2022 New Year’s Baby Born at Brookings Health
- January 03, 2022
Alaric Schmidt arrived at 4:28 a.m. on Jan. 2, 202S, making him the first baby of the New Year born at Brookings Health System.
Alaric is the son of Amanda Taylor and Daniel Schmidt of Flandreau, S.D. He weighed seven pounds and 11 ounces and measured 20.25 inches long. Alaric joins older siblings Connor and Dawn. Mother and baby are both doing well.
The New Year’s Baby and his parents received a variety of toys, baby products, and, gift certificates of cash and services from local businesses and organizations. Contributors to the New Year’s Baby gift basket include:
- Brookings Area Chamber of Commerce
- Key in Women Education
- Kristie Woods, CPA
- McCrory Gardens
- Medary Creek Beavers 4-H Club
- Powershop Gym, Inc.
- SDSU Alumni Association
- Näva Medical Spa
- The Man Cave Barber Shop
- Yorkshire Eye Clinic & Optical
- United Way
About Brookings Health System
Brookings Health System, located in Brookings, South Dakota, includes a 49-bed hospital, the 79-bed The Neighborhoods at Brookview nursing home, Brookhaven Estates senior living apartments, Yorkshire Eye Clinic, and medical clinics in Arlington, White and Volga, South Dakota. It is a non-profit, city-owned facility that offers the community a full range of inpatient, outpatient, emergency and extended care services. Brookings Hospital provides local access to doctors in Brookings and offers robotic da Vinci surgery and Mako robotic-arm assisted procedures, making it one of the premier rural community hospitals in South Dakota. For more information about the services offered at Brookings Health System, please call (605) 696-9000 or visit us on the Web at brookingshealth.org.