News and Announcements

Annual Run Raises Funds for the Caring Club House

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
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On June 11, 2016 Prairie Lakes Healthcare System held the 20th Annual Hospital Hill Run. Over 170 runners and walkers participated to raise money for the Prairie Lakes Caring Club House. Two thousand dollars was generously donated to the Caring Club House, located in Watertown, SD. Shown presenting the check…

Artwork within PLHS Campus updated by Watertown Graduate

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
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Recently new artwork in the main areas of the PLHS Campus have been hung.  The photographer is a WHS graduate, Kyle Neuberger, of Franklin Arts based in Sioux Falls, SD. Kyle stated, "Growing up in Watertown, before I knew art was my calling, I was amazed by Terry Redlin.  I would…

New & Improved CT Scanner at PLHS

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System (PLHS) is proud to announce a new Toshiba Aquilion Prime 80 row, 128 slice equivalent  CT scanner is operational in the Radiology Department. “The CT scans performed by the Radiology Department at PLHS are increasing. Staff performed 6,070 CT scans June, 2015 – May, 2016 compared…

Welcome Eric Fjeldheim, Physical Therapist

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System welcomes Physical Therapist, Eric Fjeldheim to Prairie Lakes Rehabilitation Services. Fjeldheim serves patients of all ages needing inpatient and outpatient physical therapy. Fjeldheim enjoys helping people move, feel and perform better in order to achieve their goals. He has an interest in sports medicine and orthopedics;…

Volunteer Receives Celebrate! Award

Friday, June 17, 2016
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Watertown Community Foundation's 2016 Celebrate! Adult Award Winner was nominated by two people. We are proud the adult celebrate! winner is Nyla Bergan (center). Retired teacher Nyla Bergan chairs the noon sandwich ministry through the Salvation Army, sews hospital gowns and cleans catheter bags for Prairie Lakes Hospice patients and is…

Welcome Clinical Dietitian, Sara Berreth

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System welcomes Sara Berreth, Clinical Dietitian to Prairie Lakes Nutritional Services. Berreth will assess and work with patients in the hospital and can also accept appointments for one on one or group sessions.   As a clinical dietitian Berreth has experience helping patients with a wide variety…

20th Annual Hospital Hill Run Results

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
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The 20th Annual Hospital Hill Run on June 11th featured a 5K run, 5K walk and a one-mile walk for all ages. Proceeds from the Hospital Hill Run benefit the Prairie Lakes Caring Club House. The annual fundraiser honored Tim Page, long time Prairie Lakes Pharmacy Director who passed away…

Welcome Tyler Turbak, Physical Therapist

Wednesday, June 01, 2016
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System welcomes Physical Therapist, Tyler Turbak to Prairie Lakes Rehabilitation Services. Turbak serves patients of all ages needing inpatient and outpatient physical therapy. Turbak has an interest in Sports Medicine Rehabilitation and enjoys working with competitive athletes and weekend warriors looking to get into better shape. Born…

PLHS Ranked Top Twenty in the Country

Monday, May 16, 2016
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System is among the Top 20 Rural Community Hospitals in the nation as determined by iVantage Health Analytics. The Top 20 winners were recently announced by the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) at an awards ceremony during NRHA’s Rural Innovation Hospital Summit May 12th. The determining factors…

PLHS Celebrates Hospital Week

Thursday, May 12, 2016
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System celebrates their staff during Hospital Week!  National Hospital Week celebrates hospitals and the women and men who support the health and well being of their communities through dedication and compassionate care from the heart. Take this year’s National Hospital Week as an opportunity to thank all…