N-95 Masks Available for the Community

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January 31, 2022

PARK RAPIDS, MN (January 31, 2022) – CHI St. Joseph’s Health Community Health is distributing N-95 type masks to the community at no cost.  Masks are available at the Community Health office on Tuesdays from 9:00am – 11:00am, or by calling 218-237-5464 to schedule pick up time. The Community Health office is located at 1415 First Street E, Park Rapids.

Additionally, masks will be available at locations throughout the community, including the Hubbard County Food Shelf, Akeley Nevis Community Food Shelf, and the Laporte School.

If your business or organization is interested in being a distribution point for masks, please contact CHI St. Joseph’s Health Community Health at 218-237-5464.

The Hubbard County COVID-19 positivity rate remains extremely high. Please mask when in indoor spaces, stay home when sick, and please consider getting vaccinated and/or boosted if you have not already done so. CHI St. Joseph’s Health Community Health offers walk-in COVID-19 vaccines every Tuesday from 9:00am-11:00am for ages 5 and up.

Community Health also has a limited supply of free at-home COVID tests, please call our office to check availability.

About CHI St. Joseph’s Health

CHI St. Joseph’s Health is a 25-bed critical access hospital serving communities in Hubbard, Becker, Cass and Wadena Counties since 1946. In recent years, CHI St. Joseph’s Health’s award-winning teams received several national honors including: The Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures in surgery; Top 100 Critical Access Hospital, HealthStrong; WomenCertified’s America’s Best Hospitals Women’s Choice Award in obstetrics; and the Studer Group Fire Starter Healthcare Organization of the Month among other national, regional and state recognitions.

About CHI

Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the nation’s largest health systems, was formed in 1996 to strengthen the Catholic health ministry for the future. With deep roots in the tradition of expressing Christ’s love by caring for those in need, Catholic Health Initiatives serves more than four million people each year through acute care hospitals; long-term care, assisted and residential-living facilities; community-based health services; home care; research and development; and reference laboratory services.


Contact: Sonja Day
Communication/Marketing Manager
CHI St. Joseph’s Health
600 Pleasant Avenue
Park Rapids, MN  56470

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