Tag: Essentia Health

Essentia Health Fosston Welcomes New Administrator

Essentia Health is proud to announce Callen Weispfennig as the new administrator for the Fosston hospital and clinic. Weispfennig brings more than 15 years of health care leadership experience to Essentia Health. He comes to Essentia from St. Cloud hospital. He shared more about his background in a recent interview. Weisphennig was asked how he…
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April 29, 2022 0

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Fosston, MN — March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and Grant Coauette of Essentia Health in Fosston joined our Access Health Program this weekend to spread awareness about the disease and encourage people to schedule a colonoscopy. Colorectal Cancer is one of the most common occurring cancers in the United States. Coauette says colon cancer…
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March 28, 2022 0

Essentia Health Offering Virtual Advanced Care Planning Classes

Fargo, ND — Feel confident that you’ll get the health care you want, even when you’re no longer able communicate with doctors or loved ones by going through the process of creating of health care directive. Essentia Health wants to assist you in the process with a series of upcoming free advance care planning (ACP)…
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February 28, 2022 0

Essentia Health in Fosston Now Offering Hip Replacement Surgery

Fosston, MN — Essentia Health is now offering Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement Surgery at their location in Fosston with services provided by Dr. Samuel Lindemeier. Dr. Lindemeier joined the Access Health Program this weekend to talk hip replacement surgery and the process. He says hip replacement isn’t always the first option when it comes…
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February 14, 2022 0

Essentia Health to follow new Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine guidelines 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Jan. 7, 2022  Essentia Health to follow new Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine guidelines  Essentia Health will start following new COVID-19 vaccine guidelines laid out by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Wednesday. This comes as the more transmissible omicron variant grips much of the country.   The CDC has expanded the…
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January 8, 2022 0

Essentia Health reminding people of best practices for COVID-19 testing

With COVID-19 cases on the rise due to the highly transmissible omicron variant, Essentia Health is encouraging people to get tested using one of our various testing methods.  If you are having mild cold symptoms and aren’t sure if it’s COVID, please do not go to emergency departments or urgent care centers for a COVID…
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January 7, 2022 0

Essentia Health offering Booster Appointments for Covid-19

Essentia Health is scheduling appointments of a single-dose booster of both the Moderna and the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID•19 vaccines for all individuals ages 18 and older. Interested patients can schedule shots through the MyChart patient portal or by calling 1-833-494-0836. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends people 50 and older should get a booster…
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November 30, 2021 0

CHIME Digital Health Recognizes Essentia as a Leader in Healthcare Technology

By: Mary Balstad marybalstad@rjbroadcasting.com Minnesota – For the second year in a row, Essentia Health was lauded as a leader in healthcare technology by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). Praised for the technological infrastructure, Essentia received a level 9 out of 10 from CHIME, putting the health system in the top 1%…
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November 22, 2021 0

Essentia Health on Booster Shot

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration authorizes booster for specific populations to strengthen immunity. Those now eligible for a booster include: people aged 65 and older and residents of long-term-care facilities people aged 50-64 with underlying medical conditions that make them especially susceptible to severe COVID-19 people aged…
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September 27, 2021 0

Essentia Health Hosts Women’s Health Day

By Laura Hamilton laura@kkcqradio.com (8/31/2021) Often, women play a critical role in the health and overall wellness of their family. However, they often are so focused on the care of their spouse, children or others that they neglect their own needs. It is crucial that women take the time for themselves and maintain their health…
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August 31, 2021 0