The staff at Upland Hills Health recently donated over 28,000 pounds of food to the Iowa County Food Pantry—enough to feed more than 300 families for 10 days. The “Box Her In” drive was a call to all staff members at Upland Hills Health, including doctors, board members and volunteers, to collect enough boxes of healthy food to fill Administrator Phyllis Fritsch’s office, in 10 days.
On Monday, November 15, Upland Hills Health invited hunters to participate in a health check, aimed at reducing the number of heart attacks that typically occur on opening weekend of gun deer hunting. While only a small number of men participated in the event, those that received the screenings appreciated the opportunity.
In an effort to try to reduce this number and keep hunters safe and healthy, Upland Hills Health will be offering a Hunters’ Health event on November 15th, aimed at helping identify potential heart problems before hunters hit the woods, as well as offer education about safety while hunting.
The “Pieces of the Past” Quilt Tour at the beginning of October proved to be a very successful event, showcasing quilted and other art from area care facility residents and giving the public the opportunity to learn the stories behind these treasured pieces.
The Upland Hills Health Auxiliary will be hosting a "Pieces of the Past" Quilt Tour the weekend of October 2nd and 3rd that will showcase quilts from residents at local care facilities.
The Lions Club recently helped support the purchase of a new, state of the art infant hearing screener for Upland Hills Health. This screener allows parents to make informed decisions regarding possible medical response needed to correct hearing loss within the critical first three months of a baby's life.
Upland Hills Health would like to welcome Ted Greenheck, Spring Green, and Brad Laufenberg, Highland to the Board of Directors.
Upland Hills Health is proud to welcome Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. James Self, M.D, to the Dean Specialty Clinic.
According to the American Heart Association, about every 25 seconds an American will suffer a heart attack and every minute, one will die from it. In addition to this, it is calculated that every 4 minutes, someone will die of a stroke. In emergency situations, time is everything. It could be the difference between life and death or a full or partial recovery when it comes to matters of the heart.
The volunteers that work with Upland Hills Hospice were recently recognized during National Volunteer Week for their service to the program. The volunteers play a very important role in the Hospice program, providing additional comfort, interaction, friendship and care for patients and their families and caregivers.
On Tuesday evenings July 20th, 27th, August 3rd and 10th from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Upland Hills Health Home Care and Hospice will be holding a 4 session grief support in the Education Conference Room.
The Best Babysitter is a Safe Sitter. Safe Sitter is a medically accurate, hands-on class that teaches boys and girls ages 11-13 how to handle emergencies when caring for children. The class will run from 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. on June 29th and 30th.
The United Fund of Iowa County recently approved a grant request from Upland Hills Health to allow the organization to purchase items for both the Birthing Unit and the Dialysis Center.
In honor of National Nurses' Day, Upland Hills Health will host a Community Fun Run to honor the compassion, care and generosity nurses bring to their communities. The event will be held Thursday, May 6 at the Upland Hills Health Campus and feature a 5k run/walk, a 10k run, and for children 12 and under, a kids run.
A $4,000 donation recently made to support Upland Hills Dialysis came in large part from the efforts of Dodgeville Masons Lodge #119. $2,000 of the donation was a matching contribution from the Medical Fund, of the Wisconsin Masonic Foundation, which was facilitated through the local lodge.
The Upland Hills Auxiliary will host a spring scrapbooking and paper crafting event March 13th, from 8 am to 4:30 pm at Dodger Bowl Lanes in Dodgeville.
The Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Center at Upland Hills Health recently held its 5th annual Holiday Fitness Challenge Awards Luncheon. The Holiday Fitness Challenge is designed to help keep patients on track during the holidays with exercise and stress management.
Upland Hills Health is hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive THIS FRIDAY, JANUARY 22nd from 9 am to 2 pm! Many are in need of blood every day, including one local girl with ties to Upland Hills Health.