Winona Health, one of the nation’s Top 100 Rural and Community Hospitals, is celebrating 125 years of community-focused care in 2019.

During National Hospital Week, May 12-19, and every day, Winona Health welcomes community members to enjoy a healthy, delicious and reasonably-priced meals at the Lakeside Café on the hospital first floor, 855 Mankato Avenue in Winona.

“Community members are welcome to dine in our Lakeside Café anytime—they don’t have to be visiting a hospitalized friend or family member,” said Tanya Johnson, Food and Nutrition Services operations manager. “Winona Health is part of the community, and everyone is welcome here.”

Lakeside Café, overlooking the beautiful Robinson Healing Garden, is open every day from 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Hot meals are available as follows:

Breakfast: 7 a.m.-10 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Dinner: 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. (weekends & holidays 5 -6:30)

Other unique ways to connect with Winona Health during National Hospital Week:

  • Send a message of appreciation to a healthcare provider, nurse or staff member at Winona Health at
  • Share a story or memory related to Winona Health to help commemorate the organization’s 125 years of caring for the community to [email protected].

Messages and memories also can be sent by mail to: Winona Health Community Engagement, 855 Mankato Ave., Winona, MN 55987. Please include contact information.

For more information about Winona Health’s history in the Winona community, visit To schedule an appointment, call 507.454.3650.

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