Easy Bruising: Common as You Age

by Julie Endres-Spray, Clinical Director, Home Health It’s common to experience easy bruising with increasing age, and most bruises go away without treatment. Most bruises form when small blood vessels (capillaries) near your skin’s surface are broken by the impact of a blow or injury. When this happens, blood leaks out of the vessels and […]

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200 mothers to receive breastfeeding education through home visiting program

Minneapolis, MN (September 16, 2014) –  This month 16 Public Health Nurses from MVNA will be certified as lactation educators. In March, MVNA’s Family Health division was awarded monies by a Community Grant from the March of Dimes, Minnesota Chapter to support a new initiative ‘Lactation Education and Home Visiting.’ Over the next year, MVNA […]

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Hospice of the Valley Service of Remembrance

Sunday, October 5, 2014, 4:30 pm Loyola Catholic School – Gerhardinger Chapel 145 Good Counsel Drive, Mankato, MN   Please bring your family members and join us as we remember and give thanks for the dear ones whom you have loved and lost over the years. Our Service of Remembrance on October 5 will include […]

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Flu Fighter To-Go

MVNA was recently at the Minnesota State Fair giving flu shots. In partnership with Health Fair 11, they are also promoting ‘Flu Fighter To-Go,’ flu clinics for groups of 20 or more. MVNA nurses will come to your location – perfect for church groups, book clubs, Rotary Clubs and even small businesses. Click on the […]

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