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Brookings Health Launches Free Joint Replacement Education Sessions

Brookings Health System is launching Joint Camp, a free, 60-minute educational session for individuals in our community who are having, or are thinking about, knee or hip joint replacements. Initial sessions will be held on Sept. 25, Oct. 30, Nov. 27 and Dec. 18 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Brookings Hospital, Conference Room A.

Brookings Health to Host Free Understanding Medicare Seminar

Brookings Health System will host two sessions of the free Understanding Medicare seminar on Monday, Sept. 24 at 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. Both sessions will be held at Brookings Hospital, Conference Room A.

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.