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Safe Sitter Class Scheduled for Spring Break

Registration is now open for Brookings Health System’s popular Safe Sitter Class. Paramedic Wendy Long will teach a session over Spring break on Thursday, March 29 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in hospital conference room C.

Understanding Grief Classes Resume

Brookings Health System’s free six-week educational series, Understanding Grief, will begin on Monday, March 5. The class series is led by Social Worker Denise Larson, MSW, CSW.

Tim Carlson Gives Back to Brookings Health System Foundation

February is American Heart Month designated to remind Americans about the importance of their heart health and raise awareness about heart disease.

Upcoming Educational Event Featuring New and Improved Ostomy Products

Brookings Health System is hosting a free educational event discussing new and improved ostomy products on Monday, Feb. 26 from 7 to 8 p.m. in Brookings Hospital Conference Room A. Lisa Malone, certified wound ostomy nurse, will lead the event.

New President of the South Dakota Academy of Family Physicians

Brookings family physician, Andrew Ellsworth, was elected by his peers and recently installed to serve as President of the South Dakota Academy of Family Physicians, a group of more than 320 family physicians from the state. He has served on the Board of Directors for 4 years, three of those as Vice President and he most recently held the position of President-Elect. The office of President is a one-year term.

Mandy Wilde, CNP, Joins Arlington and Volga Medical Clinic

Family Nurse Practitioner Mandy Wilde, CNP, will become the new primary care provider at Arlington and Volga Medical Clinic starting on Monday, March 26.

Brookings Health System’s Food and Nutritional Services Participate as a Star Card Site

Brookings Health System’s Food and Nutritional Services participates as a Star Card site for 60’s Plus Dining Program from Inter-Lakes Community Action Partnership (ICAP).

Brookings Health System Hosts First Million Hearts® Campaign Screening of 2018

Brookings Health System will host their first Million Hearts® Campaign screening of 2018. The screening will take place at Hy-Vee on Feb. 7 from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

New Board Members Elected to Brookings Health System Foundation

Brookings Health System Foundation’s board of directors welcomed Mary Minton and Tara Mills as their newest members at the Jan. 11 meeting. Minton fills the seat vacated by Roberta Olson and Mills fills the seat vacated by Bruce Lushbough. Both Olson and Lushbough served the organization as board members for the maximum of four, two year terms.

Davidson Appointed to Brookings Health System Board of Trustees

Bill Davidson, former director of national accounts for Daikin Applied and former vice president of business development at Trane, was recently appointed to Brookings Health System’s Board of Trustees.