Published on September 30, 2019

Essentia Health – St. Joseph's Foundation Receives Over $700,000 to Support Local Heart & Vascular Care

Essentia Health – St. Joseph’s Foundation has received a gift from the Marilyn Covey Estate to support the work at the Marilyn Covey Heart & Vascular Center to provide cardiac care close to home. 

Family and friends were important to Marilyn.  Watching those she loved struggle with heart disease inspired her to work with St. Joseph’s Medical Center, knowing a local heart and vascular center would lessen the strain and stress on the patient and their family. Marilyn passed away in Nisswa in 2015 at the age of 86, and was very private in her philanthropic giving.

Adam Rees, President, Essentia Health Central Market, shares, “The generosity and vision of Marilyn Covey is a true inspiration.  We are blessed to have the trust and support in our cardiac care from the Covey Estate.”

The Marilyn Covey Heart & Vascular Center is located at Essentia Health – St. Joseph’s Medical Center.  Top cardiologists and medical teams work together to offer advanced heart and vascular care including cardiac electrophysiology, cardiac rehabilitation, and interventional cardiology.  To make an appointment, call 218-828-7580.

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