Minneapolis Heart Institute
920 East 28th St, Suite 740
Minneapolis, MN 55407
Office: (612) 870-7711
Fax: (612) 870-1666



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Sept 9: SIMPA patients have access to cutting-edge ultrasound capability in clinic, thanks to the Abbott Northwestern Hospital IMBUS Program and Sonosite.

Sept 4: GET YOUR FLU SHOT! All patients should all come in for their annual seasonal influenza vaccination. Click here for details.

July 26: SIMPA has a redesigned website with new content, navigation, and updated health information from the clinic staff. Watch for continuing updates!

July 10: SIMPA now has high-definition digital dermoscopy for specialized examination of skin lesions and skin cancer screening.

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Seasonal Influenza (Flu)

Flu season runs from October 2013 to May 2014 with a peak in infections from January to February. Timing is unpredictable, and everyone over 6 months of age should protect themselves with a flu shot as early in the season as possible. This year the vaccine will protect against influenza A (H1N1) viruses, influenza A (H3N2) viruses, and influenza B viruses. It is important to get vaccinated every year, even if you got your flu shot last year. The vaccine has been shown to prevent illness in many cases and reduce severity of influenza in many others. If you have questions about flu shots, call our office at 612-870-7711. Visit the CDC's flu website.

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