News and Announcements

Prairie Lakes Named to the 100 Great Community Hospitals List by Becker’s Hospital Review

Tuesday, July 16, 2024
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WATERTOWN, S.D. – July 16, 2024 – Prairie Lakes Healthcare System is proud to announce they have been named to Becker's Hospital Review's 100 Great Community Hospitals list for 2024. The community hospitals honored on the list portray clinical and academic excellence, personalized and holistic care, and overall improved health…

Spencer Waege Trained for NFL Training Camp this Summer with PLHS Strength & Conditioning Coach, Aaron Jung

Monday, July 15, 2024
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Prairie Lakes Athletic Training goes beyond high school sports. Strength & Conditioning Coach Aaron Jung has been working with South Shore native Spencer Waege while he’s been home this summer preparing to play for the Green Bay Packers.  When Spencer was looking for an experienced and dedicated coach that knows…

Prairie Lakes Earns National Award for Heart Attack Care for Second Consecutive Year Featured

Thursday, July 11, 2024
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WATERTOWN, S.D. – July 12, 2024 – Prairie Lakes Healthcare System has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain ̶ MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for the second consecutive year in a row. Prairie Lakes is one of only 259 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor. Dr.…

Here For Your Good Days and Bad Days

Wednesday, July 10, 2024
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Here For Your Good Days & Bad Days  Everyone has good days and bad days. But everyday is a great day to take care of you and your family’s health with annual exams, vaccinations, health screenings, and walk-in Convenience Care for the not so good days. Preventative & Primary Care…

Prairie Lakes Primary Care Offers Our Medicare Patients New ChartSpan Care Program

Wednesday, July 03, 2024
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For many patients, keeping track of appointments, prescription refills, and specialists can be overwhelming. Even more so when a patient has multiple health conditions which they are receiving care for. Recently, Prairie Lakes Primary Care implemented a new care management program, called ChartSpan, that keeps all of their information in…

Watertown Community Members Welcomed to Tour Prairie Lakes Cancer Center

Friday, June 28, 2024
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The Prairie Lakes Cancer Center is celebrating 25 years of providing exceptional cancer treatment to residents of Watertown and surrounding areas in 2024. To commemorate the occasion, local business leaders and members of the Watertown Chamber of Commerce were invited into the facility to learn more about the providers, treatments,…

Construction is Underway in the Maternal Child Health Unit

Monday, June 24, 2024
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The most recent construction project at PLHS is the exciting upgrade happening in the Maternal Child Health unit. In fact, the focus behind this year's BASH event was to raise money in support of this effort. We checked in with Micki Cordell, Director of Maternal Child Health, to see how the…

Prairie Lakes ENT Clinic Offers Treatments for Patients With Chronic Nasal & Sinus Issues

Monday, June 17, 2024
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The Prairie Lakes Ear, Nose, and Throat Clinic provides relief to patients suffering from either chronic rhinitis or nasal obstruction. Dr. Mancell believes care begins with listening to each patient’s needs, providing education and including the patient in the decision-making process. VIVAER® TREATMENT  VivAer Treatment is used to relieve nasal…

Prairie Lakes Cancer Center is Celebrating 25th Anniversary

Thursday, June 13, 2024
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For the past quarter of a century, Prairie Lakes Cancer Center has been a beacon of hope and healing for countless patients and their families in our Watertown area communities. In 1999, the Prairie Lakes Cancer Center welcomed its first patient. Today, we proudly serve over 400 new patients annually,…

27th Annual Hospital Hill Run Results & Photos

Monday, June 10, 2024
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The 27th Annual Hospital Hill Run took place on Saturday, June 8th with a 5K run, 5K walk, a 1-mile Kids Race, and a 1-mile walk for all ages. There were 79 timed 5K runners, 23 5K walkers, eight children signed up for the Kids Race and 32 one-mile walkers. …
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