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Good Samaritan Society Le Mars Resident Karen Breuer

COVID-19 vaccination clinic brings hope to Iowa residents

"This is the first step in putting that all behind us"
Matt Holsen Matt Holsen 5 min read
An older couple rolls up their sleeves for COVID-19 vaccination at Sanford Health while two nurses help.

Sanford Bismarck, Fargo offer first COVID vaccine to public

Vaccine available for individuals 75 and older with underlying health conditions
Nathan Aamodt Nathan Aamodt 5 min read
For three weeks, Boss' Pizza & Chicken and Firehouse Subs will donate lunch to Sanford Health employees.

‘Food for Frontline Workers’ comes to Sanford Health

Verizon donation is "more than a meal; it's really a heartfelt thank you"
Simon Floss Simon Floss 4 min read
Good Samaritan Society CMO Gregory Johnson, M.D.

Half of residents have received first COVID-19 vaccine dose

Good Samaritan Society CMO praises vaccination efforts and dispels some myths
Matt Holsen Matt Holsen 4 min read
A vial of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine sits on a table with other medical supplies in the background.

COVID-19 FAQs: How will I know it’s my turn for vaccine?

Check My Sanford Chart app, text messages and mail for reminders of each dose
Jon Berg Jon Berg 6 min read
Woman receives vaccine in at a Canton-Inwood vaccination event.

Sanford distributes vaccine to its rural hospitals, clinics

Small town health care workers are thankful for COVID-19 vaccine close to home
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 9 min read
Resident Karen L. Brinkman receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.

Society staff & residents in Minnesota get COVID-19 vaccine

Administrative assistant announces, "It's here! The vaccine is here! We're excited"
Matt Holsen Matt Holsen 6 min read
Two female Sanford Health workers, seen from behind, sit at a table preparing COVID-19 vaccine in syringes.

Sanford helps lead massive vaccine distribution effort in SD

State designates major health systems to get rural communities vaccinated
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 6 min read
Parents hold their newborn baby in a nursery with natural light.

COVID-19 FAQs: How can I keep my newborn safe?

Physical distancing from anyone who's sick can help child & parent stay healthy
Simon Floss Simon Floss 5 min read
Sanford Chief Physician Dr. Jeremy Cauwels sits alongside Courtney Collen for a Sanford Health News Facebook Live QA

Sanford chief physician: COVID-19 isn’t safe, vaccine is

Vaccination continues for health care workers and high-risk individuals first
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 14 min read