Welia Health Update: December 13, 2022

Prioritizing your mental health during the holidays

Young woman feeling tired after packing gifts

The list of things contributing to stress this time of year is long. By prioritizing our mental health, however, we can make choices to put ourselves first and minimize stress. 

From the blog

Women helping a young girl blow her nose

RSV cases surge statewide

We reprise this article about the Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) from last year as cases spike across Minnesota. Here’s what you need to know.

Signs, symptoms and treatments »

Senior woman hiking on a winter day

Caring for your joints

While surgery is one possible path to address joint stiffness or pain, we work with patients to find the best way forward, exploring all possible paths.

You have options for joint pain »

Food, alcohol left after the holidays and woman with measuring tape standing on scales indoors

Enjoy guilt-free holiday eating

We offer a few simple strategies to help you enjoy the holidays without the usual guilt or emotional eating traps.

Indulge responsibly »

Welcome new providers

New Family Medicine physician in Mora

Rachel Dubay, MD

Welia Health is delighted to welcome Rachel Dubay, MD, to the hospital and clinic in Mora. Dr. Dubay recently completed an obstetrics fellowship in Seattle. Originally from the Twin Cities, she is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Medical School. Welcome to the team, Dr. Dubay!

Advanced Nurse Practitioner joins Mora Clinic

Whitney Naumann, APRN, CNP, has joined Welia Health as the newest member of our Mora Clinic care team. She sees adult patients for general and preventative medical care, chronic disease management, and women’s health services. Welcome, Whitney!

Rural Physician Associate Abby Munsterteiger

Last month, third-year medical student Abby Munsterteiger began clinical training with Welia Health in the Rural Physician Associate Program (RPAP). Munsterteiger is Welia Health’s 46th RPAP student since 1972 and conducts rotations with her preceptor and mentor, Dr. Katie Kroschel.

‘Tis the season

Toys for Tots

Thank you to everyone who contributed to Toys for Tots this season. We proudly continued our tradition of spreading the holiday spirit and helping families in need. If you’d still like to donate, visit Toys for Tots.

Bell ringing

Volunteers Bethany, Jillian, and Jamie, representing Welia Health, continued the tradition of bellringing at Coborn’s in Mora. Each year, we team up with the Salvation Army to collect donations for the local areas to provide emergency assistance and disaster relief to those in need. Visit our Facebook page to hear their singing talents!  

Members of the Welia Health team sporting Santa hats

Mark your calendar

Prediabetes education

Prediabetes education

Everything you need to know about living healthy with prediabetes symptoms and reducing the risks for type 2 diabetes. Choose to attend in-person or virtually on Tuesday, January 17 from 5pm-7:30pm. Learn more and register today

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Membership renewals

Don’t forget to renew your walking track membership by January 10. Questions? Please call Aimee Moske at 320-679-6200.

December Wellbeats classes

Get moving! Check out the latest Wellbeats class schedule for December. Be sure to follow the Welia Center on Facebook for all the latest.

Join the Welia Health team

Looking for a new opportunity?

We’re hiring! Become a member of the Welia Health team. Our employees enjoy a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits packages, and much more. Explore the possibilities and apply today

Coming soon!

Building a better website

We’re excited to launch our enhanced Welia Health website, making it easier for you to find a provider, schedule an appointment, and more. Coming soon!