The Fort HealthCare Health 365 program is a compendium of offerings that demonstrate our commitment to the well-being of the people in the communities we serve.
Fort HealthCare Faith Nurse Program
Aims to assist congregations in improving the health and spiritual well-being of their members and providing options for reaching out in service to others in the community. Meetings are held to discuss different aspects of the program and to share ideas and resources that are available.
Topic: Gearing Up for Fall – Planning a health fair for your church
Thursday, August 18; 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Location: First Floor Classroom
No registration is required. For more information, call (920) 568-6512.
Look Good … Feel Better
This program, hosted by UW Cancer Center Johnson Creek and sponsored by the American Cancer Society and the Personal Care Products Council, teaches beauty techniques to female cancer patients to help them combat the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment.
Monday, September 10; 1 to 3 p.m.
UW Cancer Center Johnson Creek
FREE! Call (800) 227-2345 to register.
Reaching Out Respite Program
A collaborative effort among Fort HealthCare, area churches and local volunteers to offer companionship and social activities for adults who are mentally or physically disabled while providing up to six hours of respite for full-time caregivers. Interested parties are invited to contact Maisie Allie for information on volunteering or arranging for respite. (920) 568-5200.
Fort HealthCare is the proud sponsor of the following community events:
Fort HealthCare Family Health Fair
Saturday, August 25; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Jefferson County Fairgrounds - Activity Center
Visit Fort HealthCare’s second annual Family Health Fair. The first 100 adults (18 and older) will receive a FREE pedometer! Bring the entire family and start thinking about ways to be healthy and active. The fair will include free health screenings, entertainment from Radio Disney, games and activities for kids, nutrition and fitness information and local health experts will be on-hand to answer your questions.
Cambridge Family Health & Wellness Expo
Saturday, September 22, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Westside Park (off of Main Street), Cambridge
Learn about health and wellness opportunities available in Cambridge and surrounding areas, view demonstrations, and enjoy children’s entertainment. Visit cambridgecap.net for more information.
Prostate Cancer Screening
Saturday, September 22, 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Fort HealthCare Urology Associates
The American Urologic Association recommends getting a baseline specific antigen (PSA) blood test along with a digital rectal exam for men at age 40. Fort HealthCare is offering free prostate screenings, valued at $140, which includes a PSA test, a digital rectal exam and written information about prostate cancer. The cost is underwritten about Tomorrow’s Hope. If you have questions about the risks and benefits of this screening, please contact your primary care physician. Screenings are available by appointment only; call 920-568-5244 to reserve your spot.
Start! Heart Walk
Sunday, October 7
Glacial River Trail at Lion’s Park Pavilion in Fort Atkinson (parking available at McCain Foods).
Registration begins at 9 a.m.
1 or 3 mile walk begins at 10 a.m.
Join us for the Fort Atkinson/Whitewater Start! Heart Walk, the American Heart Association’s premier community fundraising event. Walkers are encouraged to organize teams of co-workers, family and friends and join Fort HealthCare in this fun and rewarding family event! For more information, contact Lisa Schweitzer at 414-731-8686 or Carrie Nevins at 608-628-1065.