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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

Gardening with heart: a Bounce Back Project

Published in Media Releases Author: CentraCare

Quiet Oaks Hospice House will be hosting a free garden open house event from 1-4 p.m. May 6. This event will feature chef demonstrations, master gardener question and answer, butterfly and rain gardens, giveaways and children’s activities.

Emerging science shows a link between gardening and mental health/resilience. Come explore the benefits of the outdoors. This event is sponsored by CentraCare Health – Monticello/Bounce Back Project, Quiet Oaks Hospice House and Minnesota GreenCorps.

Quiet Oaks Hospice House is located at 5537 Galaxy Road, St. Augusta. For details, email mjean@quietoakshospicehouse.org or contact Emily at 320-251-2700, ext. 77533.