Emergency Room

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Gunfire Puts HCMC Into Lockdown

Hennepin 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

08/26/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 6-4-14

Miss something from today? Check out the highlights on THE PODCAST PAGE

06/04/2014

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Man Arrested For Assaulting 3 Hospital Employees

A 50-year-old man was arrested after police say he assaulted three emergency room staff members at the St. Cloud Hospital.

04/30/2014

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.

03/12/2014

How Do I Choose A Doctor?

Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.

02/26/2014

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.

02/26/2014

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.

02/23/2014

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Police Ready To Help Celebrators Stay Safe On Subzero NYE

Doctors 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.

12/30/2013

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Children’s Hospital Unveils Improved Emergency Room

The 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.

11/29/2012

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Allina Plans New ER At Plymouth Hospital

Allina Hospitals and Clinics plans to open up a new emergency room at its West Health Facility.

01/13/2012

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ER Doctor Takes Hospital Training To The Streets

In 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.

11/21/2011

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Minn. Emergency Rooms See Makeover Over The Years

As a new generation of emergency rooms opens across the east metro, patients are finding amenities that might remind them more of hotels than hospitals.

05/02/2011

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Emergency Room Confession Leads To Molestation Charges

A Mankato man is charged with five felonies after he allegedly confessed to emergency room workers that he’d been having a sexual relationship with a teenage boy.

03/01/2011

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Icy Conditions Made For Busy Emergency Rooms

Hennepin County Medical Center’s emergency room was very busy Saturday night and all day Sunday from the icy conditions.

11/21/2010

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