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Teen boy wearing mask gets vaccinated in exam room.

Sanford Health starts COVID-19 vaccinations for kids 5-11

Parents and guardians can begin scheduling COVID-19 vaccine appointments Nov. 4
Jon Berg 4 min read
Dave and Gail Dierks

Nursing consultant recovers from severe case of COVID-19

Front-line worker says vaccination made a difference in keeping her safe
Matt Holsen 5 min read
Caucasian woman in a mask talks to a caucasian fertility doctor in a mask as they sit in an exam room.

Fertility care, IVF treatments continue safely

Clinics follow COVID-19 safety protocols for patients to pursue treatments in pandemic
Courtney Collen 6 min read
Sanford Health chief physician listens to a guest on a laptop computer screen. A screen behind him shows the Sanford Health logo.

Chief physician hosts COVID Q&A with business community

Dr. Cauwels advises on safer workplaces when 'the goal is to help stop this virus'
Courtney Collen 7 min read
Stacy Johnson Albert Lea

‘I’m ready to live here now’

With good COVID vaccination rates and frequent testing, Good Samaritan Society is one of the safest places to be
Matt Holsen 5 min read
A Good Samaritan Society nurse in face mask smiles and leans close to a senior living resident.

COVID-19 FAQs: Variants, vaccines and long-term effects

Sanford Health doctors answer your questions about the ongoing pandemic
Mick Garry 12 min read
A Sanford Health nurse wearing a face mask faces the camera while sitting in an exam room.

COVID-19 diary from a nursing supervisor

Amanda is vaccinated for her three kids, who are too young to get vaccinated yet
SHN Staff 4 min read
Hospital patient window decorated with hearts.

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

Learn how the visitor limit affects hospital stays and clinic appointments
Jeanette Rackl 5 min read
Happy girl with artificial nails and witch hat followed by protective mask.

5 tips to keep kids safe and healthy this Halloween

Go trick-or-treating without getting or spreading COVID-19 or the flu
SHN Staff 6 min read
A nurse in a Sanford Health t-shirt looks seriously at the camera in an exam room.

COVID-19 diary from a critical care nurse

Eric got the COVID-19 vaccine and wants others to get theirs to prevent serious illness
SHN Staff 4 min read