Essentia closes Hermantown urgent care services due to staffing shortages
Last day will be Sunday, October 29
DULUTH, MN. (Northern News Now) - After suffering staffing shortages, an Essentia Health clinic had to end its urgent care services.
Essentia leaders announced Thursday they will end urgent care services at the Hermantown clinic for the foreseeable future.
Urgent care services at the Hermantown location were available on weekends only.
The last day urgent care will be offered in Hermantown will be Sunday, October 29.
However, the clinic will remain open for patient care from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Patients in need of immediate care should consider Essentia Health Urgent Care-West Duluth, Essentia Health Urgent Care-Duluth, Essentia Health Urgent Care-Superior, Essentia Health Urgent Care-Cloquet and, in some cases, Essentia Health Orthopedic Urgent Care-Duluth.
Officials say the decision was made after careful thought and consideration and want to thank patients for their understanding.
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