ROCHESTER, Minn. (KEYC) — The Mayo Clinic Health System reported Tuesday it will for all time close five centers in southern Minnesota and northwest Iowa.
The affected facilities are situated in Lake Crystal, Sherburn, Trimont, and Truman, notwithstanding a center in Armstrong, Iowa.
These locales briefly shut in March 2020 due to the Covid pandemic, and after a top to bottom assessment, the organization says those areas won’t resume.
Mayo says those areas had restricted administrations and low quiet volume before the pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic additionally launched telehealth administrations, which likewise added to the terminations.
“Given the way that we have such countless better approaches to interface with patients that came about on account of the pandemic, we felt like this was the correct choice as far as long haul manageability. Our capacity to in any case interface with patients inside these networks in new, imaginative, and virtual ways,” clarified James Hebl, M.D., provincial VP at Mayo Clinic Health System.
A year ago, staff at the affected centers were moved to offices in Fairmont, Mankato and St. James. They will keep on working at these areas going ahead.