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[WCCO, April 24, 2020]   Emily Koivisto is a critical care nurse at Allina Health's Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids. It's tough work during the coronavirus pandemic.
April 24, 2020
[ABC Newspapers, April 16, 2020]   Mercy Hospital is a quiet place these days. “It depends on where you are in the hospital, but for the most part, in the hospital it’s very empty,” said Daniel Steffen, Mercy’s vice president of operations.
April 16, 2020
[KMSP Fox 9, September 21, 2019]   A long-time Blaine city council member suddenly lost feeling in part of his body and couldn't speak. While time wasn't on his side, his wife was, and now the couple is sharing their story about surviving a stroke without any side effects.
September 21, 2019
[KSTP TV, May 29, 2019]   The Mother Baby Center at Allina Health's Mercy Hospital , the latest Allina Hospital to open a milk depot, celebrated its opening today with an open house. Milk depots are locations where lactating mothers can donate their excess milk to be processed and given to moms who cannot produce enough breast milk for their new babies.
May 29, 2019
[CTN News, April 26, 2019]   Mercy Hospital 's Gift of Life event celebrates all those who donated organs with their families at the annual ceremony. Families of organ donors and organ recipients came together to remember those who gave and remind others to sign up to be donors.
April 26, 2019
[Washington Post, March 05, 2019]   Late on Feb. 22, doctors told Jason Spencer his health was declining so rapidly, he might not live through the night.
March 05, 2019
[Sun Focus, March 11, 2018]   Allina Health is halfway through a three-and-half-year project to truly transform Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids and the former Unity Hospital in Fridley into “one hospital, two campuses.” At the beginning of 2017, the two hospitals, 9 miles apart, officially merged and began operating under one license. Unity Hospital is now known as Mercy Hospital - Unity Campus .
March 11, 2018
[Minnesota Business, January 26, 2017]   Sara Criger, president of Allina’s Mercy Hospital , is a serial change agent. Her leadership has impacted a number of hospitals in the metro area, including Fairview Ridges Hospital, the University of Minnesota Medical Center and St. Joseph’s Hospital.
January 26, 2018
[Sun Focus, January 16, 2017]   For the past 50 years, two Allina Health hospitals – Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids and Unity Hospital in Fridley – have collaborated on many services for patients in the North Metro. That collaboration has resulted in enhanced care for the north metro communities and has set the stage for a new era for the two hospitals.
January 16, 2017
[Patch.com, September 23, 2013]   Mercy & Unity Hospitals Foundation, part of Allina Health , said its has received a $1 million gift from Jim and Pam Deal for its capital campaign. In honor of the largest gift ever made to the Foundation, Jim and Pam Deal will be recognized as special friends of Mercy Hospital , foundation officials said.
September 24, 2013