Essentia Health is an integrated health system serving patients in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota and Idaho.
Headquartered in Duluth, Minn., Essentia Health combines the strengths and talents of 14,000 employees, including more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practitioners, who serve our patients and communities through the mission of being called to make a healthy difference in people’s lives.
Essentia Health, which includes many Catholic facilities, is guided by the values of quality, hospitality, respect, justice, stewardship and teamwork. The organization delivers on its promise to be “Here With You” in 15 hospitals, 69 clinics, seven long-term care facilities, two assisted living facilities, four independent living facilities, five ambulance services and one research institute.
Essentia Health is accredited as an Accountable Care Organization by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
Essentia Health-Ely Clinic Provides a full spectrum of primary care and access to an array of specialized services. At this friendly northern Minnesota clinic, you’ll find a dedicated team that includes family practice physicians, registered nurses and more. Plus, you have access to services such as a Warfarin program and diagnostic and preventative screening tools.
Best of all, the care you receive here is backed by the full resources, technologies and expertise of more than 400 specialists and subspecialists at the nationally recognized Essentia Health Duluth Clinic. That includes physicians who travel here to provide outreach services such as general surgery and nutritional services, helping ensure you get high quality care — close to home.
Want to bring some peace into your life? Searching for a little solace? The Ely area offers quiet, small-town atmospheres with the advantages of big-city living. Relaxing here is easy-the air is clear, the water is pure and the views are breathtaking. Ely is nestled at the edge of the Superior National Forest and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, which offers more than one million pristine acres of wilderness and waterways. The hiking, canoeing and camping in the clean, pure air and waters of BWCAW is unrivaled.
Area Recreation If you enjoy nature and being outdoors, Ely is the place for you. Here’s why:
•Trek in the BWCAW
•Hike one of the many trails in and around Ely
•Fish, canoe, kayak or boat on one of the 5,000 lakes in the area
•Golf at courses in Ely and the surrounding area
•Camp at nearby state parks
•Enjoy spectacular outdoor photography opportunities
•In winter months, the area offers cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ice fishing, dogsledding and winter camping
Ely-Bloomenson Community Hospital
- Strong public school systems
- Reasonable housing costs
- Many higher education opportunities
- Several national ranked golf courses
- The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness
- Been named the healthiest state in the country by United Health Foundation
- A large percentage of the state's 11,842 lakes