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Sanford sporting events of all sizes make economic impact

Sports Complex is home base for big events and little kids ‘looking for a chance to play’
Mick Garry 8 min read
exterior evening photo of Sanford corporate building

Sanford contributed $11.9B to regional economy, study finds

Regional leaders praise health system’s impact on economic growth, philanthropy and community
Courtney Collen 13 min read
A 10-year-old boy displays his COVID-19 vaccine sticker chart showing he has one more dose to go. His mom, who is a doctor, and sister and brother are nearby in the exam room.

Sanford Health vaccinates first kids 5-11 against COVID

To these kids, vaccination means more fun, more normalcy, even wishes come true
Mick Garry 14 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
Architect's rendering of Sanford Bemidji Behavioral Health Crisis Center, with modern blue wavy sign out front of brick building under a bright blue sky.

Northern MN behavioral health center now under construction

Partnership with state and county aims to help patients for generations to come
Jason Anschutz 5 min read
A Sanford Health nurse smiles softly while standing in front of a hospital curtain.

COVID-19 diary from a medical-surgical nurse

Jessica doesn’t want another COVID-19 patient dying away from their loved ones
SHN Staff 4 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
Doctor and patient on medical consultation using digital tablet at patient's house. Both are masked against COVID-19.

Who gets monoclonal antibody treatment for COVID-19?

Outpatient infusion lowers hospitalization rates for those at severe risk
Jason Anschutz 6 min read
Exterior of Sanford Bemidji Medical Center against a blue sky.

Heart attack survivor almost missed the warning signs

As Andy Freeman's story shows, signs of a heart attack can sometimes be subtle
SHN Staff 5 min read
eye model used for cataract surgery

Cataract patients have options at Sanford Bemidji Eye Center

Advances in intraocular lens technology offer choices for clearer vision
Jason Anschutz 5 min read