April 29, 2020 . Play. DETROIT LAKES (KDLM) - Lakes Area Health organizations came together, Wednesday to thank community members for their efforts in keeping the community safe. An Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Foundation corporate donor will donate $1 for every mask up to $5,000. And we need help. Just pull up to the entrance facing University Drive (in the area where valet is usually staged) and a team member will come take the masks. Essentia Health says its donation site has had an overwhelming amount of community support. Additionally, if you have N95 masks you are not using, they would appreciate a donation of those as … (courtesy: Essentia Health) DULUTH, Minn. – Effective Saturday Essentia Health will begin requiring masks at the Center for Personal Fitness at the Miller Hill Health Plaza. July 13, 2020 4:37 pm Kaitlyn Moffett Top Stories, Twin Ports. FARGO — Sanford Health and Essentia Health are accepting donated face masks and other items. Faced with a critical need for more face masks, Essentia Health-Wahpeton continues to need the public’s help to keep our patients and staff safe. Both Essentia Health Foundation and St. Luke's Foundation want to thank everyone who has taken time to sew masks. And while we’ve reached our initial goal, there remains a significant need for masks across our facilities as both health care systems abide by universal masking guidelines. An Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Foundation corporate donor will donate $1 for every mask up to $5,000. Sanford Health will accept sanitizing wipes, N95 masks and handmade cloth face masks in light of a recent recommendation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to wear masks to prevent spread of the coronavirus. As a public service, we’ve opened this article to everyone regardless of subscription status. A step-by-step video for how to make a face mask can be found here . To date, we’ve collected about 2,000 masks here in Fargo and we are truly grateful for the outpouring of support our community has shown us. We are so grateful for the support of our communities. Anelli estimates they’ve already donated a couple hundred masks to area hospitals, including St. Luke’s and Essentia Health, and have plans to continue as long as masks are needed. No need to get out of your car! DULUTH, Minn. – Essentia Health has opened a drop-off site for community donations at its Miller Hill Health Plaza. DULUTH, MN -- Wearing a face mask has slowly become a part of everyday life and with this new normal, experts say it's important to wear them correctly. This news release is courtesy of Essentia Health: Beginning Monday, April 13, patients and visitors at all Essentia Health facilities will be encouraged to bring and wear their own cloth masks — if they have them — to help limit the spread of COVID-19. St. Luke's and Essentia Health are collaborating in the "Land of 10,000 Masks" campaign, with the goal of collecting at least 10,000 more handmade masks from the community. FARGO — Essentia Health has opened its drop-off site for community donations at the South University Clinic, located at 1702 South University Drive. As a public service, we’ve opened this article to everyone regardless of subscription status. Essentia Health and St. Luke's on Monday announced the "Land of 10,000 Masks" campaign to solicit homemade donations. A spokesperson said Friday they received an anonymous donation of 960 N-95 masks. Essentia Health hospital staff and some clinic staff involved in direct patient care have been practicing continuous wearing of a Level 1 procedure mask. All Essentia Health staff will also be required to wear face masks at all times. During this “Land of 10,000 Masks” campaign, we are seeking continued support from our communities, which already have been so generous. And according to staff, this change has been in the works for a while. They've received over 1400 so far. Essentia Health is stepping in to make sure everyone is covered, donating 20,000 masks to local organizations as a way to give back to the community for all of the cloth mask … DULUTH – Essentia Health surgeon Dr. Mark Scott was skeptical of the hospital's plan to decontaminate and reuse the all-important N95 masks that are in short supply nationwide. Beginning Monday, April 13, patients and visitors at all Essentia Health facilities are encouraged to bring and wear their own cloth masks - if they have them - to help limit the spread of COVID-19. They have collected about 2,000 masks in Fargo but more handmade cloth masks are … FARGO — Sanford Health and Essentia Health are accepting donated face masks and other items. MASK POLICY UPDATE: effective Sat., Aug. 8, our Center for Personal Fitness at the Miller Hill Health Plaza in Duluth, Minnesota will require masks at all times ... among members and staff. Faced with a critical need for more face masks, Essentia Health and St. Luke’s today announced a joint effort to increase their supply by 10,000. FARGO, N.D.–Dr. St. Luke’s, Essentia Health in Need of Mask Donations Duluth Hospitals Launch "Land of 10,000 Masks" Campaign . This follows recent guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that encourages all people to wear face Essentia says they are seeking donations of: Medical-grade N95 masks DETROIT LAKES (KDLM) - In response to the recent surge of COVID-19 across our region — and the frequent fluctuations in case rates — Essentia Health has launched a COVID-19 Regional Projections Dashboard. The letter signed by leaders of Sanford Health, Essentia Health and Ecumen in Detroit Lakes asked that residents "be even more diligent with social distancing, wearing face masks, and practicing good hand hygiene." DULUTH, Minn. – Starting Monday, Essentia Health will require all patients, visitors, and staff to masks to help limit the spread of COVID-19 at all its locations. FARGO, N.D. — Essentia Health is asking for your help with face masks. Jonathan KenKnight, a pediatrician at Essentia Health, is providing kids and adults with tricks for staying safe and healthy on Halloween despite the … Essentia Health professional provides mask-wearing tips . As we continue to fight COVID-19, more handmade cloth masks are needed to ensure the Essentia Health is taking mask donations Wednesday and Thursday from 10am to 2pm at their South University Clinic. This brings their total N-95 mask donations to just over 1,705. The dashboard aggregates publicly available data and features an interactive map of North Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Essentia and St. Luke's are still collecting masks for the "Land of 10,000 Masks" campaign. He knows that putting on a mask is just another way to keep his workspace clean and safe to everyone, including those most at risk for COVID-19. Dr. Sawardeker masks up to keep his patients safe and healthy. Essentia Health is asking patients and visitors to all facilities to bring and wear their own cloth masks if they have them. YOU'RE HELPING SAVE LIVES: we're beyond grateful for the outpouring of donations of handmade masks in recent weeks. As of Monday, April 13, both patients and employees at all Essentia Health locations are expected to wear masks. Remaining Ad Time Ad - 00:00. In the month since Essentia Health and St Luke's announced the “Land of 10,000 Masks” campaign, the two Duluth-based health care systems have received more than 12,000 homemade donated masks. Media Release: Faced with a critical need for more face masks, Essentia Health continues to need the public’s help to keep our patients and staff safe. Starting April 13, Essentia Health patients and visitors are asked to wear a cloth mask when visiting the health facility. We are truly grateful for the Unmute.