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10 May 5, 2017 THE U.P. CATHOLIC HEALTHWISE www.upcatholic.org OSF Hospital newly renovated oncology clinic blessed and dedicated A small gathering took place for the blessing and dedication of the newly renovated oncology clinic at OSF St. Francis Hospital & Medical Group in Escanaba on March 9. Father Emmett Norden, Chap- lain at OSF St. Francis Hospital & Medical Group conducted the blessing and dedication. He said it is a very special step in serving patients with the greatest care and love. The newly renovated oncology suite, budgeted at $800,000, offers floor to ceiling windows, an improved and expanded private infusion room, new treatment chairs with 15 tablets for patients to use while receiving treatment, and a modern treatment area that allows for companionship or privacy. We are very excited to be offering an improved care envi- ronment to our oncology patients. When going through treatment, we want our patients to be as comfortable as possible, said Dave Lord, president of OSF St. Francis Hospital & Medical Group. In addition to the aesthetic im- provements, the newly renovated suite provides a more icient workflow for our staffwhich contributes a great deal to the improved care environment for our patients. Renovations to the oncology clinic were made possible by the generous contribu- tions of Greg and Linda Yagodzinski, OSF St. Francis Hospital & Medical Group employee campaigns and capital funding. OSF St. Francis Hospital & Medical Group and Green Bay Oncology have a continued partnership to provide cancer care to the community. The oncology clinic is staffed Monday through Friday with Green Bay Oncology clinicians providing oncology and hematology services to patients in Escanaba. COURTESY PHOTO Father Emmett Norden, chaplain at OSF St. Francis Hospital & Medical Group, blesses the new renovated oncology clinic. Talks by Fr. Tim Ferguson and Deacon Steve and Jackie Gretzinger, as well as good food and fellowship will round out the weekend. $150 for an individual or $250 for a married couple. Jesus, meek and humble of hearts, make our hearts like unto Thine! SACRED HEART OF JESUS June 23 - 25, 2017 The Sacred Heart of Jesus, overflowing with love for humanity, will be the focus of this weekend retreat. With common prayer times, the Holy Mass, time for quiet individual prayer and Confessions, we will enter into a deeper understanding of how devotion to the Sacred Heart can enrich our lives. Including Massage Therapy Dewitt Church Goods Inc. Restore the beauty of your tabernacle. Call today! Toll Free 1-866-950-3378

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