Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Vaccine Arrived in Central Minnesota
Dec. 17 was a historic — and very exciting — day at CentraCare. The first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines arrived at CentraCare – St. Cloud Hospital and employee vaccinations started. CentraCare Incident Commander George Morris, MD, talks about what a gift the vaccine is for frontline workers.


COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution
Amy White, RN, has been working for CentraCare for almost four decades. For the last 10 months, she’s been working with COVID-19 patients in the Intensive Care Unit at CentraCare – St. Cloud Hospital. Amy was the proud first recipient of the COVID-19 vaccine for CentraCare. She is hopeful this development means brighter days ahead.


CentraCare Long-term Care Residents Receive First Doses of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine
Residents at CentraCare and Carris Health long-term care facilities now are receiving the first doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine as part of the effort to protect our most vulnerable from the virus. On Dec. 29, vaccinations began at several regional CentraCare long-term care facilities. At Carris Health – Care Center & Therapy Suites in Willmar, Harriet Lobbins, who is 106 and a survivor of COVID-19, received the first dose. Learn more.


My Aching Pandemic Neck
Working from home and distance learning has meant more computer time. Get ideas from CentraCare – St. Cloud Hospital Outpatient Rehabilitation Director Steve Sperl, PT, on how to create an ergonomically correct workstation in your home.