900 Workers To Be Laid Off As Essentia Health Struggles Bear Financial Impact Of COVID-19In a statement, Essentia Health said the layoffs come as the health care provider has lost nearly $100 million since March, with more losses expected in the future.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: State Hospitals, Clinics Hemorrhaging Money In COVID-19 CrisisA letter from the Minnesota Hospital Association to the state's Congressional delegation paints a dire financial picture. Losses are estimated at $2.9 billion over the next 90 days.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Essentia Places 500 On Unpaid Leave As Revenue Declines Essentia Health has placed 500 employees on unpaid leave as it deals with the financial impact of canceled surgeries and appointments because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Sheriff: Two Men Rescued After Canoe Capsizes In Lake Superior On FridayThe two men, 24 and 25 years old, were then transported to Essentia Health with non-life threatening injuries.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Limited Availability Of COVID-19 Tests Changes Testing CriteriaDue to the nationwide shortage of COVID-19 tests, changes have been made to the testing criteria to focus on individuals who are most susceptible.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Essentia Health Limits VisitorsIn order to protect the health of patients and staff amid coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns, Essentia Health is restricting visitors at hospitals.
St. Francis Regional Medical Center To Spend $25 Million On Expansions In ShakopeeIn total, the incoming changes amount to 15,000 square feet of new areas – and 15,000 square feet of renovations to existing spaces on hospital property.
Expansion Of Heart Healthcare Announced In BrainerdIf heart health isn't the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of Brainerd, Minnesota, it may be soon.
Essentia Fires 50 People For Not Getting Flu ShotEssentia Health announced last month that employees would be required to get vaccinated for influenza to help keep patients from getting infected, or else receive a religious or medical exemption.
'I Was Stunned': Wis. Hospital Reunites Patient With His Service DogA Cloquet man says he’s “so happy” after a Wisconsin hospital found a way to help reunite him with his service dog that he feared he’d lose.
Boy Killed In Swimming Accident In N. MN ID'dSheriff's officials have released the name of a 14-year-old boy who died in a swimming accident in Voyageurs National Park in northern Minnesota. St. Louis County authorities say Briggs Anderson of Fergus Falls was with a church group touring Rainy Lake by houseboat when the accident happened Monday evening.
Police: 1 Dead, 4 Injured After Head-On CollisionOne person is dead and four others are injured after two vans collided head-on near Bemidji Monday afternoon, police said.