The Dundas community
is comprised of homes and businesses dating back to
the 1860's. With many new additions to the residential
and business community, Dundas is growing in a balanced
photos by Glenn Switzer, 2006
A clock tower along North Avenue marks the
site of the new Northfield
Hospital that opened May 2003. The new hospital
has a total of 37 private hospital beds, 40 long-term
care center rooms, 4 surgery suites, 14 same-day surgery
rooms and 10 emergency department rooms.
Additional features include private and scenic
rooms, private patient lounges, a dedicated helipad
and a hallway dedicated to patient transportation. The
new First Touch Birth Center has retained its home-like
feel, but now offers whirlpool baths in each of three
birthing rooms and a state-of-the-art security system.
Care Center replaces the H.O. Dilley Nursing
Unit. The rooms are private and feature scenic outdoor
views. There is a spacious common area for meals and
events and a patio for refreshing trips outdoors.
Hospital also offers services through the Center
for Sports Medicine (CSMR) and Rehabilitation
and Orthopedic and Fracture Clinic of Northfield.
Both are located at 1381 Jefferson Road, Northfield.
CSMR provides rehabilitation programs for injury prevention
and recovery from injury, surgery or illness. Its pediatric
clinic, industrial medicine and speech and hearing programs
are housed in an annex located at 527 Professional Drive.
Clinic-Northfield is located at 1400 Jefferson
Road, in Northfield. Allina services include: audiology,
cardiology, diabetes education, dietitian, family practice,
gastroenterology, general surgery, gynecology, internal
medicine, mental health services, obstetrics, ophthalmology,
optometry, pediatrics, plastic surgery, podiatry, ultrasound,
urology and X-ray.
The Cannon Valley Clinic-Northfield
is an obstetrics and gynecology clinic located at 710
Division St. The clinic staff consists of two OB/GYN
and one midwife.
City of Dundas at night
Houses in Dundas
photos by Glenn Switzer,
Both Three Links and the Northfield
Retirement Center are meeting the needs of
an aging population by creating a variety of living
options for seniors. Retirement condominiums, assisted
living, apartments and skilled nursing care are available
between the two facilities.
The Northfield Public Library provides
a wide variety of materials, services and programs.
The library offers more than 75,000 titles of fiction
and non-fiction for adults, young adults and children.
Movies in both VHS and DVD formats total more than 3,000
selections. There is also more than 2,000 books on tape.
Carleton College and St. Olaf College also provide large
collections available to area patrons. Residents not
affiliated with either college may apply for user privileges
at the circulation desk.
More information on Dundas
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