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Two female Sanford Health workers, seen from behind, sit at a table preparing COVID-19 vaccine in syringes.

Sanford helps lead massive vaccine distribution effort in SD

State designates major health systems to get rural communities vaccinated
Courtney Collen 6 min read
A Sanford Health minivan courier carries mail and vaccines down a rural road in winter.

COVID-19 FAQs: How will Sanford Health deliver vaccines?

Months of prep for COVID-19 vaccine include ultracold freezers, rural couriers
Mick Garry 6 min read
Exterior daytime view of Sanford Heart Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Sanford Health seeks residents’ input on local health needs

Survey asks about physical, social and economic factors that impact health
Katie Foutz 3 min read
A nurse talks on a phone while wearing a mask and gloves

COVID-19 home monitoring program keeps patients connected

Thermometers, oxygen monitors and twice-daily check-ins have saved lives
Simon Floss 6 min read
Sanford Fargo clinic as seen from the parking lot.

Sanford opens infusion centers for COVID-19 treatment

Rare therapy helps keep coronavirus patients healthier and out of the hospital
Mick Garry 6 min read
'Virtual Doctor' took home top honors in Sanford's virtual competition

‘Virtual Doctor’ takes top honors in HealthHack contest

Students answer Sanford Health's call for innovative health care solutions
Simon Floss 7 min read
Four Sanford Health nurses don PPE in the hallway of a COVID-19 unit.

Sanford Health idea challenge takes on suicide prevention

Pandemic has worsened suicide risk for patients and those who care for them
Carson Walker 13 min read
Counselor sits in bright office, smiling at woman facing away from camera.

Sanford, UND unveil Behavioral Health Bridge

Website aims to limit long-term mental health effects from COVID-19 pandemic
Simon Floss 9 min read
Sanford Health employees volunteer to pack and send meals out in Bemidji, Minnesota.

Sanford Health fights hunger with $3 million donation

The pandemic has exacerbated hunger, and the health system is responding
Simon Floss 5 min read
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