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Laboratory scientist labels test tubes at Sanford Research.

Nationwide ‘long COVID’ study opens at Sanford

Sanford Research will lead regional effort for National Institutes of Health initiative
Jon Berg 5 min read
Two nurses in face masks are seated on either side of an older adult patient, checking medical records on a computer and giving her a COVID-19 vaccination. Behind them are floor-to-ceiling windows.

Sanford Health reflects on two years in a pandemic

‘Leading Through COVID’ report shows collaboration across communities to keep people safe
Courtney Collen 3 min read
A Sanford Health nurse in a face mask and t-shirt that says "fighting covid" fills needles from vials of COVID-19 vaccine.

Cura Foundation, Sanford Health honored for social good work

#UniteToPrevent COVID-19 ads win awards for health campaign, influencer endorsement
Paul Heinert 7 min read
A woman smiles while reading her tablet PC in a sunny living room.

Vaccine advocacy group praises Sanford’s clear info campaign

Stories and infographics make COVID-19 vaccination benefits easy to see
Mick Garry 6 min read
Closeup of a man's hand on a pair of colorful star quilts at Sanford Chilren's Hospital.

Dialogue, education can break down Native barriers to care

Outreach underway to Native Americans, who make up roughly 10% of Sanford Health patients
Simon Floss 7 min read
A nursing instructor gesturs toward a patient model on an exam table in a bright college classroom.

Sanford works to provide culturally competent care for all

Recognition months raise awareness, but the real work happens year-round
Simon Floss 8 min read
Gary Timmerman headshot

Sanford doctor joins Academy of Master Surgeon Educators

Out of 90,000 applicants, fewer than 100 are chosen each year
Simon Floss 7 min read
A focused boy at a Sanford football camp gets ready to tackle a pad in the foreground while other kids line up behind him to watch and wait.

SD Junior Football, Sanford recognized for sports safety

Partnerships have helped to make the sport safer. Now they have a national audience.
Simon Floss 6 min read
Native American man holds up a beaded symbol of his tribe that he keeps in his Sanford Health office.

Health advocate provides comfort, trust for Native patients

Joseph Beaudreau of Sanford Bemidji is a member of the Ojibwe tribe
Jason Anschutz 4 min read
Sanford Health chief physician listens to a guest on a laptop computer screen. A screen behind him shows the Sanford Health logo.

Chief physician hosts COVID Q&A with business community

Dr. Cauwels advises on safer workplaces when 'the goal is to help stop this virus'
Courtney Collen 7 min read