In Good Health Blog


Meet the Staff

Coming Home

“I used to joke that I wished there was a pediatric/OB specialty because that’s what I wanted to do. Dr. [Dave] Freeman told me, ‘That’s family medicine!’ Of course, he was right, so that’s what I decided to do.” After …
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In the News

Expansion Updates – October

Fall has arrived, and that means some of the final touches are being done on a couple of Lakewood’s building and expansion projects. Staples Clinic The first-floor drywall hanging and taping is completed, and 60% of that floor is painted. …
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Patient Stories

Call Me Crazy – The Joys of Joint Replacement

    Almost a year to the day, Gayle Christenson had knee replacement surgery at Lakewood Health System on October 4, 2016. “I’d known about Lakewood’s Joint Connection program: A Walk in the Park from having previously worked at Lakewood …
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Flu Clinics

Flu Shots Available Starting in October

At Lakewood Health System we understand the importance of protecting our patients and those around us, which is why we encourage all our patients to get a flu shot. Starting Monday, October 2, flu shots are available during any regularly …
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In the News

Lakewood’s Foundation Golf Classic Raises $19,000

The 24th Annual Lakewood Health System Foundation Golf Classic, co-sponsored by Nyhus Chevrolet-Buick and First International Bank & Trust of Staples, was held on August 24th at The Vintage at Staples with a total of $19,000 raised for children’s health …
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In the News

Finding that Feeling

 “It sounds so corny, but it’s true; I came to Lakewood because of the people, and the family feel of the organization.” When she arrived at Lakewood Health System as a Rural Physician Associate Program (RPAP) student in 2012, Dr. …
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