News and Announcements

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…

Prairie Lakes Names New Director of Human Resources

Friday, January 27, 2023
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System is pleased to announce the new Director of Human Resources (HR), Sarah Bruning. She replaces Alison Gilbertson who was recently appointed to the Vice President of Human Resources at Prairie Lakes.  Bruning holds a master’s degree in Business Administration that she earned from the University of…

PLHS Providers Will be Leading Classes at the 78th Annual Winter Farm Show

Thursday, January 26, 2023
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The 78th Annual Watertown Winter Farm Show is taking place at the Watertown Extension Expo and Fieldhouse Wednesday, February 8th through Saturday, February 11th. Prairie Lakes Healthcare System is excited to once again participate in educational sessions led by our providers. Each session will be held in the Codington County…

Prairie Lakes Dermatology Expands Service Area to Brookings, SD

Monday, January 23, 2023
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Prairie Lakes Dermatology is now providing outreach to Sanford Health Brookings Clinic in Brookings, SD. Prairie Lakes Dermatology specialists see patients at this location twice per month. With a goal of providing exceptional health care services that are close to home…

Ladies Night Out 2023 Registration is Now Open Featured

Friday, January 13, 2023
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Join author Leslie Morgan Steiner and Prairie Lakes Healthcare System in person on Friday, February 24th for our Ladies Night Out event at the Watertown Event Center. We will have providers on-hand for educational break-out sessions covering topics such as Cognition, Acid Reflux, Breast Health, Pelvic Health, and Pain Neuroscience.…

Blood Drive at Prairie Lakes Speciality Clinic on January 16th

Thursday, January 05, 2023
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Provide hope and impact local lives in our community! The Blood Mobile will be parked outside of the Prairie Lakes Specialty Clinic from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm. on Monday, January 16th.  As a blood donor, you are participating in a vital community service to ensure the Community Blood Bank…