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COVID-19 Vaccination Center to Open in Mankato

To prepare for the next phases of COVID-19 vaccinations, Mayo Clinic Health System will open a COVID-19 vaccination center on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021.

February 12, 2021
Southwest Wisconsin expanding COVID-19 vaccination locations to eligible patients

Beginning next week, COVID-19 vaccination locations are expanding to Arcadia in addition to Sparta. Patients will be notified when they are eligible to receive the vaccine.

February 5, 2021
AED Donation to the Fairmont Opera House

Mayo Clinic Ambulance and Mayo Clinic Health System have partnered to donate an automated external defibrillator (AED) to the Fairmont Opera House.

February 2, 2021
Visitor guidelines change in Northwest Wisconsin

Beginning Feb. 3, one visitor per patient will be allowed following additional guidelines.

February 2, 2021
Mayo Clinic Health System Receives Stroke Award

Mayo Clinic Health System locations in Southeast Minnesota have been awarded the Continuous Impact Award from the Minnesota Department of Health for their work in creating improvements in stroke care.

February 2, 2021
Patients in Southeast Minnesota to be contacted when they're eligible to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment

Patients will be notified as they become eligible based on federal and state guidance, and when supplies of COVID-19 vaccines are available. 

January 27, 2021
Fairmont health care career scholarships available

Two Blanche Kindstrom Hospital Auxiliary Scholarships will be offered to local students pursuing health care careers. The deadline for applications is April 15, 2021.

January 25, 2021
Belle Plaine changing COVID-19 testing protocols

Testing for COVID-19 in Belle Plaine will be by appointment only beginning Monday, Feb. 1.

January 25, 2021
$20,000 awarded to area organizations in Southwest Minnesota

The grants help fulfill our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.

January 25, 2021
Patients in Northwest Wisconsin to be contacted for COVID-19 vaccine eligibility

Mayo Clinic Health System will contact patients in Northwest Wisconsin when they are eligible, based on state guidance, to schedule an appointment to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

January 22, 2021
Five clinics to reopen and hospital visitor policy updates in Southwest Minnesota

We are resuming operations at five area clinics that had been closed for several weeks and updating our hospital visitor policy.  

January 15, 2021
Grant money awarded to advance racial equity in Southeast Minnesota

As part of its commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion, Southeast Minnesota awarded a total of $20,000 in grants to four regional nonprofit organizations.

January 11, 2021