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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 - Long Prairie Welcomes Harrison H. Hanson

Published in Media Releases Author: CentraCare

CentraCare Health – Long Prairie is pleased to welcome Harrison H. Hanson, M.D., as the newest member of the medical staff in August. Dr. Hanson has been practicing medicine in Orange City, Iowa, for the last six years where his work included a wide scope of family care in a rural setting including: diabetes coordinator for the clinic, obstetrics, inpatient medicine, pediatrics and emergency medicine.

Dr. Hanson also has advanced training in natural fertility care and has been able to help many couples struggling with infertility, repeated miscarriages and other women’s health issues. New Centracare Health - Long Prairie Physician  Harrison H. Hanson, pictured outside the new  Long Prairie medical campus currently under construction.

He received his medical degree at the University of Minnesota, including nine months of apprenticeship in Long Prairie, and first two years in Duluth’s rural-focused program, and completed his three years of residency with the Mercy Family Medicine Residency, Mason City, Iowa.

Dr. Hanson has been involved in global outreach experiences and has received awards for his humanism, compassion, respect and integrity and his contribution to family medicine.

Outside of work, he enjoys time with family, church activities, sports, outdoor recreation, reading, hunting, fishing and music.

“My family and I are happy to return to Long Prairie and continue the great tradition of caring for people at CentraCare Health – Long Prairie, and we are excited for the future of expanding care and opportunities in Long Prairie,” said Dr. Hanson.

To make an appointment with Dr. Hanson, or any of our CentraCare Health - Long Prairie Clinic providers, call 320-732-2131.