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Cute little boy putting on a protective face mask while in daycare during phase two of reopening after the COVID-19 outbreak.

COVID-19 delta variant is ‘more contagious’ in kids

Sanford Children's sees more children testing positive, hospitalized with variant
Courtney Collen 7 min read
Sanford Heath nurse in PPE seen through hospital room window

COVID-19 vaccination, treatment options can slow surge

Sanford Health hospitals continue filling up with unvaccinated patients
Courtney Collen 8 min read
Dr. Johnson and Matt Holsen

COVID-19 vaccination can help keep long-term care open

Dr. Johnson: Even with breakthrough cases, vaccine is still the ‘right choice’
Matt Holsen 8 min read
Sanford Health care workers in PPE examine a patient on the COVID-19 hospital unit.

Chief physician: 1 in 500 Americans has now died of COVID-19

Misinformation, vaccine hesitancy leading to new surge, Sanford doctor warns
Courtney Collen 5 min read
Sanford chief physician Jeremy Cauwels sits with Sanford Health News in a blue and brown studio.

Children under 12 at ‘very real risk’ of COVID infection now

Dr. Cauwels: "It's something we can see coming and something we can prevent"
Courtney Collen 5 min read
A Sanford Health nurse fills COVID-19 vaccination syringe.

As COVID-19 delta variant emerges, vaccine proves efficacy

Risk of virus is still higher than risk of vaccine side effects, Sanford doctors say
Courtney Collen 5 min read
Kennedy and Greyson Cauwels give a 'thumbs up' after receiving their first vaccine dose

Head physician confident in vaccine for his teen daughter

"I recognize that I'm a scientist ... but that's my little girl"
Courtney Collen 5 min read
Sanford Health chief physician Jeremy Cauwels in a Facebook Live Q&A

Chief physician encourages vaccines in teens, young adults

The science is clear and the vaccine is working, safe for kids
Courtney Collen 7 min read

All SD, IA residents 16+ eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

You can schedule your vaccination through My Sanford Chart
Simon Floss 4 min read
Medical doctor giving injection to man in his 20s to make antibody for coronavirus.

Vaccines are bringing greater protection, more freedom

If you have the chance to get your vaccine, don't wait
Courtney Collen 7 min read