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Pic of Sanford Wellness Center with sign about COVID

Staying fit at Sanford Wellness Centers during the pandemic

During pandemic, maintaining exercise regimen can be difficult, not impossible
Mick Garry Mick Garry 5 min read
A Sanford health nurse in face shield and mask hands a paper to another nurse wearing gloves and holding a bag to safely receive it.

‘Psychological PPE’ resources offered for front-line workers

Dr. Craig Uthe and Dr. Jeffrey Leichter share wellness message with employees
Simon Floss Simon Floss 6 min read
Three Sanford Health employees sit talking in a conference room, spaced 6 feet apart from each other.

Sanford cares for its caregivers as human beings first

Caregivers feel pandemic stressors too, and Sanford Health is here to help
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 3 min read
Runner in stocking cap and sweatshirt pauses on a sunny fall day.

Finding relief from SAD during pandemic presents challenges

Staying safe from COVID-19 and wintertime blues will require creativity
Mick Garry Mick Garry 7 min read
11-12-year-old girl sits on her bed doing homework, home alone after school.

Staying home alone: When is it safe for kids?

Dr. Stephanie Hanson helps parents, kids prep for this step toward independence
Erin Mairose Erin Mairose 8 min read
Health care provider looking at her smartphone in a hospital waiting area with blue chairs.

Help line answers call to support ND medical community

Reach for Resilience is staffed by health care workers, for health care workers
Katie Foutz Katie Foutz 6 min read
Andy Gillham walking and talking with Brett Maher.

How coaches, parents can counsel athletes through pandemic

Communication the key for athletes who may be missing out on sports
Mick Garry Mick Garry 9 min read
Counselor sits in bright office, smiling at woman facing away from camera.

Sanford, UND unveil Behavioral Health Bridge

Website aims to limit long-term mental health effects from COVID-19 pandemic
Simon Floss Simon Floss 9 min read
quality improvement symposium

Sanford Health quality improvement effort goes virtual

Employees, ready to share ideas, pivoted to remote conference format for safety
Carson Walker Carson Walker 12 min read
Sanford Health employees volunteer to pack and send meals out in Bemidji, Minnesota.

Sanford Health fights hunger with $3 million donation

The pandemic has exacerbated hunger, and Sanford is responding
Simon Floss Simon Floss 5 min read