District 728 Community Education in Elk River is offering a number of health and fitness classes this spring. Here is a sample: •American Heart Association CPR and AED (Automated External Defibrillators): 6-10 p.m. Monday, April 23, at the Handke Center. Fee: $65. •American Red Cross Standard First Aid: 6-10 p.m. Monday, April 30, at the [...]
Anytime Fitness in Elk River and Rogers is having their seventh Annual Weight Loss Challenge start on Jan. 20 this year. For more information, please call or stop by: Elk River 18130 Zane Street NW, 763-633-4999 (across from Walmart), or Rogers 14142 Northdale Blvd., (101 Business Park) 763-428-1799.
by Briana Sutherland Contributing writer Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is a medical use of oxygen at a level that is higher than atmospheric pressure. New River Medical Center in Monticello has become the sixth facility in Minnesota to join in the use of hyperbaric medicine. They have been in the planning stage for the past [...]
Greater Minnesota Credit Union will offer a flu vaccination clinic in Elk River from 5 to 6 p.m. Oct. 28. The clinics are open to the public and are being provided by the Minnesota Visiting Nurse Agency (MVNA). The MNVA will submit claims to patient’s medical insurance company, as long as people bring thei medical [...]
During any given year, one in four adults and one in five children are affected by a mental illness, according to the National Institutes on Mental Health. Despite the common occurrence, only half of those affected get the treatment they need. In effort to get information into the hands of people in our local communities, [...]
The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD), the world’s largest autism treatment center that provides state-of-the-art therapy, today announced the launch of Skills Live, a daily webcast that gives everyone access to up-to-the-minute autism news and effective treatment strategies. Skills Live is the first of its kind and is broadcast live each weekday from [...]
Safely dispose of expired or unwanted prescription medications at no cost by bringing them to the Sherburne County Sheriff’s Department. There is a drop box located inside Door G of the sheriff’s department at the Sherburne County Government Center, 13880 Business Center Dr., Elk River. The drop box is available from 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Monday–Friday [...]
Sherburne County Health and Human Services is offering a car seat check-up clinic by appointment only on Sept. 24 from 9 until 11 a.m. at the Elk River Fire Department’s Station 2, 13073 Orono Parkway, Elk River. Child passenger safety specialists will check safety seats for defects, recall listings, suitability for the age and size [...]