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Sturgis patient being treated for TB

An active case of tuberculosis is under investigation and treatment in the Sturgis area, according to Kim Wilhelm, prevention services director for Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph Community Health Agency. The man became infected in April, Wilhelm said. The agency is attempting to find the man’s contacts and is involved in extensive testing, Wilhelm said. Between 20 and 30 people were found to …

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Inpatient rehab open house

Three Rivers Health is staging an open house 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at its in-patient rehabilitation pavilion. Located at 701 S. Health Parkway, the facility during its open house will include a number of vendor booths such as Three Rivers Health Stroke Support Group, Speech Support Group, Center for Wound Healing and Outpatient Physical Therapies.

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A flu shot is advised

The Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph Community Health Agency is encouraging all tri-county residents to protect themselves this winter by getting flu shots as soon as possible. Steve Todd, Health Officer for the tri-county health department said the availability and affordability of the vaccine make it easier than ever for protection from the flu. Todd said flu shots are encouraged for people aged …

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Achoo! Could it be the Flu?

The Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph Community Health Agency is encouraging all tri-county residents to protect themselves by getting flu shots. Steve Todd, Health Officer for the tri-county health department states “The availability and affordability of the vaccine make it easier than ever to protect yourself and your family.” Kim Wilhelm, Prevention Services Director adds “We are encouraging everyone over the age of …

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Three Rivers Health reports growth

Three Rivers Health Board of Trustees this week reported net income of nearly $81,000 for August and net income of about $260,000 for the year, which is almost $95,000 above budget and $1.4 million above the prior year. CEO Bill Russell said Three Rivers Health is not only on firm ground financially, but is in a season of growth thanks …

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THREE RIVERS HEALTH BOARD REPORTS SEASON OF GROWTH

At its September meeting,Three Rivers Health Board of Trustees reported net income of $80,944 for August and net income of $259,511 for the year, which is $94,898 above budget and $1,424,843 above prior year. “We are not only on firm ground financially but are in a season of growth, thanks to the support, service, excellence and leadership – from our employees, senior staff …

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