Simon Floss

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Simon Floss is a multimedia journalist for Sanford Health News. You can reach him at simon.floss@sanfordhealth.org.

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How to maintain a healthy mind through COVID-19 pandemic

Pull up a chair and talk mental health with Dr. Craig Uthe
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Greg Wilcox speaks to a group of people scattered at tables.

Keeping a positive mindset amid COVID-19 pandemic

Fear is a natural response. Here are 5 tips for managing it
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From the front lines: Health care hero Molly DeSpiegler, RN

Sanford Health nurse volunteered to work with patients who may have coronavirus
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Good Samaritan focuses on safety and well-being of residents

CMO answers questions about COVID-19 protections via Facebook Live
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COVID-19 Q&A: Dr. Jeremy Cauwels takes your questions

Why stay 6 feet away, why coronavirus testing is limited and more insight
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Allison Suttle, Kristi Noem and Kim Malsam-Rysdon stand listening to questions at a clear podium.

Prevention helps keep South Dakota COVID-19 cases low

Schools remain closed while medical labs develop more tests
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The bloodmobile sits in a parking lot. Blood donations are needed during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Blood donations needed during COVID-19 pandemic

As venues close to the public, bloodmobile has lost some of its scheduled drives
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Exterior daytime view of Sanford Heart Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Canceling public events for public health

Social distancing is one way to slow the spread of novel coronavirus
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Dr. Allison Suttle and Courtney Collen face each other in lounge chairs and with bright lights above them.

Your COVID-19 questions answered, via Facebook Live

Coronavirus Q&A covers what to do if you're sick, and even if you're not
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COVID-19 FAQs with an infectious disease specialist

Dr. Susan Hoover answers commonly asked questions on coronavirus
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Leaders of Sanford Health and Good Samaritan Society meet around a conference table to discuss coronavirus in long-term care.

Coronavirus: Long-term care providers take precautions

Good Samaritan Society holds town hall one day after meeting in DC
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As Sioux Empire grows, so does Sanford Health

Health system announces expansions and construction of new local clinics
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Two women talk over a gift shop counter. Random Acts of Kindness Day lasted the month of February at the Sanford Gift Shop.

Sanford extends Random Acts of Kindness Day all month

Medical center gift shop inspired a streak of people 'paying it forward'
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