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What's open/closed for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

The Brainerd Dispatch business office will close at noon today, Thursday, and will be closed Friday, Christmas Day. Newspapers will be published the rest of the week.

The Brainerd Dispatch business office will close at noon today, Thursday, and will be closed Friday, Christmas Day. Newspapers will be published the rest of the week.

Mail will not be delivered Friday.

Banks and financial institutions will be closed Friday. Most convenience stores will be open during regular business hours Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Government offices, including Brainerd and Baxter offices as well as Crow Wing County and Cass County offices, will be closed Friday. Crow Wing County offices will close at noon Thursday.

The Crow Wing County Public Transit will not operate on Christmas Day.

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The Brainerd Public Library will be closed Friday.

Essentia Health Hours for Christmas and New Year's Holiday

If the unexpected happens during the Christmas or New Year holidays, Essentia Health staff is available. Note which location you should access based on the following change in hours.

Essentia Health St. Joseph's-Baxter UrgentCare located at 13060 Isle Drive, Baxter will be open as follows:

Thursday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Friday, closed

Dec. 31, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Jan. 1, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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UrgentCare treats patients on a walk in basis, staffed with physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants. The team of providers at UrgentCare can assess your symptoms, diagnose your illness, order tests and x-rays, and prescribe treatments to get you feeling better fast. Visit EssentiaHealth.org/BaxterClinicUrgentCare for more information and wait times.

Essentia Health St. Joseph's-Baxter Clinic located at 13060 Isle Drive, Baxter, will be open as follows:

Thursday, 8 a.m. - noon

Friday, closed

Dec. 31, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Jan. 1, closed

Essentia Health St. Joseph's-Brainerd Clinic located at 2024 South Sixth St., Brainerd will be open as follows:

Thursday, 8 a.m. - noon

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Friday, closed

Dec. 31, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Jan. 1, closed

Essentia Health ConvenientCare located at Cub Foods-Baxter, 14133 Edgewood Drive, Baxter is open seven days a week:

Thursday, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Friday, closed

Dec. 31, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Jan. 1, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

ConvenientCare treats patients age 18 months or older on a walk in basis. Care is provided by a nurse practitioner or physician assistant.

Essentia Health St. Joseph's-Crosslake Clinic located at 35205 County Road 3, Crosslake will be will be open as follows:

Thursday, 8 a.m. - noon

Friday, closed

Dec. 31, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Jan. 1, closed

Essentia Health St. Joseph's-Emily Clinic located at 20918 County Road 1, Emily will be open as follows:

Thursday, 8 a.m. - noon

Friday, closed

Dec. 31, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Jan. 1, closed

Essentia Health-Hackensack Clinic located at 110 3rd Street South, Hackensack will be open as follows:

Thursday, 8 a.m. - noon

Friday, closed

Dec. 31, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Jan. 1, closed

Essentia Health St. Joseph's-Pequot Lakes Clinic located at 4317 Woodman Street, Pequot Lakes will be open as follows:

Thursday, 8 a.m. - noon

Friday, closed

Dec. 31, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Jan. 1, closed

Essentia Health St. Joseph's-Pierz Clinic located at 221 North Main Street, Pierz will be open as follows:

Thursday, 8 a.m. - noon

Friday, closed

Dec. 31, 8 a.m. - 4:40 p.m.

Jan. 1, closed

Essentia Health St. Joseph's-Pillager Clinic located at 680 Pillsbury Street North, Pillager will be open as follows:

Thursday, 8 a.m. - noon

Friday, closed

Dec. 31, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Jan. 1, closed

Essentia Health St. Joseph's-Pine River Clinic located at 415 Barclay Ave., Pine River will be open as follows:

Thursday, 8 a.m. - noon

Friday, closed

Dec. 31, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Jan. 1, closed

Emergency Department at Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center located at 523 Third Street North, Brainerd is open 24 hours, 7 days a week. If you are experiencing an emergency, dial 911 or head to the nearest emergency room. This includes suffering chest pain, having trouble breathing, suffering from a trauma, or need care not during UrgentCare or ConvenientCare clinic hours.

Cuyuna Regional Medical Center's physician clinics in Crosby and Baxter will close at noon on Christmas Eve and be closed on Christmas Day. Those needing medical care on those days can access CRMC's Emergency Department.

The Crosby clinic, located inside the main hospital entrance, is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and the Baxter Clinic, located at 13205 Isle Drive behind Wal-Mart, is open 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Cuyuna Regional Medical Center's physician clinics in Crosby and Baxter will be closed on New Year's Day and be open regular hours on New Year's Eve. Those needing medical care on New Year's Day can access CRMC's Emergency Department.

The Crosby clinic, located inside the main hospital entrance, is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and the Baxter Clinic, located at 13205 Isle Drive behind Wal-Mart, is open 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

For an appointment at either clinic, call 218-546-7462.

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