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Scientist wearing pink-colored protective gloves, transfers influenza sample vials from their cold shipping box, into a black plastic vial tray, while inside a negatively-pressurized flow hood.

Flu shots even more important during COVID-19 pandemic

With two respiratory illnesses going around, Sanford stocks extra flu vaccines
Mick Garry Mick Garry 5 min read
Boy wearing mask sitting in medical waiting room holding gadget looking at camera

Wellness exams, vaccines now could prevent outbreaks in fall

Keep your kid healthy with regularly scheduled well child checkups
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 8 min read
A Sanford Health patient checks in at the front desk with a nurse in PPE.

Preventive health screenings you should not postpone

Now is the time to take care of any screenings that you've put off
Mick Garry Mick Garry 8 min read
A boy just had his vaccination, and is showing me the position on the arm.

Vaccines for Children program offers free immunizations

Lost your job or coverage? Your kids can still get their shots on schedule
Mick Garry Mick Garry 4 min read
Smiling woman with band-aid on her arm after flu shot in exam room.

Good Samaritan Society honored for vaccination effort

Society earns national award for employee immunization against seasonal flu
Mick Garry Mick Garry 4 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
Courtney Collen sits in front of a computer monitor showing herself on the left and Dr. Stephanie Hanson on the right talking via Skype about kids and COVID-19

COVID-19 Q&A: Pediatrician urges well visits, physicals

Families need to keep up with immunizations to avoid outbreaks of other diseases
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 4 min read
Herd immunity illustration. Human crowd forming a big target symbol on white background.

Herd immunity: The goal in race to slow down coronavirus

Social distancing has helped as researchers pursue treatments and vaccines
Mick Garry Mick Garry 8 min read
Footprint decals on the floor of a clinic indicate where people should stand at a distance from others when taking care of health care needs

Don’t neglect your health needs. It’s safe to seek care

Stay on track with chronic conditions, screenings and immunizations
Mick Garry Mick Garry 12 min read
Cold And Flu. Portrait Of Ill Woman Caught Cold, Feeling Sick And Sneezing In Paper Wipe. Closeup Of Beautiful Unhealthy Girl Covered In Blanket Wiping Nose.

Number of influenza cases remains high through spring

Long flu season expected, vaccinations still available
SHN Staff SHN Staff 6 min read