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Grant funding enhances patient care at Gundersen

May 04, 2021

More than $5 million in grants awarded to Gundersen Medical Foundation in 2020 will fund critical research, boost medical education and improve patient care. Securing grants from private foundations and
COVID-19 vaccine update for the week of May 3

May 03, 2021

Walk-in COVID-19 vaccine appointments are a popular new option for anyone age 16 and older, patients and non-patients, at the Gundersen Onalaska Clinic. New this week, hours expand on Wednesday
COVID-19 vaccine update for the week of April 26

April 26, 2021

Gundersen Health System now offers walk-in appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine for adult patients and non-patients at its Onalaska Clinic from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays. Adult Gundersen patients
Use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine resumes after study

April 26, 2021

Use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine will resume at Gundersen Health System, based on CDC and FDA guidance. Available data suggest the risk of blood clots is very low
Earth Day Gundersen Envision April 2021
Lighting, solar projects aim to improve the health of our communities

April 22, 2021

After becoming the first known healthcare system to offset 100% of its fossil fuel use with locally produced energy, Gundersen Health System decided to expand its efforts systemwide and improve
Gundersen offers drive-thru lab on La Crosse’s North Side

April 21, 2021

Gundersen Health System's Drive-Thru Lab makes it possible for patients to have lab work done without finding a parking spot or even stepping out of their vehicle. The Drive-Thru Lab
COVID-19 vaccine update for the week of April 19

April 19, 2021

Gundersen has fully vaccinated about 30,000 patients across its system. The COVID-19 vaccine is the surest way for us to end the pandemic. We encourage everyone to take any opportunity
Gundersen St. Joseph's wins commercial design award from InBusiness
New Gundersen St. Joseph’s facility recognized for design

April 13, 2021

Greater Madison InBusiness honored Gundersen St. Joseph's new $33 million facility with a Commercial Design Award. The Best New Development or Renovation–Health Care award recognizes the adaptability and flexibility of
Update on Johnson & Johnson vaccine

April 13, 2021

The CDC and FDA recommend vaccinators pause administering the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. In six cases out of 6.8 million Johnson & Johnson doses given in the U.S., patients
COVID-19 vaccine update for the week of April 12

April 12, 2021

Gundersen Health System welcomes anyone age 16 and older to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment, including those who are not already patients. Adult Gundersen patients can schedule their vaccine appointment
Gundersen reaches vaccination milestones

April 08, 2021

More than 25,000 Gundersen Health System patients have been fully vaccinated (one or two doses) against COVID-19, an important milestone in the ongoing effort to end the pandemic. The system
COVID-19 vaccine update for the week of April 5

April 05, 2021

Effective today, April 5, all Gundersen patients age 16 and older are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. Adult patients who prefer an appointment at Gundersen's Onalaska Clinic can schedule their
Everyone age 16 and older is eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

April 05, 2021

As of April 5, 2021, all Wisconsin residents age 16 and older are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. "We expect vaccine supplies to remain steady," said Leah Eckstein, public
Visitor policy modified at Gundersen Behavioral Health

April 01, 2021

Adult and pediatric patients allowed two support persons Effective Friday, April 2, adult inpatient Behavioral Health patients may have up to two support persons over the age of 16 every
Luke Peterson, MD, returns to Gundersen St. Joseph's

March 31, 2021

Gundersen St. Joseph's Hospital and Clinics welcomes pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist Luke Peterson, MD, back to Hillsboro. "It feels great to be back in my hometown providing ear
COVID-19 vaccine update for the week of March 29

March 29, 2021

Latest Gundersen has received a limited amount of Johnson & Johnson vaccine and will provide it for patients beginning this week. Patients will not be able to choose whether they
Gundersen honors doctors with food pantry donations

March 25, 2021

In recognition of its physicians on Doctor's Day, March 30, Gundersen Health System donated to 38 area food pantries along with WAFER Food Pantry and The Hunger Task Force in
New VP leads Nursing, Patient Experience

March 24, 2021

Gundersen Health System welcomes Andrea Hauser, DNP, RN, CNL, as its vice president of Nursing and Patient Experience overseeing the intersection of high-quality care and exceptional patient experience. Hauser, a
COVID-19 vaccine update for the week of March 22

March 22, 2021

Gundersen is inviting patients 16 to 64 with certain medical conditions to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Appointments may not be available immediately when someone is eligible. Gundersen Critical Access Hospital
Gundersen invites patients ages 16 to 64 with certain medical conditions to schedule COVID-19 vaccinations

March 19, 2021

Eligible patients will receive invitations through MyChart, mailed letter Gundersen Health System invites more patients to schedule a COVID-19 vaccination as eligibility expands, supply increases, and community vaccination options grow
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