New Ulm declared a ‘Heart Safe’ community


[New Ulm Journal, August 04, 2010] New Ulm has been named a "Heart Safe" community by  Allina Hospitals and Clinics.

Officials from Allina and New Ulm Medical Center gave the news and presented a certificate to the New Ulm City Council at its meeting on Tuesday. New Ulm is only the third community in Minnesota to receive the designation. Apple Valley and New Brighton are the other two.

Lori Burkhart, coordinator of the Allina Heart Safe Community Project in New Ulm, explained to the council what it takes to be a Heart Safe Community.

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