News and Announcements

Prairie Lakes to Host Blood Drive on November 13th

Thursday, October 19, 2023
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Your Blood Matters. 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 Blood Mobile will be parked outside of the Prairie Lakes Specialty Clinic from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm. on…

Prairie Lakes Nurse Anesthetist Completes Pain Management Fellowship

Thursday, October 12, 2023
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Austin Dale, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) and Director of Anesthesia at Prairie Lakes Healthcare System recently completed his Fellowship in Advanced Pain Management through Texas Christian University. He will be offering new pain management services available to patients through the Pain Science Center at Prairie Lakes Specialty Clinic. Austin…

Prairie Lakes Partners with Lake Area Tech for a Successful Explore Camp

Thursday, October 12, 2023
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This week Prairie Lakes Healthcare System partnered with Lake Area Technical College to create Explore Camp 2023 High school students interested in a career in healthcare participated in the full-day exploration camp. Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors from various high schools throughout the region attended. The first half of the day featured…

National Physicians Assistant Week: October 6-12, 2023

Thursday, October 05, 2023
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National Physician Assistants (PA) Week occurs each year as a way to showcase the profession and its contribution to the nation's health.  The American Academy of Physician Associates (Assistants) (AAPA) is celebrating in 2023 with their "Go Beyond!" campaign raising awareness of how PAs "go beyond" the general scope of healthcare…

Prairie Lakes Ambassadors Are Making a Positive Impact

Tuesday, September 26, 2023
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The Prairie Lakes Ambassadors Are Making a Positive Impact on the Watertown Community The Prairie Lakes Ambassador Program was launched earlier this year with the goal of establishing a group of Prairie Lakes Healthcare System (PLHS) employees who represent our organization and work to engage with the community, promote our…

Prairie Lakes Earns "Top Supporter" Recognition During 2023 Back PACH Food Drive

Tuesday, September 26, 2023
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Recently, Prairie Lakes Healthcare System (PLHS) employees participated in the 2023 "Back PACH" Food Drive. Due to the overwhelming generosity of our team, we earned the "Largest Large Business Supporter" by collecting the most donations during the one-week event. In addition, we had several Prairie Lakes Ambassadors stationed at area grocery…

Meet the Speaker: Susan Sparks is Set to Give a Memorable Talk at Celebrating Life 2023

Thursday, September 21, 2023
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Trial lawyer turned comedian and Baptist Minister, personal development speaker, and breast cancer survivor Susan Sparks will be joining us on Thursday, October 12th as our keynote speaker for the 9th Annual Celebrating Life Breast Cancer Awareness Event at 2nd Street Station. Originally from North Carolina, but now a proud…

Prairie Lakes Healthcare System and Brown Clinic Finalize Agreement

Tuesday, September 12, 2023
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The acquisition of Brown Clinic by Prairie Lakes Healthcare System will strengthen and provide a full continuum of healthcare services to the Watertown region.  WATERTOWN, South Dakota (September 12, 2023) – Prairie Lakes Healthcare System and Brown Clinic are pleased to announce they have entered into a definitive agreement for…

Prairie Lakes is Proud to Sponsor Several Build Dakota Scholars

Friday, September 08, 2023
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Lake Area Technical College recently hosted the Build Dakota Scholarship Lunch welcoming their Cohort 9 Full-Ride Build Dakota Students to celebrate their scholarship and partnership with their Stretch the Million partners. Prairie Lakes Healthcare System (PLHS) is a proud Build Dakota sponsor and Stretch-the-Million partner. The Build Dakota Scholarship Fund…

Feuerstein Series to Feature Erin Brockovich

Wednesday, September 06, 2023
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The Lake Area Technical Institute Foundation and the Prairie Lakes Healthcare Foundation are excited to jointly host the 2023 Feuerstein Series Event on Monday, October 9 at 7pm. Say the name Erin Brockovich and you think, strong, tough and stubborn. Erin is all that and definitely more. She is a…