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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…

Prairie Lakes Healthcare System Has a New Patient Portal

Thursday, July 14, 2022
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The Prairie Lakes Healthcare System Patient Portal was recently updated to MyCareCorner! The new online portal provides patients with access to their medical records, to pay their bill, and more. For more information about MyCareCorner and to view User Guides, please visit our online portal page: Prairie Lakes Online Patient…

Yellow Rose Week 2022 is a huge success for individuals with life threatening illness!

Thursday, July 07, 2022
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Yellow Rose Week, the primary source of funding for the Suzanne Jacobson Memorial Fund (SJMF), a service of the Prairie Lakes Healthcare Foundation, was celebrated in Northeastern South Dakota, June 6th-10th, 2022.  The SJMF provides grants to individuals diagnosed with a life-threatening illness who are in financial need, due to…

Prairie Lakes Recognized for Patient Experience Featured

Wednesday, June 29, 2022
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System was recently awarded the 2022 Outstanding Patient Experience Award from Healthgrades for the first time. Healthgrades is an online resource that empowers users to find the best hospitals, doctors, and care for their family by delivering accessible and transparent information on healthcare providers in their area.…

Hospital Hill Run-25th Annual Makes Donation to the Prairie Lakes Caring Club House

Wednesday, June 22, 2022
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On June 11th, 2022, Prairie Lakes Healthcare System held the 25th Annual Hospital Hill Run. Walkers and runners participated to raise money for the Prairie Lakes Healthcare Foundation’s Caring Club House. A generous donation of $3,250 was donated to the Caring Club House. Shown are members of the Hospital Hill…

25th Annual Hospital Hill Run Results & Photos

Wednesday, June 22, 2022
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The 25th Annual Hospital Hill Run took place on Saturday, June 11 with a 5K run, 5K walk, and a one-mile walk for all ages. There were 61 timed 5K runners, 29 5K walkers, and 12 one-mile walkers.  Thank you to our sponsors, donors, and volunteers who helped with the…

Prairie Lakes Donation Supports Construction of New Appropriate Regional Facility

Friday, May 20, 2022
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System has recently made a $2 million donation toward the construction of a new Appropriate Regional Facility (ARF) in Watertown. The Human Service Agency (HSA) broke ground on the facility during the fall of 2021. With mental health needs continuing to rise locally, regionally, and across the…