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Girl in swimming pool

The water’s fine, but keep social distancing outside of pool

Chlorine works for viruses similar to coronavirus, expert says
SHN Staff SHN Staff 3 min read

Sanford is official mobile COVID-19 testing partner of PGA

Health system will test golfers, caddies and staff at each tournament stop
Simon Floss Simon Floss 6 min read
Caucasian woman in a mask talks to a caucasian fertility doctor in a mask as they sit in an exam room.

Coronavirus disrupts fertility care, IVF treatments

Clinics reopen with COVID-19 testing for patients and other new safety measures
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 7 min read
A doctor wears a mask during a wellness exam with a female patient

Your health matters: Don’t delay your care or screenings

Safe clinic setting and extended hours can help you maintain your health
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 8 min read
A man plays guitar and sings into a microphone in the courtyard of the Good Samaritan Society Sioux Falls Village nursing home.

Community concerts benefit nursing home residents

Sioux Falls community leaders organize free outdoor concert and dance showcase
Simon Floss Simon Floss 6 min read

Sanford employee writes song for coronavirus workers

Inspired by crisis, rock polka band wrote and recorded while social distancing
Simon Floss Simon Floss 7 min read
Coronaviruses under electron microscope on blue background. Illustration of COVID-19.

COVID-19 FAQs: Can the coronavirus live on surfaces?

You can catch virus from table tops, doorknobs but more likely from other people
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 3 min read
National campus of Good Samaritan Society and Sanford Health, a corporate building surrounded by natural prairie, a pond and flagpoles at the entrance.

Pandemic shows Good Samaritan, Sanford are stronger together

2019 merger between two health systems helps solve 2020 challenges
Simon Floss Simon Floss 6 min read
Amber Williams, daughter of Brenda Russ, sits with a sewing machine behind her

Daughter makes hundreds of face masks in memory of RN mom

Fabric from Brenda Russ, who died of cancer, now helps protect her co-workers
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 14 min read
Social distancing and senior care during COVID-19: Joan Coleman shows her iPad screen to her family outside her window. Birthday balloons and banners decorate her room.

Care, birthday party go ‘above and beyond’ at SF Village

Family faces physical distance but social closeness during pandemic
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 5 min read