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Hospital Hill Run-25th Annual Makes Donation to the Prairie Lakes Caring Club House

Wednesday, June 22, 2022
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On June 11th, 2022, Prairie Lakes Healthcare System held the 25th Annual Hospital Hill Run. Walkers and runners participated to raise money for the Prairie Lakes Healthcare Foundation’s Caring Club House. A generous donation of $3,250 was donated to the Caring Club House. Shown are members of the Hospital Hill…

25th Annual Hospital Hill Run Results & Photos

Wednesday, June 22, 2022
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The 25th Annual Hospital Hill Run took place on Saturday, June 11 with a 5K run, 5K walk, and a one-mile walk for all ages. There were 61 timed 5K runners, 29 5K walkers, and 12 one-mile walkers.  Thank you to our sponsors, donors, and volunteers who helped with the…

Prairie Lakes Donation Supports Construction of New Appropriate Regional Facility

Friday, May 20, 2022
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System has recently made a $2 million donation toward the construction of a new Appropriate Regional Facility (ARF) in Watertown. The Human Service Agency (HSA) broke ground on the facility during the fall of 2021. With mental health needs continuing to rise locally, regionally, and across the…

Love Takes Flight - Butterfly Release

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
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Remember those who have passed, celebrate those who are living, and accept the changes and transitions that are occurring in our own lives. About this event The program will include a brief, nondenominational spiritual dedication by pastoral staff with Prairie Lakes Hospice and the release of the butterflies. You will…

Prairie Lakes Cath Lab Celebrates 15 Year Anniversary

Friday, May 06, 2022
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May 8, 2022 marks 15 years since the Prairie Lakes Healthcare System Cardiac Catheterization Lab (Cath Lab) saw its first patient in 2007. Dr. Ivaldo Lunardi, Interventional Cardiologist, who established the Cardiology Program at Prairie Lakes, performed the first procedure.  At the time, it was the first Cardiac Cath procedure performed…

Yellow Rose Week 2022 June 6-10

Thursday, May 05, 2022
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Help the Foundation raise funds for the Suzanne Jacobson Memorial Fund! Support those within our region with life-threatening illnesses. Buy Roses & More - Pre Order Today! Yellow Rose Week, June 6 - 10th, is the primary fundraiser for the Suzanne Jacobson Memorial Fund, a service of the Prairie Lakes Healthcare Foundation. This fund…

25th Annual Hospital Hill Run

Thursday, April 28, 2022
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Join us for the 25th Annual Hospital Hill Run on Saturday, June 11th and support our collective effort to raise money for the Caring Club House located on the Prairie Lakes Healthcare System campus. Registration: Registration before June 1st is $20 Local Health Care Employees will receive a $5 discount…

New Innovative Technology for Heart Disease Procedures Now Available at Prairie Lakes

Wednesday, April 20, 2022
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System (PLHS) now offers a new shockwave technology called intravascular lithotripsy or IVL that safely treats problematic calcium buildup in the arteries of the heart that restricts blood flow. On Wednesday, April 14th, interventional cardiologist, Richard Howard MD, FACC, FSCAI, treated the first Prairie Lakes Healthcare System…

New Management of Nutritional and Environmental Services at Prairie Lakes Healthcare System

Wednesday, April 06, 2022
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System (PLHS) and Sodexo, the provider of nutritional and environmental services at PLHS, are pleased to announce the hiring of a new General Manager, Mark Keller. Keller grew up in a small community in central Montana. He attended Dickinson State University in North Dakota and started his…

Upcoming Blood Drive April 11th

Wednesday, April 06, 2022
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Community Blood Bank, a joint cooperative of Sanford USD Medical Center and Avera McKennan Hospital, Sioux Falls, SD is diligently working to maintain an adequate blood supply for the 36 local hospitals it services, including Prairie Lakes Healthcare System.   Join us to donate blood on Monday, April 11th from 8:00…
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