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COVID-19 delays, but doesn’t stop Albert Lea, Minnesota, from replacing lost hospital services

Business and community leaders in Albert Lea, Minnesota, were set to build out some abandoned mall space this year for a new local healthcare center after Mayo Clinic Health System closed a large share of the town’s hospital in 2019. COVID-19 altered the plans but not the goal.