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Chinese physician group donates gear to Mercy hospital

Chinese physician group donates gear to Mercy hospital

[ABC Newspapers, April 14, 2020] The Association of Minnesota Chinese Physicians donated 2,000 N95 masks to Mercy Hospital on April 8. Representatives of the AMCP gathered outside the hospital’s Unity Campus in Fridley to move boxes of medical supplies and speak with journalists. “On behalf of all health care workers we are incredibly grateful to […]

Dealing with grief in the COVID era

[MPR News, April 14, 2020] When we think about grief we often associate it with the loss of a loved one. But grief can factor into all kinds of situations, and now in the COVID-19 era, it can even be with the loss of what used to be our normal way of life. Allina Health […]

How Minnesota is lessening the prevalence of COVID-19

[ KMSP Fox 9, April 13, 2020] Minnesota currently has the lowest per capita COVID-19 infection rate in the country. So why is Minnesota doing so well? Allina Health Chief Medical Officer Dr. Tim Sielaff talked to Fox 9 News about that.

What to expect when you are expecting in the pandemic

[KSTP-TV, April 13, 2020] Pregnancy can be challenging enough without throwing in the complications of life during the COVID-19 outbreak. Safety restrictions are in place in hospitals and clinics across Minnesota. So what can new moms expect? KSTP-TV News talked with Allina Health mental health consultant Tina Welke about that.

COVID-19 Q&A

[WCCO-TV, April 12, 2020] With COVID-19 infections and deaths still rising, people have many questions about what is ahead. Allina Health’s president of River Falls Area Hospital and Regina Hospital, Helen Strike, talked with WCCO-TV and answered viewer questions about the virus.

What kind of leadership does our nation need?

[CBS, April 12, 2020] “Sunday Morning” Special Contributor Ted Koppel asks three leaders from disparate fields , including Allina Health President and CEO Dr. Penny Wheeler, them about the most important elements of leadership, and what our nation seeks out in a time of crisis. Dr. Wheeler is a gynecologist and obstetrician who now runs […]

COVID-19 pandemic economic impact

[KMSP Fox 9, April 11, 2020] The order for hospitals to eliminate elective surgeries and other non-emergent care, hospital finances have been crippled causing health systems to furlough some employees. Allina Health Senior Vice President for Human Resources Christine Moore talked with Fox 9 News about what that means at her system. WCCO-TV News also […]

United Hospital nurse inspired by her own bout with H1N1 virus when 15

[TPT, April 10, 2020] When United Hospital nurse Anneliese Preus was 15 years old she was hospitalized for two weeks by the H1N1 virus. It was her experience and how she was treated by nurses then that inspired her to pursue a career in nursing. Anneliese told her story to Twin Cities Public Television on […]

Allina calls for more donations

Allina calls for more donations

[New Ulm Journal, April 9, 2020] Allina Health is calling for more donated personal protection equipment, money to help caregivers pay their own bills, and food. The initial request for equipment was to have expired on April 5. “As we prepare for the anticipated surge of coronavirus patients, we are doing everything we can to […]

Chinese Minnesota physicians group donates face masks

[KMSP Fox 9, April 8, 2020] The Association of Minnesota Chinese Physicians has donated 2000 face masks to Allina Health. The badly needed personal protection equipment will supplement the dwindling supply of masks in area hospitals. KARE 11 News also covered this story.