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April is National OT Month!

Occupational Therapy (OT) is a profession that works to empower patients to overcome barriers and adapt to tasks to participate more fully in daily activities.  Our occupational therapist, Amy Rice, OTR/L, CLT offers a wide range of services including the following: Lymphedema Therapy. Amy has completed required training and is a Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT),…

The COOK HOSPITAL is pleased to announce we are NOW OFFERING low-dose lung cancer screening!

Low-dose Lung Cancer Screening

Certified Lymphedema Therapist

Cook Hospital is pleased to announce that Amy Rice, OTR/L-CLT, has successfully completed a continuing education course and received her certification as a Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT) through Klose Training.  Lymphedema is an abnormal accumulation of protein-rich fluid that causes inflammation and fibroses tissue of the affected area (Klose Training, 2018). Lymphedema can be categorized…

Community Needs Assessment

Health Care is a Local Affair Cook Hospital is making health care a local affair by participating in the Community Health Needs Assessment process. This process includes various community engagement activities which includes Focus Groups and Key Stakeholder Interviews as well as a mailed survey sent to a random sample of homes in the hospital’s…

Nursing Assistant Training

Cook Hospital & Care Center is thrilled to again offer OnTrack, an online, on-demand Nursing Assistant training program completely FREE. This flexible program can be completed in a matter of weeks and provides graduates with the skills they need to pass the state exam and start a rewarding career as a nursing assistant. The curriculum is fun, engaging,…

Free CNA Course Offered

Cook Care Center partners with Leading Age Minnesota and the State of Minnesota to offer online Nursing Assistant training at no charge. Complete the training courses in a matter of weeks from the comfort of your own home.  Skills lab and clinicals are completed at the Cook Care Center. Apply online at or pick…

Winning Raffle Numbers

The winning raffle numbers from the Rural Health Center for the Community Survey are – #3851954 #3851398 #5428487 #3851378 Please contact the hospital receptionist (218-666-5945) at the front desk to claim your $25 gift card to Zup’s.  Please bring your ticket with you when claim your gift card.

Save the Date!

The W. C. Heiam Medical Foundation will hold its next annual benefit on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. You won’t want to miss this popular fundraising event, so save the date now!