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Understanding Grief Classes Start in September

Brookings Health System’s free six-week educational series, Understanding Grief, will begin on Thursday, Sept. 14. The class series is led by Social Worker Donna Bumann, M.S.

Brookings Health to Host Free, Understanding Medicare Sessions in September

To help prepare area Medicare beneficiaries for 2024 open enrollment, Brookings Health System will host four sessions of the free Understanding Medicare seminar.

Sunset Remembrance Ceremony Set for Sept. 7

To honor the memory of people who have died this past year, Brookings Health System Hospice will hold a Sunset Remembrance Ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 7 at 6 p.m. The event will be held outdoors on the east side of Brookings Hospital.

Aiming to Inspire Health Raises Nearly $21,000 for Local Health Care

Nearly $21,000 was raised at Brookings Health System Foundation‘s fourteenth annual Aiming to Inspire Health fundraiser on Thursday, Aug. 10. The event was held at Brookings Gun Club, rural Brookings, S.D., and presented by First Bank & Trust.

Bullington & Steinke Complete Clinical Enrichment Internship at Brookings Health

Nursing students Brooke Bullington and Carlee Steinke recently completed the clinical enrichment program at Brookings Health System, a partnership with the South Dakota Board of Nursing.

Brookings Hospital Achieves First 5-Star Rating from CMS

New quality data recently released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on their Care Compare website gives Brookings Hospital an overall five-star rating, the highest score possible for all hospitals nationwide.

Lepke Joins Brookings Health’s Hospitalist Team

Certified Nurse Practitioner Sarah Lepke recently joined the hospitalist team at Brookings Health System.

New Beginnings Baby Café Celebration Set for Aug. 1

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. 1. The event will take place outdoors in the picnic area just west of Brookings Hospital’s ER entrance. Cupcakes and punch will be served.

DeBoer & Koropatnicki Become International Board Certified Lactation Consultants

Nancy DeBoer and Lindsay Koropatnicki, registered nurses at Brookings Health System’s obstetrics unit, recently became International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC) from the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE). They join IBCLCs Sara Klug and Aleycia Gerlach to form the lactation team at New Beginnings Birth Center.

Sports Physical Dates Set for Arlington Athletes

Arlington Medical Center will hold sports physicals on Wednesday, July 12 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Wednesday, July 19 from 1 to 6 p.m. at the clinic in Arlington. All Arlington School District students in grades 7 through 12 who plan to compete in the 2023-24 sports season must have a physical.