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Dear Friends and Neighbors,

CentraCare care givers have been working around the clock for more than 20 months to care for you, your families and friends during COVID. We are committed to caring for every Minnesotan who needs us, and nothing will prevent us from doing so – even during these never-seen-before times.

The challenge of providing this level of care is that our hospital beds are often full. ERs in all of our hospitals are packed. And our clinical teams are exhausted. Early in the pandemic, our community stepped up in amazing ways to help us. We ask that you again join us in fighting this pandemic together.

How can you help?

  • Please get your COVID vaccines and booster shots. They are proven safe and effective in reducing COVID illness, keeping people out of the hospital, and preventing death.
  • If your situation is not an emergency, please use other care options, including:
  • If this is a medical emergency, call 9-1-1, or visit the ER.

Together, we can do this. Thank you for your support.

Ken Holmen, MD
President and CEO

Tom Schrup, MD, MBA

Executive Vice President, Chief Physician Officer, Physician Vice President, Specialty Division

Tom SchrupSchrup began his CentraCare career in 1994 as a pediatrician and practiced clinically until he assumed his current role in 2019. Prior to serving in this position, Schrup was Physician Vice President of the Specialty Division from February 2016 through December 2018. He previously served as Medical Director for Provider Relations for four years.

Schrup earned his B.S. and M.D. degrees from the University of Iowa and completed his pediatric residency at the University of Wisconsin. He earned his M.B.A. at the University of Colorado, Denver.

Schrup is a member of the St. Cloud Rotary Club, serves as Medical Director for the St. Joseph Fire Department and volunteers at Pathways 4 Youth.

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