Classes, Events & Groups

Advance Care Planning

Date
Time
Location

Agnesian HealthCare Lobby Concourse
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Learn more about making decisions about the care you would want to receive if you become unable to speak for yourself. 

Healthcare professionals are available to assist with completing your Power of Attorney for Health Care.


Breastfeeding Support Group

Date
Time
Location

St. Agnes Hospital Health Resource Center
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Agnesian HealthCare's Breastfeeding Support Group is a free community service facilitated by Jodi DeMaa, RN-C, IBCLC, and Rita Parker, RN, IBCLC, St. Agnes Hospital Women & Infants Unit lactation consultants.

Classes are held on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month.

Preregistration is not required. 

Walk With a Doc - Ripon High School

Date
Time
Location

Ripon Medical Center
850 Tiger Drive
Ripon, WI 54971
United States

Walk with a Doc and Agnesian HealthCare encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages, and reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle in order to improve the health and well-being of the country.

Join a provider on the first, second and third Wednesday of each month from 6 to 7 p.m., and every Tuesday and Thursday from 5 to 6 p.m. to begin your commitment of improved health and well-being.

Step it Up! The Surgeon General of the United States recommends 150 minutes of weekly exercise to:

  • Lower your risk of heart disease and stroke, type 2 diabetes, breast and colon cancers, and depression
  • Maintain or lose weight
  • Boost your energy
  • Improve your sleep
  • Reduce stress
  • Redue your risk of falls
  • Delay the onset of cognitive decline and dementia
  • Increase sense of well-being and more!

For more information, call the Health Resource Centerat (920) 926-4961, visit agnesian.com/walk-with-a-doc or visit walkwithadoc.org.

Understanding Birth - Step One - Waupun

Date
Time
Location

Waupun Memorial Hospital
620 W. Brown Street
Waupun, WI 53963
United States

This one-evening class is for expectant parents in their late second or mid to late third trimesters of pregnancy. Expectant parents will learn about third trimester changes in mom and baby's body; changes in mom and baby's body during labor; process of labor and fetal monitoring; signs and symptoms of labor, when to go to the hospital; stages of labor; pain control options; relaxation; comfort and distraction techniques; pushing positions; high-risk situations; and what happens after delivery. This program also includes a tour of the Women & Infants Unit birthing rooms.

Basic Life Support (BLS) for HealthCare Providers CPR

Date
Time
Location

St. Agnes Hospital Health Resource Center
430 E. Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers CPR teaches healthcare providers the skills of CPR for victims of all ages (including ventilation with a barrier device, a bag-mask device and oxygen), use of an AED and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction in responsive and non-responsive victims. A course completion card is given upon successful completion of a practical and written exam.

Walk With a Doc - Ripon High School

Date
Time
Location

Ripon Medical Center
850 Tiger Drive
Ripon, WI 54971
United States

Walk with a Doc and Agnesian HealthCare encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages, and reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle in order to improve the health and well-being of the country.

Join a provider on the first, second and third Wednesday of each month from 6 to 7 p.m., and every Tuesday and Thursday from 5 to 6 p.m. to begin your commitment of improved health and well-being.

Step it Up! The Surgeon General of the United States recommends 150 minutes of weekly exercise to:

  • Lower your risk of heart disease and stroke, type 2 diabetes, breast and colon cancers, and depression
  • Maintain or lose weight
  • Boost your energy
  • Improve your sleep
  • Reduce stress
  • Redue your risk of falls
  • Delay the onset of cognitive decline and dementia
  • Increase sense of well-being and more!

For more information, call the Health Resource Centerat (920) 926-4961, visit agnesian.com/walk-with-a-doc or visit walkwithadoc.org.

Understanding Mom & Baby: Postpartum Care - Step Two

Date
Time
Location

St. Agnes Hospital Sixth Floor Meeting Room
430 East Division Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Expectant parents in their mid to late third trimester of pregnancy are invited to join St. Agnes Hospital Women & Infants Unit labor and delivery nurses for a one-night class that focuses on mom and baby, after baby has been born. Sessions include information on body changes after delivery; breast care, baby blues, diet and exercise newborn characteristics, feeding, sleeping, soothing, bathing, illness and more!

Ripon Medical Center Blood Drive

Date
Time
Location

Ripon Medical Center
845 Parkside Street
Ripon, WI 54971
United States

Area residents are invited to join Ripon Medical Center employees, volunteers and physicians and donate an hour of time to give blood to The Community Blood Center.

Blood donations will be accepted from noon to 4 p.m. at Ripon Medical Center, 845 Parkside Street, Ripon.

Giving blood is easy and takes about an hour. The process includes registering, giving a brief medical history, and having temperature, blood pressure and hemoglobin checked.

To donate, make an appointment by registering online at www.save3lives.org with sponsor code FD01, or call (920) 926-4960. Walk-ins are also welcome.

Advance Care Planning Session

Date
Time
Location

Ripon Medical Center Commons
845 Parkside Street
Ripon, WI 54971
United States

Join us to learn more about advance care planning - the process of considering values and wishes, and making decisions about the care we would like to receive at the end of our life. Communicating our wishes with family, other loved ones and providers is one way to ensure our decisions are carried out.

Individuals can complete their Power of Attorney for Health Care free of charge.

Preregistration is not required. 

Comfort Foods Cooking Demo

Date
Time
Location

Fond du Lac Regional Clinic West Demo Kitchen
912 S. Hickory Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
United States

Comfort foods are a source of pleasure with thoughts of family, friends and great memories. It can be very easy to have all those things without high calories, salt and sugar.

Join an Agnesian HealthCare chef to learn how to have the best of both worlds.

Preregistration required. Seating is limited.

We know that sometimes emergencies arise and schedules change. If you cannot make this class, please cancel within 48 hours so other interested individuals can be accommodated.