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St. Luke's closes Miller Creek respiratory clinic

The Miller Creek urgent care clinic in Hermantown will remain open six days a week.

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The Miller Creek Medical Clinic in Hermantown in December 2016. (Clint Austin / 2016 file / News Tribune)

The St. Luke's respiratory clinic at Miller Creek Medical Clinic & Urgent Care has closed due to a decline in the need for COVID-19 treatment and testing, St. Luke's announced in a news release Monday morning.

Miller Creek Medical Clinic & Urgent Care at 4190 Loberg Ave. in Hermantown will remain open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays. The clinic provides treatment for many health concerns, including COVID-19 testing. No appointments are needed.

St. Luke’s Miller Creek Medical Clinic & Urgent Care Manager Susan Backlund said patient volumes at urgent care are expected to be high because people are more active than they were a year ago.

St. Luke’s also offers urgent care at its Laurentian Medical Clinic in Mountain Iron and at Lake View Hospital in Two Harbors. There’s also walk-in care during regular clinic hours at St. Luke’s Denfeld Medical Clinic in Duluth, Mariner Medical Clinic in Superior, Hibbing Family Medical Clinic and Lake View Medical Clinic in Two Harbors.

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