’s plans new clinic in downtown Elroy

June 17, 2021

Gundersen St. Joseph's Hospital and Clinics continues its commitment to patient care in Elroy with plans to build a new downtown clinic. Construction of the new building at Main and
COVID-19 vaccine update for June 14

June 14, 2021

For added convenience, Gundersen Health System patients will soon be able to receive their COVID-19 vaccine during primary care appointments in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. The vaccine will
COVID-19 vaccine update for June 7

June 07, 2021

Gundersen Health System has provided more than 83,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to people across its system. This includes nearly 900 Pfizer vaccine doses to kids ages 12 to 15
COVID-19 vaccine update for June 1

June 01, 2021

Gundersen Health System has fully vaccinated nearly 40,000 people across its system. This milestone comes as nearly 50% of eligible Wisconsin residents have received at least one dose of the
May reminds us to take care of our mental health

May 28, 2021

May is recognized as Mental Health Month and an important time to remember the importance of taking care of mental health, especially amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Gundersen Boscobel Area Hospital
Gundersen, community partners offer free summer meal program

May 26, 2021

Gundersen Health System will sponsor the Summer Food Service Program to offer nutritious meals to children during the summer. The program, funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and administered
Minutes in Motion participants log nearly 4.7 million minutes of activity

May 26, 2021

Gundersen's six-week community physical activity challenge, Minutes in Motion, wrapped up recently with more than 3,300 participants from 18 states reporting nearly 4.7 million minutes of activity. "Minutes in Motion
COVID-19 vaccine update for the week of May 24

May 24, 2021

Gundersen Health System has provided more than 550 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses to kids ages 12 to 15 years old across the region. In addition, several hundred more vaccine doses
Helping patients with communication disorders

May 22, 2021

Many people struggle daily with the inability to clearly express themselves, such as those who stutter or people who have lost their ability to communicate due to a stroke. May
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