News and Announcements

Prairie Lakes Celebrates Home Care and Hospice Month

Thursday, November 16, 2023
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We are excited to celebrate Home Care & Hospice Month during the month of November. This is the time to recognize and celebrate the people — from administrators to clinicians to social workers and volunteers — who bring exceptional healthcare into the homes of some of the most vulnerable patients in…

2023 Hope for the Holidays Memorial Service

Thursday, November 16, 2023
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The holidays can be a difficult time for families and friends remembering a lost loved one. Prairie Lakes Hospice invites you to join us on Thursday, November 30th from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm in the Prairie Lakes Chapel for our "Hope for the Holidays" Memorial Service.   Prairie Lakes Hospice…

PLHS is Celebrating National Nurse Practitioner Week: November 12-18, 2023

Tuesday, November 14, 2023
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National Nurse Practitioner (NP) Week is an annual celebration recognizing the incredible contributions of NP professionals. Nurse practitioners are highly educated and trained medical professionals. They serve in a variety of direct patient roles and are valuable members of the patient care team. From the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, "For…

Sharing the Spirit - Free Rooms for Patient Families

Tuesday, November 14, 2023
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Free Rooms for Families of Local Patients My Place Hotel and Quality Inn & Suites in Watertown are providing free rooms for out-of-town families visiting their loved ones in nursing homes, hospitals, and treatment centers on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.  There are a limited number of rooms available.…

Chemical Peels Added to the List of Dermatology Services

Monday, November 13, 2023
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Prairie Lakes Dermatology Clinic now offers Professional Chemical Peels! They offer a variety of professional chemical peels by Glytone to remove damaged skin cells and improve the appearance and texture of the skin being treated. Chemical peels, which are a cosmetic treatment, are being offered in two different depth options, based…

Prairie Lakes Welcomes New Chief Financial Officer, Lynn Severson

Monday, October 30, 2023
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System (PLHS) is pleased to welcome Lynn Severson to the administrative leadership staff. As Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Severson will provide executive leadership for financial management at PLHS. Severson grew up in Duluth, MN and received her accounting degree from the University of Wisconsin Superior followed later…

Prairie Lakes Welcomes Two New Hospitalists to Inpatient Services

Friday, October 27, 2023
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System is pleased to welcome Hamid Assadi, MD and John Kinross-Wright, MD to our team of Hospitalists who manage the medical care for patients who are hospitalized at Prairie Lakes. Prairie Lakes Hospitalists are medical doctors with expertise in internal medicine and family practice. Dr. Assadi received…

Prairie Lakes Helps You Get Winter Ready

Monday, October 23, 2023
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October 25th marked South Dakota's Winter Readiness Day! During that time, our healthcare safety team spent time gearing up for the chilly temperatures and what that means for our patients and potential patients, visitors, and staff. Prairie Lakes Healthcare System will be sharing winter prepardeness tips all season long to ensure…

Prairie Lakes Celebrates our Pastoral and Spiritual Care Staff

Friday, October 20, 2023
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At Prairie Lakes Healthcare System we often times care for patients nearing the end of life. In order to provide a blanket of comfort and compassion to those patients and their families, we are blessed to have Jodi Brinkman, Pastoral Care Representative and Sherri Sellers, Spiritual Care Coordinator. While their…

9th Annual Celebrating Life was a Success!

Thursday, October 19, 2023
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The cooler weather outside created the perfect atmosphere to cozy up amongst friends, enjoy some hot soup and coffee, and Celebrate Life!  The 9th Annual Celebrating Life Breast Cancer Awareness Event was a huge success with over 165 women and men in attendance. We came together to celebrate and support…