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A girl in a rainbow face mask looks out the window on a cloudy day.

Talking to kids about COVID-19

Kid-friendly answers about the delta variant, continued safety measures and more
Sanford Fit 6 min read
Jeremy Cauwels and Courtney Collen talking together in a Facebook Live Q&A

Chief physician: ‘We’re all in this together’

Approach difficult COVID-19 conversations with equal parts grace and solid info
Courtney Collen 6 min read

Senior living means safety to science professor

Resident expert on Mars and meteorites likes to keep both feet on the ground
Matt Holsen 7 min read
Portrait of a Sanford Health nurse. He is in an exam room and wearing glasses and blue scrubs.

COVID-19 diary from a pulmonary nurse

Matt works with COVID-19 patients, got vaccinated at his first chance
SHN Staff 7 min read
Woman sneezes into tissue

Flu season likely this year with lingering pandemic

Vaccines are safe and effective to prevent against flu, COVID viruses
Courtney Collen 3 min read
Portrait of a Sanford Health nurse in an exam room. Her shirt says "For you. For me. For all" with a vaccine needle icon.

COVID-19 diary from a Sanford nurse

Stacy has given thousands of vaccines; her mom died of COVID-19 too soon to get one
SHN Staff 6 min read
A Sanford Health nurse gives COVID-19 and Influenza Vaccinations to a woman in her car. An adolescent boy is in the passenger seat. All are wearing face masks.

Sanford Health offers flu and COVID-19 vaccinations

Immunization blitzes include drive-thru and clinic appointments across health system
Nathan Aamodt 4 min read
Society staff member Alecia O'Neill getting the COVID-19 vaccine

Business community gets COVID-19 facts from Sanford Health

Chief Physician Jeremy Cauwels urges vaccinations in virtual COVID-19 roundtable
Alan Helgeson 4 min read
Cute little boy putting on a protective face mask while in daycare during phase two of reopening after the COVID-19 outbreak.

COVID-19 delta variant is ‘more contagious’ in kids

Sanford Children's sees more children testing positive, hospitalized with variant
Courtney Collen 7 min read
Closeup of a pregnant woman sitting on the bed at home holding her baby belly.

Pregnant or breastfeeding? CDC says to get COVID-19 vaccine

Urgency due to increase in severe COVID-19 cases in unvaccinated expecting mothers
Mick Garry 8 min read