Mayo Clinic Health System, Red Wing MN

In fight against ‘twin-demic,’ Mayo Clinic Health System plans high-volume flu vaccine sites | 9/14/2020

… or smell associated with COVID-19. Written By: Michael Brun × Stock image by Gustavo Fring from Pexels RED WING — Amid concern over a “twin-demic” of influenza and COVID-19 this fall and winter, Mayo Clinic Health System is planning high-volume flu vaccine sites with the goal of immunizing as many area residents against the flu as possible before the end of November. The sites, including one planned for …

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 …

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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 …

Vehicle crash into Red Wing restaurant, suspect in custody | 9/3/2020

… as they approached and saw the suspect crawling out of the vehicle’s window at the intersection, according to the press release. A person was treated on the scene and then transported by police to Mayo Clinic Health System s-Red Wing. The driver of the suspect vehicle was then taken to the Goodhue County Adult Detention Center. He has been identified as 28-year-old Donovan Plank. Red Cross is currently …

‘Then more of the building fell down.’ Witness recounts crash that caused major damage to Red Wing downtown restaurant | 9/3/2020

… on charges of first-degree criminal damage to property and third-degree driving while impaired, according to a city news release Thursday afternoon, Sept. 3. Plank was treated on the scene and transported to Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing for further assessment before being booked into jail, the news release states. Donovan Brady Plank. Photo courtesy Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office Authorities were responding to a call to remove …

Column: Safety measures help to contain COVID-19’s spread | 8/26/2020

Preventive efforts have led Mayo Clinic to revise previous practices, including no more walk-ins for non-emergency visits. Written By: By Drs. Sumit Bhagra and Brian Whited, Mayo Clinic Aug 25th 2020 - 4pm. × Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing. File photo We are entering our third season – spring, summer and now fall – of COVID-19 and an unprecedented global pandemic. At each turn, we learn more about this …

Musicians honor health care workers in Red Wing and around the globe | 6/24/2020

Event was part of a worldwide premiere for the song ‘Lionheart’s Call’ Written By: Steve Gardiner Jun 23rd 2020 - 6pm. × Rob Schmidtke plays the French horn to honor health care workers in front of Mayo Clinic Health System Red Wing on June 22, 2020. Photo by Katryn Conlin RED WING – A group of six local French horn players joined in a worldwide premiere by playing a song honoring frontline health …

Looking to donate masks or food to Mayo Clinic Health System? Follow these guidelines | 4/14/2020

Those wishing to donate new personal protective equipment supplies should complete a donation form on the COVID-19 page of the Mayo Clinic Health System website. Written By: RiverTown Newsroom Apr 14th 2020 - 10am. Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing. File photo RED WING — Mayo Clinic Health System issued guidelines Tuesday, April 14, for community donations of personal protective equipment and food in southeastern Minnesota. According to a news …

Navigating the new world of COVID-19 with virtual appointments | Mayo Clinic | 4/4/2020

… maintaining social distancing recommendations. This article is written and contributed by the Mayo Clinic News Center As COVID-19 continues to upend life as most people know it, Dr. Seth Gregory , a pediatrician at Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing, found himself in a new health care world. In this new world, there was a pressing need to make room for ways to see patients without having them come …

Mayo Clinic Health System conserving supplies, but has what it needs for now thanks in part to community support | 4/3/2020

Mayo Clinic conducted nearly 2,600 COVID-19 tests in southeastern Minnesota as of Friday morning, April 3. Written By: Michael Brun Apr 3rd 2020 - 2pm. Dr. Deepi Goyal. Photo courtesy Mayo Clinic Health System RED WING — Mayo Clinic Health System is conserving medical supplies and testing equipment, but has what it needs to care for patients with COVID-19 and other ailments around the region, a clinic administrator said Friday …

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 …

Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing designates respiratory clinic area, asks patients to call before coming in | 3/28/2020

Health Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing designates respiratory clinic area, asks patients to call before coming in “This process will help protect both employees and patients and keep patients who need non-respiratory care, such as a sprained ankle or an immunization, in a separate physical environment.” Written By: RiverTown Newsroom Mar 27th 2020 - 4pm. Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing. File photo RED WING — Mayo Clinic …

Mayo Clinic Health System announces additional visitor restrictions | Community | southernminn.com | 3/25/2020

RED WING — As Mayo Clinic Health System continues to monitor the outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), the ongoing safety of their patients, staff and communities remains their primary focus. To protect patients and staff, Mayo Clinic Health System is putting additional visitor restrictions in place for their facilities in Southeast Minnesota. Effective at 8 p.m. on March 20, hospitalized patients will no longer be permitted to have visitors. Compassionate …

Update March 20: Mayo Clinic Health System announces new coronavirus restrictions | 3/21/2020

Health Update March 20: Mayo Clinic Health System announces new coronavirus restrictions “We encourage family members to consider other ways to connect with their loved ones via phones or other devices.” Written By: RiverTown Newsroom Mar 20th 2020 - 6pm. Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing. File photo RED WING — Hospitalized patients at Mayo Clinic Health System will no longer be allowed to have visitors starting 8 p.m. Friday, March …

How to talk to kids about the coronavirus | 3/20/2020

… how to talk to children about what is happening in their lives. “Before you have the conversation with your child, examine how you are regulating your own distress,” said Dr. Emily Sander, psychologist at Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing. “Children take their cues from the adults in their lives, especially the adults they are closest to and trust.” READ MORE: Schools offering meals for students in Goodhue, Pierce …

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 announces visitor restrictions effective March 16 | 3/16/2020

Health Mayo Clinic announces visitor restrictions effective March 16 “We encourage family members to consider other ways to connect with their loved ones via phones or other devices.” Written By: RiverTown Newsroom Mar 16th 2020 - 12pm. Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing. File photo RED WING — Hospital patients at Mayo Clinic Health System locations are restricted to two visitors — and those visitors will be screened for respiratory symptoms — under …

Here’s the Mayo Clinic Health System response to coronavirus | 3/14/2020

Here’s the Mayo Clinic Health System response to coronavirus Written By: Submitted by Mayo Clinic Health System Mar 14th 2020 - 11am. Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing. File photo RED WING — You’re likely aware of the public health concerns due to the outbreak of coronavirus disease or COVID-19 (coronavirus). COVID-19 is a newly identified respiratory virus that can spread easily. It shares several symptoms with influenza, but …

Letter: Mayo Clinic Health System listens to manufacturers | 1/17/2020

Send letters to the editor to [email protected] Written By: Submitted Jan 17th 2020 - 12pm. Red Wing Area Manufacturers Association members had the chance to engage in dialogue with Dr. Brian Whithed and Stephen Gudgell of Mayo Clinic Health System on Tuesday, Jan. 7. Dr. Whithed and Mr. Gudgell touched on the pride Mayo Clinic takes in providing the highest level of care to the Red Wing community. The presenters …

Area hospitals welcome first babies of 2020 | 1/3/2020

Hospitals in Minnesota and Wisconsin have announced the first newborns delivered in the new year. Red Wing Richard Rodriguez, born Jan. 2, 2020, was the first baby of the new year delivered at Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing. Submitted photo A baby boy was the first newborn of the 2020s at Mayo Clinic Health System Red Wing. Richard Rodriguez was born 11:26 a.m. Jan. 2. He weighed 8 …

Lawsuit: Nurses faced retaliation for criticizing anesthetist staff changes in Lake City | 11/27/2019

Mayo Clinic Health System in a statement affirmed a commitment to patient safety, while accusing the plaintiffs’ attorney of attempting to use media attention to influence the lawsuit. Written By: Michael Brun Nov 27th 2019 - 9am. A current and two former Mayo Clinic Health System employees are suing the clinic and hospital network for alleged retaliation after speaking out about proposed staffing changes in Lake City. File photo RED WING …

Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing honored for patient safety | 11/18/2019

Hospital staff continue to look for ways to improve their high standard of safety and care Written By: Mitchell Abraham Nov 18th 2019 - 7am. Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing recently received an ‘A’ for patient safety, which was attributed to its high standard of patient care Submitted photo Eight Mayo Clinic hospitals received an “A” for patient safety, and Mayo Clinic Health System Red Wing was one of …

Mayo Clinic Health System seeks volunteers for hospice program | Community | southernminn.com | 9/24/2019

Are you looking for a way to make a difference in someone’s life? The Hospice program at Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing is recruiting for companion, respite and pet therapy volunteers. Hospice is a program designed to provide care for people in the final stages of life, and support patients and their families through this time. The physical, emotional and spiritual care of patients is delivered to patients …

Letter: Community deserves better from Mayo Clinic Health System | 6/21/2019

Letter: Community deserves better from Mayo Clinic Health System By Submitted on Jun 21, 2019 at 10:41 a.m. To the editor: At Tuesday night’s Red Wing Advisory Planning Commission meeting, the proposal for repurposing the old St John’s Hospital was once again left on the table. Unfortunately, the Planning Commission appeared to have no alternative under state statute. The developer has to date answered none of the questions raised in …

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Lawsuit: Nurses faced retaliation for criticizing anesthetist staff changes in Lake City | 11/27/2019

Mayo Clinic Health System in a statement affirmed a commitment to patient safety, while accusing the plaintiffs’ attorney of attempting to use media attention to influence the lawsuit. Written By: Michael Brun Nov 27th 2019 - 9am. A current and two former Mayo Clinic Health System employees are suing the clinic and hospital network for alleged retaliation after speaking out about proposed staffing changes in Lake City. File photo RED WING …

Lawsuit: Nurses faced retaliation for criticizing anesthetist staff changes in Lake City | 11/27/2019

Mayo Clinic Health System in a statement affirmed a commitment to patient safety, while accusing the plaintiffs’ attorney of attempting to use media attention to influence the lawsuit. Written By: Michael Brun Nov 27th 2019 - 9am. A current and two former Mayo Clinic Health System employees are suing the clinic and hospital network for alleged retaliation after speaking out about proposed staffing changes in Lake City. File photo RED WING …

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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 …