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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
A senior woman using a tablet at home

Telemedicine helps long-term care residents see the doctor

Virtual visits maintain a vital connection to help residents stay healthy
Simon Floss Simon Floss 6 min read
Screen shot from SD COVID Sitters and Services website

SD COVID Sitters: USD medical students lend a helping hand

While they can't be in clinics or hospitals, students offer household help
Keeley Meier Keeley Meier 6 min read
A man's hands hold a tablet in this illustration for a telemedicine story

Director of 10 clinics driven to improve care for patients

Reaching out to patients helped lift video visits, depression care in pandemic
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 13 min read
A woman plays guitar for a young patient at Sanford Medical Center Fargo for music therapy

Music therapy a calling for Sanford Health’s Anna Mitchell

Combining talent and caregiving, 'private concerts' offer patients moments of calm
Mick Garry Mick Garry 9 min read
A portrait of Brett Wigglesworth

F-M Ambulance leader wins national achievement award

Brett Wigglesworth's commitment to patients earns him Star of Life Award
Simon Floss Simon Floss 6 min read
A nurse with a mask sits outside in a chair facing an interviewer in another chair

Good Samaritan Society caregivers: ‘Everything has changed’

Staff at Sioux Falls Village love residents and hurt for their families
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 6 min read
Charts of data

Health care hero: Doug Nowak, COVID data analytics leader

Sanford Health team creates models that help caregivers stay ahead of pandemic
Mick Garry Mick Garry 8 min read
A portrait of the Oelkers family, with four boys, two of whom have special needs

Families with special needs face added challenges amid COVID

Disruption of support services may add to distance learning, working from home
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 7 min read