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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, effective June 29, 2020, Allina Health has instituted a one visitor per patient policy at all its hospitals and clinics and other locations. There are limited exceptions to this policy. Learn more about our 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.