Coronavirus update

Thank you for entrusting us with your health care. We understand the concern and uncertainty you may be feeling about coronavirus (also known as COVID-19). With your care and safety in mind, we are changing how we provide some services.

Your health and safety are our top priorities, today and every day. We are here to provide you with the care and support you need. We encourage you to stay informed about how to stay healthy and to learn what steps to take if you think you have COVID-19. For the most up-to-date information on Allina Health's coronavirus response, and the information you need to stay healthy, learn more here.

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Abbott Northwestern Hospital


As the largest private hospital in the Twin Cities, Abbott Northwestern is recognized nationally and locally for its exceptional expertise and care. Each year, the hospital serves more than 200,000 patients and their families from across the Twin Cities and Upper Midwest.

Restricted visiting guidelines 

To protect the health and safety of our patients and staff, Allina Health has instituted a no visitor policy in all of its hospitals, clinics and other locations. There are limited exceptions to this policy. Learn more about no visitor policy and visitor requirements including exceptions.

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Abbott Northwestern Hospital campus revitalization project

A 10-year, multimillion project will create a new Central Utility Plant and Transportation Hub/parking ramp to serve Abbott Northwestern Hospital, The Commons and the 10th Avenue Facility. Updates will be posted here as available. Community members may also call our dedicated phone line with questions, concerns and feedback: 612-262-1010. Calls will be returned promptly.

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Stop guessing. Start finding your way.

We want your visit to be as easy and stress free as possible. When you download the Allina Health mobile app you’ll get turn-by-turn directions to easily find your destination on the Abbott Northwestern Hospital campus. Where ever you need to go, we’ll get you there. Download the app now for your Apple or Android device.

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Abbott Northwestern Hospital achieves Magnet® Recognition for Nursing Excellence

Abbott Northwestern Hospital received Magnet recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in December 2019. ANCC’s Magnet Recognition Program® identifies superior quality in nursing care and is the highest national honor for nursing excellence. For more information about the Magnet Recognition Program and current statistics, visit ANCC Magnet Recognition Program.

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I-35W construction may cause traffic delays when visiting our campus

Access to Abbott Northwestern Hospital will remain open at all times, but expect it to take longer due to detours and traffic congestion during peak periods. Visit the MnDOT web site for the most up to date information.