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Patient Update Information

Media can request patient condition updates for patients at Marshfield Medical Center, Marshfield; Lakeview Hospital, Rice Lake; and Flambeau Hospital, Park Falls.


We express health conditions in one-word descriptions:

  • Good – Vital signs are stable and within normal limits; patient is conscious and comfortable; indicators are excellent.
  • Fair – Vital signs are stable and within normal limits; patient is conscious, but may be uncomfortable; indicators are favorable.
  • Serious – Vital signs are unstable and not within normal limits; patient may be unconscious; indicators are questionable.
  • Critical – Vital signs are unstable and not within normal limits; patient may not be conscious; indicators are unfavorable.
  • Treated and released – Patient was treated at hospital and released. We cannot disclose where patient was released to.
  • Treated and transferred – Patient was treated and transferred to a different medical facility. We cannot disclose name or location of the facility.


  • For patient update inquiries contact: