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Video visits to 17 Mankato- area nursing homes expand telemedicine options

To keep vulnerable patients connected to care during the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayo Clinic Health System recently began video health care visits in 17 Southwest Minnesota nursing homes.

April 1, 2020
Patients encouraged to call their local clinic first; respiratory clinic space now designated in Southeast Minnesota

Patients are encouraged to call first before before coming to any clinic or hospital. You will be triaged to the right setting of care based on your symptoms.

March 27, 2020
Menomonie offers drive-through COVID-19 testing to prescreened current patients

Beginning March 25, Mayo Clinic Health System added a drive-through screening process in Menomonie for current patients who meet criteria for COVID-19 and are referred for testing,

March 25, 2020
Curbside prescription pickup begins in Northwest Wisconsin

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayo Clinic Health System encourages you to have prescriptions mailed to your home at no cost and also begins curbside pickup.

March 24, 2020
Cameron to offer drive-through COVID-19 testing to prescreened current patients

Beginning March 23, Mayo Clinic Health System added a drive-through screening process in Cameron for current patients who meet criteria for COVID-19 and are referred for testing,

March 23, 2020
Operations temporarily suspended at Armstrong, Sherburn, Trimont and Truman clinics to support COVID-19 response

In light of deferring elective care appointments, Mayo Clinic Health System will temporarily suspend operations at four regional part-time clinics in Trimont, Truman, Sherburn and Armstrong, Iowa, eff...

March 23, 2020
Northwest Wisconsin implements no-visitor policy effective March 21 due to COVID-19

The restrictions begin at 7 p.m. The ongoing safety of patients, staff and communities remains our primary focus.

March 21, 2020
Mayo Clinic Health System implements no-visitors policy in Southwest Minnesota in response to COVID-19

To protect the safety of Mayo Clinic Health System patients and staff, hospitalized patients at all Mayo Clinic Health System sites in Southwest Minnes...

March 21, 2020
Express Care locations in Albert Lea and Austin to close temporarily due to COVID-19; visitor restrictions updated

For the safety of patients and shoppers at Hy-Vee locations during the COVID-19 virus outbreak, Mayo Clinic is temporarily closing the Express Care sites in Albert Lea and Austin HyVee locations ef...

March 20, 2020
Additional visitor restrictions in Southeast Minnesota, effective March 20, 2020

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), additional visitor restrictions have been put in place to protect our patients and staff.

March 20, 2020
Eau Claire to offer drive-through COVID-19 testing to prescreened current patients

Beginning March 18, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire will begin offering a drive-through screening process for current patients who meet criteria for COVID-19 and are referred for testing,

March 18, 2020
Temporary clinic closures due to COVID-19

Temporary closures in Blooming Prairie and Kenyon are necessary to reallocate staffing resources to other critical care needs deployed in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

March 18, 2020