Emergency Room

Gunfire Puts HCMC Into LockdownHennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis went into lockdown Tuesday afternoon after reports of gunfire outside of the hospital, according to sources. The incident happened sometime after 3 p.m. near the area of 8th Street and Chicago Avenue, which is near the hospital’s 8th Street ER entrance
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Man Arrested For Assaulting 3 Hospital EmployeesA 50-year-old man was arrested after police say he assaulted three emergency room staff members at the St. Cloud Hospital.
Can I Pay For Contacts Or Glasses With My Health Insurance?Some insurance plans may include coverage for contacts and glasses, though most don't.
How Do I Choose A Doctor?Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.
How Do I Use My Health Insurance?A main goal of Obamacare is to switch the nation’s healthcare system from one that focuses on treating illness to one that works to prevent illness and promote health and longevity.
Where Can I Get Care?Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.
Police Ready To Help Celebrators Stay Safe On Subzero NYEDoctors fear a cold New Year's Eve can create big problems for party goers. Dr. Ryan Fey from the Hennepin County Medical Center says frostbite can strike within minutes. "In extreme cold, you could be looking at frostbite in two to five minutes," Fey said. People trying to ring in the new year with a few libations can get in to big trouble if they mix it with the extreme cold.
Children’s Hospital Unveils Improved Emergency RoomThe Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota in St. Paul has a new way to make kids and their families feel comfortable -- at a time when they really need it.
Allina Plans New ER At Plymouth HospitalAllina Hospitals and Clinics plans to open up a new emergency room at its West Health Facility.
ER Doctor Takes Hospital Training To The StreetsIn an effort to improve emergency care, doctors in the emergency room at Regions Hospital in St. Paul are going out into the field with medics.
Minn. Emergency Rooms See Makeover Over The YearsAs a new generation of emergency rooms opens across the east metro, patients are finding amenities that might remind them more of hotels than hospitals.