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Jeanette Hlaudy is caring for a patient in an exam room.

Family medicine LPN driven by care, compassion

Years of over-the-phone contact sparks Jeanette Hlaudy's new passion for nursing
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 3 min read
News media interviews a Sanford HEalth patient on camera after her first COVID-19 vaccine.

Sioux Falls patients receive first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

"It's our only chance of getting life back to what we really want"
Simon Floss Simon Floss 4 min read
The partnership has helped countless limited income pregnant women in the Sioux Falls area.

Sanford Health helps Teddy Bear Den to live out mission

The 18-year partnership has helped countless women in the Sioux Falls area
Simon Floss Simon Floss 5 min read
For three weeks, Boss' Pizza & Chicken and Firehouse Subs will donate lunch to Sanford Health employees.

‘Food for Frontline Workers’ comes to Sanford Health

Verizon donation is "more than a meal; it's really a heartfelt thank you"
Simon Floss Simon Floss 4 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

First Sanford Sioux Falls caregivers get COVID-19 vaccine

Health leaders, caregivers hopeful this is a turning point in the pandemic
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 6 min read
Society staff member Alecia O'Neill getting the COVID-19 vaccine

Society staff in Sioux Falls among first to get vaccine

COVID-19 vaccinations come with "a lot of emotion, a lot of hope for the future"
Matt Holsen Matt Holsen 5 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
Pic of Sanford Wellness Center with sign about COVID

Staying fit at Sanford Wellness Centers during the pandemic

During pandemic, maintaining exercise regimen can be difficult, not impossible
Mick Garry Mick Garry 5 min read
Members of Sanford Health's Sioux Falls team pose with the Payne Family, after they donated snacks and thank you notes to support front line staff.

Family donates snacks, thank-you notes to Sanford workers

Halloween costume winnings turn into Thanksgiving week gift to hospital staff
Simon Floss Simon Floss 4 min read