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By Don Davis
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HEALTHBEAT Hold the Mayo?
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Editor’s note: This article is the fourth of a five-part series on Avera Worthington Medical Group history, which has been extensively researched by Avera’s Dr. Greg Clark. The series is being published on consecutive Mondays.
WORTHINGTON — Almost a year and a half after the Our Lady of Guadalupe Free Clinic, a ministry of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, began, the Rev. Jim Callahan said the clinic is still going strong and is fulfilling its purpose — saving people’s lives.
Local clinic attends to health concerns of the uninsured
WORTHINGTON — The waiting room at Worthington Chiropractic Clinic was overflowing with patients on Saturday morning, but few of those were waiting for a chiropractic adjustment.
MANKATO — The Minnesota Dental Association and the Minnesota Dental Foundation are bringing the first Minnesota Mission of Mercy to the Mankato area on Aug. 17 and 18 to provide free dental care to children and adults who are uninsured, underinsured and not able to obtain dental treatment.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The name of Avera Worthington Specialty Clinics changed to Avera Medical Group Worthington, effective April 1.
Avera is streamlining names throughout the region in an effort to ultimately help patients and visitors better identify Avera locations and medical specialties.
WORTHINGTON — Worthington Montessori will have a dance clinic for preschool through second-grade students from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday in the Worthington High School gymnasium. Instructor will be Sam Becker.
WORTHINGTON — In cooperation with Walgreens, the American Lung Association in Minnesota is providing free flu shots to adults 19 years of age and older from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Walgreens, 1321 Oxford St.
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