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A closeup hand holds a vial of COVID-19 vaccine while an older Sanford Health nurse stands ready in the background.

COVID-19 vaccine: Separating myths from facts

Top Sanford physicians debunk myths about vaccine safety, expected immunity
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 10 min read
Rochelle Rindels and Matt Holsen

Almost all Society locations have had COVID-19 vaccinations

66% of residents have received their first of two doses
Matt Holsen Matt Holsen 6 min read
Good Samaritan Society CMO Gregory Johnson, M.D.

Majority of residents have received COVID-19 vaccine

Good Samaritan Society CMO praises vaccination efforts and dispels some myths
Matt Holsen Matt Holsen 4 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
Gregory Johnson, MD, Good Samaritan Society CMO

Good Samaritan Society CMO weighs in on vaccine hesitancy

Dr. Johnson says the vaccines are safe and he encourages everyone to sign up for the shot.
Matt Holsen Matt Holsen 4 min read
Dr. Jeremy Cauwels sits down with Courtney Collen for a Facebook Live event

Sanford chief physician: COVID-19 vaccine a ‘game-changer’

"This is the best option we have so we don't repeat what happened this year"
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 10 min read
Dr. Gregory Johnson sits with Matt Holsen from SHN.

Long-term care partners with pharmacies on COVID-19 vaccine

Good Samaritan Society, CVS hope to begin vaccinating by January
Matt Holsen Matt Holsen 8 min read
Rochelle Myers sits next to Courtney Collen for a Facebook Live

Deadline looms for open enrollment, health coverage for 2021

Health insurance expert: Plan ahead to make sure you're covered next year
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 4 min read
Randy Bury and Matt Holsen sit down for a Facebook event

Good Samaritan Society CEO: There’s hope for end of pandemic

Mask up, celebrate holidays safely until everyone gets vaccine, says Randy Bury
Matt Holsen Matt Holsen 5 min read
Dr. Santiago Lopez explains which masks are best in fighting the spread of the coronavirus

What kind of mask is best? Ask an infectious disease doctor

Dr. Santiago Lopez shows how more layers mean more protection from COVID-19
Simon Floss Simon Floss 6 min read