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Brookings Health Scores 98/100 on CDC’s Infant Feeding Practices Survey

Brookings Health System scored 98 of 100 points on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) most recent survey of Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care (mPINC). The score places Brookings Health in the top 2% of the 2,045 hospitals surveyed nationwide.

Olson Recognized as Pharmacy Technician of the Year

Sandy Olson was recognized as the South Dakota Society of Health-System Pharmacists (SDSHP) 2019 Technician of the Year. Due to the cancellation of the 2020 SDSHP annual conference, Olson will be formally recognized at the next SDSHP annual conference.

Brookings Health to Offer Safe@Home Course to Prepare Kids to Stay Home Alone

Brookings Health System will offer Safe@Home by SafeSitter®, a program designed for students in grades 4 to 6 to prepare them to be safe when they are home alone. The class will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 4 from 10 – 11:30 a.m. outside the Ambulance Station and Education Center.

Brookings Health Takes Childbirth & Breastfeeding Classes Online

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, starting in August Brookings Health System will offer childbirth education and breastfeeding classes online.

Brookings Health Offers Telehealth Service Option in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Brookings Health System recently began offering telehealth visit options for nutrition consultations and speech therapy. Telehealth visits allow patients to still have access to medical services while maintaining social distancing.

Annual Aiming to Inspire Health Fundraiser & Raffle to Support Brookings Health’s COVID-19 Response Fund

Brookings Health System Foundation will hold the eleventh annual Aiming to Inspire Health sporting clays fundraiser, presented by First Bank & Trust, on Thursday, Aug. 13 from 3 to 8 p.m. at Medary Creek Hunt Club, rural Aurora, S.D.

Brookings Health System Re-Designated Baby-Friendly Hospital

Brookings Health System recently achieved the highly prestigious international Baby-Friendly Re-Designation after a rigorous review process conducted by Baby-Friendly USA, the organization responsible for bestowing this certification in the United States.

Delbridge, Heermann Named Directors at Brookings Health

Brookings Health System recently appointed two new directors, Emily Delbridge, RN, and Mellissa Heermann.

Brookings Health Reminds Community to Stay Vigilant Against COVID-19

Brookings Health System reminds the community to stay vigilant and continue practicing the necessary safety precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Yorkshire Eye Clinic & Optical Adds optomap® Technology for Early Retina Disease Detection

Yorkshire Eye Clinic & Optical recently invested in optomap® technology to provide ultra-widefield, high-resolution digital images of patients’ retinas as a part of a comprehensive eye exam.