News and Announcements

Prairie Lakes Welcomes the 1st Baby Born in 2023

Tuesday, January 03, 2023
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Casey and Erica Kneebone of Watertown, SD welcomed their new baby boy at 5:23pm on January 2, 2023. Clyde Russell Kneebone is 18.5” inches long and 5 pounds 15.4 ounces. He is the first baby born at Prairie Lakes Healthcare System in 2023. Proud older siblings include Calvin Kneebone, Natalee Blauer,…

Prairie Lakes Welcomed 13 New Providers and Therapists in 2022

Thursday, December 29, 2022
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As 2022 comes to an end and we ring in a new year, we reflect on the past year and are pleased to have welcomed 4 new physicians, 5 new advanced practice providers, and 4 new therapists to Prairie Lakes Healthcare System in the last 12 months. This demonstrates our…

Pediatric Patients Received a Surprise from Toys for Tots!

Friday, December 23, 2022
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Randy Winge, along with a couple of friends from Watertown Toys for Tots, stopped by PLHS to deliver toys for children that are hospitalized during the holidays.  Randy, Ben Pahl, and Kirk Schamens are all in the local Marine Corp League that spends most of the year working to gather…

New Director of Dialysis Named

Friday, December 16, 2022
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System named Jan Hansen as the new Director of Dialysis for the Watertown, Sisseton, and Ortonville Kidney Dialysis Units. Hansen oversees the staff and dialysis services provided by Prairie Lakes. Dialysis is a treatment, often required multiple times per week, that removes waste products and excess fluid…

Prairie Lakes Healthcare System Receives Notice of Third-Party Vendor’s Data Security Incident

Friday, December 16, 2022
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On or about October 18, 2022, Prairie Lakes Healthcare System (“PLHS”) was notified that its business associate and collections vendor, AAA Collections, Inc. dba Advanced Asset Alliance (“AAA”), experienced a data incident which may have resulted in the inadvertent exposure of personal and medical information of current and former PLHS…

Prairie Lakes Clinic Closures Due to Weather

Thursday, December 15, 2022
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Due to inclement and impending weather, the Prairie Lakes Specialty Clinic, Cancer Center, ENT Clinic at Mallard Pointe, Cardiac Rehab, and Wound Clinic will be closing today, December 15th at 4:00pm and will be opening at 10:00am tomorrow, December 16th. Home Care and Hospice Services will be provided where deemed…

Kick off a Healthy New Year with Core4 by Sodexo - Early Bird Discounts until January 2nd!

Tuesday, December 13, 2022
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The New Year is a perfect time for a change! Change your lifestyle, change your eating habits, change your attitude and change your life! Core4 by Sodexo is offered to PLHS employees and the general public. Beginning Tuesday, January 10th, there are two 12-week sessions available that meet for an hour …

Prairie Lakes Specialty Clinic Closing Due to Weather

Tuesday, December 13, 2022
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Due to inclement weather, the Prairie Lakes Specialty Clinic, Cancer Center, ENT Clinic at Mallard Pointe, Cardiac Rehab, and Wound Clinic will be closing today, December 13th at noon and will be closed tomorrow, December 14th. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911. Home Care and Hospice…

Ladies Night Out 2023 - Save the Date!

Wednesday, December 07, 2022
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System is proud to announce the return of an in-person Ladies Night Out on Friday, February 24th at the Watertown Event Center!Our keynote speaker, Leslie Morgan Steiner, will be sharing poignant information on the importance of self-care, ways to cope with stress, and the unique challenges working…

Save the Date for BASH 2023

Monday, December 05, 2022
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare Foundation is excited to announce BASH (Building A Superior Healthcare System) 2023 will be held on Saturday, March 25 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. Tickets This…