Coon Rapids Herald

Allina to employ hundreds at ‘customer experience center’ in Coon Rapids

[Coon Rapids Herald, Oct. 30, 2018] Allina Health has announced it will open a new “customer experience center” in Coon Rapids next year. The facility will centralize Allina Health call centers and integrate phone and digital capabilities into one location. Located at 8880 Evergreen Blvd., Coon Rapids, the customer experience center provides more than 58,000 […]

Allina ‘customer experience center’ to open in Coon Rapids next year

Allina ‘customer experience center’ to open in Coon Rapids next year

[Coon Rapids Herald, Oct. 18, 2018] Allina Health has announced it will open a new “customer experience center” in Coon Rapids next year. The facility will centralize Allina Health call centers and integrate phone and digital capabilities into one location. Located at 8880 Evergreen Blvd., Coon Rapids, the customer experience center provides more than 58,000 […]

Mercy Hospital, part of Allina Health, is a camp sponsor. Photo by ABC Newspapers.

Lots of life lessons learned at Coon Rapids Safety Camp

[ABC Newspapers, July 28, 2017] Members of the Coon Rapids police and fire departments, Allina Health, U.S. Air Force hosted the Coon Rapids Safety Camp on July 18 and 19 near the Coon Rapids Ice Arena. The camp has been held for over 20 years. The program’s mission is to promote awareness and importance about […]

‘Chiller Challenge’ reminds Andover students to stress less

[ABC Newspapers, March 18, 2016] Andover High School students and others across the state of Minnesota are taking the “Chiller Challenge” to de-stress. The challenge, launched by Allina Health last year as part of it’s Change to Chill project, aims to help adolescents find balance in their lives, according to Karen Manikowski, project manager with […]

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 […]

Photo by Sue Austreng

Construction at Mother Baby Center at Mercy topped off

[Coon Rapids Herald, August 15, 2014] Adorned with signatures and messages of goodwill, the final beam of The Mother Baby Center at Mercy was lifted into place during an Aug. 12 “topping off” ceremony at the hospital. The ceremony marks a milestone in the construction process for the facility, a $30 million initiative due to […]

Emily Stimmler cradled baby Eli on her hip as she described to groundbreaking ceremony guests the critical care her newborn baby boy needed just days after his birth last year. Photo by Sue Austreng

Ground breaks as Mother Baby Center born at Mercy Hospital

[Coon Rapids Herald, May 16, 2014] Representatives of Allina Health and Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota ceremonially broke ground on The Mother Baby Center at Mercy May 14. When the facility opens next summer, specialized care and birthing options will be available close to home for local families and their newborns. The Mother Baby […]

Last baby of 2013, first baby of 2014

[WCCO TV, Jan. 1, 2014] The last metro Twin Cities baby born in 2013 and the first in 2014 both made their debuts at Allina Health hospitals. Liam Gabriel Del Rio rang out the old year with his birth at United Hospital in St. Paul at 11:57 p.m. Tuesday night. Minutes later at Mercy Hospital […]

Allina, Children’s adding Mother Baby Center in Coon Rapids

[Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, Oct. 15, 2013] Allina Health and Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota will expand their Mother Baby Center birth-center concept with a 50,000-square-foot addition to Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids. The building will connect to Mercy Hospital operating rooms via skyway. Read the complete story online at bizjournals.com.

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 […]