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A Sanford doctor and news host sit talking in a board room with the Sanford Health logo on a woodgrain wall.

COVID-19 Q&A: Preparing for new school year, flu season

Dr. Jeremy Cauwels outlines plans to prep for influenza and coronavirus vaccines
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 6 min read
Row of dumbbells

Strength training at home: More than weightlifting

Sanford POWER coach offers a 30-minute workout you can do with items on hand
Simon Floss Simon Floss 11 min read
The bloodmobile sits in a parking lot. Blood donations are needed during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Blood donations needed during COVID-19 pandemic

As venues closed to the public, bloodmobile lost some of its scheduled drives
Simon Floss Simon Floss 4 min read
Dr. Allison Suttle speaks in an office while gesturing with her hand.

COVID-19 FAQ: What we know (and still don’t) about the virus

Dr. Allison Suttle explains where science is on COVID-19 immunity, spread & more
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 9 min read
Midsection of a strong man carrying box. Moving boxes are piled on the floor.

Plan ahead and consult family for smoother moves

Senior housing expert offers tips for safe moving during COVID-19
Mick Garry Mick Garry 7 min read
Over the shoulder view of mature adult woman talking with her smiling senior parents via mobile phone video chat during coronavirus quarantine in living room of house in times of social distancing to stay safe and healthy.

Long-distance caregiving brings unique challenges

Find support while caring for an aging loved one separated by social distancing
Good Samaritan Society Staff Good Samaritan Society Staff 4 min read
A nurse in a face mask and gloves helps an older woman stretch her arms in her home.

Pandemic has increased demand for home based services

Home health services can help you stay safe at home longer
Good Samaritan Society Staff Good Samaritan Society Staff 4 min read
Little Boy climbing through a tunnel and Playing on Playground in public park

Helping kids, teens cope with mental effects of pandemic

COVID-19 ended many social activities, important in kids' emotional development
Simon Floss Simon Floss 7 min read
Various self-sewn masks to protect against viruses and bacteria, piled on a wooden table

Dermatologist offers tips to treat mask acne

Skin care and washing cloth masks are two ways to prevent "maskne" breakouts
Simon Floss Simon Floss 5 min read

NFL Alumni reps talk COVID-19 impact on upcoming season

Pandemic plans are underway for pro football, a sport that relies on contact
Simon Floss Simon Floss 6 min read