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1st Baby of 2019

Tuesday, January 01, 2019
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Jessica and Ken Williams of Estelline welcomed their new baby girl Violet Grace at 8:30 a.m. on January 1, 2018, weighing 9 lbs 1 oz. Violet is the first baby to be born at Prairie Lakes Healthcare System in Watertown for the 2019 year.  Her big brother Jack is excited to…

Generous Sixth-Grader Donates Toys

Wednesday, December 19, 2018
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Generous sixth-grader, Nolan Adams donated toys for our pediatric inpatients. Nolan’s Project started five years ago he heard a radio story about children being in the hospital and wondered, “What do the kids get for Christmas when they are in the hospital over Christmas?” Nolan believes it is better to…

Donations Warm Hearts of Cancer Patients

Monday, December 17, 2018
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Gracious community members are warming hearts this holiday season at the Prairie Lakes Cancer Center. The Carlson Family of Watertown donated a beautiful Christmas tree for cancer patients to enjoy; included with the tree are blessing bulbs. Patients and their loved ones can pick a bulb, write down the name…

Tom Beaudry Day

Thursday, December 13, 2018
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Prairie Lakes Radiology and Watertown Mayor Sarah Caron honored retiring Radiology Director, Tom Beaudry by naming December 13, 2018 Tom Beaudry Day. Mayor Caron's proclamation:   WHEREAS, Tom Beaudry is the Radiology Director of Prairie Lakes Healthcare System in Watertown, South Dakota; and WHEREAS, Tom has dedicated the last 43…

Healthcare Speakers Series to Feature Dr. Holm

Tuesday, December 04, 2018
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The Prairie Lakes Healthcare Foundation is pleased to announce an upcoming Healthcare Speakers Series Event featuring the “Prairie Doc”, Dr. Richard Holm. Dr. Holm’s presentation is titled “The Fear of Death is Dangerous for Your Health”; he will also talk about his new book, “Life’s Final Season: A Guide for…

National Rural Health Day

Thursday, November 15, 2018
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November 15th is National Rural Health Day! Prairie Lakes Healthcare System is dedicated to keeping our rural region healthy. Did you know we work collaboratively with critical access hospitals in the region to provide care to rural areas? Check out our services by community below. Services by Community: Prairie Lakes…

Prairie Lakes Upgrades Cath Lab

Monday, November 12, 2018
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System recently upgraded its cath lab. The cath lab was established in 2007 and offers life saving cardiac care. The upgrade to the equipment installed the latest and greatest technology, which will allow the cardiologists high quality imaging at much lower radiation levels. A cath lab is…

The future is now... open Featured

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
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The Prairie Lakes Specialty Clinic opened for patient appointments on Monday, October 29, 2018. Specialty services in the clinic include cardiology, dermatology, general surgery, nephrology, pulmonology and urology.  The clinic includes a lab, adding convenience for many patients needing those services in conjunction with their clinic appointment. Physical therapy, occupational…

Physical Therapist Achieves Pain Certification

Monday, September 24, 2018
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System announces a Therapeutic Pain Specialist certification completion of Physical Therapist, Eric Fjeldheim of Prairie Lakes Rehabilitation Services. Fjeldheim’s certification as a Therapeutic Pain Specialist broadens therapy services available to rehab patients. Fjeldheim completed a rigorous six month research based curriculum that resulted in advanced clinical competency…

Prairie Lakes Welcomes New Cardiologist

Friday, September 14, 2018
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System welcomes Steven Miller, MD, Cardiologist. He joins Prairie Lakes Cardiology staff; including, Evelio Garcia, MD, Salem Maaliki, MD, and Jacklyn Karli, CNP. “I look forward to contribute to the growing need for cardiology services at Prairie Lakes Healthcare System,” said Dr. Miller.  “We want to provide…