News and Announcements

It's BASH Week and Silent Auction Items are LIVE!

Monday, March 20, 2023
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare Foundation is gearing up for their annual BASH (Building A Superior Healthcare System) Event 2023 which will be held on Saturday, March 25th at the Watertown Event Center. BASH is an annual gala fundraising event hosted by the Prairie Lakes Healthcare Foundation, with much support from donors and volunteers. …

Prairie Lakes Healthcare System Named Top Rural and Community Hospital

Wednesday, March 15, 2023
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System (PLHS) was recently named one of the top 20 rural and community hospitals in the country. This is the sixth time PLHS has received this recognition since it was introduced by The National Rural Health Association (NRHA) seven years ago. To celebrate this achievement, PLHS held…

11th Annual Ladies Night Out Was a Success!

Friday, March 10, 2023
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On Friday, February 24th, Prairie Lakes Healthcare System held our largest community event of the year - Ladies Night Out 2023 at the Watertown Event Center.  We welcomed over 315 attendees, many new in 2023, to our annual event- the first time we've held the event in-person since March 2020.…

March is National Athletic Trainer Month

Thursday, March 09, 2023
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March is National Athletic Trainer Month which raises awareness for the important work that Athletic Trainers provide to athletes of all ages and abilities. Athletic trainers, also known as ATs, specialize in the management, prevention, and recovery of injured athletes. Many times, athletic trainers are the first medical professionals on the…

BASH is Back in 2023!

Thursday, March 09, 2023
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Update: Tickets sales have now ended, but check back for additional information on online silent auction bidding and other opportunities to get involved and support the Prairie Lakes Healthcare Foundation and BASH 2023.  Prairie Lakes Healthcare Foundation is excited to announce BASH (Building A Superior Healthcare System) 2023 will be…

Prairie Lakes Introduces The Pain Science Center

Thursday, February 23, 2023
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System (PLHS) is proud to announce the Specialty Clinic is enhancing services for the care of patients with pain conditions. Patients can now make appointments with the Pain Science Center at Prairie Lakes Specialty Clinic located within Rehabilitation Services. Eric Fjeldheim, DPT, Pain SpecialistThe Pain Science Center…

Prairie Lakes Clinics Closing Due to Weather

Tuesday, February 21, 2023
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Due to inclement and impending weather, the Prairie Lakes Specialty Clinic, Cancer Center, and ENT Clinic at Mallard Pointe will be closing at noon Wednesday, February 22nd and will be closed Thursday, February 23rd. Cardiac Rehab and Wound Clinic will be closed February 22nd and 23rd. Home Care and Hospice…

Meet Our Ladies Night Out Keynote Speaker: Leslie Morgan Steiner

Thursday, February 16, 2023
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Leslie Morgan Steiner is this year's keynote of Ladies Night Out 2023 and she is looking forward to sharing some valuable advice on the importance of self care and making your physical health a priority, especially as women age.  Leslie is a New York Times best-selling author, TedTalk veteran, columnist…

Prairie Lakes Healthcare System Announces New President and CEO

Monday, February 06, 2023
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Following a nation-wide Chief Executive Officer (CEO) search, the Prairie Lakes Healthcare System Board of Directors announces the appointment of John Allen as President and CEO.  Allen will begin at Prairie Lakes on February 27, 2023, and will replace Paul Macek, who was hired in August 2021 as Interim CEO…

Prairie Lakes Names New Director of Cardiology Service Line

Tuesday, January 31, 2023
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System is pleased to announce Erika Bluel as the new Director of Cardiology Service Line. Bluel oversees the Cardiology Clinic in the Prairie Lakes Specialty Clinic, the Cardiac Cath Lab, and the Cardiac Rehab department. Bluel grew up in Loveland, CO and earned her Bachelor of Nursing…