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Giving Patients Their Best Chance

Two years ago on Sept. 2, 2016, the Friday before Labor Day, Brookings Health System’s ambulance service was called to an accident along U.S. Highway 14 west of Volga. An east-bound 2001 Oldsmobile crossed the center line, colliding head-on with the car driven by Medary Elementary Art Teacher Jennifer Moser.

Becker’s Names Brookings Health to“100 Great Community Hospitals” for Third Consecutive Year

Becker’s Hospital Review recently released the 2018 edition of its “100 Great Community Hospitals” list and named Brookings Health System to the list for the third consecutive year.

Registration Now Open for Super Hero 5K Fun Run & Walk

Brookings Health System and Brookings Hy-Vee will host the fourth annual Super Hero 5K Fun Run and Walk on Saturday, Sept. 29. The race will start and end at the Sanford- Jackrabbit Athletic Complex (S-JAC) on the SDSU campus.

Understanding Grief Classes Begin Sept. 10

Brookings Health System’s free six-week educational series, Understanding Grief, will begin on Monday, Sept. 10. The class series is led by Social Worker Denise Larson, MSW, CSW.

Foundation Raises Funds for New Ambulance Station & Education Center

More than 30 teams participated in Brookings Health System Foundation‘s ninth annual Aiming to Inspire Health sporting clays fundraiser on Thursday, Aug. 9 at Medary Creek Hunt Club, rural Aurora, S.D., presented by First Bank & Trust.

Registration Open for Final Gifts: Understanding the Special Awareness Needs & Communication of the Dying

Registration is now open for Final Gifts: Understanding the Special Awareness Needs and Communication of the Dying, a seminar hosted by Brookings Health System Hospice.

Forum to Take Local Look at the Opioid Epidemic

Brookings Health System is partnering with the Brookings County States Attorney, Brookings County Sheriff, Avera Medical Group, South Dakota State University, Hy-Vee Pharmacy, East Central Behavioral Health, the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation, Hauffe Dental Clinic, and Animal Medical Center to shine a local spotlight on the national opioid epidemic.

Ostomy Education Scheduled for Aug. 6

Brookings Health System will hold a free ostomy education session on Monday, Aug. 6 at 7 p.m. in Brookings Hospital Conference Room A.

Johnson Re-Earns Certified Sterile Processing Management Credential

OR Central Sterile Reprocessing Supervisor Roxanne Johnson, RN, was recently re-credentialed as Certified Sterile Processing Management by the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution.

Safe Sitter Class Scheduled for Aug. 3

Registration is now open for Brookings Health System’s popular Safe Sitter Class. Paramedic Wendy Long will teach a session on Friday, Aug. 3 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in hospital conference room C.