We will miss seeing you this year at the Minnesota State Fair so Hennepin Healthcare is bringing Fair fun to you. Our Fair ambassadors Dr. David Hilden and Bernie the Rescue Dog invite you to join us for 12 days of socially distant fun with something for everyone!
Protect your loved ones with burn prevention information
Our Burn Center team has shared important safety information to Fair-goers for many years on Governor’s Fire Prevention Day. . Participate with us this year at the virtual Governor’s Fire Prevention Day, download our campfire safety word find and watch this video from our Burn Center experts with important burn prevention information for the entire family.
Special Edition State Fair-themed Healthy Matters with Dr. David Hilden
Sunday, August 30 & Sunday, September 6 | 7am - 8am | WCCO AM Radio
Help us kick-off two special editions of our Healthy Matters radio shows with Dr. David Hilden and co-host Denny Long! Get your State Fair-themed health questions ready, grab some coffee and tune in to our award-winning Healthy Matters program that airs live every Sunday on WCCO Radio.
Flu Facts and a Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic with our nurses and HealthFair11
Our nurses have given more than 25,000 flu shots to Fair-goers for more than a decade at the Minnesota State Fair. The risks of getting sick from both flu and COVID are very real this season. Protect yourself, loved ones, and the community by getting your flu shot.
Learn about flu facts and make plans to get your flu shot on September 25, 26, and 27 at our drive-thru flu shot clinic on the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. We can bill any insurance and will also accept cash.
Hennepin Healthcare’s State Fair Scrapbook
Take a trip down memory lane with us and browse photos from our presence at the Minnesota State Fair in years past. Flu shots, blood pressure checks, burn prevention information, Hands-Only CPR instruction, car seat fittings, Bernie the Rescue Dog, live Healthy Matters broadcasts, and more!
Hennepin’s Miracle of Birth Center
It’s no surprise that the cutest babies in the Twin Cities are born at our Birth Center. Go behind the scenes with our Birth Center team to learn how they welcome our blue ribbon babies. Check back daily for stats on the number of babies born each day and their total weight, the longest baby, and cute pictures of our newest arrivals.
8/27/2020: 4 babies born, 4 girls with a total weight of 27lbs 3.5oz
8/28/2020: 4 babies born, 2 boys and 2 girls with a total weight 28lbs 6oz
8/29/2020: 1 baby born, 1 boy with a total weight of 5lbs 15.2oz
8/30/2020: 4 babies born, 3 girls and 1 boy with a total weight of 18lbs 9oz
8/31/2020: 5 babies born, 3 boys and 2 girls with a total weight of 36lbs 7oz
9/01/2020: 9 babies born, 4 boys and 5 girls with a total weight of 73lbs 4.8oz
9/02/2020: 9 babies born, 6 boys and 4 girls with a total weight of 78lbs 1.8oz
9/03/2020: 7 babies born, 4 boys and 3 girls with a total weight of 48lbs 6.7oz
9/04/2020: 4 babies born, 2 boys and 2 girls with a total weight of 28lbs 13.1oz
9/05/2020: 4 babies born, all girls with a total weight of 25lbs 15.4oz
9/06/2020: 3 babies born, 2 boys and 1 girl with a total weight of 20lbs 11.3oz
9/07/2020: 6 babies born, 3 boys and 3 girls with a total weight of 40lbs 6.3oz
60 babies were born during The Fair at Hennepin Healthcare.
Some moms had their 1st baby and some moms had their 7th baby.
Some moms arrived just in the time to the hospital to bring their baby into the world, and some moms took several days for their baby to be born.
Longest baby: 21 inches