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Staying active was the message shared during the annual bike/walk to school event held by the Gillett and Suring school districts in May.

Narcan, when used correctly, can help reverse the effects of a drug overdose. In 2018, Sgt. Slelter says there were 16 documented overdose cases in the city where the victim survived. There were another eight cases where the person died.

Hundreds of pounds of unused or unwanted medication were collected during medication take back events at HSHS hospitals in Northeast Wisconsin.

With a waitlist of 900 people, Lakeshore Community Health Care (LCHC) in Sheboygan knew it needed more space for its dental clinic.

To be most effective, treatment for substance use disorders requires time. When patients need to travel long distances to receive care, time can become a barrier to recovery.

HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital in Oconto Falls and its partners were recognized by the state of Wisconsin for successfully improving the health and wellness of the local community. Oconto Falls was one of only 31 communities in the state to receive a Wisconsin Healthy Communities Designation.

For someone battling an opioid abuse disorder, breaking the cycle of addiction is a powerful step toward getting their freedom back. Not just mental freedom, but addiction can lead to the loss of physical freedom.

More than 3,000 babies are born each year in Brown County, Wisconsin. For some families, the joy of welcoming a new child into their family can be overshadowed by hardships.

With more than 40 employees, three standalone clinics and in-school programs, Oral Health Partnership is making a difference in the lives of children who need a little extra support. As a non-profit, the organization provides no-cost dental services for children in low-income families in Brown County.

HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital is supporting the disposal of unused and expired medications within Sheboygan County, and has been for more than 10 years. The hospital implemented the first community medication take back event as part of a health fair in fall of 2007.
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Angela Deja
Public Relations Coordinator
angela.deja@hshs.org
(920) 272-3360

Dana Jermstad
Senior Communications and Public Relations Manager
dana.jermstad@hshs.org
(920) 429-1752
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