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Melrose - Our Commitment to a Healthy Community

Melrose Community Campaign

Thank you to each of the 216 donors who contributed $803,620 to the capital campaign in support of the new hospital project. We are well on our way to the $1.5 million goal.

While the project has moved into the construction phase, fundraising efforts are continuing to help support pieces of the project that wouldn’t be possible without the generosity of the community.

CentraCare Health – Melrose is constructing a new hospital to better serve the 11,000 residents in the Melrose service area. This building project ensures that we will be providing the necessary facilities, amenities and resources to ultimately improve the patient care process and foster health care excellence well into the future.

  • A drone photo of the construction work underway at Centracare Health - Melrose.
  • Workers place an evergreen tree on the last steel beam placed at the new Melrose hospital. The evergreen tree tradition has Scandinavian origins and signals the completion of a project's framing.
  • An exterior shot of the new Melrose Hospital after the final steel beam was placed.
  • CentraCare Health - Melrose employees sign the last steel beam to be installed at the new Melrose hospital.
  • Construction of the $26 million, 53,000 square foot hospital began in June 2016; opening anticipated for winter 2017.
  • This building project ensures that we will be providing the necessary facilities, amenities and resources to ultimately improve the patient care process and foster health care excellence well into the future.
  • Please consider a gift to the Our Commitment to a Healthy Community Campaign. For further information, please contact Julie Baum at 320-256-1807.

Our Commitment to a Healthy Community

Construction of the $26 million, 53,000 square foot hospital began in June 2016; opening anticipated for winter 2017.

Current plans include:

  • 12 private rooms with private bath suite; for inpatient and outpatient services
  • Two dedicated labor, delivery and recovery suites
  • Two operating suites
  • In-house MRI
  • Centralized nursing stations to improve efficiency and patient monitoring
  • Distinct and inviting emergency entrance

Join us in ensuring that CentraCare Health – Melrose continues to deliver on its vision of service and quality, working to improve the health of every patient, everyday.

Please consider a gift to the Our Commitment to a Healthy Community Campaign. For further information, please contact Julie Baum at 320-256-1807.

New Hospital Construction Update:

Construction continues to progress with 50 to 80 workers onsite daily. Work will continue throughout the winter. Here are a few updates:

Worksite:

  • All existing utilities have been relocated and new ones installed.
  • The site has been rough graded and is now ready for winter conditions.
  • The new parking lot is complete with the exception of the final asphalt lift that will be completed next spring.

Exterior:

  • The brick veneer is 90% complete.
  • The ballast roof assembly is 75% complete. This is the bulk of the roof work.
  • Installation of storefront glass is 60% complete.
  • Wall framing is 90% complete on the main footprint.

Interior:

  • Interior wall framing is 25% complete.

Updated 11/14/16

Contact the Foundation

Feel free to email foundation@centracare.com or call 800-835-6652, ext. 52810. Get Directions.

Mailing address:

CentraCare Health Foundation
1406 Sixth Ave N.
St. Cloud, MN 56303-1901