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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 Home Care & Hospice offers Health Care Directive sessions

Published in Media Releases Author: CentraCare

CentraCare Health and Light the Legacy are offering free advanced health care directive information sessions. Certified facilitators and a notary public will be on hand to provide forms, answer questions and assist in completing directives.

A health care directive is a planning tool used to identify who you want to make health care decisions for you if you aren’t able to communicate. It puts your wishes regarding end-of-life care in writing.

Health Care Directive Sessions:

CentraCare Health – Melrose, Big Birch Room 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. on October 12. Register now.

St. Cloud Hospital, Hoppe Auditorium 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. on November 7. Register now.

CentraCare Health Plaza, Windfeldt Room 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. on November 10. Register now.

For more information, call 320-259-9375, ext. 28762.