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[Owatonna People's Press, May 01, 2020]   The use of Allina Health’s Change to Chill and Health Powered Kids websites has increased dramatically since Minnesota schools were closed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The free sites provide tools for teens to manage stress and lessons for younger children on nutrition, physical fitness and mind-body balance.
May 01, 2020
[Faribault Daily News, April 01, 2019]   One of Apple’s latest developments could have an impact on area residents. Apple Health Records has received support from Allina Health, which owns District One Hospital in Faribault and Owatonna Hospital .
April 01, 2019
[Owatonna People's Press, October 08, 2018]   With about a half hour still on the clock on Saturday, volunteers at the Free Bikes 4 Kidz event at the Owatonna Hospital had already loaded about 150 bikes — an average of about 40 bikes an hour and enough to fill three trucks full — and still had some left to load up. “I assume we’ll get some more,” said Natalie Ginter, the Allina Health director of community engagement for the Owatonna Hospital and the one coordinating Saturday’s bicycle collection at the hospital.
October 08, 2018
[Owatonna People's Press, October 19, 2016]   A small group gathered in front of the Free Clinic of Steele County’s door for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and private open house Thursday afternoon to celebrate its new home in Owatonna. “This is really an important day for all of us,” said Anne Draeger, director of patient care at Owatonna Hospital, part of Allina Health , and member of the Free Clinic’s Board of Directors.
October 19, 2016
[Owatonna People's Press, April 12, 2016]   Allina Health is reaching out to the community for ideas to engage local health needs. At a roundtable discussion Tuesday morning at the Steele County History Center, Allina staff heard from city, county and school district officials, South Central Human Relations Center social workers and case managers, Koda Living Community employees and nonprofit executives, among others, all weighing in on what needs they see unmet in areas ranging from chronic pain management to dental health.
April 12, 2016
[Owatonna People's Press, May 19, 2015]   It was a year of firsts for the Owatonna Hospital Auxiliary ’s fourth annual Festival of Tables fundraiser Tuesday afternoon. And one of the most noticeable firsts involved four John Deere tractors sitting outside the doors of the Owatonna Country Club.
May 19, 2015
[Owatonna People's Press, March 10, 2015]   Becoming a philanthropist wasn’t something Penny George had set out to do. “I was a psychologist,” George said.
March 25, 2015
[Owatonna People's Press, December 02, 2014]   Owatonna Hospital scored exceedingly well on The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) 2013 survey of Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care (mPINC). With a score of 86, Owatonna Hospital is performing better than many facilities nationwide, in Minnesota and similar size facilities.
December 01, 2014
[Owatonna People's Press, July 30, 2013]   Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Owatonna has been given its second opportunity to promote social connections and increase healthy behaviors in the community. The church received a $5,000 Healthy Activity Grant from the Allina Health Neighborhood Health Connection program — the only organization that received the maximum amount in the south region.
August 05, 2013
[Owatonna People's Press, June 01, 2013]   At 9:20 a.m. Saturday, 25 Owatonna Hospital, part of Allina Health, employees and their families packaged the last meal for the community. On Saturday, 40 Allina Health locations -- including Owatonna, Faribault and Northfield -- packaged 200,000 meals for neighbors in need in Minnesota and western Wisconsin to promote healthy eating on a budget and kick off the 2013 Neighborhood Health Connection grant application process.
June 01, 2013