Mayo Clinic Health System, Austin MN

Mayo Clinic Health System adjusts hours of drive-through COVID-19 test sites | 9/13/2020

… test sites have been incredibly helpful to us as we tried to flatten the curve initially and now maintain our low rates of COVID positivity,” says Deepi Goyal, M.D., chair of clinical practice for Mayo Clinic Health System , Southeast Minnesota. “We’re the only test provider in many of our region’s communities, and our patients and community members can continue to rely on us to keep these facilities going until they …

MCHS adjusting hours of their drive-through COVID-19 testing sites | 9/11/2020

… is the most demand from patients. The new hours of operation at these four testing sites will be: Monday through Friday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mayo Clinic Health System ’s drive-through COVID-19 testing sites provide a private, safe test environment for patients who meet screening criteria when first contacting their health care provider. The testing locations will continue to provide …

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Mayo Clinic Health System security officer helps nab men for fraudulent prescriptions privateofficer.org | 9/8/2020

Austin MN Sept 8 2020 Three Chicago men who were allegedly involved in a plan to obtain drugs from Mayo Clinic Health System via fraudulent prescriptions made their first appearances on Thursday in Mower County District Court. According to the court complaints, a security officer at Mayo Clinic Health System -Austin contacted police at about 12:24 p.m. on Sept. 1 to report two fraudulent prescriptions for controlled substances were called …

Three Chicago men facing drug fraud, possession charges in Mower County District Court | 9/8/2020

Three Chicago men who were allegedly involved in a plan to obtain drugs from Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin via fraudulent prescriptions on August 28th, and again on September 1st have been charged in Mower County District Court. Harmon Bush Leshore 26-year old Deandre Rashawn Harmon, 21-year old Cameron Daquan Bush and 25-year old Marshawn Leshore have all been charged with a felony for 5th degree …

Three Chicago men charged in fraudulent prescription case | 9/5/2020

Three Chicago men who were allegedly involved in a plan to obtain drugs from Mayo Clinic Health System via fraudulent prescriptions made their first appearances on Thursday in Mower County District Court. Deandre Rashawn Harmon, 26 Deandre Rashawn Harmon, 26, Cameron Daquan Bush, 21, and Marshawn Leshore, 25, have all been charged with felony fifth-degree drugs – procure/possess/control by fraud or deceit. In addition, Harmon and Bush were …

Faith, family, friends help Gary Barclay survive, thrive after heart attack | 8/27/2020

… Gary went about his day and didn’t give it another thought. The next day, Gary felt the pain building again. This time he called Donna, and she drove him to the Emergency Department at Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin . Accessible emergency medicine In the Emergency Department, staff confirmed Gary was experiencing a heart attack . More specifically, he was having a non-ST elevation myocardial infarction, where plaque buildup in …

Progress continues on Mayo Clinic Health System’s Family Birth Center in Austin | 8/13/2020

Newborns are being delivered in a new setting at Mayo Clinic Health System’s new Family Birth Center in Austin. The project, announced in August 2018, is part of a plan to reconstruct the hospital’s third floor, which includes a two-story connecting link between the main clinic entrance and the hospital. “We are so excited to be moved into the new rooms and have the space needed to provide exceptional …

Local businesses and healthcare providers to create targeted testing program for a community-wide response to COVID-19 | 6/12/2020

Mower County Public Health, Mayo Clinic Health System , Hormel Foods and Quality Pork Processors (QPP) have joined forces to create a targeted testing program as part of a multi-phase approach for a community-wide response to COVID-19. The Community Health First plan is the latest addition to continuing efforts for slowing the spread of COVID-19 in the area. Dr. Mark Ciota, CEO of Mayo Clinic Health System

Austin Utilities appoints Kristin Johnson to Board of Commissioners at May meeting | 6/10/2020

… meeting. Johnson was sworn in at the May board meeting in the first Zoom administered ceremony. Johnson, a 28-year veteran at Mayo Clinic, is currently the Vice Chair of Administration, Southeast Region of Mayo Clinic Health System . Johnson holds an active CPA license and received her Master of Business Administration degree from Augsburg College and her bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the College of St. Benedict & St. John’s University …

Mayo Clinic Health System now accepting cloth mask donations | KAALTV.com | 4/9/2020

… and do not offer filtration, but can help prevent the spread of COVID-19 to others. Advertisement Donations will be accepted from 10 a.m. to noon weekdays at drive-up collection bins located outside Mayo Clinic Health System locations in Albert Lea and Austin. Copyright 2020 - KAAL-TV, LLC A Hubbard Broadcasting Company Comment to ABC 6 News x Close Fill out my online form . Close …

MCHS announces modified clinic hours & new COVID-19 related services | KAALTV.com | 4/3/2020

MCHS announces modified clinic hours & new COVID-19 related services KAAL-TV Updated: April 03, 2020 06:27 PM Created: April 03, 2020 06:09 PM ALBERT LEA and AUSTIN, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Health System in Southeast Minnesota continues to focus on everyone’s safety and well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic. To meet evolving patient needs, several new services have been launched, including drive-thru testing for COVID-19, curbside pharmacy …

Patients encouraged to call their local clinic first; respiratory clinic space now designated to protect staff and patients | Community | southernminn.com | 4/1/2020

OWATONNA — To best prepare for and prevent transmission of COVID-19, Mayo Clinic Health System encourages all patients to call first before coming to any clinic or hospital. Patients who call first will be triaged to the right setting of care based on their symptoms and medical need. In the event of a medical emergency, patients should always call 9-1-1. In order to reduce the risk of infection for all …

Julie M. Dunn | 3/31/2020

Julie M. Dunn, 73, of Chippewa Falls died Saturday, March 28, 2020, at Mayo Clinic Health System -Eau Claire. She was born Jan. 29, 1947, in Mountain Lake, Minn. Her family moved to Austin, Minn., but she spent a lot of time with her grandmother, in Mountain Lake. Around the age of 12, she was fostered by the Flikki family in Le Roy, Minn. She graduated from Le Roy Public …

Mayo Clinic Health System – including Red Wing – offers drive thru coronavirus testing, but only with pre-screening | 3/17/2020

Patients meeting the criteria for testing, will be directed to the nearest drive-through testing location in Albert Lea, Austin, Owatonna, Red Wing and Rochester. Written By: RiverTown Newsroom Mar 17th 2020 - 1pm. Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing. File photo RED WING — Patients who meet certain criteria and contacted their doctor first can be tested for COVID-19 at Mayo Clinic Health System ‘s southeastern Minnesota drive-through testing …

Mayo Clinic Health System – including Red Wing – offers drive thru coronavirus testing, but only with pre-screening; defers elective care | 3/17/2020

Patients meeting the criteria for testing, will be directed to the nearest drive-through testing location in Albert Lea, Austin, Owatonna, Red Wing and Rochester. Written By: RiverTown Newsroom Mar 17th 2020 - 1pm. Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing. File photo Update 4:45 p.m. March 17, 2020: Mayo Clinic on Tuesday, March 17, announced it would be pushing back all elective care appointments that can be deferred for at …

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for January 24, 2020 | 1/24/2020

… offer comfort. Additional coverage: West Central Tribune Inforum , Study: More LDL is better following heart attacks by Paul John Scott — Is the premise behind statins in error? That’s a question arising from a surprising Mayo Clinic Health System study published with little notice last month on the relationship between LDL cholesterol and mortality among survivors of cardiac events…Among patients who had heart attack or heart failure, and who had …

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for January 10, 2020 | 1/11/2020

… at Mayo Clinic Hospital–Methodist, the first baby born here in 2020 and in the new decade. Additional coverage: KAAL , KIMT , KTTC KAAL , VIDEO: MCHS in Austin welcomes first baby of the New Year — Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin welcomed their first New Year’s baby early Wednesday morning. Staff at MCHS said baby Nicole was born at 6 a.m. weighing 9 lbs. and 19.5 inches long. Nadine Estupiñan said …

Mayo Clinic Health System construction update | 9/20/2019

Mayo Clinic Health System construction update By Karl W Oestreich KAAL Construction is underway at Mayo Clinic’s Health System campus in Austin, Minn. It’s part of an $11 million investment to boost its services for patients and staff. “We have six phases,” said Tricia Dahl, the site’s operations administrator. “We expect to be done in the year 2020, early 2021.” “On the outside, what’s most noticeable is the construction on …

Changes coming to Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin | 9/14/2019

Changes coming to Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin 6:14 pm Minnesota News , Top Stories AUSTIN, Minn. (KTTC) – While consolidation between Albert Lea and Austin branches of Mayo Clinic Health System continues, so do renovations to the Austin campus. The construction at the front of the building aims to provide easier access to the medical surgical unit and family birth center. Those units are also undergoing renovations being done in …

Changes coming to Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin - MYFOX47 | 9/13/2019

Changes coming to Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin 6:14 pm Top Stories AUSTIN, Minn. (FOX 47) – While consolidation between Albert Lea and Austin branches of Mayo Clinic Health System continues, so do renovations to the Austin campus. The construction at the front of the building aims to provide easier access to the medical surgical unit and family birth center. Those units are also undergoing renovations being done in stages …

Mayo Clinic Health Systems Austin temporarily offers valet parking | 9/11/2019

September 11, The Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin, Minn. has begun offering valet parking, according to an article on the KIMT News website. Construction at the hospital took away some handicap spots so the healthcare provider is rolling out valet parking to make mobility easier for their patients. The new valet service is being implemented temporarily because the accessible parking spaces that were located near the front entrance were …

Staffing shortage forces Mayo Clinic Health System into October move | 7/12/2019

Staffing shortage forces Mayo Clinic Health System into October move 6:41 pm Play Remaining Ad Time Ad - 00:00 AUSTIN, Minn. (KTTC) – The consolidation of Mayo Clinic Health System’s childbirth centers in Austin and Albert Lea is happening quicker than anticipated. Originally scheduled for 2020, a staffing shortage has forced Mayo Clinic Health System to make that transition from Albert Lea to Austin a whole year earlier. “We do understand that …

Short on staff, Mayo to consolidate Austin, Albert Lea’s childbirth centers ahead of schedule | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/12/2019

Mayo Clinic Health System has accelerated plans to consolidate birthing centers in Austin, Minn., and Albert Lea, Minn., according to a report from local news station Fox47 . Due to a shortage of staff, the Rochester, Minn.-based health system will transition labor and delivery services at Albert Lea to Austin in October, which is a year ahead of schedule. The towns are about 30 minutes apart. The system is reaching …

Staffing shortage forces Mayo Clinic Health System into October move - MYFOX47 | 7/11/2019

Staffing shortage forces Mayo Clinic Health System into October move 6:42 pm Play Remaining Ad Time Ad - 00:00 AUSTIN, Minn. (FOX 47) – The consolidation of Mayo Clinic Health System’s childbirth centers in Austin and Albert Lea is happening quicker than anticipated. Originally scheduled for 2020, a staffing shortage has forced Mayo Clinic Health System to make that transition from Albert Lea to Austin a whole year earlier. “We do understand …

Staffing shortage forces earlier move of childbirth unit | 6/13/2019

… accelerated the process. “Our currently open OB position has been open for two years.” said Sumit Bhagra, medical director at Albert Lea and Austin Mayo Clinic Health System. Along with problems filling specialized positions, Mayo Clinic Health System says keeping both units running has been difficult and inefficient. “We are making sure that the full complement of medical services that a community needs is available between those two campuses as …

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Patients encouraged to call their local clinic first; respiratory clinic space now designated to protect staff and patients | Community | southernminn.com | 4/1/2020

OWATONNA — To best prepare for and prevent transmission of COVID-19, Mayo Clinic Health System encourages all patients to call first before coming to any clinic or hospital. Patients who call first will be triaged … clinic locations across Southeast Minnesota including Albert Lea, Austin, Owatonna, Rochester and Red Wing. The purpose of the respiratory clinic is to create a single point of entry and care for patients, in isolation from …

Patients encouraged to call their local clinic first; respiratory clinic space now designated to protect staff and patients | Community | southernminn.com | 4/1/2020

OWATONNA — To best prepare for and prevent transmission of COVID-19, Mayo Clinic Health System encourages all patients to call first before coming to any clinic or hospital. Patients who call first will be triaged … clinic locations across Southeast Minnesota including Albert Lea, Austin, Owatonna, Rochester and Red Wing. The purpose of the respiratory clinic is to create a single point of entry and care for patients, in isolation from …