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Preparing for a surgical procedure during COVID-19

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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Hinckley Clinic to Reopen July 6

Keeping you safe while providing access to healthcare services Welia Health staff has begun preparations to reopen its clinic in Hinckley. The clinic is anticipated to reopen Monday, July 6. Appointments can be scheduled by calling 320.384.6189. At the beginning of March, clinic services were temporarily suspended due to a significant decrease in patient visits […]

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Lily’s Letters of Love

Over the past few months, as we have taken steps to protect the most vulnerable in our communities from the Coronavirus, many of our seniors have found themselves separated from loved ones. Welia Health is proud to introduce a new program called Lily’s Letters, designed bring joy to residents of long-term care and assisted living […]

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Rehab Team Welcomes You Back

Over the past two months, as Welia Health prepared for the COVID-19 pandemic, some delays in rehabilitation care were recommended to keep patients and staff safe. We are now encouraging you to begin or continue your rehabilitation care. Typically, when a care plan is delayed or discontinued, the healing process can be affected significantly—pain, strength, […]

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Should You Wear Gloves in Public?

Do gloves help to protect from us from the COVID-19 virus? Mask wearing, social distancing, and good hand hygiene are all critical for protecting yourself and others from getting COVID-19. What about wearing gloves while in public? Brian Niskanen, MD, Welia Health Chief Medical Officer, addresses the this common question. “Generally, wearing gloves in public […]

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Well-child Visits at Welia Health

Meet Michael Michael just had his 3-year-old well-child check. Well-child visits are very important to monitor development and overall health while keeping immunizations up to date. We understand that you may have delayed a well-child visit because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Rest assured that we have implemented extra safety measures and are now taking appointments. […]

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Elective Surgery and Procedures Resume

53 days, 1272 hours or 76,320 minutes! However you want to say it, it’s been a long time since the last elective procedure at Welia Health. But as of May 5, the Governor’s executive order restricting elective procedures has been lifted, allowing us to begin scheduling again. As exciting as it was to get this […]

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Welia Health has Dedicated COVID-19 Virtual Team

Caring for patients with positive COVID-19 results Like so many, you may be anxious about testing positive for COVID-19. If you do test positive, even if you develop significant symptoms, you may not require hospitalization. Rest assured, you will not be alone. Welia Health is prepared to help you through it. Our dedicated team provides […]

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