Published on July 17, 2018

Essentia Health Emergency Department undergoing major renovation to improve patient experience

We apologize that the Entrance to the Emergency Department at Essentia Health St. Joseph’s Medical Center, will be temporarily closed for renovations July 23 through August 8. For emergency care please access the Emergency Department through the main doors at front of the Hospital, 523 N Third Street.

A $1 million renovation, is in progress utilizing many local contractors. This project will improve patient privacy and create a more comfortable experience for patients and their families. Patient care continues as construction crews rotate into different areas. The new layout will make it easier for patients to navigate and flow more efficiently through the emergency department.

Emergency Department at Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Centeris open 24 hours, 7 days a week.If you are experiencing an emergency, dial 911 or head to the nearest emergency room. This includes suffering chest pain, having trouble breathing, suffering from a trauma, or need care not during Urgent Care or Convenient Care clinic hours.