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SAWTOOTH MOUNTAIN CLINIC, GRAND PORTAGE HEALTH SERVICE AND NORTH SHORE HEALTH CONTINUE SAFETY PROTOCOLS PER CDC GUIDELINES

Masking and screening remain in place for local healthcare facilities (May 17, 2021) – Sawtooth Mountain Clinic (SMC), Grand Portage Health Service (GPHS) and North Shore Health (NSH) announced that their facilities will continue mask requirements and entrance point screening. Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revised the interim public health […]

SAWTOOTH MOUNTAIN CLINIC RECEIVES MAJOR FUNDING FOR THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19 AS A PART OF THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN

The incremental federal funding will be applied to expenses related to COVID-19 vaccinations, testing, and treatment in Cook County   (GRAND MARAIS, MN – March 31, 2021) – Sawtooth Mountain Clinic (SMC) announced today it will receive more than $1.1 million in federal funding to aid in COVID-19 vaccinations and treatment in Cook County from the […]

FULLY STAFFED AND STOCKED, SAWTOOTH MOUNTAIN CLINIC PHARMACY IS NOW OPEN TO SERVE COMMUNITY MEMBERS

Patients are encouraged to call ahead to the SMC Pharmacy’s new direct phone line – 218-877-8277 – to discuss needs and to transfer prescriptions.   (GRAND MARAIS, MN – February 2, 2021) After months of planning, construction, and recruiting, Sawtooth Mountain Clinic (SMC) announced today its new SMC Pharmacy is fully staffed, stocked with inventory, and […]

SAWTOOTH MOUNTAIN CLINIC WELCOMES JEREMY D. GERSPACHER AS CHIEF PHARMACIST FOR ITS IN-HOUSE PHARMACY

Gerspacher joins after serving several organizations as Pharmacist in California  (GRAND MARAIS, MN – November 23, 2020) Sawtooth Mountain Clinic (SMC) announced the appointment of Jeremy D. Gerspacher, Pharm.D., as its first Pharmacist-in-Charge.  Gerspacher will be re-locating to Cook County from his most recent position as Pharmacist with Cardinal Health in Santa Rosa California. “We […]

Sawtooth Mountain Clinic Reminds the Community that Flu Shots are Still Available and More Important Than Ever Before During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Flu shots are available by either calling 218-387-2330 to schedule an in-person appointment or during any in-clinic patient visit. “Get Your Flu Shot!” is the word from the caregivers at Sawtooth Mountain Clinic (SMC) who want to remind community members that we are entering flu season and flu shots are still available.  According to the […]

Sawtooth Mountain Clinic Stresses Precautions Against Community Spread as it Reports its Second Confirmed COVID-19 Employee Case

 While moving forward with all normal operations, SMC urges all community members to follow recommended safety protocols A second Sawtooth Mountain Clinic (SMC) staff member has tested positive for Covid-19. The SMC staff has conducted a robust case investigation and contact tracing. The results of this investigation show that any interactions with patients or other […]

Sawtooth Mountain Clinic Reaches Agreement with Essentia Health to Provide Pharmacy Services to Cook County

SMC patients can have prescriptions delivered either via USPS mail or weekday courier delivery from Essentia Health Pharmacy Services. Sawtooth Mountain Clinic announced today it has reached an agreement with Essentia Health Pharmacy Services to have prescriptions filled and delivered to patients in Cook County.  Deliveries will come one of two ways – either via […]

Sawtooth Mountain Clinic Seeking Pharmacy Services Alternatives for Patients in Cook County

Work is well under way to identify affordable alternative  Pharmacy services with announcements expected soon.   Sawtooth Mountain Clinic (SMC) announced today that it has begun exploring alternatives for pharmacy services in Cook County responding to the announcement that the Grand Marais Pharmacy will be closing on August 31.  It is expected that alternatives will […]