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Coronaviruses under electron microscope on blue background. Illustration of COVID-19.

COVID-19 FAQs: Can the coronavirus live on surfaces?

You can catch virus from table tops, doorknobs but more likely from other people
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 3 min read
National campus of Good Samaritan Society and Sanford Health, a corporate building surrounded by natural prairie, a pond and flagpoles at the entrance.

Pandemic shows Good Samaritan, Sanford are stronger together

2019 merger between two health systems helps solve 2020 challenges
Simon Floss Simon Floss 6 min read
Amber Williams, daughter of Brenda Russ, sits with a sewing machine behind her

Daughter makes hundreds of face masks in memory of RN mom

Fabric from Brenda Russ, who died of cancer, now helps protect her co-workers
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 14 min read
Social distancing and senior care during COVID-19: Joan Coleman shows her iPad screen to her family outside her window. Birthday balloons and banners decorate her room.

Care, birthday party go ‘above and beyond’ at SF Village

Family faces physical distance but social closeness during pandemic
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 5 min read
A woman drives a car to recognize Sanford Health volunteers with a gift at their homes

Traveling this summer? How to travel safely during COVID-19

Infectious disease specialist recommends social distancing, even on the road
Simon Floss Simon Floss 4 min read
A pregnant woman, Michele Sorenson, is held by her husband, Kyle. They appreciate the prenatal video visit option

Prenatal video visit option pleases couple and OB/GYN

Benefits include convenience and a more personal atmosphere
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 11 min read

Sanford oncologist helps ease patient worry during pandemic

When navigating a patient's cancer journey, Dr. Nurkic "treats them like family"
Simon Floss Simon Floss 5 min read
Rochelle Rindels and Courtney Collen sit facing each other in lounge chairs during a Facebook Live broadcast at the Good Samaritan Society National Campus.

COVID-19 Q&A: Nursing leader on caregiver, resident safety

Good Samaritan Society makes phased reopening plans for residents and visitors
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 4 min read
Hospital patient window decorated with hearts.

COVID-19 FAQs: When can I have visitors in the hospital?

Learn how the one-visitor limit affects hospital stays and clinic appointments
Jeanette Rackl Jeanette Rackl 4 min read
A female Sanford Health worker reaches over a partition to take the temperature of a woman in a face mask.

Sanford Health lifts some visitor restrictions

Guidelines protect patients and staff during coronavirus pandemic
SHN Staff SHN Staff 28 min read