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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 nurse in scrubs looks seriously at the camera while standing in a Sanford Health exam room.

COVID-19 diary from a pediatric nurse

Brittany is a pediatric nurse in Fargo. She wants everyone who can to get the vaccine.
SHN Staff 5 min read

Sanford Health offers COVID-19 antibody testing to public

Test for probable exposure available at dozens of sites
Jane Thaden Lawson 10 min read
Closeup of a teacher pointing to a student's tablet pc in an elementary school classroom.

Living with COVID: When will it be endemic?

Coexisting with COVID starts with vaccination, testing, prevention and treatment, leaders say
Courtney Collen 6 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
Three pharmacy workers sort bags and bins of prescription medicine at Sanford Health.

Best COVID-19 treatments, according to doctors

Antiviral treatments and antibody therapies are most effective if you test early
Erin Mairose 11 min read
A Sanford HEalth nurse squeezes an 8-year-old boy's arm to prepare for a COVID-19 vaccination while he sits in an exam room.

What we’ve learned about hybrid immunity, long COVID

As omicron wanes, emerging subvariants seem less risky with vaccine, natural immunity
Courtney Collen 10 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 9 min read
A senior man in a face mask attached to oxygen lines poses for a portrait in the living room of his Good Samaritan Society nursing home.

High COVID-19 booster rates help residents stay safer

90% of Good Samaritan Society residents have received a booster shot, far above national average
Matt Holsen 4 min read