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Brookings Health Charts Top 20 for Fifth Time

Brookings Health System was again named a Top 20 Rural Community Hospital in the United States, ranking nationally in the top one percent.

Brookings Health System Again Named on Newsweek’s World’s Best Hospitals List

For the second consecutive year, Brookings Health System was named to Newsweek’s list of World’s Best Hospitals. This prestigious award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The awards list can currently be viewed on Newsweek’s website.

Brookings Health Again Named a Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital

For the seventh consecutive year Brookings Health System has been included by The Chartis Center for Rural Health on the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals list. The annual recognition program honors outstanding performance among the nation’s rural hospitals based on the results of the Chartis Rural Hospital Performance INDEX®.

"Tough Enough to Wear Pink" Funds Virtual Skylights in Brookings Health’s Ultrasound Rooms

Virtual skylights were newly added to Brookings Health System’s three ultrasound procedure rooms thanks to Tough Enough to Wear Pink funds.

Understanding Grief Classes Start Mar. 1

Brookings Health System’s free six-week educational series, Understanding Grief, will begin on Tuesday, Mar. 1. The class series is led by Social Worker Donna Bumann, M.S.

Brookings Health Encourages Self-Testing for COVID-19

With the current rise in COVID-19 cases spread by the omicron variant, Brookings Health System encourages community members who have started experiencing mild COVID-19 symptoms or have been exposed to someone confirmed to have COVID-19 to use an at-home, self-test for diagnosis.

Greene Joins Brookings Health System Board of Trustees

Tracy Greene, Vice President and General Counsel at South Dakota State University, was recently appointed to Brookings Health System’s Board of Trustees.

“Brace for this month.”

According to the South Dakota Department of Health, omicron is now the predominantly circulating COVID-19 variant in the state. With a significantly higher transmission rate than previous variants such alpha and delta, Brookings Health cautions the community that omicron will spread with lightning speed.

2022 New Year’s Baby Born at Brookings Health

Alaric Schmidt arrived at 4:28 a.m. on Jan. 2, 202S, making him the first baby of the New Year born at Brookings Health System.

Joint Camp Returns to Brookings Health

Brookings Health System is bringing back Joint Camp group sessions in 2022.