Your mental health is just as important as your physical health. Especially right now. As we head into the second winter since the COVID-19 pandemic began, your team at Fairview Range wants to remind you that you’re not alone and it is alright to not be alright. We’re all dealing with a changed world and the ripples continue to be felt.
Flu season is upon us and just because we’re battling one virus doesn’t mean we can ignore another. It’s more important than ever for you and your loved ones to get a flu vaccine.
If you are symptomatic, have had a high-risk exposure, or need a COVID-19 test for pre-procedure or travel reasons, you can make an appointment by calling Fairview Mesaba Clinic at 218-362-6682 to be triaged for a COVID-19 test Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
- NEW! Rapid COVID-19 Testing Site in Hibbing
Rapid COVID-19 tests are now available at the Hibbing Armory (2310 Brooklyn Drive, Hibbing), with support from the National Guard. The site is open Monday-Tuesday each week from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The tests are free. It's a nasal swab, and results typically come back in 1-3 hours.
Note: Rapid tests are recommended for people who are already symptomatic. People without symptoms should seek out the more accurate PCR test.
If you are asymptomatic, or looking for other testing locations, here are some additional COVID-19 testing options:
- Find free testing sites and find out how to order an at-home test from the Minnesota Department of Health on their website.
Testing locations added on the Iron Range:
Mondays: 1-5 p.m., Eveleth Auditorium, 421 Jackson Street, Eveleth
At Fairview Range, skin cancer screenings are simple and fast.
The new school year is here and your students are facing another unusual year. Whether they are going in person or attending virtually, they are most likely facing a myriad of emotions. Excitement, nervousness, anxiety. The schools are doing everything possible to provide a safe learning experience but there are always unknowns. This can create mental health hurdles for your school age kids or teens. There are ways to help though. Here are a few tips on making the transition back to school a better experience.
Finding your dream career can be daunting. Where do you start? How do you find something financially sustaining? What if you end up wanting a change?
Over the last 18 months, we have seen and overcome tremendous challenges to care for people across our region. And now, with access to a very effective vaccine, we have made the decision that in
The secret to the perfect summer treat? It hits that balance of refreshing, healthy — and delicious. We’ve scoured the internet to give you some recipes that our clinical dietitians, Liz Peterson and Janelle Lund, approve of. Plus, many of them only require a few easy-to-find ingredients. Take a peek. You might just find your new family tradition.
No one wants to think about death. While it is inevitable, it is a tough topic. At Fairview Range Home Care and Hospice, our entire team is ready to help you or your loved one approach this day with dignity and comfort. From in-home palliative care to Medicare-certified home care and hospice, our primary goal is providing the best and most holistic care to every person we work alongside.