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The Anderson family poses for a family picture in Sheldon, Iowa.

Keeping pregnancy and family care close to home in Sheldon

Family praises local care following two pregnancies in northwest Iowa
Courtney Collen 5 min read

Safe, convenient mammograms: Tour a mobile screening unit

Sanford Health continues to offer mammograms-on-the-go to many rural areas
Simon Floss 4 min read

Drive-thru the flu: Sanford Health offers mobile flu shots

If you wear a mask & roll up your sleeves, there's no need to leave the car
Simon Floss 3 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
A nurse in full PPE talks to a driver at a COVID-19 test drive-thru station in Fargo, ND

Sanford facilities in rural areas ready for COVID-19 surge

Assured of regional expertise & supplies, sites focus on preparing for patients
Jane Thaden Lawson 15 min read
Physician assistants and rural health care. Hay bales in field after harvest and dramatic sky during sunset.

Vietnam War created PA training for rural, native care

Rural Americans rely heavily on those trained through this innovative program
Jared Leighton 17 min read
Adults disabilities: Harvey from Village Northwest Sheldon Iowa

Adults with disabilities benefit from partnership

Sanford Health supports mission of Village Northwest Unlimited in Sheldon, Iowa
SHN Staff 5 min read
Rural Health Day: Dianne Karlstad and Troy Grassel laugh during physical therapy

Health care in your hometown? It’s about family, community

Rural Health Day recognizes care providers and patients
Michelle Erpenbach 7 min read
Nurse Kayla Johnson stands in a patient's room.

Nursing internship gives students an edge in first real job

Nursing students “learn where they want to be and where they don't want to be"
Jane Thaden Lawson 12 min read
Jacinda Tracy holds her baby girl, Braelynn, on her lap.

Smallest newborn to ‘graduate’ from NICU goes home

Braelynn Tracy, born at less than 12 ounces, now weighs 8 pounds
Jane Thaden Lawson 17 min read