Author: Glacial Ridge Health System (Glacial Ridge Health System)

That Tricky Blue Light!
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That Tricky Blue Light!

By Joe Schneiderhan, O.D., Optometrist, Glenwood Family Eye Center “Wait 30 minutes before you swim!” Do you remember your mom telling you this after a big meal? Here’s a new piece of advice that is relatively new – “Wait 1-2 hours before you go to bed.” Wait, what? Yes, you read that correctly. Rather, it...

Employees Donate $11,604 to United Way
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Employees Donate $11,604 to United Way

Glacial Ridge Health System employees generously invested in Pope County by donating $11,604 during the United Way’s fundraising campaign “LIVE UNITED.” Since the annual campaign first began at GRHS in 2011, employees have donated $70,363 to the United Way of Douglas and Pope County (UWDP). The donations go far, but never far away. 99 cents...

Lily Bags Help ER Patients
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Lily Bags Help ER Patients

Many women’s groups sew quilts or make recycled cards for others. Some women in the Belgrade area put together kits for the local hospital – but they’re not what you think. Janice Holtberg (middle) presented 19 Lily Bags on behalf of her women’s group to Glacial Ridge Hospital’s Emergency Department Manager Quinn Jacobs, RN (left)...

Don’t Miss a Spot!
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Don’t Miss a Spot!

By Laura Huggins, M.D., Family Medicine with Obstetrics Your skin is the largest organ of your body. Do you know what your “normal” is when it comes to your skin? Many of us have freckles, brown spots, and moles, and think nothing of it when a new one appears – especially after spending a lot...

22nd Annual Riding for a Cause Raised $29,663
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22nd Annual Riding for a Cause Raised $29,663

Thanks to the dedication of local organizers, sponsors, and donors, $29,663 was raised during the 22nd Annual Riding for a Cause – Motorcycle Ride and Car Run benefitting Glacial Ridge Hospice patients and their families. The weather held and the roads were rumbling with 129 people along for the ride: 78 motorcycles with 113 riders...

Pulmonary Rehab Treats Lung Diseases
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Pulmonary Rehab Treats Lung Diseases

The Pulmonary Rehab department at Glacial Ridge Health System combines education and exercise activities for their patients with lung disorders, including Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Symptoms of COPD include shortness of breath during physical activities like walking, wheezing, chest tightness, a chronic cough, or frequent respiratory infections, such as pneumonia, plus other symptoms. Pictured...

Starbuck Medical Center Open House July 17
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Starbuck Medical Center Open House July 17

It’s time to celebrate the opening with a Community Open House. Join the familiar staff you’ve come to know and trust from Glacial Ridge Health System at our new clinic in Starbuck on Tuesday, July 17th from 4-7 p.m. Take a guided tour of your new clinic Enjoy refreshments Register for $25 gift cards to...

Starbuck Medical Center is Now Open!
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Starbuck Medical Center is Now Open!

Starbuck Medical Center opened on June 25th with the same staff you’ve come to know and trust in Glenwood, including our radiology technologists, lab technicians, and nursing staff. Dr. Erin Dahlke, Dr. Laura Huggins, Nurse Practitioner Tanya Freske, and Nurse Practitioner Amy Brandt provide a full spectrum of care for your entire family – now in Starbuck. Why build a...

Facts About Lyme Disease
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Facts About Lyme Disease

By Erin Dahlke, M.D., Family Medicine with Obstetrics We talk a lot about prevention because it is one of the most important steps in staying healthy. In regard to Lyme disease, you can help prevent the disease by avoiding ticks altogether. It is not always easy when we have adventurous pets and children, and we...

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