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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

CentraCare Health Recognized for Quality by MN Community Measurement

Published in Media Releases Author: CentraCare

St. Cloud, Minn. – In the recently released MN Community Measurement 2014 Health Care Quality Report, CentraCare Health scored among the Top 15 medical groups and clinics for care provided for several conditions. “System” in the list below indicates that the cumulative score for all CentraCare sites was in the Top 15. “*” indicates individual sites that also scored in the Top 15.

  • Asthma (ages 5-17): System and Pediatrics*
  • Asthma (ages 18-50): System
  • Breast Cancer Screening: System
  • Colorectal cancer screening: System, Internal Medicine - Health Plaza*, Internal Medicine - River Campus* and Melrose*
  • Depression, six-month remission: Family Health Center*

MN Community Measurement is a non-profit organization whose mission is to accelerate health improvement by publicly reporting health care information. The annual report provides valid, reliable and comparable information for clinics, medical groups and hospitals to use in their efforts to improve patient care and outcomes. 

View the entire 2014 Health Care Quality Report.