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St. Mary's Essentia Health Guest Services Clerk Lori Thompson greets visitors to the clinic with a smile. Photo by - Vicki Gerdes

A friendly face for visitors

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Whenever they walk through the front entrance of Essentia Health-St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes, guests are greeted with a warm smile and a cheerful hello.


Whether they're coming to the clinic or therapy center for an appointment, visiting a patient at the hospital or nursing home, or they just need a question answered about their billing, medications or general health needs, each visitor gets a personalized greeting from Guest Services Clerk Lori Thompson.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
(218) 844-1454