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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

U.S. News & World Report Ranks St. Cloud Hospital Among Best in Minnesota

Published in Media Releases Author: CentraCare

St. Cloud, Minn. – U.S. News & World Report has ranked St. Cloud Hospital third among Minnesota’s approximately 150 hospitals, behind Mayo Clinic in Rochester and Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.

St. Cloud Hospital had two specialty services that were “nationally ranked,” No. 36 in the nation for orthopedics and No. 45 in the nation for gastroenterology and GI surgery. In all, just 137 hospitals – less than 3 percent of all those in the nation – earned a national ranking in at least one specialty.

Additionally, U.S. News & World Report has ranked St. Cloud Hospital as “high performing” in six specialties:

  • Diabetes & Endocrinology
  • Geriatrics
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery
  • Pulmonology
  • Urology

U.S. News’ annual rankings cover nearly 5,000 medical centers across the country. The publication ranks hospitals as a tool for consumers. The rankings are based on safety and other measures as well as a reputational survey of physicians from across the United States.