Clinic Hours: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 12 and 1:30 - 5 p.m. ___Saturday Urgent Care: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Monday Evening Urgent Care: 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Health, Wellness and Patient Information
Free Skin Cancer Screenings - Fall 2016
Skin cancer can be a treatable condition with early diagnosis and proper treatment. In an effort to promote early diagnosis, SEMC will offer free skin cancer screenings during regular business hours throughout September and October.
To schedule a free screening, call 507-794-3691. Interested individuals are encouraged to schedule appointments as soon as possible due to limited free appointments. Once an appointment has been made, download, print and complete the "Skin Cancer Assessment Tool" found below. This should be turned in during the screening.
-Skin Cancer Assessment Tool (click here)
-Learn How to Prevent Skin Cancer
-Learn How to Detect Skin Cancer (click here)
Share Your Experience
Did you know Sleepy Eye Medical Center has a team dedicated to improving the quality of care we provide to our patients and community? To share your own experience, please fill out a comment card the next time you are in or call our Quality Improvement Team at 507-794-8459.
If you were randomly selected to receive a mailed survey, please consider filling it out and returning it to SEMC. We appreciate your feedback!
News, Events and Information
"Paint the Town Pink" - New Breast Cancer Awareness Event
Paint the Town Pink, sponsored by Sleepy Eye Medical Center and the Sleepy Eye Healthcare Foundation, is a new event designed to raise awareness about breast cancer within the area community. This event will take place at 6:30 p.m. on October 5 in the Lower Level of SEMC.
Participants will have the opportunity to create a pallet craft, hear breast cancer survivor Chiloe Kottke, RN, SEMC, talk about her journey of hope and healing and learn how to lower their risk for breast cancer.
The cost to attend is $30. Proceeds will cover project expenses and benefit the SEMC Mammography Department. Participants must be 18 years of age or older to attend.
For registration or additional information, please click here.
SEMC to Host "A Matter of Balance" Workshop this Fall
Sleepy Eye Medical Center, in conjunction with VINE Faith and Action and MN River Area Agency of Aging, Inc., will offer an eight-week workshop titled "A Matter of Balance" from 1-3 p.m. on Wednesdays from September 7 to October 26 in the Lower Level of SEMC.
This workshop is designed to help people practice strategies to manage falls and increase activity. Specific areas of focus include learning to view falls as controllable, setting goals to increase activity levels, making changes to reduce fall risks at home and exercising to increase strength and balance.
To register or for additional information, contact Elly Helget, SEMC Physical Therapy Assistant, at 507-794-8466. A donation of $10 is suggested.
New Breastfeeding Support Group at SEMC
SEMC now offers a breastfeeding support group for pregnant women and mothers who are interested in learning more about breastfeeding. This free support group, facilitated by SEMC's Certified Lactation Counselor, Chiloe Kottke, RN, meets from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on the First Tuesday of every month in the Union Room at SEMC.
During these gatherings, women have the opportunity to share experiences, hear from professionals, support one another and gain knowledge about breastfeeding. Participants are encourged to bring their nursing child with them.
Breastfeeding Support Group Information