With stroke, every minute counts. If you or someone you know is experiencing symptoms of stroke, call 911 immediately.
Every Allina Health hospital is recognized as stroke ready by the state of Minnesota. That means every hospital is prepared to evaluate, stabilize and provide life-saving emergency care to patients who exhibit symptoms of stroke. All sites have access to experienced stroke neurology specialists either in person or via
TeleStroke 24 hours a day/7 days a week.
Abbott Northwestern and
United Hospitals have been awarded certification as Comprehensive Stroke Centers.
Certification as a Comprehensive Stoke Center is recognition that the hospital is able to offer the highest level of treatment and care available for stroke patients, including advanced neuro-interventional radiology, neurosurgery, and neuro-critical care services.
Mercy Hospital - Mercy Campus and Mercy Hospital - Unity Campus are certified Primary Stroke Centers, demonstrating a focus on performance improvement and excellence in quality indicators for optimal stroke care.
A stroke can happen at any age. The physical, mental and emotional impact of a stroke can range from mild to severe. The goal of rehabilitation is to regain as much independence as possible.
Stroke survivors face unique challenges. Care coordination can help you access the wide variety of medical, rehabilitative and supportive resources available. Connecting with others who've had similar experiences through a support groups also can be helpful.
hospitals are equipped with a special video technology that allows a stroke
neurologist from one of Allina Health's certified Comprehensive Stroke Centers
to examine a patient who's miles away. This partnership allows accurate and
prompt diagnosis of stroke so that important treatment can begin.
Northwestern and United Hospitals are certified Comprehensive Stroke Centers.
Abbott Northwestern-WestHealth – Plymouth, MinnesotaBaldwin Area Medical Center – Baldwin, WisconsinBuffalo Hospital – Buffalo, MinnesotaCambridge Medical Center – Cambridge, MinnesotaCuyuna Regional Medical Center – Crosby, MinnesotaDistrict One Hospital – Faribault, MinnesotaEssentia Health St. Joseph's Medical Center – Brainerd, MinnesotaEssentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center – Duluth, MinnesotaFirstLight Health System – Mora, MinnesotaGlencoe Regional Health Services – Glencoe, MinnesotaGranite Falls Municipal Hospital and Manor – Granite Falls, MinnesotaMeeker Memorial Hospital – Litchfield, MinnesotaNew Ulm Medical Center – New Ulm, MinnesotaOwatonna Hospital – Owatonna, MinnesotaRC Hospital and Clinics – Olivia, MinnesotaRegina Hospital – Hastings, MinnesotaRiver Falls Area Hospital – River Falls, WisconsinRiver's Edge Hospital & Clinic – St. Peter, MinnesotaRiverwood Healthcare Center – Aitkin, MinnesotaSibley Medical Center – Arlington, MinnesotaSt. Francis Regional Medical Center – Shakopee, Minnesota