Prevention is the key to good health and well being. Our community wellness and education programs include:
Babysitters Clinic— Become the best babysitter you can be, the Partners of St. Joseph's Hospital presents several babysitting clinics for youth ages 11-16 each spring.
Call Volunteer Services at (715) 717-7439 for more information.
Continuing Education for Treatment and Health Care Professionals— LE Phillips-Libertas Treatment Center in Chippewa Falls offers monthly lectures on current trends and topics to benefit those in social work, law enforcement, treatment services as well as the general public. View calendar.
Children's Health Fair— An annual event for area first graders, offering a hands-on approach to health care. With the help of the Partners of St. Joseph's Hospital, hospital staff and local EMS, children learn not to fear hospitals and the strange equipment used by medical staff. These sessions are held each spring.
CHIP: Chippewa Health Improvement Partnership— Facilitated by St. Joseph's Hospital, a Board of local citizens representing schools, churches, businesses, health and medical facilities, senior citizens, government, legal agencies, and the public at large meet to create better health in Chippewa Falls. Their goal is to develop and implement collaborative activities directly aimed at improving the health stats and quality of life in Chippewa County. Some of those initiatives include increasing access to oral health care of the uninsured and underinsured, promotion and education of Advance Directives and addressing the obesity epidemic in our community. Read more information about CHIP.
Call (715) 717-7647 for more information.
GO Chippewa Valley— A partnership between Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire and St. Joseph's Hospital in Chippewa Falls, GO Chippewa Valley's goal is to inspire our community to commit to move 15 minutes a day. Visit GOchippewavalley.com.
Speakers Bureau— St. Joseph's Hospital offers this free service to local clubs, organizations and groups who need expert information on a particular healthcare topic. Some of the most popular topics include weight management, nutrition, exercise, women's health issues and stress management.
Call (715) 717-7689 for more information.