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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

A Final Look at 2019

Published in Media Releases Author: CentraCare

The Top Facebook Moments of the Past Year

2019 offered a great variety of unforgettable moments. Whether one occurred at one of our hospitals, a special occasion or just out in the community - CentraCare's Facebook page was able to showcase some of the best of Central Minnesota.

Review some of the following to see which were some of the most popular.

Wishing you and your families a healthy and safe 2020!

1. Santa Visits St. Cloud Hospital NICU – 12/24/2019

2. Neonatal Patients Celebrate Halloween – 10/31/2019

3. John Vosberg Heart Transplant Story – 4/10/2019

4. Concussion Changes Life for CentraCare Physician – 3/12/2019

5. Heart Patient Completes Earth Day Half Marathon and Gives Back – 5/29/2019

6. Casey Myers Foundation Fund Established – 5/3/2019

7. St. Cloud Hospital Becomes One of Two Hospitals in Minnesota Authorized to Use Gleolan for Patients With Certain Brain Tumors – 7/6/2019

8. Casey Myers Bench Dedication – 7/30/2019

9. St. Benedict’s Senior Community Becomes the First Nursing Home in Minnesota to Offer Staff Assisted Home Hemodialysis – 2/5/2019

10. A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Surgical Environment – 2/13/2019

11. Newborns Receive Vikings Swaddles – 10/25/2019

12. ABC News Covers Family Birthing Center Baby Boom - 1/6/2019

13. Update From 2-Year-Olds, Milla & Maya – 5/12/2019

14. Caduceus Award Winners – 3/5/2019

15. Video: Brian Warzecka's Hospice Journey – 1/16/2019

16. Family Birthing Center Baby Boom KARE 11 Story – 1/1/2019

17. NICU "Express Yourself" Event – 8/6/2019

18. KARE 11 Story on Nurse Brenda Hommerding – 2/6/2019

19. Video: CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center Specializes In Heart Rhythm Disorders – 6/7/2019

20. Donation From 8-Year-Old – 6/19/2019