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Flu FAQ with Sanford Health providers

Get tips on navigating this flu season amid the COVID-19 pandemic
Katie Foutz Katie Foutz 2 min read
An older couple rolls up their sleeves for COVID-19 vaccination at Sanford Health while two nurses help.

Sanford Bismarck, Fargo offer first COVID vaccine to public

Vaccine available for individuals 75 and older with underlying health conditions
Nathan Aamodt Nathan Aamodt 5 min read
Sanford Health challenge coin

Sanford Health honors Air Force nurses with challenge coins

Military nurses have been working in COVID-19 units alongside Sanford providers
Matt Holsen Matt Holsen 6 min read
Dr. Mubashir Badar of Sanford Medical Center-Bismarck wears full-body personal protective gear.

Health care hero: Dr. Mubashir Badar, physician of the year

Dr. Badar has been honored for making Sanford Bismarck a safer place
Mick Garry Mick Garry 7 min read
Dr. Avish receives the Pfizer vaccine

After COVID-19 vaccine: What are the side effects?

Patients can expect slight arm soreness for 18-24 hours, similar to other shots
Simon Floss Simon Floss 4 min read
Two men in surgical masks and black shirts lift a white shipping box of COVID-19 vaccine off a cart.

Sanford Health receives first shipments of COVID-19 vaccine

Front-line health care workers and long-term care workers start vaccinations
Nathan Aamodt Nathan Aamodt 5 min read
Dr. Robert Canham in the office with a human anatomy poster on the wall

What you need to know about joint pain

Q&A with an expert: Robert Canham, M.D., orthopedic surgeon, Sanford Health
Robert Canham, MD Robert Canham, MD 4 min read
Dr. Matthew Carpenter talks to a patient who is off-screen in an exam room.

What you need to know about total joint replacement surgery

Q&A with an expert: Matthew Carpenter, M.D., orthopedic surgeon, Sanford Health
Matthew Carpenter, MD Matthew Carpenter, MD 4 min read
Dr. Bruce Gardner, who invented the Safety Foley Urinary Catheter.

Doctor’s invention licensed to medical device entrepreneur

Quick-release Foley catheter would improve safety for hospital patients
Carson Walker Carson Walker 9 min read
Sanford Health surgeon sits in coat, tie and face mask in an office. On the bookshelf behind him is a sign that says "state surgeon" and a framed folded flag of the United States.

Sanford Health physician also serves as ND state surgeon

Dr. Todd Schaffer served four tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan
Jon Berg Jon Berg 6 min read