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[Faribault Daily News, November 06, 2017]   Owatonna Hospital President David Albrecht will assume the same role with District One Hospital starting in December. District One Hospital announced Albrecht as its next President Monday morning after current President Stephen Pribyl announced his retirement earlier this year.
November 06, 2017
[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
[Minnesota Public Radio, March 01, 2016]   Allina Health is placing restrictions on visitors to its hospitals, after state health officials declared influenza widespread in Minnesota. Beginning Wednesday, children under age 5 and sick people will not be allowed to visit hospitalized patients.
March 01, 2016
[Owatonna People's Press, February 06, 2015]   A different style of care has arrived at Owatonna Hospital , part of Allina Health. And on Friday morning, hospital employees gathered with Owatonna Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Ambassadors to celebrate the opening of the Penny George Institute for Health and Healing outpatient clinic, located at the hospital.
February 06, 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, 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
[Owatonna People's Press, September 28, 2012]   Wilson Elementary School, Owatonna, is one of 10 elementary schools in Minnesota and western Wisconsin communities chosen to participate in a novel partnership with Allina Health . Wilson Elementary School has been selected as a School Health Connection site for the 2012–13 school year, which includes a $10,000 grant to promote healthy activities.
September 28, 2012
[Owatonna People's Press, September 11, 2012]   Some Steele County employees may be spending more time in the kitchen this fall thanks to a grant the county received from the Neighborhood Health Connection program of Allina Health . The county received a $2,500 grant from Neighborhood Health Connection, which supports wellness and promotes healthy lifestyles one neighborhood at a time.
September 11, 2012
[Owatonna People's Press, August 23, 2012]   Residents of Owatonna are being encouraged to turn off their television set and go visit the city’s parks during the waning days of summer and the first days of autumn. The Owatonna Park Passport Program is a four-week long program in the month of September that is designed to get families out into the parks and hike the trails while searching for clues.
August 27, 2012
[Star Tribune, March 25, 2011]   At Owatonna Hospital, some of the faces in the emergency room were becoming a little too familiar. The same patients kept coming back over and over again, often with vague complaints about pain or migraines.
March 25, 2011