Scott County presented its Morris A. Miller Health Hero Award to paramedic Mark Weiberg on Dec. 20 to honor Weiberg for his actions on Feb. 14, 2016 during a car accident on I-35.
On that February night in a winter storm, Weiberg was driving home on I-35 after a 12-hour shift at Northfield Hospital & Clinics’ Emergency Medical Services (EMS).
NEWS ADVISORY UPDATE: EARLY CLOSINGS DUE TO WINTER WEATHER
Due to the approaching winter storm, Northfield Hospital & Clinics’ Urgent Care in Lakeville will be closed Saturday, Dec. 17 and Sunday, Dec. 18. Urgent Care in Lakeville will be open until 3:00 p.m. today, Friday Dec. 16.
The Emergency Department at Northfield Hospital will remain open and in service.
Many people have trouble with plugging or pain in their ears during airplane rides. Most people have trouble during the plane's descent.
As airplanes descend, the air pressure increases. If you cannot get enough air through your nose and up the Eustachian tube to the middle ear (the space behind the eardrum), a negative pressure is created behind the eardrum, causing pressure and pain.
There are two things you can do to help prevent pressure and pain during flights.