Oconto Falls – More than 100 community members were in attendance for Treat-and-Greet, a trick-or-treat-inspired event on the campus of HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital on Thursday, Oct. 26.
 
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Health care providers representing a variety of services offered on the HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital campus – including emergency, surgical, cancer, family medicine, allergy, orthopedic, behavioral and digestive health care – handed out treats and visited with guests. Providers and guests of all ages arrived dressed in costume, contributing to the festive atmosphere!
 
“This is about the only time you would ever see a lamb, elephant, bumble bee and vampire roaming our hospital campus,” joked Dan DeGroot, Chief Operating Officer at HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital, during Treat-and-Greet. “It is a pleasure to see so many people from the Oconto Falls and surrounding communities join us for some family-friendly fun, and to learn more about the exceptional health care that HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital and our partner, Prevea Health, have to offer locally.”
 
HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital and Prevea Health wish everyone a safe and happy Halloween on Tuesday, Oct. 31. For trick-or-treat health and safety tips, visit https://www.prevea.com/Your-Wellness/Resources/Halloween-and-Trick-or-Treating-Safety-Tips.
 
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About HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital
HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital serves Oconto Falls and the surrounding communities as a federally-designated critical access hospital with a 24-hour emergency department, urgent care, general, vascular and orthopedic surgical services, inpatient and outpatient surgical and diagnostic services, rehabilitation, oncology outpatient clinic and women’s care. HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital, in affiliation with Prevea Health, has five regional health center locations in Gillett, Lena, Mountain, Oconto Falls and Suring. Founded in 1921 as Community Memorial Hospital, in 2014, HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital became the fourteenth hospital in Hospital Sisters Health System. As an affiliate of Hospital Sisters Health System, we draw on the history of St. Francis of Assisi as we move to continue serving the health care needs of our area in Christ’s healing ministry, caring for all people. For more information about St. Clare, visit www.stclarememorial.org.
 
About Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS)
Hospital Sisters Health System’s (HSHS) mission is to reveal and embody Christ’s healing love for all people through our high quality, Franciscan health care ministry. HSHS provides state-of-the-art health care to our patients and is dedicated to serving all people, especially the most vulnerable, at each of our 15 Local Systems and physician practices in Illinois (Belleville, Breese, Decatur, Effingham, Greenville, Highland, Litchfield, Shelbyville and Springfield) and Wisconsin (Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Oconto Falls, Sheboygan, and two in Green Bay).  HSHS is sponsored by Hospital Sisters Ministries, and Hospital Sisters of St. Francis is the founding institute. For more information about HSHS, visit www.hshs.org. For more information about Hospital Sisters of St. Francis, visit www.hospitalsisters.org.
 
About Prevea Health
Prevea Health’s mission is to care for people with passion, pride, and respect. Founded in 1996, Prevea Health partners with HSHS St. Vincent Hospital and HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center in Green Bay, HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital in Sheboygan, HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital in Oconto Falls, HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire and HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Chippewa Falls, to provide access to more than 200 physicians in more than 60 specialty areas. Prevea has more than 40 locations throughout Northeast Wisconsin and Western Wisconsin’s Chippewa Valley region. For more information, visit www.prevea.com.

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HSHS Wisconsin
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