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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

Most Popular Blog Articles in 2018

Published in Media Releases Author: CentraCare

Our For the Health of It blog features a variety of health and wellness tips — ranging to ideas for healthy eating, keeping active and parenting advice. In 2018, more than 100 blog posts were submitted from CentraCare Health's team of experts. Here were some of the most read articles.

Reaping What He Sows
Featuring David Kroska, MD, and Courtney Wittrock, PA-C

Adopt the 6/60 Rule for Exercise
By Michelle Lee, BS

Fight Inflammation Using Food
By Briana Traut, RD, LD

Peyronie's Disease Affects 1 in 10 Men
By Elizabeth Phillips, MD

Lab Goes West
Featuring the CentraCare Laboratory Services team

Healthy Recipes for New Year's Eating
By Ally Doerfler, RD, LD

Cutting Processed Foods
By Briana Traut, RD, LD

Bringing Beauty Home
Featuring Donald Jurgens, MD

Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet
By Jennifer Heimenz, PharmD

Three Exercises to Improve Your Functional Fitness
By Alyssa Monson, RD, LD

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