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Wellness Wins

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For information about giving opportunities to support this project or questions, please contact Nicole Bjerke by e-mail or at 320-732-7337.

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Our community members voiced a clear desire to include a wellness center as part of the new CentraCare Health – Long Prairie medical campus. We listened. Plans are underway to construct a 12,000-square-foot, $4.5-million building adjacent to the new hospital and clinic.

The Regional Community Well-Being Center will provide programs, services and amenities designed to promote healthy lifestyles, enhance quality of life and support well-being through the six dimensions of wellness.



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Adult Condition Rates



Color Key:

  • Orange: Multipurpose Community and Outpatient Physical Therapy
  • Red: Community Meeting Space
  • Green: Rehabilitation Department


  1. Community and Outpatient Physical Therapy Gym
  2. Accessible Locker and Shower Rooms
  3. Community and Outpatient Physical Therapy Pool
  4. Demonstration Kitchen
  5. Rehabilitation Department
  6. Fitness Studio

Community Impact:

>35,000The center will help meet the wellness needs of over 35,000 residents within a 20-mile radius of Long Prairie.

Pathway to Funding:

The cost of this 12,000-square-foot-facility is $4.5 million.


Construction Begins!Construction of the Regional Community Well-Being Center began on August 28, 2018. The facility is expected to be completed by June 2019. Fundraising will continue through construction to secure the remaining funds ensuring all the Center’s amenities can be incorporated to best meet the community’s needs.  

Read more: Two large donations kickstart plans for Well-Being Center in rural Central Minnesota.


This collaborative project includes partners that serve a number of populations including older adults, persons of color, low-income and those with disabilities and/or chronic conditions.

  • Adult Basic Education
  • Central Lakes College
  • Central Minnesota Council on Aging (CMCOA)
  • City of Long Prairie
  • Initiative Foundation
  • Latino Economic Development Center
  • Long Prairie Chamber of Commerice
  • Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Schools
  • Rainbow Rider
  • Region Five Development Commission
  • Small Business Development Center
  • Todd County Council on Aging
  • Todd County Development Corporation
  • University of Minnesota Extension Office

Comprehensive Regional Economic Development Strategy (CREDS) Vital Project Designation:

Region FiveThis Community Well-Being building project has been selected by the Region Five Development Commission CREDS Strategy Committee. This project was recognized as an initiative that has regional significance and possesses multi-jurisdictional, multi-agency benefits.

Region Five

Contact the Foundation

Feel free to email or call 800-835-6652, ext. 52810. Get Directions.

Mailing address:

CentraCare Health Foundation
1406 Sixth Ave N.
St. Cloud, MN 56303-1901

Office address:

3001 Clearwater Road
St. Cloud, MN 56301

CentraCare Health – Long Prairie

50 CentraCare Drive
Long Prairie, MN 56347
Clinic Phone: 320-732-2131
Hospital Phone: 320-732-2141
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See How Our Dream Became Reality!

From beginning to end, view the construction of our new medical campus.