The group is launching an ad campaign that holds nothing back about the seriousness of the situation in Minnesota hospitals.
The situation is very dire, according to Minnesota healthcare leaders.
The multi-state healthcare giant has been hit hard by the virus.
These stories are written by the people on the front lines.
The feature segment comes as Minnesota hospitals are being filled with COVID-19 patients.
Critical care capacity is being pressed hard in eastern regions of Minnesota.
Health officials say they're hoping to avoid another lockdown, but need people to stick to the advice already out there.
Twin Cities ICU beds are at 98% capacity.
There are now 774 people with COVID-19 hospitalized in Minnesota.
Bed capacity is not an issue statewide.
The MN Hospitals Association says there is a narrow window to slow the spread.
The Lown Institute Hospitals Index considers community policies, inclusivity and value of care in addition to patient outcomes.
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a significant toll on the healthcare provider.
They ranked among the best on U.S. News and World Report's Best Children's Hospitals list.
The state has seen less activity in recent weeks, but health officials don't think what they prepared for was overkill.
Twenty-nine more people have died in Minnesota.
There's a schedule detailing when you can expect them to arrive.
They can start as early as next week.
The state budget and elective procedures will be up for discussion.
Gov. Tim Walz says that the state has built up good ICU and ventilator capacity.
It's possible that a statement on elective surgeries will be forthcoming.
It cuts the red tape that allows them to work in Minnesota.
The healthcare provider says its original COVID-19 facility, Bethesda, is nearing capacity.
Mary Turner provided a look into what it's like in an ICU ward right now.