News and Announcements

Prairie Lakes Updates Mask Requirements

Wednesday, August 31, 2022
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 Following review and consideration, Prairie Lakes Healthcare System Leadership has approved a change in mask requirements in all Prairie Lakes Facilities. Effective September 1, 2022, the following shall apply: Masks are required if you have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the last 10 days Masks are required if you have…

Prairie Lakes Names New Facilities Director

Saturday, August 27, 2022
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System (PLHS) named Josh Dahl as the new Director of Facilities. He replaces Rick Masloski upon his retirement after he dedicated 10 years to Prairie Lakes. Dahl plans, directs, supervises, and evaluates the infrastructure and physical plant management at PLHS. Dahl joined Prairie Lakes in 2015 as…

Prairie Lakes Elects Two New Board Members

Thursday, August 25, 2022
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The Prairie Lakes Healthcare System Board of Directors has elected Diane Stiles and Jesse Peterson to serve on the board. They bring diverse leadership experiences to the Board of Directors and will each serve a 3-year term.  Diane Stiles has 15 years of experience in technical education and economic development…

Thursday's Blood Drive At Prairie Lakes Healthcare System Helps 99 Local Patients!

Friday, August 19, 2022
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System partnered with Community Blood Bank for a very successful Blood Drive today receiving 33 blood donations that will then go to help 99 patients in need in the Watertown community! Thank you to everybody that participated in either donating blood or helping to make this event…

Healthy Eating Habits at Boys & Girls Club

Wednesday, August 17, 2022
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The Prairie Lakes Nutritional Services team at Sodexo was part of summer programming at the Boys & Girls Club of Watertown this summer! They focused on teaching children of all age ranges the importance of eating right, balancing your nutrition, and learning about foods that can be just as nutritious…

Prairie Lakes Welcomes Dr. Ravi Kalaga to Cardiology

Friday, August 12, 2022
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System is pleased to welcome board-certified Interventional Cardiologist, Ravi Kalaga, MD to our team of dedicated heart specialists. Dr. Kalaga sees patients at the Prairie Lakes Cardiology Clinic and Cath Lab where he joins Dr. Richard Howard and Jacklyn Karli, DNP in the expert care of hearts.…

Upcoming Blood Drive August 18th

Thursday, August 11, 2022
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What can be done to make sure your friends, neighbors, and family receive the blood they need? It’s simple – donate blood to the Community Blood Bank. The great thing about the Community Blood Bank, is that all the blood stays within your community. A safe, cost-effective supply of blood…

Glacial Lakes Orthopaedics Joins Prairie Lakes Healthcare System

Monday, August 01, 2022
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System (PLHS) is proud to announce the transition of Glacial Lakes Orthopaedics (GLO) to Prairie Lakes Orthopedics. The acquisition became official when paperwork was signed on Monday afternoon along with a welcome event for the staff joining Prairie Lakes. Prairie Lakes Healthcare System and Glacial Lakes Orthopaedics…

Prairie Lakes Hospice Receives Donation From First Bank & Trust Community Bank

Friday, July 22, 2022
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Prairie Lakes Hospice received a $660 donation from Curt Trego, First Bank & Trust Community Bank President. The donation was made possible due to a recent “Walk Your Dog Challenge” that First Bank & Trust employees participated in.  Trego said, “To promote a healthy lifestyle we challenged employees to walk…

Prairie Lakes Welcomes David Feist, PA-C to Dermatology

Friday, July 15, 2022
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System welcomes licensed and board certified Physician Assistant, David Feist, MS, PA-C, to the Dermatology Clinic staff. He joins Dr. Jeffrey Smith and Abby Gietzen, PA-C in the expert care of patients with conditions related to the skin. Prairie Lakes Dermatology specializes in general and surgical dermatology…