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[Star Tribune, April 26, 2013]   An extra-long skyway spanning Coon Rapids Boulevard, scheduled to be part of a $22 million expansion of Mercy Hospital , has received city approvals. Hospital owner Allina Health and building developer Frauenshuh HealthCare Real Estate Solutions last year got the go-ahead to build a 120,000-square-foot building across the busy four-lane road from the hospital, which will house its Virginia Piper Cancer Institute and include outpatient surgery clinical space.
May 01, 2013
[ABC Newspapers, January 23, 2013]   Klay Charles Richards’ birth went swimmingly, both literally and figuratively, as his mother Brittany Richards delivered her son in a comfortable, inflatable tub of warm water in their room at Unity Hospital. Brittany and Charles Richards relax with their newborn Klay and his sister Daisy at Unity Hospital, part of Allina Health.
February 07, 2013
[ABC Newspapers, November 29, 2012]   A program new to Allina Medical Clinic – Coon Rapids is promoting early literacy and school readiness to young children and their families through pediatricians. The program is made possible thanks to a $24,000 donation from a local entrepreneur and his company.
November 29, 2012
[COON RAPIDS HERALD, September 13, 2012]   Groundbreaking for an expansion of Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids took place yesterday (Wednesday, Sept. 12).
September 13, 2012
[COON RAPIDS HERALD, August 30, 2012]   Kids had fun at the third annual art party Aug. 23 at Kenny Kids , a specialized pediatric rehabilitation program in Coon Rapids offered by Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute, part of Allina Health .
September 04, 2012
[ABC Newspapers, April 12, 2012]   The stars were aligned over Coon Rapids one morning in February. So much so that Mary Rosemark, 49, Coon Rapids, survived a pulmonary embolism thank to the swift action of her husband, Dan Rosemark, an Allina EMS crew, and emergency responders from several agencies.
April 12, 2012
[COON RAPIDS HERALD, September 21, 2011]       An Orange Alert drill involved evacuating about 20 patients. Read the article.
September 22, 2011
[COON RAPIDS HERALD, September 09, 2011]   Thanks to state-of-the-art software, a couple of fast-acting, quick-thinking IT staff members and expert medical care, when Samantha Robbins gave birth to little Emilynn via emergency C-section at Mercy Hospital Aug. 30, her husband, a soldier stationed in Kuwait, was right there by her side.
September 12, 2011
[COON RAPIDS HERALD, September 08, 2011]   "This is a great thing, to talk about wellness and keep our community in that mode increasingly, rather than waiting until you are ill and show up here on not such great terms," said Fridley Mayor Scott Lund.
September 09, 2011
[Anoka County Union, August 11, 2011]   [Anoka County Union Aug. 11, 2011} The Penny George Institute for Health and Healing at Allina’s Unity Hospital campus now offers a holistic approach to health care on an outpatient basis.
August 12, 2011