Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1853, HealthEast St. Joseph's Hospital in downtown St. Paul is proud to hold the distinction as Minnesota's first hospital. Although much has changed in health care since the hospital's early days, the practice of providing high quality, compassionate care remains constant.
About St. Joseph's Hospital
From technology to education, family support and spirituality to community outreach, our commitment ensures you’ll always receive high quality, compassionate care.
The hospital is a member of the University of Minnesota's Family Medicine and Community Health residency program and is Medicare certified, and St. Joseph’s boasts a lower Caesarean section rate than almost any other hospital in the country.
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Phones answered 24/7
45 West 10th StreetSt. Paul, MN 55102
Please note: We have a significant construction project taking place in our parking ramp, so please allow extra time for parking.
Visitor Guidelines & IllnessYear-round we’re acting to reduce the spread of illnesses by emphasizing our visitor policy throughout HealthEast hospitals and clinics.
If you are sick—for example, if you have a fever, cough, flu-like illness, diarrhea or are vomiting—please delay visiting until you’re well.
St. Joseph's Hospital is a member of HealthEast Care System. HealthEast serves the Twin Cities' East Metro and surrounding communities through hospitals, clinics, outpatient services, rehabilitation care, transportation and more.
Our leadership team welcomes your questions and comments. Please feel free to contact us.
Ways to donate
By making a donation, you help HealthEast achieve our vision of providing optimal health and well-being for our patients, our communities and ourselves.
Make a donationYour generosity allows us to continue our shared mission.
When you make a donation to HealthEast, you can choose the area that's most important to you. If you'd prefer not to donate online, go here for a donation form you can print out and mail to us.
Recognize a Shining StarIf a caregiver made sure your care was exceptional, that person is your Shining Star.
When you make a gift in honor of your Shining Star, you say “thank you” to someone who made a difference to you and your gift ensures we can continue providing excellent care in the future. If you prefer not to give online, go here for a donation form that you can print and mail to us.