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Parents Can Now Select Their Doula at Brookings Health System

Parents who deliver at New Beginnings Birth Center at Brookings Health System can now select a doula ahead of their birth to help them through the labor and delivery process.

Virchow Promoted to Nursing Director at The Neighborhoods at Brookview

Christine Virchow, RN, was recently promoted to nursing director at The Neighborhoods at Brookview skilled nursing facility.

Rheumatology Services to Start at Brookings Health’s Outreach Clinic

Rheumatologist Dr. Jenna King, D.O., of Avera Medical Group Rheumatology, will begin seeing patients at Brookings Health System’s outreach clinic. She will be available to see patients the second Monday of every month starting Sept. 12.

Aiming to Inspire Health Raises Over $19,000 for Local Health Care

Over $19,000 was raised Brookings Health System Foundation‘s thirteenth annual Aiming to Inspire Health fundraiser on Thursday, Aug. 11 at Brookings Gun Club, rural Brookings, S.D., presented by First Bank & Trust.

Dr. Alex Qader Joins Brookings Health’s Emergency Department

Dr. Alex Qader, M.D., recently joined the emergency department at Brookings Health System.

New Beginnings Baby Café Open House Set for Aug. 23

To celebrate National Breastfeeding Month, New Beginnings Baby Café will hold an open house “birthday party” from 4 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 23. The event will take place outdoors in the picnic area just west of Brookings Hospital’s ER entrance. Cupcakes and punch will be served.

Marissia Schaefer, CNP, Joins Arlington Medical Center

Family Nurse Practitioner Marissia Schaefer, CNP, will become the new primary care provider at Arlington Medical Center. The community is invited to meet and welcome Schaefer during an open house on Wednesday, Aug. 17 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Arlington clinic.

Winseman Named Diagnostic Imaging Director

Nicole Winseman was recently named diagnostic imaging director at Brookings Health System.

King Joins Brookings Health System Foundation Board

Retired Physician Assistant Rod King recently joined Brookings Health System Foundation’s board of directors. He was elected at the May 12 board meeting to serve a two-year term through December 2023.

‘Mini Facelifts’ Now Available at Näva Medical Spa

Näva Medical Spa, Brookings Health System’s aesthetic medicine clinic, now offers polydioxanone (PDO) thread lifts to help tighten loose skin on the jaw, cheek and neck area without surgery. Sometimes referred to as a mini facelift, the procedure uses dissolvable sutures to tighten and lift sagging skin.