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TeleStroke: Additional hospitals are equipped with a special video technology that allows a stroke neurologist from one of Allina Health's certified Comprehensive Stroke Centers to examine a patient who's miles away. This partnership allows accurate and prompt diagnosis of stroke so that important treatment can begin.  


With stroke, every minute counts. If you or someone you know is experiencing symptoms of stroke, call 911 immediately

Every Allina Health hospital is recognized as stroke ready by the state of Minnesota. That means every hospital is prepared to evaluate, stabilize and provide life-saving emergency care to patients who exhibit symptoms of stroke. All sites have access to experienced stroke neurology specialists either in person or via TeleStroke 24 hours a day/7 days a week. 

Certified Comprehensive Stroke Centers

DNV-GL certified comprehensive stroke seal Abbott Northwestern and United Hospitals have been awarded certification as Comprehensive Stroke Centers.

Certification as a Comprehensive Stoke Center is recognition that the hospital is able to offer the highest level of treatment and care available for stroke patients, including advanced neuro-interventional radiology, neurosurgery, and neuro-critical care services.

Certified Primary stroke centers

Certified Primary Stroke Center graphic Mercy Hospital - Mercy Campus and Mercy Hospital - Unity Campus are certified Primary Stroke Centers, demonstrating a focus on performance improvement and excellence in quality indicators for optimal stroke care.

Acute stroke-ready hospitals - certified by the Minnesota Department of Health

Stroke rehabilitation

A stroke can happen at any age. The physical, mental and emotional impact of a stroke can range from mild to severe. The goal of rehabilitation is to regain as much independence as possible.

Stroke support

Stroke survivors face unique challenges. Care coordination can help you access the wide variety of medical, rehabilitative and supportive resources available. Connecting with others who've had similar experiences through a support groups also can be helpful.

  • Abbott Northwestern – WestHealth – Plymouth, Minnesota
  • Avera Hand County Memorial Hospital – Miller, South Dakota
  • Baldwin Area Medical Center – Baldwin, Wisconsin
  • Bowdle Hospital – Bowdle, South Dakota
  • Chaska/212 (Two Twelve Medical Center) – Chaska, Minnesota
  • Cuyuna Regional Medical Center – Crosby, Minnesota
  • Ely Bloomenson – Ely, Minnesota
  • Essentia Health St. Joseph's Medical Center – Brainerd, Minnesota
  • FirstLight Health System – Mora, Minnesota
  • Glencoe Regional Health Services – Glencoe, Minnesota
  • Granite Falls Municipal Hospital and Manor – Granite Falls, Minnesota
  • Hayward Area Memorial Hospital – Hayward, Wisconsin
  • Lake Region Healthcare – Fergus Falls, Minnesota
  • Meeker Memorial Hospital – Litchfield, Minnesota
  • Memorial Medical Center – Ashland, Wisconsin
  • Milbank Area Hospital – Milbank, South Dakota
  • MN Valley – Le Sueur, Minnesota
  • Redfield Community Hospital – Redfield, South Dakota
  • Ridgeview Medical Center – Waconia, Minnesota 
  • River's Edge Hospital & Clinic – St. Peter, Minnesota
  • Riverwood Healthcare Center – Aitkin, Minnesota
  • Sibley Medical Center – Arlington, Minnesota
  • Sleepy Eye Medical Center – Sleepy Eye, Minnesota
  • St. Luke's – Aberdeen, South Dakota
  • United Hospital District – Blue Earth, Minnesota
  • WestHealth – Plymouth, MN