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Saleswoman helping customer.

COVID-19 prompts a call to help those most affected

Mayor: 'Our community has a tremendous heart for giving'
Mick Garry Mick Garry 8 min read
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
Simon Floss Simon Floss 4 min read
An older man who resides at a Good Samaritan Society location looks at his daughter via FaceTime on a cellphone. Technology is helping visitors who can't see their loved ones right now.

Staying in touch when you can’t visit patients, residents

Messages can be hand-delivered at Sanford Health, Good Samaritan Society
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 4 min read
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
Mick Garry Mick Garry 4 min read
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'
Simon Floss Simon Floss 5 min read
A farmstead with grain bins and a barn stands in the background, reflected in a body of water in the foreground. Flooding has made farming a challenge.

When farming stresses pile up, there is help and hope

Downturn in ag economy and unpredictable weather make a farmer's job tough
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 18 min read
Two nurses work behind windows at the front entrance to the emergency room, checking computer screens.

Sanford Health partners on community mental health triage

Triage center will provide alternative to hospitals & jail starting this fall
Shawn Neisteadt Shawn Neisteadt 4 min read
Rod Hunter lifts one of his sons to the top of the tree at Christmas at the Castle

Bringing Christmas to the Castle

How Rod Hunter and his Christmas Decor team deck the halls of the Sanford Children’s Hospital.
Jeanette Rackl Jeanette Rackl 10 min read
Adults disabilities: Harvey from Village Northwest Sheldon Iowa

Adults with disabilities benefit from partnership

Sanford Health supports mission of Village Northwest Unlimited in Sheldon, Iowa
SHN Staff SHN Staff 5 min read
Chad Spartz wears a stocking cap and holds his infant son Jeff, wearing a plush red crown in front of the Christmas tree at the Sanford Children's Castle of Care.

Tree lighting & radiothon celebrate Christmas at the Castle

Benefit events Dec. 3, 5 & 6 ring in holidays for the whole family
SHN Staff SHN Staff 5 min read