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Unity Hospital designated as Ebola treatment location

[Coon Rapids Herald, Oct. 30, 2014] Under a new statewide strategy to care for Ebola patients, Unity Hospital in Fridley has been designated one of four hospitals to treat patients should any cases arise. The Minnesota Hospital Association announced that hospitals and health systems from around the state have developed a coordinated strategy to care […]

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Twin Cities hospital gives tour of Ebola unit

[KARE-TV, Oct. 28, 2014] Unity Hospital in Fridley is one of four Minnesota hospitals designated to care for Ebola patients. It’s all part of the state’s coordinated strategy to handle the virus if it arrives here. On Tuesday, Unity Hospital officials gave KARE 11 a tour of the rooms where patients would stay. Watch the […]

Unity Hospital giveaway keeps Park Terrace kids active

Unity Hospital giveaway keeps Park Terrace kids active

[ABC Newspapers, August 15, 2014] Last month, employees of Unity Hospital in Fridley collected outdoor activity supplies to donate to kids in the Spring Lake Park School District to keep them active for the remainder of the summer. During a two-week drive, Unity employees donated 163 basketballs, hula hoops and other outdoor toys for kids […]

Patients’ electronic records lead to more sharing, fewer hospital tests

Patients’ electronic records lead to more sharing, fewer hospital tests

[Star Tribune, April 18, 2014] The facial tics of Dr. Paul Satterlee’s patient were vexing — maybe it was a neck injury, or bad strep throat? — until the ER doctor used a record-checking system to view the patient’s records from a competing hospital and discovered the young man had recently received a double dose […]

Heroin use on the rise in Minnesota suburbs

[KSTP-TV, Nov. 7, 2013] Heroin is driving teens to extremes and suburban families to the brink. The funeral for another young adult, Robert McCullough, was held Monday. He’s the most recent victim of heroin in Anoka County. At Unity Hospital in Fridley, the number of patients who have overdosed on heroin has doubled in a […]

Couple Makes A Big Donation to Mercy & Unity Hospitals Foundation

Couple Makes A Big Donation to Mercy & Unity Hospitals Foundation

[Patch.com, September 23, 2013] Mercy & Unity Hospitals Foundation, part of Allina Health, said its has received a $1 million gift from Jim and Pam Deal for its capital campaign. In honor of the largest gift ever made to the Foundation, Jim and Pam Deal will be recognized as special friends of Mercy Hospital, foundation […]

School snacks get a federally-mandated overhaul

[KSTP TV, June 27, 2013] The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released new rules mandating healthier snack options in school vending machines and cafeterias. Allina Health dieticians Shannon Tierney and Amy Boyle talked with KSTP News about these changes and what they’ll mean for our children. Watch the interviews below.

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3M adds Annika Sorenstam, Nancy Lopez, Pat Bradley to ‘Greats of Golf’

[Pioneer Press, June 10, 2013] The tournament is expected to raise around $1.3 million for Allina Health, which owns Unity, Mercy, Abbott Northwestern and United hospitals in the metro area. “Our event gives more money to charity each year than all the other sports in this town combined,” Hollis Cavner said. “And it’s not even […]

Volunteers for neighbors in need at Allina program

[Coon Rapids Herald, June 5, 2013] Volunteers gathered at 40 Allina Health locations for two hours Saturday morning packaging healthy meals for neighbors in need. The event also promoted healthy eating on a budget and the 2013 grant application process for Allina’s Neighborhood Health Connection program. Five Allina Health locations in Anoka County were part […]

Anoka family welcomes new addition with relaxing water birth at Unity Hospital

Anoka family welcomes new addition with relaxing water birth at Unity Hospital

[ABC Newspapers, January 23, 2013] Klay Charles Richards’ birth went swimmingly, both literally and figuratively, as his mother Brittany Richards delivered her son in a comfortable, inflatable tub of warm water in their room at Unity Hospital. Brittany and Charles Richards relax with their newborn Klay and his sister Daisy at Unity Hospital, part of […]