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Non-profit launches new podcast for caregivers

Local Duluth nonprofit Duluth Aging Support is rolling out The Northland Caregiver, a new podcast for family caregivers in the Northland looking for helpful information and advice on safely and effectively caring for aging family members, friends and themselves. The monthly show covers valuable topics related to aging and caregiving from Dr. Mary Lou Donovan,...

Essentia Health’s Moose Lake clinic holds ribbon-cutting

Essentia Health’s Moose Lake clinic, which opened on September 7, held its official grand opening ribbon-cutting ceremony today. The clinic will provide high-quality patient care by utilizing already existing lab and radiology resources. There will be two family medicine physicians, solely dedicated to this clinic, with plans to eventually double that number. The goal is...

New visitor restrictions at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Essentia Health-Duluth

Due to the increasing transmission of COVID-19 and the subsequent strain it’s placing on our resources, Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center and Essentia Health-Duluth are implementing new visitor restrictions, effective Thursday morning. In most cases, two visitors will be allowed per patient, per day. Visitation is limited to the same two people in a single...

Essentia Health receives grant to expand telehealth services

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, health systems across the country have had to adapt and come up with unique ways to provide health care. Essentia Health was recently awarded nearly $1 million of federal funds to continue providing high-quality care via telehealth. The Federal Communications Commission gave $981,204 to Essentia to acquire remote monitoring devices, video...

Essentia Health holds virtual advance care planning class

Essentia Health is hosting an advance care planning (ACP) class from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 9. Advance care planning is a process that helps you think and talk about your choices for health care in the future. It’s important for every adult to have an advance directive, also known as a...

Essentia Health seeking artists for Vision Northland project

Essentia Health and the Vision Northland project are partnering with Integrated Art Group, experts in health care art, to develop an engaging art collection that includes local and regional artists while reflecting Essentia’s values. Essentia is a proponent of the arts and seeks to elevate Vision Northland with fine art created by artists from across...

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