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Compassion of cath lab nurse helps patients feel at home

After seeing heart problems in his dad, Brennan Waltner helps patients like him
Simon Floss Simon Floss 8 min read
Dr. Gautam Sachdeva with PPE on.

Strokes and COVID-19: What you need to know about symptoms

Doctors are discovering coronavirus can affect all organs, including your brain
Mick Garry Mick Garry 7 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
A mature woman leans forward from a chair, grabbing her toes to stretch her ankle.

A Matter of Balance: What goes into fall prevention?

Courses teach seniors how to manage falls and increase activity levels
Mick Garry Mick Garry 10 min read
A baby peers out from the middle of bottles of cleaning supplies

Poison center calls rise with coronavirus cleaning

With disinfectants and sanitizers more prevalent, kids may find danger easily
Mick Garry Mick Garry 9 min read
closeup of paramedic's shoulder patch that says "NDSCS Paramedic technology, Sanford Health EMS Education"

Sanford Health offers EMT training

Online structure allows students to attend classes from the comfort of home
SHN Staff SHN Staff 5 min read
A Sanford AirMed helicopter sits on a tarmac with clouds in the sky behind it

Sanford AirMed flies to save lives in summer traumas, more

Flight crews ready to care for everyone from accident victims to NICU babies
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 7 min read
Sparkler in front of American flag

Fireworks safety: The do’s and don’ts

Make sure your Independence Day doesn't result in a trip to the emergency room
Hillary Becker, MD Hillary Becker, MD 3 min read
A woman drinks outdoors from a water bottle to prevent dehydration

Try to prevent heat, illness from leading to dehydration

Drink plenty of fluids, and pay attention to symptoms
SHN Staff SHN Staff 8 min read
Stephanie Tegtmeier, paramedic, stands by an ambulance in a face mask and paper gown. The graphics on the side of the ambulance in blue and white say F-M AMBULANCE and SANFORD HEALTH.

COVID-19 FAQs: Is it safe to call 911?

Yes, health systems and EMS crews are well prepared to keep the community safe
Christen Rennich Christen Rennich 4 min read