Essentia Health patients who live in or near the city of Cloquet now have a health care option closer to home as Essentia Health has opened a new clinic and urgent care facility.

The new Cloquet Essentia Health facility officially opened on Monday, May 16 and now they want to celebrate by inviting the public to an official ceremony and open house.

Essentia will be hosting a ribbon-cutting and open house starting at 4:30 p.m. Monday, May 23. The event will feature several leaders from Essentia, including their East Market chief operating officer, Brad Beard, as well as comments from the Cloquet Chamber of Commerce.

The public is invited to attend a social gathering from 4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., which will be followed by a short program of speakers and then the ribbon-cutting. Self-guided tours will follow and will go until 6:30 p.m. .

Essentia Health says that with 12 exam rooms, one procedure room and one telehealth room, the clinic is 7,600 square feet and offers:

  • Family practice care with obstetrics
  • Urgent care
  • Additional specialty services
  • Laboratory and radiology services.
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The clinic is located at 1413 Highway 33 South. The hours of operation are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The urgent care, which is located at the same address, is open from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.

Essential Health notes that appointments can be made at EssentiaHealth.org, through  MyChart or by calling (218) 337-4000. If you want to utilize the MyChart option, you'll first need to establish a MyChart username and password.

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