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Community Access to Compassionate Care

We foster a culture of individualized care and achieve a position of leadership in rural healthcare services through judicious use of available resources and collaboration with local and regional healthcare providers to meet changing healthcare needs.

Community Access to Compassionate Care

We foster a culture of individualized care and achieve a position of leadership in rural healthcare services through judicious use of available resources and collaboration with local and regional healthcare providers to meet changing healthcare needs.

Welcome to North Shore Health

Welcome to North Shore Health. As we celebrate 50 years of service to Cook County, we're proud of our past and we look forward to being the health care provider you look to in the future.


Service Excellence We value and serve each individual with compassion and understanding, and work collaboratively to meet the needs of our community.

Communication We clearly communicate in an open, timely, and positive manner.

Quality We provide a high standard of care through continuous improvement in our skills, process efficiencies, and use of resources.

Integrity We are respectful, honest, trustworthy, and professional in our words and actions.

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Thursday November 16, 2017 - Employee Milestone Celebration

In recognition of our employees who are celebrating milestone anniversaries (5, 10,15, 20, 25, 35 years) in 2017, North Shore Health held an Open House on Monday, November 13, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. This opportunity was taken to thank these employees for the services that they provide to our patients, residents, clients and communities. Cake, soup and bread sticks were served. Together, these employees celebrating milestone anniversaries have dedicated 205 years of service to North Shore Health!

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Monday November 13, 2017 - Mobile MRI

North Shore Health has magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). A mobile MRI service is available every other Saturday. Please call 218-387-3268 for more information.

Wednesday November 1, 2017 - Telemedicine Comes to North Shore Health - By WTIP

WTIP's Rhonda Silence met with North Shore Health staff to learn about the new emergency services system.

North Shore Health has formed a partnership with Avera eCare, a Sioux Falls, South Dakota based emergency services provider. North Shore Health joins 225 other health centers, clinics and long-term care centers in the region who receive virtual access to board-certified emergency physicians and other support staff 24 hours a day.

Tuesday October 31, 2017 - Abundant Activities at the Care Center

Click here to download November 2017 Activities Calendar.

With the falling temperatures outdoors, the residents at the Care Center are finding abundant indoor activities to keep them busy. Our annual Resident Council Holiday Sale will be held on December 1, and the craft projects are in full swing. Along with the holiday crafts, there will be plenty of baking in the coming weeks. The residents will be hosting a "Break Time with Boldt" on November 14 as a thank you to the construction crew for their hard work. The elders plan on making their wonderful pumpkin bread in their new kitchen for the event.
Mary and Jim Schliep brought their accordions to the Care Center on October 17 for our Oktoberfest celebration. The residents truly enjoyed listening to some of their favorite polka tunes.

The residents will mark Minnesota's deer hunting opener by sharing their favorite deer hunting stories, reminiscing about the big one that got away, and sharing some favorite venison recipes on November 4.
Bernice LeGarde and Audrey Pollock are pictured here enjoying one last late October afternoon on the patio.

The monthly birthday party will be held on November 8 at 3 p.m. with cake, ice cream, and some great piano music with Doug Sanders. Celebrating birthdays this month are Skip Rouser, Joyce Hagen and Mary Liebsch.

On November 16, the residents are planning an outing to the Senior Center for lunch, and visiting with their friends there. In the afternoon we will have our annual "Turkey Bingo," giving the residents an opportunity to win a real turkey for their family or friends.
On October 27, the residents were treated to some unique ukulele music when the Two Harbors Ukulele Group travelled to the Care Center for a performance.

The Lioness Club will host a social time with their delicious desserts on Saturday, November 18 at 3 p.m. and Amy Schmidt will be providing the music for the event.

"Hilja's Happy Hour" will kick off the holiday season on Tuesday, November 21 at 2:30 p.m. There will be festive snacks and drinks, and delightful holiday music.

The residents will enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving Day on November 23. We'll be watching the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade in the morning, followed by a turkey dinner with all the fixings. In the afternoon, we will have a fun Thanksgiving Day game. Of course, there will be plentiful football on TV for those football fans too.

During this season of giving thanks, the residents and staff at North Shore Health Care Center want to express their gratitude to the many volunteers who so generously give their valuable time throughout the year. We also want to thank the community churches that share the effort to provide an ecumenical service for the residents every Sunday, and to Pastor Mark from Bethlehem Lutheran Church for providing a Bible Study every Tuesday.

For more information about volunteer opportunities at North Shore Health Care Center, visit our website: or contact the Activity Department at 218-387-3518.

Submitted by Belinda Hudler - Department Manager - Activities

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