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To help reduce the potential burden on local healthcare providers, Brookings Health System encourages community members to receive the annual influenza vaccine.
Brookings Health System recently restarted two in-person events, New Beginnings Baby Café and American Heart Association Basic Life Support classes.
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 Wednesday, Oct. 14 from 3 – 4:30 p.m. inside the Ambulance Station and Education Center.
On Aug. 31 Brookings County entered a new classification: substantial spread for COVID-19, meaning the county has greater than 100 cases per 100,000 people. To date, the county has had 538 positive cases and currently has 140 active cases. But, according to the publically reported data, what hasn’t increased much is the number of hospitalizations among county residents.
Terri Stauffacher, RN, was recently promoted to director of surgical services at Brookings Health System. She served as interim director over the summer upon the retirement of Candace Johnson, RN.
As the number of COVID-19 positive cases continues to rise in Brookings County and the surrounding area, Brookings Health System asks the public to help stop virus transmission and reduce community spread to the minimal or none category.
More than 30 teams participated in Brookings Health System Foundation‘s eleventh annual Aiming to Inspire Health sporting clays fundraiser on Thursday, Aug. 13 at Medary Creek Hunt Club, rural Aurora, S.D., presented by First Bank & Trust.
Neurologist Dr. Carol Nelson of Avera Medical Group Neurology will begin seeing patients at Brookings Health System’s outreach specialty clinic. Her first clinic date in Brookings is Sept. 1.
Brookings Health System recently implemented a new maternal fetal monitoring system that further increases safety for both mothers and babies during childbirth at New Beginnings Birth Center.