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COVID-19: Navigating exposure and symptoms

If you believe you have been exposed to or are experiencing symptoms concerning for COVID-19, Welia Health recommends you follow these guidelines. Exposure and close contact What is exposure? Any close contact with someone who: has tested positive and has symptoms or has tested positive without symptoms What is close contact? Close contact with others […]

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COVID-19 vaccine made available to Welia Health

Just days after the emergency authorization of the first COVID-19 vaccine, Welia Health is pleased to announce it will receive an initial supply of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine early next week. Following the planning guidelines from the Minnesota Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Welia Health will distribute these initial doses […]

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COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs

As the 2020 year comes to a close, the first COVID-19 vaccine has been approved to help stop the pandemic. Understandably, there are many questions about the vaccines in general, safety and risks, where to get the vaccination, and how initial doses will be distributed. Because the roll-out and ongoing vaccination program will continue to evolve, […]

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Updated Visitor Guidelines

Early in March, Welia Health made a difficult decision to restrict visitors to our hospital and clinic facilities. This was done to reduce the likelihood of transmission of COVID-19 to other patients and staff. To keep everyone safe, we will continuously monitor the number of cases and the community spread of COVID-19, possibly changing the […]

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Preparing for a Surgical Procedure

Recommendations and information about COVID-19 testing and self-isolation prior to a surgical procedure. At Welia Health, our top priority is the safety and wellbeing of our patients. This is especially true considering the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. We understand any uncertainty or anxiety you may feel about your upcoming surgical procedure. Rest assured, we are taking […]

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