Press Release Archive

Welia Health to host a community celebration on September 24

Everyone is invited to celebrate the new name and the Mora campus expansion Call it the Welia-bration, Welia Health is celebrating its new facilities and brand new name (formerly FirstLight Health System) with a community event on September 24, 2019 in Mora, MN from 5pm-7pm. Here are a few highlights: Ribbon cutting ceremony at 5pm. […]

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FirstLight Eye Clinic Move -July/August 2019

As we prepare for our eye clinic to move next week; we have some important information to share: Monday (July 29th) – Optical services only available at the downtown FirstLight location. Tuesday (July 30th) – Closed Wednesday (July 31st) – Closed Thursday (August 1st) and beyond – First patient day on the FirstLight Mora campus […]

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FirstLight recognized by MHA for excellence: July 2019

FirstLight Health System recognized by Minnesota Hospital Association for excellence in quality and patient safety Mora, MN – July 10, 2019 – FirstLight Health System has been recognized by the Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) for superior performance in quality and patient safety as part of MHA’s Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN). MHA is one of […]

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July 4, 2019 Holiday hours for all locations

Happy 4th of July!  Below are the hours for our locations for the holiday weekend. Thursday, July 4, 2019: MORA Hospital: OPEN 24 Emergency Department: OPEN 24 Clinic: CLOSED Same Day: CLOSED Community Pharmacy:  CLOSED Eye Clinic:  CLOSED PINE CITY Clinic:  CLOSED Urgency Services: OPEN, 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Community Pharmacy:  CLOSED HINCKLEY Clinic:  […]

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CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: 6/27/19

It’s been a long road and GREAT NEWS, we can now announce some final dates for construction competition: Imaging remodel: will see their first patient on or before 7/2 Featured staircase: ~7/18 this will connect the main entrance to surgery and administration Clinic remodel & expansion: ~7/15 Curved hallway that connects the main entrance to […]

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FirstLight awards $8,000 worth of renewable scholarships in 2019

FirstLight Health System supports area high school graduates in their pursuit of knowledge awarding $8,000 worth of renewable scholarships Four local high school students, pursuing a higher education in the health field were awarded scholarships from FirstLight Health System. The criteria used to evaluate the recipient’s application included their GPA, a letter of recommendation from […]

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FirstLight is awarded TopWorkplace designation for 2019

Star Tribune names FirstLight Health System a 2019 Top Workplace Mora, MN – June 14, 2019—FirstLight Health System has been named one of the Top Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune. A complete list of those selected is available at StarTribune.com/topworkplaces2019 and will also be published in the Star Tribune Top Workplaces special section […]

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