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Safety Tips While Your Kids Go Back to School in 2020 in MN

Posted by The Urgency Room on October 26, 2020 09:51 PM
As school begins to start back up for many areas, there’s a good chance you’re a bit overwhelmed and feeling confused as to how things will go. From in-person learning to hybrid schedules, sticking to the collective goal of protecting our kids is cru...Read More

Rapid COVID Testing at The Urgency Room

Posted by The Urgency Room on October 16, 2020 03:32 PM
Everyone is working hard to protect ourselves and our communities from COVID-19. Testing is increasing, and the demand is higher than ever. At The Urgency Room, we are conducting COVID testing using Abbott’s ID NOW molecular test. We want to take a m...Read More

5 Ways to Help Ward off the Flu

Posted by The Urgency Room on October 15, 2020 10:04 PM
Flu season creeps up on us every year—and this year, it’ll be a bit different. As we continue to face the reality of COVID-19, it’s vital to understand how to best protect you and your family from the flu. It might be difficult to know whether you ha...Read More

Stand Up to Asthma

Posted by The Urgency Room on September 18, 2020 04:05 PM
In Minnesota, we have plenty to look forward to in the fall.  The gorgeous colors spreading across the state, crisp cool air, school back in session, warm sweatshirts and pumpkin-flavored everything are just some of the delights of a M...Read More

Coronavirus vs. the Flu

Posted by The Urgency Room on August 27, 2020 10:10 PM
Throughout the continuing pandemic, COVID-19 has been commonly compared to seasonal influenza. However, while there may be some similarities between the flu and the novel coronavirus, the two are still quite different in many ways. It’s true that bot...Read More

What Should I Do If My Child Overheats?

Posted by The Urgency Room on August 11, 2020 09:25 PM
This time of year we’re still set to experience some miserably hot weather. When we’re spending all our time outdoors in the summer heat, there can be some risks involved. Our bodies create a lot of heat themselves, and they typically cool down throu...Read More

Are Kids at Risk for Coronavirus/COVID-19?

Posted by The Urgency Room on July 13, 2020 10:11 PM
The coronavirus (COVID-19) has uprooted many of our day-to-day lives—especially the lives of our children. With schools shut down and summer activities being canceled or postponed, many people are left wondering whether or not their kids are safe. Ca...Read More

COVID-19 Test Results in Minutes Instead of Days!

Posted by The Urgency Room on June 18, 2020 07:21 PM
We’re excited to announce we are using ID NOW COVID-19 tests, from Abbott Labs at our Woodbury Urgency Room. ID NOW is the fastest available molecular point-of-care test for the detection of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), delivering positive results i...Read More

Sunscreen Facts You Should Know

Posted by The Urgency Room on May 27, 2020 03:56 PM
The Sun is Fun, but Protecting Yourself is KeyIs it just for kids and vacations?Everyone needs sunscreen. Anyone can get skin cancer regardless of age, gender, race or location.  If you are going to be exposed to the sun you need sunscreen. Peri...Read More

What COVID-19 Looks Like To Us

Posted by The Urgency Room on May 18, 2020 05:58 PM
We're All In This TogetherWhat’s it like working at The Urgency Room these days, you might wonder? …very different than the first part of the year -that, we can assure you! At The Urgency Room, we have many staff members working each day caring for o...Read More