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Published on August 08, 2014

Altru Patients Safe After City Power Loss

Grand Forks, ND – Altru’s Columbia Road Campus has resumed normal operations at 1:30 p.m.


At 11:55 a.m., the partial city power loss impacted Altru’s Columbia Road Campus cooling system. Altru’s generators came on and steps are being taken throughout the system to minimize further impacts. 

All patients were safe throughout the power loss and transition to generator power. 

About Altru Health System

Altru Health System is a community-owned, integrated system with an acute care hospital, a specialty hospital, more than a dozen clinics in Grand Forks and the region, a large home care network, and a congregate living facility. It employs more than 200 physicians and 4,000 staff and has an annual net operating revenue of more than $450 million. As the first member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Altru’s providers have access to clinically integrated tools extending Mayo Clinic’s knowledge and expertise to patients.