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Patient Stories - Palliative Care

Patients are at the center of everything we do. Some patients and families have chosen to share their stories about the care they received at St. Cloud Hospital Palliative Care.

Erin Yanish

Other Patient & Family Comments

“Your expertise, kindness, wisdom and concern made it possible for us to face difficult decisions and difficult times. Your team guided us as we moved from one decision and action to the next.”

“You all took time to listen to our story; we felt like we were listened to.”

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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

Our Palliative Care Locations

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