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 and Wellness Information
Preventing Tick-borne Diseases
As summer approaches, we encourage you to take precautionary measures against ticks and tick-borne diseases.
Learn more about Minnesota tick-borne diseases and how to keep your family safe:
Preventing Tick-borne Diseases (click here)
Tick-borne Diseases in Minnesota (click here)
Diabetes...Are You at Risk?
This spring, the Minnesota Department of Health is urging people to take the Diabetes Risk Test to find out if they are at risk for type 2 diabetes.
The Diabetes Risk Test asks simple questions about your weight, age, family history and other potential risk factors for prediabetes or type 2 diabetes. The test also gives tips on preventing diabetes and what to ask your doctor about your risk for the disease. Take the test here.
To find our more information about prediabetes and diabetes, click here.
What You Need to Know About Measles
SEMC Infection Preventionist Explains the Measles
Centers for Disease Control Resources
Minnesota Department of Health Resources
News, Events and Information
"Living a Healthy Life With Chronic Conditions" Workshop
Sleepy Eye Medical Center, in conjuction with the Statewide Health Improvement Program, VINE Faith in Action, and Minnesota River Region Agency of Aging, Inc., will offer a six-week workshop titled "Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions" beginning Thursday, June 4.
The workshop is designed to help people with chronic conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, heart disease, chronic pain, depression and more. Specific areas of focus include goal-setting, techniques that can be used to manage frustration and fatigue, using exercise and nutrition to feel better, and evaluating new treatments. The workshop will also address how to effectively communicate with family members and healthcare professionals.
Meetings will take place 1-3:30 p.m. on Thursdays from June 4 to July 9 at SEMC. To register, contact Wendy Borth, RN, at 507-794-8436 or firstname.lastname@example.org. This workshop is free and open to the public.
Free Skin Cancer Screenings
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 May and June.
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, click here to download, print and complete the "Skin Cancer Assessment Tool." This should be turned in during the screening.
While skin cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in the U.S., it can be a treatable condition with early diagnosis and proper treatment. Prevention is also key. Taking measures to protect one's skin from the sun can dramatically reduce the risk for skin cancer.
Learn How to Prevent Skin Cancer (click here)
Learn How to Detect Skin Cancer (download here)