News and Announcements

PLHS & CEO Nationally Recognized

Wednesday, April 05, 2017
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System (PLHS) was recently named one of the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the United States by iVantage Health Analytics and The Chartis Center for Rural Health. This is the second year PLHS received this prestigious honor. PLHS scored in the top 100 of rural…

Welcome New CNP

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System announces staff nurse Megan Merkel has advanced to a Certified Nurse Practitioner. Merkel will work with hospitalists and care for inpatients at the hospital. Hospitalists are medical doctors with advanced expertise in fields such as internal medicine. They work closely with Merkel and other staff to…

Prairie Lakes Wellness Center Opening Soon

Tuesday, March 07, 2017
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The Prairie Lakes Wellness Center is opening March 20th! Public tours will be available Noon - 5:00 p.m., Saturday, March 18th and Sunday, March 19th.  Current members and non-members can sign up for the chance to win giveaways March 18 - 24 at the Prairie Lakes Wellness Center. Giveaway prizes…

Expansion Project Preview

Wednesday, March 01, 2017
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The current Prairie Lakes Healthcare System expansion project is steadily progressing forward. The expansion includes a new east entrance canopy, helipad relocation and the Prairie Lakes Specialty Clinic, a new 65,000 square foot, two-story clinic building. Thank you for your patience during construction. The expansion project will be completed by fall of…

Women’s Choice Award®

Friday, January 27, 2017
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System has been named a recipient of the Women’s Choice Award®  as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Emergency Care for a fourth consecutive year. The methodology for America’s Best Hospitals for Emergency Care award is unique because it combines Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and…

Save the Date for BASH

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare Foundation is excited to announce BASH (Building A Superior Hospital) 2017 will be held Saturday, April 1st at the Watertown Event Center! The Black Diamond Empire band will be the featured entertainment for the evening. Their array of music and fervent performance will keep guests moving on…

2000th Blood Donation

Friday, January 20, 2017
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Community Blood Bank will host a blood drive on Monday, January 30 from 8:00am to 10:30am and 12:00pm to 3:00pm at Prairie Lakes Healthcare System. The blood mobile will be located west of the Cancer Center. This blood drive will benefit the local blood supply. To celebrate PLHS's 2000th blood donation…

1st Watertown Baby of 2017

Monday, January 02, 2017
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Mike and Jolynn Sackmann welcomed their new baby boy Ronan Michael at 10:50 p.m. January 1, 2017, weighing 7 lbs 13 oz and measuring 19 inches in length. Ronan is the first baby to be born at Prairie Lakes Healthcare System in Watertown for the 2017 year.  Ronan’s grandparents are…

Donation to Cancer Center Patients

Monday, December 12, 2016
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At the Prairie Lakes Cancer Center gift bags sit under the tree thanks to the Pink Ladies Dart League. The group donated gift bags containing items to comfort patients, including snacks, lotion, warm socks, water, chap stick, crossword puzzles, hand sanitizer, and tissues. The Pink Ladies are uplifting spirits of…

Competition to Help Local Blood Supply

Wednesday, December 07, 2016
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Watertown Police and Fire Departments will compete to see which department can recruit the most blood donors for the community’s blood supply during the holidays in the 15th Annual “Heroes Behind the Badges”. The special blood drive event will be held on Thursday, December 22 from 10:00 am to 6:30…
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