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Osceola, WI – Osceola Medical Center, an independent rural health-care center in western Wisconsin, and Minneapolis Heart Institute®, one of the top-rated cardiovascular centers in the world, announced a new partnership to expand cardiology care access across the region.

Osceola Medical Center is partnering with the Osceola Trails Coalition to offer a series of Osceola Doc Walks that promote physical fitness and health in our community. Each walk will feature an Osceola trail and a local health care provider with a 10-15 minute health discussion at the beginning of the event. After a short Q&A, a trails guide will lead participants on a trail sharing stories and landmarks of our community's history. Estimated walk time 1 hour. 

Osceola Doc Walks are free and open to all. Please bring families and friends to join us as well. We hope to see you there! 

Date Time Topic Host/Speaker Trail Registration Link
9/11 9 a.m. Lyme Disease William Ryan, PA-C Simenstad Trail Sign Up Now
10/6 5:30 p.m. Breast Cancer Screening Rochelle Samarasekera, DO Brown Trail Sign Up Now
12/4 8 a.m. Yoga with a Doc in-person
or at-home edition
Amanda Tembreull, MD WRF Sign Up Now
2022
1/22 10 a.m. Bone and Joint Health Andrew Schmiesing, MD Ridgeview Trail:
Chisago Loop
Sign Up Now
4/28 5:30 p.m. TBD Eric Valder, DO Tewksbury Trail Sign Up Now
6/4 9 a.m. Anti-Inflammatory Diet Erika Helgerson, DO Brookside Trails Sign Up Now
7/9 9 a.m. TBD Tony Nguyen, MD Simenstad Trail Sign Up Now

When you or your family suffer from any respiratory illness, trust Osceola Medical Center to diagnose and treat your respiratory illnesses. Our Respiratory Clinic allows us to care for our patients and community, while keeping the area safe for patients and staff. Appointments are required, please take our online COVID-19 test to help determine if you need to be seen.

Located in our Osceola Clinic, the Respiratory Clinic has a team of medical staff, nurses, and doctors to help safely and efficiently treat common respiratory conditions, including COVID-19.

Respiratory Clinic Hours

By Appointment Only
Monday-Friday (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Saturday (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

Reasons to be seen in our Respiratory Clinic

  • Fever
  • Cough (new onset or worsening of chronic cough)
  • Sore Throat
  • Shortness of breath
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Chills
  • Headache
  • Muscle aches
  • Fatigue
  • Runny nose
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of smell
  • Loss of taste

If you think you may have COVID, take these steps before coming into the clinic.

If you have any of these symptoms or have been exposed to someone who has tested positive with COVID-19, please take the following steps.

  1. Self-quarantine and treat symptoms at home.
  2. Take our Online Symptom Checker to help guide you in your healthcare decisions.
  3. Monitor your symptoms. If you need to see a healthcare provider, call Osceola Medical Center at 715-294-2111 before arriving. You will be advised what to do next.
    Online Symptom Checker


To help keep our patients and staff safe within our facilities:

  • Everyone is required to wear a mask everywhere in our facility (including the restrooms) and encouraged to sanitize and wash their hands frequently. Our waiting room has been arranged to ensure proper social distancing’ and we continue to frequently clean in our exam rooms, waiting areas and work stations.
  • Patients with COVID-like symptoms will be placed in exam rooms used only for patients with COVID-like symptoms.
  • We’ve limited the number of visitors for clinic appointments to reduce risk.
  • Moderately to severely ill patients with COVID-like symptoms will continue to be seen in the Emergency Department.
  • All patients will continue to be screened at the door so patients with COVID-like symptoms will be directed to a separate registration desk away from the general public. and placed in an exam room immediately upon arrival.

If you have COVID-like symptoms or need to be tested for any reason, you will need an appointment. Instead of calling in, please use our Online COVID-19 Symptom Checker to help guide your medical care decisions.

Please remember, we do offer the following services that are available to you:

  • Video Visits are just a call and click away for clinic and specialty clinic. Our Video Visits are safe, fast, affordable and convenient. To schedule your next visit, call us at 715-294-2111 today and ask about this appointment type. You can learn more about our Video Visits at MyOMC.org/Video-Visits.
  • We hope you continue to feel comfortable using OMC services such as immunizations, OB visits and chronic care. As always, we will continue to monitor this pandemic, update our services accordingly and send you messages regarding your care at OMC.
  • Caring for your family and our community remains our top priority during this pandemic. Thank you for trusting us with your family’s health.

With the CDC's recent Covid-19 guidance changes, masks will now be optional for fully vaccinated individuals at Wild River Fitness. We will not require proof of vaccination, but ask for your responsible and respectful cooperation with this revised policy. We also ask that you respect those who choose to wear masks. In addition, we will also be removing participation limits on programs and classes beginning Wednesday, but ask that you be mindful of social distancing.

A few important details about reopening that we’ll share now include:

  • Masks optional for fully vaccinated members, instructors and staff
  • Class sizes no longer limited.
  • Registering for classes is no longer needed

Finally, we want to say that we're very excited to reopen and see everyone again! If you have any questions for us, please don’t hesitate to reach out to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (715) 294-2164.

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Osceola Medical Center cares for your health as well as the health of our community. With the recent number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases increasing, it is important to share information on this virus.

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Nicole did a great job on the well child visits. She really encouraged healthy lifestyle, and took time to talk to my daughter and get her feedback, and include her in care.
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An excellent facility, a wonderful Clinic, incredible staff and somewhere I will always go back to.
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Just a very friendly place with a great staff of people from the receptionist to the nurses and the doctor all very professional and very friendly great place!
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Both the nurse and doctor were caring and effective in their care of me. They kept the mood light, but confident in dealing with medical condition. Excellent care.
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